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KENJI MISAWA

KENJI MISAWA
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< Mind Chakra >
oil, silicone resin on canvas 65.2x65.2cm
Soft Painting
JANUARY 11 - 15, 2017
@ LA CONVENTION CENTER / WEST HALL
LA ART SHOW  LA CONVENTION CENTER
Booth No. : 721
Show Dates Wednesday January 11
Red Card Collector Preview 3pm -5pm
Vanguard Entrance 7pm - 8pm
Patron Reception 7pm - 11pm
Opening Night Premiere 8pm - 11pm
Thursday January 12 11am - 7pm
Friday January 13 11am - 7pm
Saturday January 14 11am - 7pm
Sunday January 15 11am - 5pm
Photo of Exhibition
Kenji MISAWA creates his works by a method in which he piles silicone resin on to a base surface painted with oil paints as traces of acts.
Kenji MIISAWA says, “The life of a work of art comes to dwell there when it is seen by its viewers.”
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Exhibition Works

KENJI MISAWA
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KENJI MISAWA
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01 < Red Flag >
oil, silicone resin on canvas 65.2x80.3cm
03 < Water Fall >
oil, silicone resin on canvas 60.6x72.7cm
KENJI MISAWA
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KENJI MISAWA
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02 < Water Fall >
oil, silicone resin on canvas 72.7x60.6cm
10 < with Window winter >
oil, silicone resin on canvas 72.7x60.6cm
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KENJI MISAWA
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04 < with Window >
oil, silicone resin on canvas 72.7x60.6cm
05 < with Window >
oil, silicone resin on canvas 72.7x60.6cm
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KENJI MISAWA
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06 < with Window summer >
oil, silicone resin on canvas 72.7x60.6cm
07 < with Window water >
oil, silicone resin on canvas 72.7x60.6cm
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KENJI MISAWA
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08 < with Window sky >
oil, silicone resin on canvas 72.7x60.6cm
09 < with Window autumn >
oil, silicone resin on canvas 72.7x60.6cm
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KENJI MISAWA
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12 < Heavy Rain >
oil, silicone resin on canvas 72.7x72.7cm
13 < Chakra >
oil, silicone resin on canvas 72.7x72.7cm
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KENJI MISAWA
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14 < Eye Chakra >
oil, silicone resin on canvas 72.7x72.7cm
15 < Mind Chakra >
oil, silicone resin on canvas 65.2x65.2cm
KENJI MISAWA
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KENJI MISAWA
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11 < Landscape >
oil, silicone resin on canvas 72.7x60.6cm
16 < City Map >
oil, silicone resin on canvas 45.5x53.0cm
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KENJI MISAWA
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17 < The Bottom of The Sea >
oil, silicone resin on canvas 45.5x37.9cm
19 < Holiday >
oil, silicone resin on canvas 40.9x31.8cm
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KENJI MISAWA
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18 < A Night Train >
oil, silicone resin on canvas 37.9x45.5cm
20 < The Sea >
oil, silicone resin on canvas 31.8x40.9cm
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KENJI MISAWA
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21 < Exoectation >
oil, silicone resin on canvas 40.9x31.8cm
22 < Lion of Woman >
oil, silicone resin on canvas 31.8x40.9cm
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KENJI MISAWA
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23 < Doll >
oil, silicone resin on canvas 33.4x24.3cm
24 < Star Night >
oil, silicone resin on canvas 33.4x24.3cm
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KENJI MISAWA
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25 < Circus >
oil, silicone resin on canvas 24,3x33.4cm
26 < in the water >
oil, silicone resin on canvas 24,3x33.4cm
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KENJI MISAWA
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27 < Mondrian Tree >
charcoal on canvas 65.2x65.2cm
28 < Tree >
charcoal on canvas 53.0x53.0cm
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KENJI MISAWA
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29 < Wood cutter >
charcoal on canvas 40/9x31.8cm
30 < Remaining Scenery >
charcoal on canvas 40/9x31.8cm
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KENJI MISAWA
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31 < Bamboo Cutter >
charcoal on canvas 40/9x31.8cm
32 < Face of Man >
charcoal on boad 33.4x24.3cm
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33 < Hunter >
charcoal on canvas 33.4x24.3cm

Profile

1945 Born in Shinshu Shimmachi, Nagano City, Nagano.
1968 Graduated Tama Art University in oil painting (under Prof. Yoshishige Saito).
1969 Took Grand Prize at the 1st International Exhibition of Modern Sculpture (Hakone Open-Air Museum).
1970 Visited 23 countries in one year before returning to Japan.
1983 Took the Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum Prize at the 16th Modern Art Exhibition. Exhibited 7 works with a total weight of over 45 tons on a hillside for "All-Over Work Utsukushigahara" part of the 3rd Henry Moore Prize Exhibition, taking the Utsukushigahara Open-Air Museum Prize, and marking the start of his work on giant rocks.
1984 Worked in Isamu Noguchi's studio in the Overseas Study Program for Artists of the Agency for Cultural Affairs.
Completed the sculpture garden at the Iwaki City Art Museum, and the pond monument in Shakujii Park.
1986 Invited as guest artist by Harvard University, held Solo Exhibition at the Carpenter Center there.
Exhibited in a group show at the Jack Tilton Gallery in New York, attracting the attention of a curator of the Chrysler Museum of Art, which purchased his works for its collection.
1990 Giant stone monuments at the Enshunada Coastal Park (55 tons), and Itopia Kobe Kitamachi Sculpture Park (granite, 120 tons).
Chain monument for Nomura Real Estate in the Yokohama Business Park.
Began work in spatial compositions, seeking the harmony of different materials such as stone and metal, or natural and artificial.
He created new works of three-dimensional art while also developing new interpretations of traditional Japanese spatial aesthetics in the form of garden and environmental design and monuments.
1993 Lake Biwa Commemorative Park (Encounter Plaza), breakwater, 35-hectare walking path, and wharf.
In recent years he has been active in projects involving the earth, including overall production of projects for lakes, dams, and river waterfront redevelopment.
1996 Stainless steel monument commemorating the 80th anniversary of the establishment of the City of Fukuyama. (30 meters high)
1998 Solo exhibition at the Fukuyama Museum of Art (Fukuyama, Hirosima pref).
2008 and 2012 Exhibition at the Domani Exhibition, and the Travel Exhibition, commemorating the 40th anniversary of the Overseas Study Program for Artista of the Agency for Cultural Affairs, at the National Art Center (Roppongi, Tokyo).
2014 "Connecting Heaven" and Earth", a chain monument (7.5 meters high), and "Birth" (marble), both for the OSG Corporation (Toyokawa, Aichi pref)
2015 "Rainbow Bridge", a chain monument (10 meters high and 10 meters wide) for the OSG Cor-poration.
Christie's, London.
2016 Solo Exhibition at TAIMEI Gallery, Ginza, Tokyo.
Christie's, London.
Group Exhibition at Danese/Corey Gallery, chelsea, New York.
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