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Moriguchi, Kunihikolocked

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Japanese, 20th century, male.

Born 18 February 1941, in Kyoto.

Painter.

Minimal Art.

Moriguchi studied at the École des Arts Décoratifs in Paris and the school of fine arts in Kyoto. He was a friend of Balthus. In his work, the canvas is crossed with regular lines, from which constructed geometric forms emerge - squares, triangles, trapeziums. His works are so precise that they look as if they have been computer-generated, although Moriguchi only uses traditional techniques, making his own paper and using a mixture of rice and flour as sizing....

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