Tadashi Sato

1923-2005, American

Untitled, 1967

Oil on canvas
Signed and dated lower right: Tadashi Sato / '67
20" H x 30" W

  • Provenance: The artist
    Private Collection, Tustin, CA, aquired from the above
  • Notes: Japanese-American artist, Tadashi Sato's vibrant career spanned the far reaches of the globe, from Honolulu to Manhattan. The artist exhibited and worked in both the epicenter of the artworld and in the distant Hawaiian islands, drawing inspiration from both sources. Sato was a practitioner of abstract expressionism, working in the orbit of Pollock and the other New York artists central to the movement. At the same time, Sato's abstracted, painterly forms also found influence in his native Hawaii, where the colors and forms of the ocean, as well as the light and atmosphere, are evocative of his beloved islands.
  • Condition: Visual: Generally good condition. Stretcher bar creases along the four edges and down the center. Scattered lines of fine craquelure associated with the stretcher bar creases. Small spots of surface dirt and grime scattered throughout.

    Blacklight: Spots of grime fluoresce under blacklight.

    Frame: 21" H x 31" W x 1.75" D

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