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Chinese, 20th century, male.

Born c. 1920.

Painter.

During the Cultural Revolution, Du Jilian was drawn into the popular painting movement in the region of Huxian, to which he is said to have given a somewhat futuristic vision.

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Japanese, 20th century, male.

Born 1898, in Sendai; died 1997.

Painter.

Groups: Action, Plastic.

Kambara was first of all a poet, dramatic author and critic. He became personally linked quite early on with Marinetti and introduced Futurism to Japan. He began exhibiting in 1917 at the fourth Nika Salon. In ...

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Shin’ichiro Osaki

Japanese painter and sculptor. Self-taught as an artist, in the 1920s he met David Burlyuk and others involved with such movements as Futurism, Constructivism and Dada. From 1931 Saitō concentrated on a career as an artist, initially producing Constructivist reliefs. At that time a celebrated incident occurred when he refused to exhibit pieces at the Nikakai (Second Division Society) exhibition on the grounds that his pieces were neither painting nor sculpture: he was first chosen for the Nikakai exhibition in ...

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Toru Asano

Japanese painter. He moved to Tokyo at an early age and graduated from Aoyama Gakuin Middle School in 1914. He became familiar with the work of the Futurists, Cubists and Expressionists through the composer Kōsaku Yamada (1886–1965), who had recently returned from studying in Germany. In ...