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Ay-O, b.1931

Finger Box1964

Finger Box is a 1964 work by Ay-O. It is part of the IMMA Permanent Collection.

MediumCardboard box, with mixed media and printed paper labels
Dimensions9.5 x 9.2 x 8.3 cm
Credit LineIMMA Collection: Donation, Novak/O'Doherty Collection, 2015
Item NumberIMMA.3893
Image Caption
Ay-O, Finger Box, 1964, Cardboard box, with mixed media and printed paper labels, 9.5 x 9.2 x 8.3 cm, Collection Irish Museum of Modern Art, Donation, Novak/O'Doherty Collection, 2015

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About the Artist

Ay-O b.1931

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.
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