Prepare to be captivated by the centrepiece of our highly anticipated 2023 program, a triple magnum solo exhibition that celebrates the remarkable talents of three extraordinary Japanese women artists. Bound together by their exceptional talent, original techniques and distinct artistic visions, these artists invite you to embark on a journey through their enchanting worlds.
Firstly, we present the visionary sculptress Moe Nakamura, whose masterful craftsmanship breathes life into expressive wooden creatures. Prepare to be awe-struck by the impressive formats and captivating shapes that define her brand new series of sculptures and paintings or wood. Complementing her three-dimensional creations, Nakamura accompanies them with delicate watercolours on paper, offering a harmonious fusion of different mediums that unveils the depth of her artistic expression.
Next, we are delighted to showcase the highly renowned painter Mayuka Yamamoto, whose art is characterized by her iconic sweet and dreamy characters adorned in extravagant costumes. Yamamoto presents an entirely new series of canvases that will transport you to a whimsical realm where imagination reigns supreme. Each stroke of her brush captures the essence of her characters, evoking a sense of tenderness and inviting viewers to embrace the enchantment that unfolds before their eyes.
Lastly, we invite you to immerse yourself in the poetic world of Karin Iwabuchi. Through her series of portraits, Iwabuchi skillfully employs translucent grayscale shades, expertly intertwining infinite pictorial details with delicate cherry blossoms. The result is a captivating tableau that invites viewers to relish in the beauty, fragility, and timeless allure of Japan's rich cultural heritage. Iwabuchi's art is a gateway to an ethereal realm where the essence of Japan's poetry and fragrances effortlessly permeate the senses.
Together, these three remarkable artists provide a captivating tapestry of Japanese art, offering a glimpse into the diverse range of techniques and imageries that define contemporary Japanese artistic expression. Through their works, we are transported to a world where tradition and innovation harmoniously coexist, and where beauty is encapsulated in every stroke, shape, and shade.