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OKAMOTO, Taro (1911 - 1996), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
OKAMOTO, Taro (1911 - 1996), Painter

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Japanese, 20th century, male.

Born 1911, in Tokyo; died 1996.

Painter. Murals.

Okamoto Taro was briefly a student at the fine arts school in Tokyo. He spent 1929 to 1940 in Paris, where he exhibited at the Salon des Surindépendants (from 1933) and became involved with the Abstraction-Création group, whose work was inspired by Neo-Plasticism. In 1936, in conjunction with Kurt Seligmann, he developed a theory of

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