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Leiko Ikemura

20110808064347-14--8 Half-light of Memory   Pick-button-5bf6c1b36c3b74ec8f312c7c9f6f1ae3
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Leiko Ikemura at Galerie Karsten Greve September 3rd, 2011 - October 22nd, 2011
Posted 9/12/11

The half-light of memory, an insubstantial reality, the in-between – these are the evocations of Leiko Ikemura's paintings, drawings and sculpture.  Her figures exist in a whirl of colors that have the soft rush of breezes, changes of seasons, airy incantations of nature hovering between universes felt and observed.  A new exhibition of her works at Galerie Karsten Greve in Paris shows hybrid creatures – who seem a fusion of waiflike female spirits and a Hello Kitty type of animal – that would seem... [more]

20110525160446-kw_takanashi_web Trauma and Rebuilding   Pick-button-5bf6c1b36c3b74ec8f312c7c9f6f1ae3
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Curtis Anderson, Katharina Grosse, Leiko Ikemura, Jun Kaneko, Boris Mikhailov, Daido Moriyama, Yoko Ono, Lieko Shiga, Stephanie Stein, Yutaka Takanashi, Shōmei Tōmatsu, Rosemarie Trockel, Philipp von Matt, Donata Wenders, Wim Wenders at KW Institute for Contemporary Art June 9th, 2011 - July 17th, 2011
Posted 6/20/11

Participating artists: Curtis Anderson, Katharina Grosse, Leiko Ikemura, Jun Kaneko, Philipp von Matt, Boris Mikhailov, Daido Moriyama, Yoko Ono, Lieko Shiga, Stephanie Stein, Yutaka Takanashi, Shōmei Tōmatsu, Rosemarie Trockel, Donata Wenders, Wim Wenders. During the time following a moment of devastating collective trauma, like what has happened in Japan this year, there tends to be a questioning of what role Art has in understanding the societal and personal ramifications of such a violent event. In... [more]

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