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Carlos Nakatani

 (1934 - 2004)
Carlos Nakatani is known for Painting, engraving, sculpture, film making, writing.

Carlos Nakatani

Born to a Mexican mother and a Japanese father, Carlos Nakatani was born in 1934 in the La Merced district of Mexico City.  Nakatani was a painter, engraver, sculptor and a cinematographer noted for his use of color.  His work is classified with that of the generation de la ruptura as it broke with the established tradition of the first half of the 20th century.

His Japanese father invented a snack called cacahuates japoneses (Japanese peanuts), which were originally sold in a La Merced market.  Later he established a Japanese market there, and today, this peanut snack remains popular in the Mexican capital
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About  Carlos Nakatani

Born:  1934 - Mexico City
Died:   2004 - Mexico City
Known for:  Painting, engraving, sculpture, film making, writing