The spectator always ends up by understanding when you are sincere in what you are telling him. I don’t invent any language to appear simpler, stupider, or smarter. A lack of honesty would destroy the dialogue. Time has worked for me. When people understood that I was speaking a natural language, that I wasn’t pretending, that I didn’t take them for imbeciles, that I only say what I think, then they became interested in what I was doing.
Haku Maki 1924-2000 - Work 73 - 25 (Space) - 1973
Haku Maki was a grand old master of abstract modern Japanese printmaking. He introduced many innovative design elements such as deeply textured embossing or distorted Chinese characters. The artist’s reputation is international.
Haku Maki was a student of Koshiro Onchi. Today he is one of the grand old masters of abstract modern Japanese printmaking and the influence of Koshiro Onchi is obvious. Haku Maki has a few characteristic design elements - deep embossing and the use of distorted Chinese characters. The artist’s reputation is international. Haku Maki uses mixed media and woodblock techniques.