Exhibition: Shinkichi Tajiri - Blum & Poe, Tokyo

8 September - 21 October 2017 Blum & Poe is pleased to present an exhibition of sculpture by Japanese-American, Los Angeles-born Shinkichi Tajiri. His first in Tokyo in over fifty years, this presentation marks a posthumous return to the artist's ancestral place of origin after an arduous journey beginning in the hostile climate of the US during and after WWII, followed by years spent in exile thereafter. Associated early on with Cobra, the postwar European movement named after the home cities Copenhagen, Brussels, and Amsterdam, Tajiri began his career with a sculptural style that could be described as Abstract Surrealism. This quickly diversified into a wide-ranging, innovative practice th

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