Shozo Shimamoto

Shozo Shimamoto

Shozo Shimamoto was born 1928 in Osaka, Japan and died in Italy 2013.

He attends the studio of Jiro Yoshihara in 1947 the first time where he produces his first "hole" works.

In 1954 he establishes the Gutai movement together with leader Jiro Yoshihara and others students. The name GUTAI was Shimamotos suggestion.

He is best known for the action bottle crash, where he throws glass bottles, filled with paints on a canvas.


In 1997 he has performed in my gallery in Cologne.



Shoso Shimamoto

"Lancio di Loco-Cup"

Mixed media on canvas, signet and dated 2000.

Certificado di Autenticia so Foto dell arstista.

Catalogo della mostra "Size", Complesso museale di San Fracesco, Trevi, 26.3. - 14. 7.2005, page 28

Size: 90 x 225 cm

Price: 35000.-Euro

Shozo Shimamoto

Shozo Shimamoto

Acryl on card board, signed

Size: 51,5 x 36,5 cm