Yoko Iritani “Reminiscent Honeymoon”

LIXIL Gallery 1 & 2

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Yoko Iritani’s colored pencil drawings represent themes of “the home” and “tools” of the Taisho and Showa eras. Her invigoratingly modern works feature tropical colors and a vibrant flatness, depicting scenes such as a wooden house with a veranda, a garden with a stone lantern, and interiors designs blending Japanese and western styles. The colors of her drawings are impressionistic, resembling oil paintings in their rich layering yet still retaining a certain transparency. Ten of Iritani’s works, including new drawings of the three-generational home where her great-grandmother, grandmother, and mother live, are on display. Iritani will be featured at the 2014 Voca Prize Exhibition.

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Artist Talk
Date: 10/31 (Thurs) 18:00–19:00
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[Image: Yoko Iritani “Veranda Lullaby” (2010) colored pencil and paper collage 15x31.5 cm]

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From 2013-10-31 To 2013-11-26

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Yoko Iritani

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