Nishimura Gallery is pleased to present “Summer Show 2013” from Friday July 5th to Saturday August 3rd, the group exhibition by the 6 artists; OSHIE Chieko, SOYA Asae, and MACHIDA Kumi as main, KOBAYASHI Takanobu, FUNAKOSHI Katsura, and MISAWA Atsuhiko.
OSHIE Chieko participated in the exhibition “watercolor, the attraction of Mizue ―from Meiji to the present―”(20th April -16th June, The Hiratsuka Museum of Art) in this year. She painted and showed a big piece “Katei”(200x490cm) for this exhibition, and developed a reputation. Now in the exhibition “Ohara Contemporary” (20th April -7th July, Ohara Museum of Art), she shows “Echo”(2008, collection of Ohara Museum of Art) which was painted during ARKO in 2008(Artist-in-Residence program by the museum).
In this exhibition, she shows some works including “Beyond the Mountain”(2007) that is painted the massif of Dolomite mountain.
SOYA Asae will hold the retrospective solo exhibition “sora iro”(27th July -27th Octorber, Art Tower Mito) showing both her representative works and new works together. In this solo exhibition, her first try of video installation creates the space that people feel like swimming in the forest, by projecting the colorful animation to spherical mirrors floating in the air and reflecting it to the exhibition room.
This exhibition shows mainly her early works commencing with “Corner” (2003), the impressive image of the expressive watering through the light.
MACHIDA Kumi showed some new works differing from ever, in the last solo exhibition by our gallery in June, and achieved popularity. Now “Visiter”(2006, collection of Ohara Museum of Art) is exhibited in “Ohara Contemporary”, and “Postman”(1999-2006) in “Wonderful My Collection −artists of Takahashi collection”(14 April -16 September, Kawaguchiko Museum of Art).
In this exhibition, she shows her latest work “Foghorns”(2010-2013), which reminds the foggy town on the sea.
KOBAYASHI Takanobu currently shows “Sunbather 10” in “Ohara Contemporary”, the image of a man lying in the unrealistic and calm sunlight.
For the future, the solo exhibition in our gallery for the first time in 3 years will be held from 17th September.
This exhibition mainly shows the recent works, which had little opportunity to be exhibited, including “Live Charcoal” (2011).
FUNAKOSHI Katsura holds his solo exhibition with sculptures, drawings, and engravings in TABLOID GALLERY(25th June − 7th July). Besides, his some works including “The Sphinx with Far Hand” (2006) will be exhibited “Takahashi Collection −Mindfulness!”(21th July -1st September, Kirishima Open-Air Museum).
This exhibition shows some recent sculptures and drawings.
MISAWA Atsuhiko will publish his collection book “ANIMALS 3”(Kyuryudo Art Publishing) in June, and “Painting of ANIMALS”(Seigensya Art Publishing) in July. Besides, he will hold his solo exhibition in Mie Prefectural Art Museum(13th July -23th September) and Hamamatsu Municipal Museum of Art(5th October -1st December). Now his latest sculpture is exhibited in “ET IN ARCADIA EGO” (20th May -10th August, Musashino Art University Museum).
This exhibition shows some old and new sculptures and drawings.