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Ōyama Enrico Isamu Letter: Quick Turn Structure at NJCU The Visual Arts Gallery

 New Jersey City University Galleries
The Visual Arts Gallery presents:

Ōyama Enrico Isamu Letter
Quick Turn Structure

February 6 – March 6, 2014
Artist Reception:February 12, 5-8PM
Live Painting Performance: March 1, 3PM

Letter NJCU

Image: Ōyama Enrico Isamu Letter, FFIGURATI #88 (work in progress), 2014, aerosol, chinese ink, graphite, paint marker, and latex house paint on canvas

The Visual Arts Gallery proudly presents the first U.S. solo exhibition of the Tokyo-born Italian-Japanese artist Ōyama Enrico Isamu Letter, titled, Quick Turn Structure. “Quick Turn Structure” is the term coined by Ōyama himself for his signature black and white angular motif, which developed from visual language in graffiti culture. In this exhibition, Ōyama presents a site-specific mural painting, wall-encompassing canvas paintings, as well as series of small works on paper in which he experiments with the found figurative images. Ōyama’s recent engagements include: a commission for the Japanese fashion brand, COMME des GARÇONS for its Paris Collection 2012 S/S; participation in the Artist in Residence program at the Clocktower Galleryin New York City; and the group show “Generating Visuals – Inspiring Circuits” at Takuro Someya Contemporary Art in Tokyo. For more information on the artist, see http://enricoletter.net/

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*The Visual Arts Gallery is in the basement of the Visual Arts Building, located on Culver Avenue, a half-block down from Kennedy Blvd.

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