Japanese, 20th century, male.
Born 28 January 1927, in Tokyo; died 14 April 2001, in Tokyo.
Sculptor, environmental artist, film maker, flower arranger.
Teshigahara Hiroshi was caught up in 1960s international art but also attached to Japanese tradition: he would invite Rauschenberg and Cage to Tokyo while teaching the art of flower arrangement at the Ikebana School. He created avant-garde environments but used natural components fully in the spirit of Japanese tradition, such as green bamboo....