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Junan means "Passion" in Japanese, with specific historic connection to the Suffering of Christ, and Christian persecution of Japanese Christians.  These small panels reflect the works that Fujimura began his journey as an artist, as a National Scholar student studying Nihonga at Tokyo University of Arts as the only American born students selected to their prestigious lineage program, studying under masters such as Kazuho Hieda and Matazo Kayama.  He created over 50 small "Junan" panels as "building blocks" of art based on such Japanese history and faith.

These two small panels echo the Lux Aeterna paintings displayed at "Re-sonance" exhibit at High Line Nine, and anticipate the Live Painting panels, a collaboration with Susie Ibarra on December 12th at 3pm.

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