Kunihiro Amano was born in Hirosaki. He is a self-taught artist, who participated in all national (Tokyo) and International Print Biennales. His woodblock prints are dominated by abstract, geometrical forms with sometimes erotic references in strong colors. Early works were influenced by Shiko Munakata. Prints by Kunihiro Amano are in the collections of many international art museums like the Moma in New York or the Washington Library of Congress.