Abstract artist Ohtake dies at age 101

Feb 13, 2015

Abstract artist Ohtake dies at age 101

Tomie Ohtake, the celebrated Japanese-Brazilian artist known for her bold, primary colored abstract paintings and gravity-defying monumental sculptures, has died, the institute bearing her name said. She was 101. In a statement, the Tomie Ohtake Institute said the artist died Thursday at a Sao Paulo ...

/ Aug 13, 2013

Woman in Brazil convicted over Japan road death

A Japanese-Brazilian woman was sentenced to 26 months in prison, commuted to one year of community service, Monday by a Sao Paulo district court for causing a road accident that resulted in the death of a 2-year-old Japanese girl in Shizuoka Prefecture in 2005. The ...