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《Too Many Fishes》 2013, Oil on canvas, 170×200cm © Ay Tjoe Christine, courtesy of Ota Fine Arts

“Too Many Fishes” 2013, Oil on canvas, 170 × 200 cm © Ay Tjoe Christine, courtesy of Ota Fine Arts

Exhibition “Spirituality and Allegory” by Ay Tjoe Christine will be held from April 28th to August 19th on 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa

Ay Tjoe born in 1973. After working as a textile designer, she embarked as an artist in around 2000. While holding exhibitions regularly in Southeast Asia, she also participates in international exhibitions in New York, London, Berlin, and Beijing, and is steadily building a reputation as a contemporary artist.

A contemporary Indonesian artist’s first solo exhibition at the museum in Japan. Ay Tjoe Christine brings deep insight into human imperfections and duality to artworks sourced in Christian narratives and spiritual themes. Her abstract images, blending in beautiful harmony with the canvas’ negative space reveal, recall religious iconography, but even more, they convey her earnest search into relationships between humans and all things.

Ay Tjoe Christine “Spirituality and Allegory”
Date: April 28th – August 19th, 2018
Openi: 10:00 – 18:00 (Friday and Saturday till 20:00)
Closed on Mondays
Place: 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa
Admissions:Adult 1,000 yen, University student 800 yen
Tel: +81 (0)76 220 2800

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