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Aki KurodaFebruary 7 -  April 26, 2020

Happy Boy in Manhattan

Richard Taittinger Gallery is proud to announce the U.S. representation of the world-renowned Japanese artist, Aki Kuroda (b.1944), and to present his first NYC solo exhibition, Happy Boy in Manhattan. Kuroda’s works are in collections including The National Museum of Modern Art in Tokyo, the City of Paris Collection, and the Marguerite and Aimé Maeght Foundation in France. Bucking traditional hierarchy, Kuroda was also the youngest artist to have a solo exhibition at Tokyo’s National Museum of Modern Art in 1993.

Happy Boy in Manhattan is curated by Yoyo Maeght whose friendship with Kuroda has lasted 40 years since Kuroda’s first exhibition in France, Les Ténèbres, at Galerie Maeght in 1980.

The exhibition is on view from February 7 to April 26, 2020.

Aki Kuroda – Happy Boy in Manhattan – Press Release 

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Aki Kuroda completed his first oil painting at the age of four. He was born in Kyoto in 1944 and was raised in an environment that placed a high value on art. A near relative of Kuroda’s was one of...

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