Yuko Takesako

Vice Director, Chihiro Art Museum Azumino (Japan)

The Vice Director of the Chihiro Art Museum (Azumino), Yuko Takesako is also the Secretary General and member of the board of directors of Chihiro Iwasaki Memorial Foundation. She has introduced and promoted the life and works of Chihiro Iwasaki as well as supported the picture book culture in Korea, China, Taiwan, Vietnam, Europe, the USA and other countries. She is the author of 100 Picture Books for Children and Parents Selected by the Chihiro Art Museum (co-author), Shigeru Hatsuyama, and Chihiro’s Showa.