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Tomoko Kawachi

                          

   

Tomoko Kawachi (Chiba, Japan, 1974) was educated at the Musashino Art University, Tokyo (1994-2000). She worked in 2005 and 2006 at the Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten, Amsterdam.  In her work she explores the very different ways in which one can see everyday utensils. She tries, as unbiased as possible, to observe their surroundings and then she paints in a loose style without much foresight, in large formats. Her Japanese heritage is undeniable and her paintings are a real battleground, where elements from different cultures collide.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Installation at ART Singel 100, Amsterdam - October 2009 [ka09ex 12, 11 & 13]

 

 

 

 

Tomoko Kawachi, 2009, Lifting up, Acrylic on canvas, 160 x 160 cm, Ref. ka0907

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tomoko Kawachi, 2007, Cat food, Acrylic on canvas, 241 x 174 cm, Ref. ka0707

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tomoko Kawachi, 2007, Manga hair, Oil and acrylic on paper, 280x238 cm, Ref. ka0701

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tomoko Kawachi, 2008,Standing, Acrylic on canvas, 290x190 cm, Ref. ka0805

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tomoko Kawachi, 2004, Lavender, Acrylic on canvas, 270x261 cm, Ref. ka0401

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tomoko Kawachi, 1999, Houseboat, Acrylic on canvas, 312x335 cm, Ref. ka9901