(1937 - 2015)
Shigeko Kubota was active/lived in New York / Japan. Shigeko Kubota is known for visual and performance art, teaching.
Biography Shigeko Kubota
Following is The New York Times obituary of the artist.
Shigeko Kubota, a Creator of Video Sculptures, Dies at 77
By William Grimes, July 27, 2015
Shigeko Kubota, who with Nam June Paik, her future husband, was one of the first artists to see the artistic potential of video technology, which she integrated in intensely personal sculptural works, died on Thursday in Manhattan. She was 77.
The cause was cancer, Norman Ballard, her executor, said.
In the early 1960s, Ms. Kubota was exhibiting her avant-garde sculpture in Tokyo, with little recognition, when George Maciunas, the founder of the anti-art Fluxus movement, persuaded her to relocate to New York.
Like other members of the movement, not
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