Naoto Nakagawa is active/lives in New York. Naoto Nakagawa is known for Pop-Art, hyper realist, and botanical painting.
Biography Naoto Nakagawa
Naoto Nakagawa (1944-)
Born in Kobe, Japan in 1944, he immigrated to New York City in 1962. Nakagawa developed a modernist style, ranging from Pop Art to hyper-realist. In the 1970s, he moved to Vermont, and his work began to reflect his studies of nature. He states: " Nature has been my subject for a long time. In my early work I painted man-made objects. After emigrating to the United States from Japan in 1962 at the age of 18, I became fascinated by the abundance of consumer products, particularly machines. My work was influenced and stimulated by the Neo-Dadaist movement and Pop Art. I was painting realistic still-lifes of consumer objects, such as rusted automobile engines, electric dril
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