Lot 125
  • 125

Kazuo Shiraga

100,000 - 150,000 GBP
191,000 GBP
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  • Kazuo Shiraga
  • Work F
  • signed, titled, dated 1968.4 and inscribed in Japanese on the reverse
  • oil on canvas


Private Collection (acquired directly from the artist)
Acquired from the above by the present owner

Catalogue Note

“My body moves… in relation to the canvas… It’s a "moment to moment" thing. The canvas changes its appearance in a flash. Unless I do it quickly, I will regret… The most difficult thing is when to stop. Where to stop.”

Kazuo Shiraga in conversation with Haryū Ichirō, 1973

Cited in: Exh. Cat., New York, McCaffrey Fine Art, Kazuo Shiraga, 2009, p. 64.