E'Wao Kagoshima

 Overtime (Black Fate) , 2008 Oil on canvas, 46 x 61 cm

Overtime (Black Fate), 2008, Oil on canvas, 46 x 61 cm

New York’s art world is filled with careerists, but it is also filled with those who consciously moved away from the art machine. E’wao Kagoshima, nearly eighty years old, falls into this latter category, a painter who brings his brush with him everywhere he goes, treating the city as his canvas and marketplace.

By Sven Loven