It features an abstract spherical form with a high textured surface reminiscent of a suspended planet against a black spatial background. The painting is signed by the artist in the crater like form and dated what look like 79 (1979) just before the signature. Liight surface soiling on the white matt board surround the painting. Craquelure in the black painted area but this looks to be an intended affect. The painting retaining original David Rockefeller collection labels and the known Peggy and David Rockefeller estate stamps.Framed - 17 1/4 x 17 1/4. Painting - 8 3/4 x 8 3/4.
Sight - 8 1/2 x 8 1/2. Japanese born artist Kazuo Wakabayashi, is a naturalized Brazilian. He was born in Kobe, Japan in 1931 and was pupil of Konosuke Tamura, from 1947 to 1950, while he still attended a course at the academy Niki, in his native land. A representative of abstraction and especially art informal, the artist is continually searching for new techniques, colors and materials that he can use for his works.
Emigrating in 1961 to Brazil, Wakabayashi settled down in São Paulo, opting in 1968 for the Brazilian nationality. His first expositions had been in Japan, between 1957 and 1961.His first individual one in Brazil was given in 1963, Rio De Janeiro, the Tenreiro Gallery, with presentation of Manabu Mabe. São Paulo, Salvador, Saints, Brasilia, Washington, Kobe, Tokyo and Nova Iorque, São Paulo, Wakabayashi has participated in innumerable expositions. São Paulo hall of Modern Art. National hall of Modern Art. Seibi hall (Seibikai, in Japanese). Nipo-Brazilian Painting Today (Washington, Oakland and Tokyo, 1965). Three Aspects of the Art Brazilian Contemporary (Latin America, 1968). Exposition of Beautiful Brazil-Japan Arts (Quioto, Tokyo, Atami, São Paulo and Rio De Janeiro, 1983). Tradition and Rupture (São Paulo, 1984). Biennial Brazil Century XX (São Paulo, 1994).
The item "Kazuo Wakabayashi Mixed Media Abstract From David Rockefeller Estate Collection" is in sale since Tuesday, June 26, 2018. This item is in the category "Art\Paintings". The seller is "upstatetreasures14" and is located in Kingston, New York. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Colombia, Panama, Jamaica, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Bahamas, Viet nam.