Kite Biographies


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Bob Ingraham

Founder of the American Kitefliers Association, Bob was a central correspondent to the American kite world in the 1960s and 1970s, before a new...
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Kazuo Inoue

Known for his delicate painting style. Japanese kitemaker, Kazuo Inoue’s erotic images are complemented by the exquisite bamboo work of...
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Lucien Ickx

One of the most active kite enthusiasts - others included Saconney, Houard, Perrin, and Pujo - who contributed to La Revue du Cerf-Volant...
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Ryohei Imai

Little is known of Japanese kite maker Ryohei Imai, whose work surfaced in collections in the 1990s. His expressive painterly style usually...
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