Kiyoshi Nakagami Exhibition

Museum of Modern Art, Kamakura

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Light rising up from the darkness. Ethereal space created by light. This artist has created space and light that does not exist anywhere on his canvases. This is his first large-scale solo exhibition to be held at a museum. The 11 new works on display introduce the new frontier of this artist, who has been active in Seoul, New Delhi and Paris in recent years. In addition, 13 works starting from his early days creating paintings in acrylics in the late 70s will also be on display. Illusionary geometric works, vividly colored works from the 80s, works reminiscent of gold leafed screens from the late 80s to mid 90s and his works expressing light and space created after the late 90s will be on display, allowing viewers to trace this artist's development and anticipate his next works.

-Dialog with the Artist (Kiyoshi Nakagami and museum director Toshio Yamanashi)
January 20th (Sun), 15:00-
-Gallery Talk by curators
February 9th (Sat), march 8th (Sat), 15:00-
Participation is free, and no reservations are necessary.

[Image: Untitled (1981)]



From 2008-01-04 To 2008-03-16



donald_japantimes: (2008-02-21 at 16:02)

Japan Times Art Brief
By C. B. Liddell

Despite his use of the nontraditional medium of acrylic paint, these evocative abstractions are attempts to follow the strain of nihonga (Japanese-style painting) that seeks to re-create a sense of nature in the viewer's mind by getting at the essence of things rather than slavishly copying in them ...

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