New in Today! The Art of Kazuo Shiraga and Sadamasa Motonaga

Apr 23, 2015

Examines the importance of two prominent post-war Gutai artists, Kazuo Shiraga (1924-2008) and Sadamasa Motonaga (1922-2011), who were known for their unorthodox artistic techniques, which involved experiments with smoke and water in the case of Motonaga, and painting with Shiraga's feet. Includes interviews with the artists, translated into English for the first time. Details as follows:

Hiroyasu, Ando, Gabriel Ritter, Kawasaki Koichi, et al: Between Action and the Unknown: The Art of Kazuo Shiraga and Sadamasa Motonaga. Exhibition: Dallas, Dallas Musuem of Fine Arts, 2015. 160 pages, fully illustrated in colour. Hardback. 27.4 x 22.6cms.£ 30.00

Also available on Shiraga:


Koichi Kawasaki, Alfred Pacquement et al: Kazuo Shiraga.  Exhibition: New York, Dominique Levy Gallery, 2015. 302 pages. illustrated throughout in colour and black and white. Hardback. 30.5 x 23.5cms. The first definitive English-language monograph on Shiraga's work, featuring a complete facsimile of the artist's personal scrapbook.£ 70.00To place an order, please contact the bookshop at, or call us on +44 (0)20 7930 9223