Teruo Sato
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Teruo Sato
1926 - 2003
Nationality; Japan
-Born in Korea-
He had been pursuing present realism with prominent drawing technique on the basis of his own philosophy for a lifelong time. His drawing objects are multiple including person, sea, town people, woods and other scenery.
masterpieces
*gThe Sleeping People at the Underground Passageh series
E"Spring "series
E" Wilderness" series E"Maja"series
EhThe Maritime"series ESeries"Townsfolk"

Career
1926.03.06 Born in Korea. Entered Seoul normal school.(Regular course2)
1943 Went up to Tokyo. Learned in Tokyo Fine Arts School.
(Present Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music)
Later quitted this school.
*Drafted into the Imperial navy of Japan as student conscription.
1945 World War II came to an end.
Interned into prisonersf camp of US during about three months.
*After return home, began to draw dessins of gThe Sleeping People at the Underground Passageh series sketching vagrants at Ueno in Tokyo from the postwar times of World War II. In the same time, made a living at a portrait painter at Ginza or elsewhere in Tokyo. Continued to draw dessins of gUnderground Passageh series at Ueno until the 1950fs.
*Around at the time of a portrait painter, made a living at an illustrator as well with benefit of scouting from publisher. Along with making illustrations, continued to draw his own works as a painter.
1960`1971 Exhibited works to the exhibition of the society of New Production seven times continuously. Later become independent. Meanwhile, held some kind private exhibition,"The Sleeping People at the underground Passage series"," Spring series ", " Wilderness series".
1971 Accepted on the exhibition of Yasui prize.
Exhibited works to the exhibition of fresh author of Japan oil painter circle.
1972 Exhibition works to the exhibition of selected fresh author.(At Mitsukoshi department store)
Held a private exhibition, " Wilderness second series ".
1973 Exhibition works to the exhibition of selected fresh author.
Accepted on the exhibition of Yasui prize.
1974 Accepted on the exhibition of Yasui prize.
1975 Accepted on the exhibition of the contest of present marine picture.
1976 Held a private exhibition, at Tsubaki modern gallery.
1978 Held a private exhibition," What is realism in today? ", at Isetan department store.
1979 Held a private exhibition, " Musician ", at Nihonbashi gallery.
1981 Held a private exhibition, at The Asahi Life Gallery.
1982.04~ 1999 Began to draw paintings of "Maja"series.
1983 Held a private exhibition, at the head office of Matsuzakaya department store,
Urawa and Shizuoka office of Isetan department store,ext.
1984 After, held some private exhibition, at local department stores.
1985 Held an own works exhibition, at Kumai gallery.
1989`1996 Held an own works exhibition, at Shikou gallery.
In addition, held exhibition of the woman in the nude, exhibition of the sun,at " Galerie NICHIDO ", etc.
1994.04~ Opened Private Academy of Drawing and Painting.
1996 Held a private exhibition, at Nerima Museum of Arts.
1998 Held a private exhibition, at "Gallery Higashi Matsuyama" .
2001.12.06 Concluded a contract on disposal of all paintings with Mouseion.
2003.02.03 Died at the age of 76.
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