A Visual Essay on Gutai at 32 East 69th Street

  • White Ceremony - E — Norio Imai, 1966–2012
    Acrylic, cloth, plastic mold
    162 x 130.3 x 18 cm / 63 3/4 x 51 1/4 x 7 1/8 in
  • White Ceremony - F — Norio Imai, 1966–2012
    Acrylic, cloth, plastic mold
    162 x 130.8 x 18 cm / 63 3/4 x 51 1/2 x 7 1/8 in
  • White Ceremony - G — Norio Imai, 1966–2012
    Acrylic, cloth, plastic mold
    162 x 130.3 x 18 cm / 63 3/4 x 51 1/4 x 7 1/8 in

    Photo: Keizo Kobashi
  • Work — Akira Kanayama, 1957
    Ink on paper
    77.3 x 109.3 cm / 30 3/8 x 43 in
  • Work 66-A — Takesada Matsutani, 1966
    Polyvinyl acetate adhesive, paint on canvas
    160 x 123 cm / 63 x 48 3/8 in

    Photo: Keizo Kobashi
  • Work65-Daiwa — Takesada Matsutani, 1965
    Polyvinyl acetate adhesive, paint on canvas
    183.4 x 183.5 cm / 72 1/4 x 72 1/4 in
  • Work — Sadamasa Motonaga, 1963
    Acrylic on canvas mounted on plywood
    162 x 131 cm / 63 3/4 x 51 5/8 in
  • Work — Sadamasa Motonaga, 1965
    Oil on canvas
    90.8 x 116.8 cm / 35 3/4 x 46 in
    © Etsuko Nakatsuji Photo by Genevieve Hanson Private Collection
  • Work — Shuji Mukai, 1963
    Mixed media
    93 x 71 cm / 36 5/8 x 28 in

    Photo: Keizo Kobashi
  • Work — Saburo Murakami, 1963
    Paint, polyvinyl acetate adhesive, plaster on board
    182.5 x 107 x 10 cm / 71 7/8 x 42 1/8 x 3 7/8 in

    Photo: Keizo Kobashi
  • Work — Saburo Murakami, 1957
    Polyvinyl acetate adhesive, plaster, paint on canvas
    100 x 73 cm / 39 3/8 x 28 3/4 in
  • Untitled — Shozo Shimamoto, 1993
    Enamel on canvas
    170 x 237 x 3.8 cm / 66 7/8 x 93 1/4 x 1 1/2 in
  • Bottle Crash — Shozo Shimamoto, 1962
    Glass and paint on canvas
    162 x 130 cm / 63 3/4 x 51 1/8 in
  • Indicators — Shozo Shimamoto, 1953
    Ink on paper
    36.4 x 25.8 cm / 14 3/8 x 10 1/8 in
    © Shozo Shimamoto Photo by Andrea Mardegan Hauser & Wirth
  • Indicators — Shozo Shimamoto, 1953
    Ink on paper
    36 x 25.7 cm / 14 1/8 x 10 1/8 in
    © Shozo Shimamoto Photo by Andrea Mardegan Hauser & Wirth
  • Red Fan — Kazuo Shiraga , 1965
    Red laquered tissue paper and wood
    310 x 155 x 55 cm / 122 x 61 x 21 5/8 in
  • Green Fan — Kazuo Shiraga, 1965
    Oil on canvas
    210 x 270 cm / 82 5/8 x 106 1/4 in
  • Work — Yasuo Sumi, 1955–1956
    Mixed media
    193.9 x 130.3 cm / 76 3/8 x 51 1/4 in
  • 77R-'84 — Atsuko Tanaka, 1977–1984
    Vinyl paint on canvas
    130.3 x 97 cm / 51 1/4 x 38 1/4 in
  • Work — Atsuko Tanaka, 1969
    Vinyl paint on canvas
    116 x 91 cm / 45 5/8 x 35 7/8 in



  • Untitled — Atsuko Tanaka, 1956
    Gouache and crayon on paper
    54.5 x 77 cm / 21 1/2 x 30 3/8 in
  • Work — Tsuruko Yamazaki, 1957–2009
    Tin, wood and light projection
    160 x 224.8 x 12.7 cm / 63 x 88 1/2 x 5 in
  • Work — Tsuruko Yamazaki, 1956–1957
    Dye, thinner on paper mounted on board and wrapped in plastic
    109.5 x 79.5 cm / 43 1/8 x 31 1/4 in
    Photo: Keizo Kobashi
  • Work — Tsuruko Yamazaki, 1956–1957
    Dye, thinner on paper mounted on board and wrapped in plastic
    109.5 x 79.5 cm / 43 1/8 x 31 1/4 in
  • Work — Jiro Yoshihara, 1967
    Oil on canvas
    90.9 x 115.5 cm / 35 3/4 x 45 1/2 in
  • Work — Jiro Yoshihara, 1965
    Oil on canvas
    182 x 227 cm / 71 5/8 x 89 3/8 in