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Kazuo Shiraga
1924 - 2008
UNTITLED
signed
oil on canvas
60.5 by 72.5 cm. 23 3/4 by 28 1/2 in.
Executed circa 1970.
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Provenance

Private Collection, Japan (acquired directly from the artist)
Thence by descent to the present owner

Catalogue Note

"I don’t look at the canvas while acting on it. My body moves kind of 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..."
Kazuo Shiraga
Exh. Cat., New York, Mnuchin Gallery, Kazuo Shiraga, 2015, p. 101

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