Artists suffer for their art, but not as much as their wives, especially if they are artists, too. Back in the ’60s, Ushio Shinohara, a mohawked proto-punk with an assaultive style and a taste for pop art, action painting, and happenings of the day, made the move from Tokyo to New York City with mixed success. There, in 1972, he met 19-year-old Noriko, an art student who was smitten by this hell-raising seeming visionary, and married him.
‘Cutie and the Boxer’ captures the highs and lows of artist couple
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