Shinohara Ushio is active/lives in New York / Japan. Shinohara Ushio is known for Neo Dada Japanese painting, performance, large-scale sculpture.
Biography Shinohara Ushio
Japanese born and living in New York City from the 1969s, Shinohara
Ushio is a painter, sculptor and performance artist whose works "from
the early 60s to the present are almost uniformly raucous and
bawdy" (Kopkos) and make little attempt to discriminate between ugly and pretty.
His reputation was that of the enfant terrible of Japan's art
world at that time. I n Tokyo in the late 1950s, Ushio, who had studied
had the Tokyo University of Fine Arts and who rebelled against its
conservatism, was a Neo-Dada
organizer. He had a Mohawk hairdo and participated in performance
events that reflected post-war Japanese culture, which was much focused
on American life. As a result, Ushio reflected the life
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