Masao Okabe | the artist




The artist Masao Okabe
Born 1942, Hokkaido, Japan.

Style and technique of the artist: Installation art, Printmakers,


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THE DARK FACE OF THE LIGHT
Studio floor, Montparnasse
The artist at work
Okabe has been depicting towns and architecture by frottage, a technique of capturing material images by laying sheets of paper on the material and then rubbing over it with a soft pencil. His works are often described as “rubbing of history…


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