Bachi | 1999

  • Artist: Masayuki Nagare
  • Material: Corten Steel and Granite
  • Dimensions: 258" tall
  • Location: UMSL, Blanche M. Touhill Performing Arts Center
    8001 Natural Bridge Rd., St. Louis

Nagare was born in Nagasaki, Japan in 1923. He lived in several Buddhist temples in Kyoto before studying sword-making at Ritsumeikan University. From 1946-56 Nagare began working with pottery, wood, and metal sculpture. In 1974, he received the Japan Arts Gran Prix Award.
Photo courtesy of Stefan Hester