22 Nov 2013 - 25 Jan 2014
Gallery Elena Shchukina is pleased to present the debut London solo exhibition of Japanese artist Kyosuke Tchinai. Celebrated in Paris for his enigmatic canvases that combine the sensuality of the female form with traditional Japanese motifs, Tchinai creates a mesmerising visual world that hovers between the ethereal, the imaginary and reality. There are dreamyfaced women in kimonos, exotic butterflies and luxuriant flower forms, but so intensely observed and intricately painted that we see every knot in a tree trunk, every stamen in a flower. Tchinai borrows this intense gaze from...