(1902 - 1982)
Kenzo Okada was active/lived in New York / Japan. Kenzo Okada is known for geometric non ob-landscape painting, mural.
Kenzo Okada, born in Yokahoma, Japan in 1902 as the son of a wealthy
industrialist enjoyed a privileged life in Japan. Okada attended
Tokyo Fine Arts University where he painted in traditional realist
style. Despite his parent's apprehension towards his career in
art, determination brought Okada to Paris in 1924, where he studied
with fellow Japanese expatriate, Tsuguji Fujita. Then in 1927, he
returned to Japan to host his first one-man show, as a realist painter,
at the Michido Gallery in Tokyo. He also painted murals for the
Hilton Hotel in Tokyo.
He emigrated to the United States and
arrived in New York in 1950, during the height of the Abstract
Expressionist movement. His work underwent c ... Displaying 750 of 3620 characters.