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Sweet Paradox

Wednesday, 30 July 2014

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Sweet Giraffe © Watanabe Osamu, courtesy of Mizuma Gallery

 

Mizuma Gallery is delighted to present SWEET PARADOX – an exhibition showcasing 22 artworks by leading young generation of Japanese contemporary artists, namely, Ohata Shintaro, Ito Enpei, Yodogawa Technique, Yoshida Akira and Watanabe Osamu. Ranging from paintings to sculptures, the artworks displayed are very animated in style.

 

Sweet Paradox, a Japanese group exhibition curated by father and daughter, Sueo (from Mizuma Gallery) and Yukari Mizuma (Yukari Art), focuses on contemporary artworks that are animated and visually pleasing. The collaboration between the two galleries is to introduce leading young contemporary artists from Japan to the rest of the world.

 

Exhibition: Sweet Paradox

Where: Mizuma Gallery

Address: 22 Lock Road, #01 - 34, Gillman Barracks, Singapore 108939

When: 11 July - 10 August 2014

Website: www.mizuma.sg

 

OHATA Shintaro

Wind Trail

2014

Acrylic on Canvas 100 x 100 cm

© OHATA Shintaro, courtesy of YUKARI ART

 

 

ITO Enpei

Dog I

2009

Oil on Canvas 116.7 x 116.7 cm

© ITO Enpei, courtesy of YUKARI ART

 

 

YODOGAWA TECHNIQUE

KOHAKU

2012

Garbage Based Sculpture 30.7 x 55.7 x 21 cm

© YODOGAWA TECHNIQUE, courtesy of YUKARI ART

 

 

YOSHIDA Akira

Inu Hariko (Atomic Cloud)

2011

Fiberglass, Reinforced Plastic, Urethane Paint, Airbrush Color

93 x 88 x 42 cm

© YOSHIDA Akira, courtesy of YUKARI ART

YOSHIDA Akira

Inu Hariko (Occupied Japan)

2012

Fiberglass, Reinforced Plastic, Urethane Paint, Airbrush Color

122 x 117 x 56 cm

© YOSHIDA Akira, courtesy of YUKARI ART

 

WATANABE Osamu

Happiness

2014

Wood, Modelling Paste, Acrylic, Resin, Clay

w50 x d30 x h80 cm

base diameter 60 cm, base height 15 cm

© WATANABE Osamu, courtesy of Mizuma Gallery

 

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For more information on Sweet Paradox, please visit www.mizuma.sg.

 

Mizuma Gallery was established in Singapore’s new art cluster Gillman Barracks in September 2012 by director Sueo Mizuma who have the objective to promote Japanese artists in the region and introducing new and promising young talents from Southeast Asia to the International art scene.

 

Yukari Art was established in 2007 by Yukari Mitsuma with the aim of supporting artists who grew up in the same era and bring their artworks into the world.

 

 

Photos: Mizuma GalleryPosted by Lester Boey in Arts & Culture on 30 Jul 2014

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