Hasuda Shugoro

HASUDA SHUGORO (1915-2010) was born in Kanazawa City. He studied at Ichikawa Prefectural Industrial School and graduated from the Tokyo School of Art. His first award was at the 5th Nitten in 1949 and he received the Hokuto Award in 1953 amongst many further prizes. He participated in the founding of the Creative Crafts Association in 1961 and founded the Japan Metal Sculpture Institute in 1976. Decorated with the Order of Cultural Merit in 1991, Hasuda Shugoro stands as one of the leading modernist artists working in bronze during the Post-War Period.

(Source: Christie's)