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Kawara, On

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Personal name headingKawara, On
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Variant(s)On Kawara
Associated countryJapan United States
Associated placeNew York (N.Y.)
LocatedNew York (State)
Birth date19330102
Death date20140710
Place of birthKariya-shi (Japan)
Field of activityConceptual art
Profession or occupationPainters
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Found inAuthor's I am still alive, 1978 printing: t.p. (On Kawara)
Grove art online, Oct. 19, 2006 (Kawara, On; b. Kariya, Aichi Prefect., Jan. 2, 1933; Japanese painter, draughtsman and conceptual artist; settled in New York in 1965)
Art newspaper, July 10, 2014 (On Kawara; d. July 10, 2014 at age 81; spec., date paintings)
Alejandro Cesarco, Nancy Davenport, Renée Green, Annette Lawrence, Scott Lyall, Dave McKenzie, Bettina Pousttchi, Haim Steinbach on On Kawara, 2021, ©2021: title page (On Kawara) pages 10-12 (b. 1932 in Kariya, Japan, passed away in New York in 2014; in his early life, the artist produced pencil drawings and oil paintings of frail or disfigured bodies, moved to Tokyo in early 1950s, after years of active engagement in Tokyo's artist community, he then moved to Mexico to join his father, in 1962 traveled to New York, while living in New York in 1965, began to explore the intrinsic experience of time and space, created works that references contemporary social and political events as well as diaristic content)
Not found inChosakuken daichō, 1981; NDL choshamei, 1979.