Tomoo Gokita, ‘Mexican Actress’, 2004, Drawing, Collage or other Work on Paper, Charcoal on paper, Phillips
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Tomoo Gokita

Mexican Actress, 2004

Charcoal on paper
26 3/5 × 21 1/2 in
67.6 × 54.6 cm
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Signed with the artist's initials, titled and dated "TG 04 "MEXICAN ACTRESS"" on the reverse
Tomoo Gokita
Japanese, b. 1969
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Tomoo Gokita’s gray-scale paintings depict archetypal figures, such as a pin-up girl or a geisha, with their faces concealed. With a background in graphic design, the Tokyo-based artist was initially inspired to create art by his love of manga and animation. His paintings reflect these pop cultural influences, evoking iconic celebrity headshots and pornographic magazines. Executed with extreme technical precision, his erasure of the face through Neo-expressionistic flourishes or scraping gestures disturbs and adds a humorous element to his compositions.

Tomoo Gokita, ‘Mexican Actress’, 2004, Drawing, Collage or other Work on Paper, Charcoal on paper, Phillips
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About the work
Exhibition history
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Phillips
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Signed with the artist's initials, titled and dated "TG 04 "MEXICAN ACTRESS"" on the reverse
Tomoo Gokita
Japanese, b. 1969
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Tomoo Gokita’s gray-scale paintings depict archetypal figures, such as a pin-up girl or a geisha, with their faces concealed. With a background in graphic design, the Tokyo-based artist was initially inspired to create art by his love of manga and animation. His paintings reflect these pop cultural influences, evoking iconic celebrity headshots and pornographic magazines. Executed with extreme technical precision, his erasure of the face through Neo-expressionistic flourishes or scraping gestures disturbs and adds a humorous element to his compositions.

Tomoo Gokita

Mexican Actress, 2004

Charcoal on paper
26 3/5 × 21 1/2 in
67.6 × 54.6 cm
Bidding closed
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