Sculptor based in U.S. bags Hirakushi award

National Oct 7, 2013

Sculptor based in U.S. bags Hirakushi award

by Toshiki Makino

California-based sculptor Minoru Ohira has received this year's Denchu Hirakushi Award for his works employing materials such as construction waste and dead branches. Ohira is the first artist residing outside Japan to win the prestigious award, which was established in 1971 with funds donated by ...