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Iwate based artist Jimmy Kukuchi had a cartoon portraits  exhibition till last week at the Junko Museum of Art in Kitakami city.

Several persons from sumo depicted - the 2018 Weekly Asashi portrait grand prize went to the one of a well known ex-oyakata

http://www.iwanichi.co.jp/2019/02/23/292434/

the artist with his works

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the award winner

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his faithful ex-deshi Takakeisho

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also Tochinoshin

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At an exhibition at the Aoyama-Uta-no-ie museum http://aoyamautanoie.net/open/ in Iga-city, Befu, about the late local artist Akira Akizuki - "...: cute pictures - fun pictures", one is a picture of the 7 deities of fortune doing sumo http://www.yomiuri.co.jp/local/mie/news/20190226-OYTNT50122/

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the son of the artist looks at it

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At an exhibition from April 26th to May 16th in a hotel in Meguro about "Cat capitol idols" - Nyanto no idol - with items from the Hean period to Heisei, one is "Beloved sumo! Meguro basho"  - made in collaboration of potter Mitsuru Mizutani and Studio Q (ink painted cats by Hiromi Arita and plush toys by Chabo) http://nlab.itmedia.co.jp/nl/articles/1903/06/news022.html

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On 14/04/2019 at 20:55, rhyen said:

here is an independent art exhibition featuring many Twitter sumo cartoonists that takes place before the honbasho.

https://mobile.twitter.com/color_sumo/status/1117242379377889280

Color_sumo on twitter about the exhibition "Sumo artists of Heisei" - May last year applications for it were raised on twitter

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A long Asahi magazine article about it http://dot.asahi.com/dot/2019050700065.html

「平成の相撲絵師たち」展は、5月3日~12日(内7,8日はお休み)、午後1時~6時。入場無料。会場は「フリースペース緑壱(東京都墨田区緑1-8-3)

Terutsuyoshi at the venue - sumo fans and also rikishi and gyoji came for a visit, Terutsuyoshi even made an ink painting for the exhibition

会場を訪れた照強関 撮影/和田静香

Hakuho - the artist is an 8year old boy - 40 items were on display

小学2年生男児が切り絵と絵で描いた横綱白鵬
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