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Exhibition Detail
The Drawing Room
6009 Washington Blvd.
Culver City, CA 90232

November 7th, 2008 - November 29th, 2008
after it is done, Audrey KawasakiAudrey Kawasaki, after it is done,
2008, oil and graphite on wood, 18 x 25 inches
culver city/west la
Tue-Sat 12-6

(Los Angeles, CA) - Thinkspace Gallery is proud to present The Drawing Rooom. This exhibition will feature new drawings and an installation from Los Angeles, CA area based artist Audrey Kawasaki as well as a group show curated by Audrey featuring drawings from a vast spectrum of talent including a few already established artists and others that are newer faces to many, but that still hold a unique vision all their own. Many great discoveries await our patrons this November.


Audrey Kawasaki is a Japanese-American artist currently living and working in Los Angeles. She attended the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, NY where she was influenced by Manga and art nouveau. Her work depicts sensuous young women on wood panel, with a strong emphasis on line quality and facial expression.

The themes in Audrey Kawasaki's work are contradictions within themselves. Her work is both innocent and erotic. Each subject is attractive yet disturbing. Her sharp graphic imagery is combined with the natural grain of the wood panels she paints on, bringing forth unexpected warmth to enigmatic subject matter.

The figures she paints are seductive and contain an air of melancholy. They exist in their own sensually esoteric realm, yet at the same time present a sense of accessibility that draws the observer to them. These mysterious young women captivate with the direct stare of their bedroom eyes.

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