Shozo Shimamoto (1928-2013)


Shozo Shimamoto (1928-2013)

Shozo Shimamoto (Japan) died on January 23th 2013. In this group there is room to share memories and Visuals to honor this wonderful man.

Location: Japan
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Latest Activity: Apr 26

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Comment by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on April 26, 2019 at 4:53pm

...on the back of Shozo head Add/Pass

Comment by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on April 26, 2019 at 4:48pm

Some of the Shozo shaven-head Add/Pass pages

from Moreno Menarin in Italy:

see the blogs:

Comment by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on April 26, 2019 at 2:32pm

Once upon a time, almost 10 years ago, Shozo Shimamoto sent his "shaven head" for add/pass/alter that developed into an "IMAGINE PEACE" project with Moreno Menarin in Italy sending out copies and painted A4 pages, too:

Now in homage to Shozo, Moreno continues to send.

I have just received about 16 " Shozo heads" in three packets that Moreno has sent me...and they are already added, altered, whew,

and in the mail to many in the Mail Art for 'em :-)

Comment by Ruud Janssen on March 14, 2016 at 7:20am

Hirosi Nagare published these on Facebook.

Comment by Ruud Janssen on January 8, 2015 at 7:27am

Comment by Ruud Janssen on January 8, 2015 at 7:26am

Shozo Shimamoto (Japan) in Flash Art - 1991

Comment by Ruud Janssen on March 10, 2014 at 6:17pm

a second Shozo groups was created....

Comment by Ruud Janssen on October 13, 2013 at 6:56pm

I met Shozo in 1990 during the NetRun event (with Ryosuke Cohen and Banks) in Köln. This photo was made of one of his performances....

Comment by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on May 13, 2013 at 3:23pm

Beautiful catalog/documentation from the Gutai Exhibit arrived in Greece:

Mail art display:

Comment by Carmela Rizzuto on February 17, 2013 at 12:31am

Feb. 16, 2013

Visited the Gutai Historical Survey and Contemporary Response exhibit at the San Francisco Art Institute in San Francisco CA. It was a wonderful overview of the art work of the Gutai group, complete with video of early performance and action art, a mud  'painting', etc. On the second floor the contributions of over 300 mail artists from around the world were displayed. These were in response to a mail art call asking for art created in the spirit of Gutai. A number of IUOMA members were represented.


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