Archive for the ‘Foil Gallery’ Category

ARTFORUM Critics’ Picks: Kosuke Ichikawa

Installation view, © Kosuke Ichikawa / Courtesy of the artist and FOIL GALLERY, Tokyo As promised, here is a link by my Artforum review of Ichikawa’s “Murmur” show. The exhibition will be on view through February 6th at the Foil Gallery in Higashi-Kanda. When you visit the gallery do not forget to stop by Taro […]

Kosuke Ichikawa, "Murmur"

I will follow up this posting with a proper exhibition review, in the meanwhile, I strongly recommend you see Foil Gallery’s latest show which features fifteen works by Kosuke Ichikawa (in the photo above). The artist works in an unusual medium of incense, pigmenting or burning designs onto the sheets of washi paper. The images […]

The Creatures

Installation view at the Foil Gallery Risa Sato’s multimedia installation at the Foil Gallery is all about her “Kohachi” creatures. Sato invented them some ten years ago, gradually building an entire cosmology around these little but “immeasurably fierce” characters. In the current exhibition, the artist’s second solo showing at the Foil after a five year […]