The Gutai Group, 1955/56 – A Restarting Point for Japanese Contemporary Art

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    First Edition.

    30cm x 21cm. 80 pages, black and white photographs and illustrations. Text is bilingual English & Japanese.

    Penrose Institute (PICA) Inaugural Exhibition. “…aims to discover what is unique about Jananese art by positioning the early activities of the Gutai Art Association as the starting point of Japanese contemporary art and by taking a comprehensive look at the art of the 1950’s and 1960’s that veered away from the mainstream and has been called ‘avant-garde’…” (from foreword). The Gutai group, led by Jiro Yoshihara, were a post-war radical art group principally active from 1954 to 1972.

    Very minor general wear. Near Fine Condition.


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