Find, Learn, Price Art
Enjoy the comprehensive art database we've compiled since 1987
Membership Details
Images, sales charts, bios, signatures, 30 artist Alerts and more ...
Art auction records:  Millions of references for pricing research
Or, register for Free Alerts
To track 10 artists.

Already a member?  Sign in here

Michio Ihara

 (born 1928)
Michio Ihara is active/lives in Massachusetts, New York / France, Japan.  Michio Ihara is known for architectural, kinetic sculpture.

Biography  
Michio Ihara


A Japanese American, born in France in 1928, Michio Ihara obtained American citizenship in 2001, and from 1981 has lived in Concord, Massachusetts. Ihara describes himself as an architecural sculptor.  Many of his pieces are kinetic or wind sculptures such as Wind Cubes at the DeCordova Sculpture Park in Lincoln, Massachusetts.  His artistic focus is exploring ". . .time as a creative element allowing change and motion; and nature, combining forces of light, wind, heat and manpower for constructive ends."  (decordova)

He studied in Tokyo at the University of Fine Arts, and on a Fulbright Grant, at the University of Arizona in Tucson and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Boston on a Fulbright Grant re  ...  Displaying 750 of 2639 characters.



Subscriber Members, please Sign In for artist biographies and for all services.  Others, full text is available on Fridays.

If you are not currently a member, please See Details about membership, which includes biography access, auction records, and many other features available to our day, month, or yearly Subscriber Members!

•  Access to full biographies
•  Every Friday (in the U.S.)
    Learn more ...

About  Michio Ihara

Born:  1928 - Paris, France
Known for:  architectural, kinetic sculpture