Exhibition: Shinkichi Tajiri - The Mayor Gallery

From 15 February - 30 March 2017 the works of Shinkichi Tajiri will be on show at The Mayor Gallery in London. Shinkichi Tajiri (b. 1923 Los Angeles, USA – d. 2009 Baarlo, The Netherlands) is primarily a sculptor who plays with the themes of violence and eroticism in metal assemblages where he brings loose elements of metal and junk together to form a new coherence. Highly experimental and multicultural Tajiri was a dynamic avant-garde artist whose works figure prominently in modern art museums, public spaces and a number of private collections. Tajiri was a child of first-generation immigrants to the USA from Japan, and grew up in the U.S. Following the Japanese attack in at Pearl Harbour (

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