E'wao Kagoshima

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Gregor Staiger

If you want to communicate with E’wao Kagoshima (*1945, Niigata, Japan, lives and works in Brooklyn, NY) you have to call him, or send him a letter. He does not have an e-mail address, he does not have any social media, or indeed any digital life or presence whatsoever. The best thing is to meet with him in his apartment and studio in Brooklyn, but in a time when travel is restricted, that option becomes impossible. We wanted to visit him in May to speak about his second solo exhibition at the gallery, but instead, we are now showing his work in an online-only format. Despite the limited opportunitie ...

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  • E’wao Kagoshima, Exhibition view, Galerie Gregor Staiger, Zurich 2016
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Finger Dog
Finger Dog, 1976, Oil canvas mounted on board, painted frame , 77 x 62 cm (30 1/3 x 24 1/2 inches)
Positive on the Q.T.
Positive on the Q.T., 1982, Oil on canvas, 78 x 57 inches
Untitled, 1977, Mixed media, 12 x 9 inches (30.5 x 22.9 cm)
Untitled, 1977, mixed media, 30 x 22 inches (76.2 x 55.9 cm)