Tomie Ohtake Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, DOB(Famous Birthday), Family, Husband, Net Worth

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Tomie Ohtake (Tomie Nakakubo)

Last Updated: 21 Nov, 2023 | Views: 115

Age: 101

Profession: Painter

Other Profession(s): Visual Artist

Famous For: Tomie Ohtake (2010)

Higher Education: Keisuke Sugano (菅野圭介)

Tomie Ohtake Birth Date, Sign, Religion, Nationality, Hometown

Date of Birth
21 Nov, 1913 (101 Years 02 Months 22 Days)
Birth Country
Birth Place
Birth Sign
Brazilian, Japanese
Died on
12 Feb, 2015
Cause of Death
Still Unknown

Tomie Ohtake Early life, Education, Career, Awards, Achievements, Controversy, Unknown Facts

About (Profile/Biography): 
Tomie Ohtake was born on 21 November 1913 & died on 12 February 2015. She was a Japanese-Brazilian visual artist. Her work includes paintings, prints, drawings, and sculptures. She was one of the major representatives of informal abstractionism in Brazil. Tomie
Tomie Ohtake Early Life:
• Tomie Ohtake was born in Kyoto in 1913. To visit a brother in Brazil, she is twenty-three years old as of 1936 but couldn’t return to Japan due to the Pacific Theater of World War II happening there.

• Afterward, Ruy was born in São Paulo in 1938, where she settled with her husband and started painting in 1951 after visiting Keisuke Sugano, who is a painter.

Tomie Ohtake Career
• Tomie Ohtake had her first exhibition in 1957 at Salão Nacional de Arte Moderna and participated in the São Paulo Biennale in 1961.

• Tomie Ohtake participated in the Prints section of the Venice Biennale in 1972 and the Tokyo Biennale (1978). As of the late eighties, she created dozens of public space sculptures featured in several cities in Brazil but especially in São Paolo state.

• In 1988, Tomie Ohtake was presented with the Order of Rio Branco for a public sculpture representing the 80th anniversary of Japanese immigration into São Paulo. In 2006, she was given the Order of Cultural Merit.

• Architects Ruy Ohtake and Ricardo Ohtake were her sons. The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Tate have all acquired works by Ohtake.

Tomie Ohtake Legacy
• In 2023, her work appeared in Action, Gesture, Paint: Women Artists and Global Abstraction 1940-1970 at Whitechapel Gallery in London.

Tomie Ohtake Death
• Tomie Ohtake died on 12 February 2015, aged 101 years. She was cremated.

Tomie Ohtake Height, Weight, Eye Color, Hair

Height (Approx.)
In Centimeters 1.68 cm
In Meters 1.68 m
In feet & Inches 5'6"
Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 58 Kg
In Pounds 127 lbs
Eye Color
Hair Color

Tomie Ohtake Family, Parents, Kids, Father, Mother, Children

Father's Name
Inosuke Nakakubo
Mother's Name
Kimi Nakakubo
Ushio Ohtake
Ruy Ohtake
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