Japanese, 20th century, male.
Active in the USA fromc.1962.
Born 1933, in Kariya (Aichi); died late June 2014, in New York City.
Painter, collage artist. Multimedia.
Conceptual Art, Mail Art.
Kawara is a self-taught artist. After painting his early works in Japan, he emigrated to the USA in the early 1960s. His first works from the 1950s express a desire to exploit the grotesque, as in the swollen female torsoes surrounded by scattered, apparently floating limbs of the ...