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Kenzo Okada

 (1902 - 1982)
Kenzo Okada was active/lived in New York / Japan.  Kenzo Okada is known for geometric non ob-landscape painting, mural.

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Kenzo Okada


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.



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About  Kenzo Okada

Born:  1902 - Yokohama, Japan
Died:   1982 - Tokyo, Japan
Known for:  geometric non ob-landscape painting, mural