Shozo Nagano (1928-2007)
Shozo Nagano (1928-2007). Elements (Brown and Gray), 1974. Oil on stretched canvas sculpture. Signed and dated at bottom. 42 x 39 x 5.5 inches. Excellent condition with no damage or conservation.
Birth place: Kanazawa, Japan
Studied: Kanazawa FA Univ. (A.B.); ASL with Julian Levi; Pratt Inst., New York.
Exhibited: One-man shows, Sato Gal., Tokyo, Japan, 1955-63 (solo), Berkshire Mus., 1969 (solo), State Univ. NY Albany, 1970 (solo) & Alonzo Gal., 1971-72 (solo); Dir’s. Choice, Fourth Anniv. Show, Community Gal., BM, 1972; Alonzo Gal., NYC
Member: Yonkers Art AA
Work: Allentown (PA) Art Mus.; Berkshire Mus., Pittsfield, MA; Hudson River Mus., Yonkers, NY; James Michener Coll., Univ. Texas, Austin; State Univ. NY Albany. Commissions: “It is Finished” (painting), comn. by Richard Hirsch, cur. James Michener Coll., 1971.
Comments: Preferred medium: acrylics. Publications: illustr., Kiristo-Kyo-Hoiku, 1961-72; contrib., Haha no Hikari, 1969-72. Teaching: Seibu Gakuen, Tokyo, 1960-65.