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CAROL RAMA & KAZUO SHIRAGA: LITERATURE OF THE FLESH

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Over the past half decade, the art world has come to celebrate the work of Carol Rama (1918–2015,
b. Turin, Italy) and Kazuo Shiraga (1924–2008, b. Amagasaki, Japan). The world gained an appreciation of Rama through her traveling retrospective The Passion According to Carol Rama, which coincided with her death in 2015. Shiraga’s work has risen to prominence in the private and auction markets, …

Over the past half decade, the art world has come to celebrate the work of Carol Rama (1918–2015,
b. Turin, Italy) and Kazuo Shiraga (1924–2008, b. Amagasaki, Japan). The world gained an appreciation of Rama through her traveling retrospective The Passion According to Carol Rama, which coincided with her death in 2015. Shiraga’s work has risen to prominence in the private and auction markets, alongside major recent shows such as Tokyo: 1955–1970 at the Museum of Modern Art, New York, and the Gutai survey at the Guggenheim Museum.

In both cases the honors were overdue, one of many qualities …

Gallery

FM
Fergus McCaffrey
New York, Tokyo, +1 more

Location

Booth Hall 2.0, Booth D2