Zentner Collection: Antique Japanese Tansu, Asian Works of Art
Japanese framed print signed by artist known as Ay-O 靉嘔(1931-present). His full name is Takao Iijim, a prominent member of the Fluxus artist movement since its beginning.

Fluxus is described "the most radical and experimental art movement of the sixties".

Ay-O represented Japan at the Venice Biennale in 1966 and at the São Paulo Biennale in 1971. He also built the famed "Tactile Rainbow" at the Osaka World's Fair in 1970. In 1971, true to his Demokato debut, he adapted 10 American Naïve paintings and created a rainbow version that he called Nashville Skyline.

Signed, numbered 26/40 of its series, titled "Adam & Eve" in pencil.

Dated 1971

Size: 20.25" W x 28.5" H
item #1349913