Hong Kong - 12 October 2014 - 15 November 2014

Merlin Carpenter - Decades

Simon Lee Gallery

304, 3/F Pedder Building
12 Pedder Street
Central Hong Kong
Online since 7 October 2014

For a first-time viewer a possible problem is not the realization that there are many layers, but not knowing how to use them. Someone with a vague knowledge of his work, based on gossip and internet material, would likely be puzzled and rather discouraged by a Merlin Carpenter exhibition when faced with all too obvious references that leap out but that seem to conceal others. Read more...

Tokyo - 10 October 2014 - 8 November 2014

Nobuya Hoki

Taka Ishii Gallery

1-3-2-5F Kiyosumi, Koto-ku
#135-002 Tokyo
Online since 6 October 2014

Taka Ishii Gallery is pleased to announce Nobuya Hoki's fourth solo exhibition with the gallery. The current exhibition, his first in two years, will include approximately sixteen new works. Hoki created the new "Nihon-Ga" (double line painting) featured in the current exhibition using commercial brushes after exclusively using self-produced brushes for the last 13 years. In these new works, he has also used and underpainted layer of blue-green for the first time. Read more...