• Shinro Ohtake: BLDG. 1978-2019

    Shinro Ohtake made his debut in the early 1980s. Working in a diverse range of media including painting, collages of printed matter, photography, and installation, Ohtake’s has continued to exert an influence not only on art but also on fields such as literature and design. Focusing on a series of paintings called “BLDG.” which the artist has made for approximately 40 years since the ’70s, this exhibition provides a complete picture of Ohtake’s career. The series is not made up of real landscapes depicted in their original form. Rather, Ohtake randomly mixes fragments of memory related to the humidity, heat, noise, and smells that are distinctive features of various cities,