Minoru Niizuma

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Birthday
29, 1930
Birthplace
Japan
Death Date
Sep 5, 1998 (67)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
29, 1930
Birthplace
Japan
Death Date
Sep 5, 1998 (67)

About

Japanese abstract sculptor who worked in marble, granite, and other stones. His designs were geometric, organic, and occasionally folk-art inspired.

Before Fame

He was an instructor at the Brooklyn Museum Art School and then was adjunct professor at Columbia University.

Trivia

His piece The Wave's Voice is perhaps his most famous.

Family Life

He married Yuko Niizuma and they had three sons.

Associated With

He and Sidney Morgenbesser both taught at Columbia University.