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Date, Hideo [ bio ]

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H: 18 in, W: 13 in

New York, N.Y., 1973


Gift of Hideo Date


Matted and unframed.

Abstract in black and white on white background. Large black form with white line designs, center to lower right edge; the word "DATE" is visible near right edge; fishbone-like forms extend out toward two white and black forms at left and bottom. Granulated black dot design appears above at right edge. Linear designs appear at top.

Signed in pencil below Artist's hanko (personal mark, consists of four Japanese characters that translate as "Dream seeking layman"), lower left corner: 4/5 H. Date.

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