Meaning of KAIKEI in English


flourished 1183–1236, Japan

Japanese sculptor who helped establish the traditional pattern of Buddhist sculpture.

His technique, known as the Anami style, is noted for its gentleness and grace. Together with his teacher, Kokei, and his colleague Unkei , he made statues for the temples of Kōfuku and Tōdai in Nara, Japan's ancient capital. He later became a monk and assumed the name Anami Butsu.

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