Hitoshi Nakazato

Born in Machida, Tokyo in 1936. Nakazato attended Tama Art University and continued his art studies at the University of Wisconsin and the University of Pennsylvania. Receiving the John. D. Rockefeller III Fund Grant, he first lived in Manhattan from 1966 – 1967 returning to Tokyo in 1968 and taught at his alma mater. The faculty at the time included critic Ichiro Haryu, artists Ghiju (Yoshishige) Saito, Jiro Takamatsu, Lee U-Fan. In 1971, Nakazato was forced to leave the University under stress of the student uprising and returned to the U.S. He lived in Manhattan until his death in 2010.


「Painting Outside Part I」
September 17 – October 16, 2022


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