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Suda Kokuta | Calligraphy

SKU: 2478



"His calligraphy is strong, unconventional, and enthralling in its directness. Much of Suda's calligraphy reflects his study of Zen. (...) Suda claimed to want to express himself like a child. As such, he approached the ink and paper with pure emotion and intensity, apparently without the diluting overlay of subjectivity that comes with life experience. (...)" - Source: LACMA.


Suda Kokuta (1906-1990) 

Void, 1989

Ink on paper

89.9 x 59.3 cm (35 1/4 x 23 1/4 in.)

Mounting 124 x 62.5 cm (48 3/4 x 24 1/2 in.)
Original box

Bachmann Eckenstein