Kunie Fujiyoshi

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Kunie Fujiyoshi (b. 1980, Tokyo – Japan) studied at Kyoritsu University as well as in New Zealand before leaving for Italy in 2003. In 2004, she began pursuing her studies in sculpture at the Accademia di belle arti in Carrara, where she spent additional years to specialise further in figurative sculpture, ricicl-arte, and decorative art.

Among Kunie’s commissioned works is a marble bust of Pope Benedict XVI, which is housed inside the Vatican in Rome since its completion in 2012.