Kozo Inoue was a contemporary Japanese printmaker. Born in Osaka, he graduated from the Department of Art History at Keio University in 1960. During life, he worked during the winter months in the Izu Peninsula and Dordogne or Paris in the summer. He is known for his surrealistic silkscreen prints. His prints can be found in the Museum of Modern Art, Paris, Royal Library of Belgium, Modern Museum of Art Osaka and the Spencer Museum of Art, to name just a few.