Artist

Matsutani Takesada

Born in Paris, France, 1937 and lives in Paris, France

Takesada Matsutani is a contemporary Japanese mixed media artist. He was born in Osaka, Japan, in 1937, and currently he lives and works in Paris. He studied in 1954 traditional painting at the Ôsaka Municipal High School of Crafts Arts, suffering of tubercolosis he was obligated to abandon the school, but continued to study Japanese painting on his own. In 1957 he presented his works at the 8th Nishinomiya Art Exhibition. He was an active member of the Gutai group from 1963 to its dissolution in 1972. His well-known works involve techniques of blowing a gust of air into a puddle of vinyl wood glue, creating bulges, bubbles, and drips, then covered by strokes of graphite pencil. Matsutani’s works are represented in a large number of prestigious art museums and collections in all the Globe

Exhibitions
Exhibitions
Takesada Matsutani
Zurich… Beginning 19 March 2016, Hauser & Wirth will present the gallery’s first Zurich exhibition...
19 Mar 2016 - 21 May 2016
Exhibitions
Takesada Matsutani: Drop in Time
The exhibition dedicated by Hauser & Wirth Somerset to Japanese artist Takesada Matsutani includes...
29 Sep 2018 - 01 Jan 2019
Art Spaces
Hauser & Wirth Somerset
Galleries in London
Hauser & Wirth London
Galleries in London
Hauser & Wirth, Zürich
Galleries in Zurich
Hauser & Wirth Hong Kong
Galleries in Hong Kong
Hauser & Wirth St. Moritz
Galleries in Matsutani Takesada