Ay-O is one of Japan’s foremost avant-garde artists. He joined the Demokrato Artists Association in 1953, and when he moved to New York in 1958 he joined Fluxus. He is best known for his ‘Finger Boxes’ and rainbow prints, paintings and installations. Ay-O represented Japan at the 1966 Venice Biennale and the 1971 São Paulo Biennial. Retrospectives of his work were held in the Fukui Art Museum in 2006 and Hiroshima MOCA in 2013.
To ensure the health and safety of the public, in line with current government restrictions, IMMA’s galleries will close from 24 December until further notice. All tickets purchased for Paula Rego, Obedience and Defiance exhibition will be refunded over the next two weeks. We appreciate your patience during this time.