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Masatoyo Kishi

 (1924 - 2017)
Masatoyo Kishi was active/lived in California / Japan.  Masatoyo Kishi is known for abstract expressionist painting, geometric steel sculpture.

Masatoyo Kishi

Following is an exhibition review by Debra Belt, published in the Sacramento News, April 20, 2000.

"The science of sculpture.  Masatoyo Kishi at b sakata garo"

Within minutes, a deep clear bell confirms this is an exceptional show. The sound leads to a slender sculpture, a steel study of composition, meter and balance. Water circulates through the base of Sculptural Bell and fills a delicately balanced trough. At the moment the trough is brimming with water, it then tips backward and flips a small mallet that hits the main steel pipe in a resonant note of creative precision.

The Sculptural Bell is a testimony to Masatoyo Kishi's education in physics and mathematics. "As a Japanese artist in th  ...  Displaying 750 of 9834 characters.

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About  Masatoyo Kishi

Born:  1924 - Sakai, Japan
Died:   2017 - Grass Valley, California
Known for:  abstract expressionist painting, geometric steel sculpture