Monday, 3 August 2015

Minoru Nakahara

by converting a paintings elements to numerical form then using a painting structure based on the resulting numerical table along with a photoreceptor - a painting with the same qualities could be reproduced .. for preserving and exhibition - the proposed musee de noir - black galleries, paintings projected onto cloths .. 'deposited' paintings  

Minoru Nakahara graduated from the Nippon Institute of Dentistry in 1915. After receiving a dentistry degree from Harvard University in 1918, he undertook several years of research in Europe. In 1923, he returned to Japan as a professor of the Nippon Institute of Dentistry, and was appointed chairman of the Regent Board in 1941. He became president of the Nippon Dental College in 1948, and in 1962 he became president of the Japan Dental Association. In 1973, he was made chairman of the Nippon Private University Association. Minoru Nakahara's life was dedicated not only to education and medicine but also to the arts, for he was a talented painter and many books of his works were published. Between 1959 and 1988, he was first a director and then an honorary director of the Nika-kai artists' association. He died on October 15, 1990, at the age of 99.

The dream of a museum : 120 years of the concept of the ″bijutsukan″ in Japan : [April 6 - June 23, 2002, Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Art, Kobe]

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