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Kishio Suga

 (born 1944)
Kishio Suga was active/lived in Japan.  Kishio Suga is known for Painting.

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Suga Kishio is a central figure of of Mono-ha, who studied under Saito Yoshishige at Tama Art University, and is acknowledged to be the most disciplined and long-standing adherent of the movement's concept.  His work shows an emphasis on the ‘situation’ over the ‘things’ themselves.

His 1970 work, Unnamed Situation I featured two rectangular wood blocks of different lengths propping open two adjacent windows at The National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto.  When listing the components of the work he included not only ‘wood’ but ‘window, air, landscape, light’, thereby re-focusing attention on the entire situation, rather than a single, obvious component.

After his emergence as a radical MonoGo to http://www.mot-art-museum.jp/eng/exhibition/kishiosuga.html 1. Simon Groom, Encountering Mono-ha, exhibition catalogue, Mono-ha – school of things, Kettle’s Yard, University of Cambridge, (Cambridge, 2001), p. 13   ...  Displaying 989 of 1401 characters.

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