NEWSText: Aya Shomura

​Photo: ooki jingu

​Photo: ooki jingu

At BLOCK HOUSE in Tokyo, Ryo Matsuoka‘s solo exhibition “Seed and Flower, Time and Space, leaf and Moon” will be held from August 1st to 31st. Matsuoka is the most involved artist for BLOCK HOUSE, and also one of the most important artists in the city of TOKYO.

Nothing can compare to his paintings and overwhelming by it’s size, amount, and power of expression. He is directly challenging to universal question “why people paint?” In recent years, he received extensive attention by collaborating with music band SUPER FLY and also by past collaboration with Yohji Yamamoto, Akeboshi, and Jarvis Earnshaw. And now he is exhibiting installation and live painting at ATELIER MUJI “Seeds of Playing and Learning” till August 30th, and participating in “CowParade Niseko” in Hokkaido as one of selected artists, it’s possible to see the cow he painted till October 1st.

For this exhibition, not only painting works, he will exhibit embroidery works as his newest using his unique line and colors. It’s the time to know his powerful and dense works directly.

Ryo Matsuoka Solo Show “Seed and Flower, Time and Space, leaf and Moon”
Date: August 1st – 31st, 2015
Opening hours: 12:00 – 20:00 (Closed on Wednesdays)
Opening Party: 19:00-, August 1st
Address: 4F, Jingumae 6-12-9, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
Tel: +81(0)3-6318-2003

Text: Aya Shomura

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