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Biography Matsubara, Naoko (1937 - )
The daughter of a Shint˘ priest, Naoko Matsubara graduated at the Design department of Kyoto University of Applied Arts (Kyoto Geijutsu Daigaku) in 1960. After her graduation she met Munakata Shik˘, became a member of the Bangain, founded by him, and met many of his pupils and associates. She became deeply influenced by him, and he praised her work for its intensity and expressiveness.