James Lee Byars

(1932 - 1997)
A figure of outstanding importance in American art after World War II, James Lee Byars (Detroit, 1932 – Cairo, 1997) made nomadism between different media and countries the starting point for his aesthetic research. After studying art and philosophy, he moved to Kyoto in 1958, where he explored the rituals of Shinto and the Japanese Noh theater. Sp...
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