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Ideguchi, Yuki (1986-Present) Ronin Contemporary

Hokusai-Sensei (Teacher Hokusai)

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#JPR-73573
Ideguchi, Yuki (1986-Present) Ronin Contemporary
Hokusai-Sensei (Teacher Hokusai)
Series:
Even though the World Has Changed...
Medium:
Painting on Paper
Date:
2017
Size:
33" x 9"
Signature:
Yuki Ideguchi
Condition:
Excellent Condition
$900.00

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About the art

Material: Newspaper, Gesso, Ink stick, Acrylic paint, Spray paint

About the artist

Born in Fukuoka prefecture in 1986, Yuki Ideguchi received both a BFA (2007) and MFA (2013) in Japanese Painting from Tokyo University of the Arts. In his work, he blends traditional Japanese techniques with contemporary imagery and themes. Take, for example, his use of silver leaf. Rather than prepare the canvas with the expected blue undercoat, he paints the canvas a deep red, trading the coolness of traditional silver leaf for a palpable warmth.

Ideguchi has exhibited his work throughout Japan since 2008. In 2011, he participated in The Asian Students and Young Artists Art Fair, held in Seoul, and was featured in the Asahi Shimbun’s Exhibition of Next Art. The following year, he received the Mitsubishi Corporation Art Gate Program scholarship. By 2014, Ideguchi became active in the international art scene, presenting his works in numerous international exhibitions, including the Exhibition of Selected Japanese Artists held in Paris. That same year, Ideguchi moved to New York and became an active member of the city’s artistic vanguard.