“Phantasm” at LaiSun Keane gallery in Boston from Jan. 6 to Feb. 26, 2023, features Japanese artists Rena Kudoh, Taeko Maezawa, Risa Takahashi and Aico Tsumori.
The cute brut paintings and ceramics by the four women are inspired by “childhood memories, Japanese fairytales, and even their childrens’ drawings,” according to the gallery. “These works are made by two different generations, with one painter and one ceramic artist each born in the 1970s and the others in the 1990s. Despite the gap in age, these artists share a commonality in the fantastical and fantasy aspects of their work, creating pieces that merge the two worlds together in unique and captivating ways.”
This is the first United States exhibitions for Kudoh, Takahashi and Tsumori, according to the gallery.
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