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Akio Makigawa
Water drawing no. 1 1982
conté and graphite on paper, steel, water, stone and wood battens
Geelong Gallery
Gift of the artist, 1999
Photographer: Andrew Curtis


In conversation—Carlier Makigawa and Jason Smith

16 February at 11.00am

This is a free event.

Join Geelong Gallery Director and CEO, Jason Smith and Carlier Makigawa, widow of the late Akio Makigawa, in conversation discussing the artist’s practice and the current exhibition Akio Makigawa—Water drawing no. 1. Gifted to Geelong Gallery shortly before the artist’s death in 1999, Water drawing no. 1 comprises several scroll-like drawings, metal channels filled with liquid and a single round stone that allude to the physical and spiritual properties of water.