SFMOMA Artists Gallery presents work by Robert Ogata
Robert Katsusuke Ogata (b. 1934) latest show features a series of ten large-scale paintings created between 2012 and 2013. Based in Fresno, California, Ogata employs chalk, gesso, polymer and paint-stick in this series he calls Splice. Works in the series revisit some of his favorite motifs, including New Year's ceremonial Mochi ( Japanese confection ) and the peony.
Directed, shot and edited Marcelo A Salinas
Interview by Matt O'Brien
Additional Photography by Matt O'Brien
Art Reproductions by Zandy Ogata
Historic Photographs by National Archives