Tetsuya Ishida
Japanese, 1973-2005
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Represented by internationally recognized galleries.
Selected exhibitions
2014
Wada Fine Arts at Art Basel in Miami Beach 2014,
Wada Fine Arts
10th Gwangju Biennale: Burning Down the House,
Gwangju Biennale
2013
Tetsuya Ishida,
Gagosian

Tetsuya Ishida’s Kafkaesque paintings reflect the psychological malaise of growing up in Japan’s “lost decade” of economic turmoil. His paintings depict humanoid figures in surreal environments, reflecting on uncertainty and unease. Ishida’s practice grew out of a self-portraiture that used absurdist humor to address …

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