Juxtapoz Magazine - Naritaka Satoh's Big "Reveal" @ GR Gallery, NYC

Juxtapoz Magazine – Naritaka Satoh’s Big “Reveal” @ GR Gallery, NYC

GR gallery is pleased to present Expose, Naritaka Satoh to start with solo exhibition in the U.S. and with the gallery. Spreading close to the total gallery room, the show will present fourteen artworks executed with the artist signature strategy combining acrylic and pencil on wood panel. Appositely conceived for the occasion, this new overall body of operates expands Satoh’s visual vocabulary with enhanced topics, shades and expressions and deepen his discourse on the introspection and duality of the human psyche and the complexity of the concealed symbolism. His remarkably distinctive fashion Juxtaposes hyper real looking, completely well balanced and managed, black and white particulars, with howling and instinctive summary-expressionist like thick acrylic brushstrokes.

Naritaka Satoh’s artworks, imbued with enigmatic recollections, depict and take care of the contrast in between logic and emotion, pervasive in just about every solitary and social perform. Summoning idealistic and standard tenacious poetic imaginaries, mixing it with each other with bold factual reality, Satoh creates profound still charming compositions, impartial from demanding anatomy and quantity, encapsuled in an uncertain time interval. The title can take inspiration from and previous Japanese saying: ‘Cover up what smells bad’. Quoting the artist phrases: ‘As the stating goes, to be pleased or displeased only with the great pieces that have been produced into the entire world, without the need of revealing inconvenient truths, is like wandering by way of a fictional environment. Factors are built up of all varieties of intertwining and balancing activities, which includes individuals that are favorable or unacceptable to oneself. We struggle, waver and wriggle involving the boundaries of all varieties of situation. The system is hardly ever visible to the human eye, but I think that by understanding the whole photo, with all the components of the track record that go on within the superbly well prepared membrane, we can reside in the truth without having any falsehoods’.

Eros and Thanatos, purchase and anarchy, harmony and instability, consciousness and unconsciousness inevitably live collectively in any entity and the relevance of acquiring a harmony in concerning these forces is what generates outstanding minds and creations. Satoh’s produced his priority to give a shape to this fixed disconnection, masterfully depicting the solemnity of this splendid and serene spirit in a position to give the right room and to preserve underneath manage the chaos that inhabit it. 

 Naritaka Satoh (Aichi Prefecture, 1980), graduated from Tokyo University of the Arts in 2006 and acquired an MFA in Structure at the exact same University in 2008. Since then he has been doing work on acquiring the distinctive design and style that we can admire currently. His paintings are mainly focused on portraits and nevertheless everyday living topics that result in a fusion of drawings so specific that could be mistaken for photos, with a layered of acrylic abstract matière. His operates, which have a powerful presence developed by his good expertise, have been attracting attention and guidance from the two within and outside Japan and have been exhibited extensively in Asia mostly and turned component of prestigious art collections all over the globe.