VOLTA BASEL 2021
20 - 26 Sep 2021
@ELSÄSSERSTRASSE 215（Booth C-08）
In this project we show 5 artists and Ukiyo-e woodblock prints.
Ikenaga Yasunari is one of the representative artist of Japanese Art scene. Painted on his own dyed linen canvas, his "bijinga (Portraits/ prints of beautiful women)" provide a sophisticated texture and taste.
Takahiro Hara, studied Spanish modern realistic painting, depicts “hings lurking in our daily life”. His sincere attitude toward all kind matters, even such as problems of life and death gives us a genuine impression of universal beauty.
Chiharu Kihara is an untamed artist, using not only hands but also fingertips, elbows, legs, even all her body. She depicts vividly her images of spiders, birds, or wild animals in a swift casual manner.
daikichi is quite different from what you imagine about an doll artist. The fresh and bewitching beauty abounds in rich resonance with the realization of every parts, such as fingertips, legs, eyes, lips, teeth and even gums of his figurines, emanating overwhelming charm on us.
Saki Matsumoto is a Japanese artist based in Prague, who expresses lively and colorful worlds in her works. Her main theme is nature, culture, and to visualize the invisible things that she feels from nature. She makes folklore motifs colorful and graphical from each culture.
From Ukiyo-e we selected the representative artists Hokusai, Hiroshige and so on.