Gutai Great Shozo Shimamoto Celebrated in a Spirited Solo Show
Shimamoto was a co-founder of the
Some of these paintings have bits of shattered glass riddling their surface. True to how they were made, they are composed of explosive splashes and splatters of vividly colored paint. To stand in front of one of these large-scale works is to feel engulfed by a field of energy made material. In fact, Shimamoto considered these works to be not only stand-alone paintings but also records of his actions, evidence of what happens when life blurs into art.
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