Kate Groobey “Pure Pleasure”

Mizuma Art Gallery - Ichigaya

poster for Kate Groobey “Pure Pleasure”
[Image: Kate Groobey, "Places Unknown" (2018) Video performance (1min 39sec) ©Kate Groobey Courtesy of the artist]

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UK-born Oxford and Royal College of Art educated Kate Groobey is the first female artist to win the Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation Art Prize. This exhibition features her “Pure Pleasure” series. Groobey started work on the series after she was inspired by Picasso’s “Man and Woman” seen on a visit to Los Angeles a couple of years ago while traveling overseas with her female partner. She felt that throughout the history of painting depictions of women were from a man’s point of view or self-portraits. She became interested in uncovering the view of a woman’s lover from a women’s point of view. From there she began creating nudes and portraits of her partner. This is the Kate Groobey’s first solo exhibit in Asia.

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Artist Talk Event
Date and Time: 9/21 (Fri) 18:00-
Venue: Mizuma Art Gallery
Guests: Kate Groobey, Mami Kataoka (Chief curator Mori Museum)



from September 12, 2018 to October 13, 2018

Opening Reception on 2018-09-12 from 18:00 to 20:00


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