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MOTONAGA, Sadamasa (1922 - 2011), Painter, performance artist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
MOTONAGA, Sadamasa (1922 - 2011), Painter, performance artist

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Japanese, 20th century, male.

Born 1922, in Ueno (Mie); died 3 October 2011.

Painter, performance artist.

Gutai group.

Motonaga studied with Mankichi Hamabe from 1946 to 1952, and became a disciple of Jiro Yoshihara in 1955. He was a member of the Concrete Art Association (Gutai) group, created by Yoshihara in 1954 with the aim of opening up Japanese art to all possible forms

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