Art and Culture of Japan During the Allied Occupation, 1945-1952
"Caron Sewing School. . .Students Wanted," 1951.
Offset print, 72.8 x 51.5 cm.
This poster advertising a sewing school reflects the need
for self-reliance during the postwar recovery period. Hayakawa Yoshio (born
1917), commisioned for this poster by a sewing school in Osaka, was a young
graphic designer who came into his own following the war.
courtesy of the Smithsonian Institution