On Kawara

Japanese, 1933–2014

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Bio

On Kawara 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 were ongoing, making Kawara himself, as the recorder of time, one of the primary …

Blue chip status
Blue-chip representation
Represented by internationally reputable galleries.
Auction
High auction record
$4.2m, Christie's, 2014

Notable works

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Career highlights
User
Solo show at a major institution
Centre Pompidou, and 5 more
Group
Group show at a major institution
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 19 more
Institution
Collected by a major institution
Tate, and 1 more
Publication
Reviewed by a major art publication
Artforum, and 4 more
Fair
Included in a major biennial
Venice Biennale International Exhibition, and 3 more
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