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Almine Rech

Tsuruko Yamazaki Beyond Gutaï

Mar 13 — Apr 30, 2010 | Paris
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Organised in collaboration with
Midori Nishisawa & Olivier Renaud-Clément

Almine Rech Gallery is pleased to announce the first solo exhibition outside of Japan of Tsuruko Yamazaki, born in 1925, one of the major artists of the Japanese avant-garde Gutai movement.

The artist will exceptionally come to Paris for the exhibition and will be present for the opening. Beyond Gutai will be composed of historical pieces from the Gutai era (1954-1972) as well as recent works, offering the public an unprecedented occasion to discover the unique panorama of a body of work built during the past six decades and never shown in its full scope until today. This exhibition, the first of Tsuruko Yamazaki’s in France, features new work made of tin and canvas specifically made for this exhibition as well as early works that originally marked her ingenuity. This opportunity provides a rare…

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Selected artworks

  • Work, 2009

    Work, 2009

    Acrylic on canvas
    162 x 130 cm

  • Work, 1967

    Work, 1967

    Acrylic on canvas, mounted on board
    209,5 x 156 cm

  • Work, 2009

    Work, 2009

    Dye, Lacquer, thinner on tin
    47,5 x 47,5 cm