Shinkichi Tajiri

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Birthday
7, 1923
Birthplace
California
Death Date
Mar 15, 2009 (85)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
7, 1923
Birthplace
California
Death Date
Mar 15, 2009 (85)

About

Dutch-American sculptor of Japanese ancestry who also painted and was active in cinematography. He made The Knot, located in Rotterdam.

Before Fame

He grew up in a working-class neighborhood of Los Angeles.

Trivia

He won a Golden Palm at Cannes for his first short film, The Vipers.

Family Life

He was the fifth of seven children born to Ryukichi Tajiri and Fuyo Kikuta.

Associated With

He met Karel Appel while he was in Paris.