Oct 27, 2014

Avant-garde artist, writer Genpei Akasegawa dies

GENPEI AKASEGAWA Avant-garde artist Genpei Akasegawa died of blood poisoning at a Tokyo hospital Sunday morning. He was 77. Born Katsuhiko Akasegawa in Yokohama, he attended Musashino Art School, now Musashino Art University, in Tokyo, but dropped out before graduating. He started exhibiting at shows in the ...