Wikipedia entry
Introduction
Tetsumi Kudо̄ (工藤哲巳, Kudо̄ Tetsumi) (23 February 1935 – 12 November 1990) was a Japanese avant-garde artist whose multidisciplinary practice included painting, performance, installation and sculpture. Associated with the Anti-Art (Han-geijutsu) movement in Japan in the late 1950s and early 1960s, Kudо̄'s provocative art was nourished by lifelong interests in science, sport and everyday objects. His work often presents a radically transformed and grotesque vision of the human body, calling into question its desires and its limits, as well as its future and origins. Never having officially identified with any one group or movement throughout his international career, the artist's body of work evades art historical classification.
Wikidata
Q3519205
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Nationalities
Japanese, French
Gender
Male
Roles
Artist, Teacher, Installation Artist, Painter, Performance Artist, Sculptor
Names
Tetsumi Kudō, Tetsuo Kudō, Tetsumi Kudo, Kudo Tetsumi, 工藤哲巳
Ulan
500123697
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Works

10 works online

Exhibitions

Publications

  • MoMA Highlights: 375 Works from The Museum of Modern Art Flexibound, 408 pages
  • MoMA Now: Highlights from The Museum of Modern Art—Ninetieth Anniversary Edition Hardcover, 424 pages
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