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KEN HIRATSUKA

KEN HIRATSUKA

BIO

Sculptor Ken Hiratsuka was born in 1959 in the Ibaraki Prefecture of Japan. He graduated in 1982 from Musashino University of Art in Tokyo.

In the same year, Hiratsuka moved to New York City, received a fellowship from the Art Students League, and embarked on his life work of “carving one continuous line in stone around the world.” Soon after he met Tony Goldman and began sculpting the slate and granite sidewalks of New York City, becoming a prominent figure in the Street Art Movement of the 80’s.

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 KEN HIRATSUKA AT WORK INSIDE THE WYNWOOD WALLS

KEN HIRATSUKA AT WORK INSIDE THE WYNWOOD WALLS