Naoko Watanabe

Contemporary artist working in an abstract manner. Watanabe deeply explores the role of color in conveying the essence of the world and its perception.

One of Watanabe's concepts is "representing the moment when incompatible things meet as a beautiful state of painting." “The conflict of different things happens continually in life. Rather than seeing it as a trap or inconsistency, I want to make it the most interactive and active moment for each other to shine,” Watanabe thinks. The striking strokes and quiet lines are folded in layers, the composition of abstraction and concrete, and the glossiness of the oil, the complex color mixture and the color that changes the way of viewing by light rays, We want to work and see. “My painting is a painting that I don't understand. I don't understand it, but experience and feel it. I want to create a new option for the viewers to discover their own creative ideas.”




The Beautiful Experience 

11 October - 15 November 2020

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The Unnamed Color

7-25 November 2017


About Love. Like a Monster

21 September - 10 October 2019

Purple, The Picture Plane

24 September - 22 October, 2016

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24 September - 13 October 2018

Night Watch- A Line that hits the Light

12 September - 10 October, 2015


73−3 Nakanocho (Ogawadori), 

Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto, ​Japan, 604-0086

The closest subway stop is Marutamachi station, exit 2



Wednesday - Saturday

14:30 - 19:00

Sunday - open during the current exhibition

14:30 - 19:00

Monday, Tuesday - closed


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