Ushio Shinohara was born in 1932, he lives and works in Brooklyn. The Japanese artist is best known for his "boxing paintings" created by hitting a canvas with boxing gloves previously dipped in ink or paint.

In 1960, he founded with several other Japanese artists the group of Neo Dadaism Organizers (NDO), a Japanese antenna of the famous Dada movement. Close to Jasper Johns and Robert Rauschenberg, his work is in the largest museums, the Guggenheim and Met New York, Tokyo Metropolitan Museum or the Center Pompidou.