Japanese Conceptual Artist On Kawara dies At 81
Japanese Conceptual Artist
dies At 81
On Kawara (1933–2014) was a Japanese conceptual artist who lived in New York City since 1965. On Kawara has shown in many solo and group exhibitions.
For over five decades, On Kawara made paintings, drawings and books examining chronological time as a measure of human existence. He started making his signature date paintings (the Today series) on January 4, 1966 in New York City and he made them, all over the world, until July 10 of this year. His conceptual art is to be seen in most of the important collections in the world.
On Kawara died in New York on July 10, 2014 at the age of 81.