Kazuo Shiraga
Japanese, 1924-2008
1,438 followers
Kazuo Shiraga
Japanese, 1924-2008
1,438 followers
High auction record
$5m, Christie's, 2013
Blue chip
Represented by internationally recognized galleries.
Selected exhibitions (3)
Selected exhibitions
2018
GUTAI-JIN in Hong Kong,
Whitestone Gallery
2016
A Feverish Era in Japanese Art: Abstract Expressionism in the 1950s and 1960s,
Centre for Fine Arts (BOZAR)
2015
Between Action and the Unknown: The Art of Kazuo Shiraga and Sadamasa Motonaga,
Dallas Museum of Art

For Kazuo Shiraga, a painting was defined by the gestures of its creation. He famously used …

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For Kazuo Shiraga, a painting was defined by the gestures of its creation. He famously used non-traditional techniques to make his works, including performances using parts or the entirety of his body as a tool. In his famous piece, Challenging Mud (1955), Shiraga created an ephemeral form by wrestling with a mixture …

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