September 26 - October 25, 2015
Grand opening party: Saturday, September 26, 6-8 pm
KAYOKOYUKI is pleased to announce the solo exhibition with Daichi Takagi. Takagi was born in 1982 in Gifu, Japan.
Recently, Takagi presented his work in "The Way of Painting" at Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery, "DAI CHU SHOW" recent abstract" at Fuchu art museum citizen's gallery and LOOPHOLE, "SLASH/08 Gimme something sweet that is everlasting curated by KAYOKOYUKI" at waitingroom, "SSS-expand painting" at MISAKO & ROSEN.http://daichitakagi.com/
Motifs abruptly trimmed away, a painted surface which is clearly divided, sharp colors collocated as if refusing an easy association of images, gradation techniques suggestive of orthodox still life paintings―these elements are organized on a support surface and attract a viewer’s attention, creating a sensation similar to “enigma,” “savageness,” and “mysteriousness.”
Daichi Takagi creates paintings in which various tricks are hidden in any elements from lines and planes, shapes, selection of colors, to textures where traces of brushstrokes are retained, in order to correlate his paintings with his surrounding circumstances.