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ID: 500126289
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500126289

 

Record Type: Person
Yanagi, Sori (Japanese industrial designer, 1915-2011)

Note: Japanese industrial designer active from the mid-20th century. He first studied painting at the Tokyo School of Fine Arts (1936-1940), then became the assistant to the architect Junzo Sakakura. He established his own studio, the Yanagi Industrial Design Institute in 1952. He has designed objects including furniture, eating utensils, automobiles, and monuments. He is the son of Soetsu Yanagi, the philosopher and critic responsible for the Mingei movement of Japanese folk craft. Sori Yanagi later became the director of the Mingeikan, the museum founded by his father.

Names:
Yanagi, Sori (preferred,V,index,English-P,NA,U)
Sori Yanagi (V,display)
Yanagi, Sōri (V)
Yanagi, Munemichi (V)
יאנאגי, סורי (U,Hebrew-P,NA,U)

Nationalities:
Japanese (preferred)

Roles:
artist (preferred)
industrial designer
furniture designer
painter
writer
museum director
architect
designer

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Tokyo (Tōkyō, Japan) (inhabited place)
Died:  Tokyo (Tōkyō, Japan) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
influenced by ....  Perriand, Charlotte  
........................  (French designer and architect, born 1903) [500015059]
worked with ....  Sakakura, Junzo  
....................  (Japanese architect, 1901-1969) [500080753]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Yanagi, Sori (I)

Biographies:
(Japanese industrial designer, 1915-2011) ..... [VP Preferred]
(Japanese architect, contemporary) ..... [AVERY]
(Japanese artist, 1915-2011) ..... [MoMA]
(Japanese designer, born 1915) ..... [IMJ]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
יאנאגי, סורי ........ [IMJ]
........................  Israel Museum Jerusalem database
Sori Yanagi ........ [AVERY, MoMA, VP]
........................  Artists, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) New York (2000-)
........................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Yanagi, Munemichi ........ [VP]
....................................  Grove Art Online (2003-2008)
....................................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) NAFL81150548; accessed 11 July 2007
Yanagi, Sori ........ [AVERY Preferred, IMJ Preferred, MoMA Preferred, VP Preferred]
..........................  Artists, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) New York (2000-)
..........................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
..........................  Great Design Around the World, Architectural Digest (2006)
..........................  Hiesinger and Fischer, Japanese Design (1995) 227
..........................  Israel Museum Jerusalem database
..........................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
..........................  Sori Yanagi, Los Angeles Times (2011) obit.
Yanagi, Sōri ........ [VP]
..........................  Grove Art Online (2003-2008)

Subject: ........ [AVERY, Gallery Systems, IMJ, MoMA, VP]
....................  Domus 1969 May, n.474-[14] 10
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: n81150548
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Great Design Around the World, Architectural Digest (2006)
....................  Grove Art Online (2003-2008)
....................  Hiesinger and Fischer, Japanese Design (1995) 227
....................  Israel Museum Jerusalem database
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: n81150548
....................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) NAFL81150548; accessed 11 July 2007
....................  Sori Yanagi, Los Angeles Times (2011) obit.
 
Note:
English .......... [AVERY, VP]
.......... Domus 1969 May, n.474-[14] 10
.......... Grove Art Online (2003-2008) "Mingei: legacy;" accessed 11 July 2007
.......... Hiesinger and Fischer, Japanese Design (1995) 227
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