• Tomoo Gokita Opens Exhibition at Blum & Poe Gallery

    10 days ago - By Hypebeast

    Japanese artist Tomoo Gokita opened his first exhibition with Blum & Poe gallery in Los Angeles last week. The post-conceptual painter presented a series of new works entirely on square canvases portraying his familiar aesthetic of monochrome portraits with mysterious faces. Taking inspiration from historical events, as well as current pop culture themes, the range of paintings depict "psychologically charged" emotions and people exhibited in greyscale. Works like Bongo Nyah show a female nude with a cliched 19th century pose, amplified with a distorted face, while Living Together and the...
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