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    Sale 13430

    Asobi: Japanese & Korean Postwar Art

    11 October 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 51

    Masaaki Yamada (1930 - 2010)

    Work, no. E.p.673

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    Masaaki Yamada (1930 - 2010)
    Work, no. E.p.673
    signed and dated M. Yamada 1987 (lower right)
    artist’s label titled Work, no. E.p.673 and dated 1987 (on the reverse)
    oil and pastel on paper
    78.5 x 107 cm.
    Painted in 1987

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    Masaaki Yamada was an abstract painter who moved from producing Cubist still lifes to pure abstraction in the late 1940s-1950s. He then moved to depicting stripes during the late 1950s and 1960s, followed by “juxtaposed rectangles”.

    After 1970, Masaaki Yamada started painting grids. For a similar style of work on canvas also painted in 1987 in the collection of The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, go to http:/search.artmuseums.go.jp/search_e/records.php?sakuhin=5114

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