Kenzo Okada1902-1982

University of Iowa Museum of Art
Iowa City, IA

$21,000 toward Kenzo Okada: A Retrospective Exhibition, and accompanying catalogue, organized by director Stephen Prokopoff. This exhibition will focus on the Japanese-born abstract painter’s work and on its relationship to the artistic traditions of his native country. After teaching in Paris during the 1930s and 1940s, Okada moved to the United States, and worked in New York from the early 1950s through the 1970s.