April 14-July 1

Early in his artistic career, the acclaimed Shigeo Arai mostly painted flowers and birds in oils. By the mid 1980s, however, his style became more colorful and experimental, and he produced more abstract and sculptural works. Now in his late 90s, he is still active, with his most recent pieces involving colorful collages that combine his work with ukiyo-e paintings.

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