Scrapbook 1

Kurt Wurmil revealed the pictures in Hijikata’s first scrapbook from his PhD Dissertation known as The Power of Image: Hijikata Tatsumi’s Scrapbooks and The Art of Buto.1

In this scrapbook 1 called Avalanche Candy (which is the most popular), Hijikata had a total of 41 images. He used the following artists: Gustav Klimt, Hans Richter, Christoph Donin, Pablo Picasso, William Turner, Willem de Kooning, Egon Schiele, Kolde Narashige, Arshile Gorki, Salvador Dali, Aristide Caillaud, Francis Bacon, and Shmizu Ichiro. Some artists are unidentified.

Picture of a page from Avalanche Candy, Source: Keio University2

Not pictured:

Gustav Klimt, Liegende Frau (Sketch), 1914-16

Actual pictures found:

Gustave Klimt - Mada Primavesi, 1912
Gustav Klimt – Mada Primavesi, 1912
Gustav Klimt, Liegende Frau, 1905 – 07
Gustav Klimt, the Bride 1917-1918
Gustav Klimt, the Bride 1917-1918
Gusatv Klimt, Wasserschlangen 1904-07
Gustav Klimt, Danae, 1907-08
Gustav Klimt, Kuss, 1907-08
Gustav Klimt, Die 3 Alter Der Frau, 1908
Gustav Klimt, Philosophie, 1899-1907
Gustav Klimt, Toten Saule, 1903
Hans Richter, Selbst Portrat, 1917
Pablo Picasso, La Mujer de Azul, 1901
William Turner, Woman in Mirror, Nov 1830
Light and Colour (Goethe’s Theory) – the Morning after the Deluge
Willem de Kooning, Marilyn Monroe, 1954
Willem de Kooning, Woman, 1953
Willem de Kooning, Woman, 1953
Willem de Kooning, Two Women SL, 1953
Willem de Kooning, Woman on Bicycle, 1953
Willem de Kooning, Woman I, 1950-52
Egon Schiele, Zwei Madchen, 1911
Egon Schiele, Semi-Nude Girl, 1911
Egon Schiele, Frauen Akt, 1910
Salvador Dali, Portrait of Picasso, 1943
Salvador Dali, L’Enigme sans Fin, 1938
Salvador Dali, Due Pezzi di Pane, 1940
Salvador Dali, Chair de Poule, 1956
Salvador Dali, Hercule souleve, 1963
Francis Bacon, Portrait of G. Dyer, 1966.
Egon Schiele, New Born Baby, 1910
Arshille-Gorky-Kalendar-1946-47
As displayed in Kurt Wurmli’s Power of Image
As displayed in Kurt Wurmli’s Power of Image
As displayed in Kurt Wurmli’s The Power of Image
As displayed in Kurt Wurmli’s The Power of Image
As displayed in Kurt Wurmli’s The Power of Image

 


¹ Wurmli, Kurt. The Power of Image – Hijikata Tatsumi’s Scrapbooks and the Art of Buto. PhD Dissertation. University of Hawaii. 2008. Page 153 – 173.
² Hensbergen, Rosa van. Exploring Japanese Avant-garde Art Through Butoh Dance. Keio University. Step 3.2. 2018. https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/japanese-avant-garde-art-butoh
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