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Naoto Nakagawa

 (born 1944)
Naoto Nakagawa is active/lives in New York.  Naoto Nakagawa is known for Pop-Art, hyper realist, and botanical painting.

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  ...  Displaying 750 of 15378 characters.

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About  Naoto Nakagawa

Born:  1944 - Kobe, Japan
Known for:  Pop-Art, hyper realist, and botanical painting