Eiko Ishioka R.I.P

(Mishima by Paul Schrader)


Eiko Ishioka, Multifaceted Designer and Oscar Winner, Dies at 73


The Tokyo native who later moved to New York began her convention-defying career in Japanese advertising but eventually expanded it to include design work for Broadway, the movies and Cirque du Soleil.

Eiko Ishioka
石岡 瑛子, Ishioka Eiko, July 12, 1939, Tokyo – January 21, 2012, Tokyo

In a career marked by great versatility, Ishioka won a Grammy Award in 1986 for best album package as art director for Miles Davis’ “Tutu.”
Her sets and costumes for David Henry Hwang’s Broadway play “M. Butterfly” earned her two Tony Award nominations in 1988.

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    1) Eiko Ishioka (with Faye Dunaway) for Japanese department store, Parco

    2) Faye Dunaway Peels an Egg – (youtube)

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    Eiko Ishioka filmography

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