On Kawara, an internationally renowned Japanese conceptual artist who first caught the public's attention with his bathroom drawings and who is best known for his "date paintings," has died, his family said Friday. He was 81.
The date paintings in the artist's so-called "Today" series consist of letters and numbers painted in white on solid-color canvases, with the characters denoting the date each work was created.
A native of Kariya, Aichi Prefecture, in central
Most Popular Stories
- Florida Warns Beach-goers About Flesh-eating Bacteria
- Islamic State Fights for Control of Syrian Oil Wealth
- Sutherland Responds to 'Unprofessional' Jibe
- LivePro Is a Mobile Hot Spot, Projector in One
- How to Fit Green Energy Into Your Portfolio
- Sanctions Will Hit Russia Hard if Not Lifted Quickly
- Adrienne Bailon Disses Ex-Lover Rob Kardashian
- U.S. Economy Grows at Fastest Pace in 10 Years
- Jerry Brown Favors More Shelters for Immigrant Kids
- Business Leaders Set for CHCC Convention