The professor of Tama Art University from 2012. Ogawa was born in 1959 and graduated from the University of Tokyo Faculty of Letters, Art History Department. Worked as a reporter for Nikkei Business Publications, Inc., overseeing Classical and Western music. Nikkei Art Editor-in-chief, in charge of the editorial board editing committee and arts reporters at the Nikkei culture section. Ogawa has authored a large number of articles including, “The mad painter, Kawanabe Kyosai”, “Journey to find the light〜Caravaggio, La Tour, Rembrandt, Vermeer”, “Understanding the Techniques of Tsuguharu Foujita—Opaque-white beauty born of Talc”. He has also contributed to additional publications, such as NIKKEI and NIKKEI Business Online.