YUKIKO KOIDE PRESENTS
exhibition : 2008
exhibition title
Yuichi Saito's Calligraphy Emancipated
Yuichi Saito : TV Champion
* Yuichi Saito : TV Champion. Circa 2005. Ink on paper. 40 x 55 cm / 15 3/4 x 21 3/4 ins.
dates
June 6 – 20, 2008
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Yuichi Saito (born 1983) is a member of the atelier Kobo Syu in Saitama, Japan. His calligraphy-like works are in fact, titles of his favorite TV shows such as "Pokemon", "Detective Conan," "Hagure Keiji," and "TV Champion", obsessively scrawled over the page. These artworks are created on the day of the shows' scheduled airings. The letters, once launched on the canvases, chain together as if an abstract painting. The repetitive unrestrained strokes are in ensemble with Saito's breaths, sometimes surreptitious, sometimes bold, creating an infinite variation to his work.
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