Yasuo Sumi

Yazuo Sumi was born in the prefecture of Osaka in 1925.

He took his doctor`s degree in economics at the University of Ritsumeikan in 1950.

He became a member of Gutai group in 1955.

From the very beginning he used the wire network as support of a way of painting which is of meteria-esthetical sensibility. After the group had assimilated to the Europear Informal he made paintings, where the paint was applied by a vibrator.

1950 he joined in founding the group AU, in which he works until this days.

Yasuo Sumi

"Magi 913"

acrylic on canvas, signed and dated,2008, 160 x 130 cm.

Price on request