46th Contemporary and International Art Auction
This work by Toshio Arai is important for its provenance: Michel Tapié de Celeyran. Work published in the catalog of the exhibition "Tapiés Un Art Autre Osaka New York", Gallery of Modern Art in Turin, 1997; this exhibition documented, through the paintings and sculptures of seventy-six artists, the development of the theoretical and critical position of Tapié, a dynamic discoverer of the main postwar exponents: Pollock, Gorky, Hofmann, Tobey, Kline, Francis, Dubuffet, Fustier, Mathieu, Wols, Tàpies, Hartung, Capogrossi, Fontana, Burri, Accardi, French Letters up to Domoto, Arai, Imai, Onishi, Suzuki, Teshigahara and Gutai Group in Osaka. Moreover, the work is published in the magazine "Opera Aperta", May - Oct 1965, Stefano De Luca Editore; the work was exhibited at the ICAR in Turin in 1965, as proved in the catalog "Tapiés Un Art Autre Osaka New York", Gallery of Modern Art in Turin, 1997.
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