Michael Toenges “Paintings on Paper 1995-2019”

Taguchi Fine Art

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[Image: Michael Toenges "Untitled" (2019) oil on cardboard]

Ends in 22 days

What is characteristic of paintings by Michael Toenges is the diversity of colors and the huge amount of oil paint piled on the canvas/wooden board, and due to this his painting looks like relief sculpture. The arrangement of colors is carefully considered not only on the surface plan but also in the depth, constructed three-dimensionally. Toenges habitually studies how Old Masters like Giotto, Fra Angelico, Botticelli, Goya, etc. dealt colors through making reproductions of their works. In his works there appears the traditional usage of colors in the history of European painting. Exhibited are small paintings on cardboard, which were rarely shown before. These paintings are interesting as evidence of the artist’s experiment and struggle with colors. In addition to new works prepared for this show, some selected works from 1995 will be on view.



from August 24, 2019 to October 12, 2019

Opening Reception on 2019-09-28 from 17:00 to 19:00


Michael Toenges



Venue Hours

From 13:00 To 19:00
Closed on Mondays, Sundays, Holidays


Address: 2-6-13-B1F Nihonbashi-honmachi, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 103-0023
Phone: 03-5652-3660 Fax: 03-5652-3661

4 minute walk from Exit A4 or Exit Coredo Muromachi at Mitsukoshimae Station on the Ginza line and the Hanzomon line, 4 minutes walk from Exit 5 at Shin-Nihonbashi Station on the JR Sobu Rapid line.

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