Archive for March, 2014

Nichole Bodin Explores The Light and Shadow of the Mind’s Eye

Nichole Bodin Explores The Light and Shadow of the Mind’s Eye

| March 27, 2014

Fine art photographer Nichole Bodin adopts various media, among them colored lighting and photo formats both analog and digital, to achieve her highly abstracted photographic prints. Depicting light and shadow in piercing contrast, her works seem to invoke the unconscious and provocative shadow realm. Interested in what the artist terms, “the fragility of the world […]

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Takuya Sasaki: Joyful Energy

| March 25, 2014

NEW YORK, NY – Chelsea’s Agora Gallery will feature the original work of Japanese artist Takuya Sasaki in East Meets West An Exhibition of Fine Art from Asia. The exhibitions open on March 28, 2014 and run through April 17, 2014. The opening reception will take place on the evening of Thursday, April 3, 2014. […]

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Yoshiko Kanai, a Meditative Sculptor Inspired by Nature and Combines the Traditional with the Modern

Yoshiko Kanai, a Meditative Sculptor Inspired by Nature and Combines the Traditional with the Modern

| March 25, 2014

Yoshiko Kanai uses acrylic paint, small wood pieces and a cornucopia of brilliant, jewel-toned threads to create her sculptural compositions on wood. Painting and wrapping each segment of wood before assembly, the repetitive, meticulous nature of the process and reference to metaphysical insights mimics a type of soft shamanic impulse. Describing her work as her […]

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Takashi Kogawa: Humanity and Abstraction

Takashi Kogawa: Humanity and Abstraction

| March 25, 2014

Takashi Kogawa says that his means of expression are “color and line.” Citing Picasso, Matisse and Mondrian as influences, he employs that interest in color and line in works that find an infinite variety in seemingly simple arrangements of geometric forms. Kogawa says that “Mondrian in particular had a strong impact on me – the […]

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Yukihiro Murai Creates Digital Dreamscapes

| March 25, 2014

Japanese artist Yukihiro Murai blends techniques and imagery from disparate periods in works whose influences are many yet always maintain a distinctive aesthetic. The patterns, symbolism and imagery of traditional Japanese prints can be discerned in his work, though filtered through a contemporary lens informed by the bold hues and exaggerated proportions of manga comics. […]

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