Introduction
Genpei Akasegawa (赤瀬川 原平, Akasegawa Genpei) was a pseudonym of Japanese artist Katsuhiko Akasegawa (赤瀬川 克彦, Akasegawa Katsuhiko) (March 27, 1937 – October 26, 2014). He used another pen name, Katsuhiko Otsuji (尾辻 克彦, Otsuji Katsuhiko), for literary works.
Wikidata
Q3082929
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Introduction
Artist and member of the Hi-Red Center performance or 'action' group 1963-1964. He was indicted for forgery in 1966 as a result of his use of one-sided reproductions of a 1,000-yen note. At his trial he attemped to convince the court of the validity of his own and Hi-Red Center's actions and creations as art. He was ultimately found guilty.
Nationality
Japanese
Gender
Male
Roles
Artist, Conceptual artist, Sculptor
Names
Genpei Akasegawa, Katsuhiko Akasegawa, Katsuhiko Otsuji
ULAN
500122586
Information from Getty’s Union List of Artist Names ® (ULAN), made available under the ODC Attribution License