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REVIEWS

NEW YORK

White Box Gallery and Ethan Cohen Fine Arts

Naoto Nakagawa

"Triple X: Extended, Exploded, Extracted" and "Scream Of Nature"

NAOTO NAKAGAWA, Breaking Event performance, 1971, silver gelatin print, Photo by Tom Haar.

In the 1960s, New York City was filled with the energy of new art movements such as Happenings, Fluxus, Pop and Minimalism. It was during this exciting period that the 18-year-old Naoto Nakagawa arrived from Japan by freighter. Grandson of renowned ink painter Kagaku Murakami, Nakagawa felt destined to pursue art and was inspired by both America’s Abstract Expressionists and…

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