Naho Ueta " Little Red Riding Hood's Recipes"    

Jun.26th - Aug.7th, 2010 (at third floor)

Naho Ueta was born in Kochi in 1972. She is based in Kochi and she showed her painting
at the exhibition "VOCA" by recommendation of Masanori Kagioka, the director of Kochi
prefectural museum of art (at that time) in 1997. She was awarded the prize for encouragement
at the exhibition. Her paintings have several distinguishing characteristics. There are belt-like
color that spread among the canvas, drip lines of paints, and the fragmentary figure, for example,
cars , fruits, plants, common objects, etc. The particular way of her paintings that like a mixture
of abstract painting and representational painting attract the attention of viewer. Sometimes it
was described by the critics as "anomalous" or "mysterious". She gave birth to a baby in last
year, and we can see phenotypic changes in her new paintings. There are some new motif like
cooking ingredient or cooking equipment. And she made a recipe for each paintings in line with
the theme "Littele Red Riding Hood's Recipes" She tried a new attempt in this exhibition.
You can see her new 10 paintings in here.


exhibition view


Naho Ueta 「jam pot」2010 acrylic, oil on canvas 91x116.7cm

*** The second floor is a permanent installation floor ***

Many works are exhibited in the second floor include young artists's works.