Key Sato was an abstract painter who painted mainly in gouache and mixed techniques. He studied in Tokyo at the High School for Fine Arts and from 1930-34 at the Académie Calarossi in Paris. In 1952 Sato moved permanently to Paris and visited his home country only sporadically. He belonged to the second wave of Japanese artists painting in lyric abstraction. Sato travelled frequently to Greece, Italy, North Africa, Great Britain, and the USA.
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