On Kawara

Japanese, 1933-2014

1,294 followers

On Kawara

Japanese, 1933-2014

1,294 followers

On Kawara has based the entirety of his collection of books, paintings, and drawings on the …

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On Kawara has based the entirety of his collection of books, paintings, and drawings on the arbitrariness and subjectivity of the way we measure time. Many of his projects are ongoing, making Kawara himself, as the recorder of time, one of the primary materials in his conceptual works. Kawara is perhaps best known for …

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Selected career achievements
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Represented by internationally reputable galleries.
High auction record
$4m, Christie's, 2014
Solo show at a major institution
Centre Pompidou, and 3 more
Group show at a major institution
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 12 more
Collected by a major institution
Tate, and 1 more
Reviewed by a major art publication
frieze, and 4 more
Participated in a major biennial
documenta, and 2 more
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