Juxtapoz Magazine – Naritaka Satoh’s Big “Reveal” @ GR Gallery, NYC

Juxtapoz Magazine - Naritaka Satoh's Big "Reveal" @ GR Gallery, NYC

GR gallery is happy to present Reveal, Naritaka Satoh first solo exhibition in the U.S. and with the gallery. Spreading all around the total gallery room, the present will present fourteen artworks executed with the artist signature approach combining acrylic and pencil on wooden panel. Appositely conceived for the celebration, this new human body of functions expands Satoh’s visual vocabulary with enhanced topics, colors and expressions and deepen his discourse on the introspection and duality of the human psyche and the complexity of the hidden symbolism. His remarkably unique style Juxtaposes hyper real looking, perfectly well balanced and managed, black and white details, with howling and instinctive summary-expressionist like thick acrylic brushstrokes.

Naritaka Satoh’s artworks, imbued with enigmatic recollections, depict and take care of the distinction in among logic and emotion, pervasive in every single solitary and social conduct. Summoning idealistic and classic tenacious poetic imaginaries, mixing it with each other with bold factual truth, Satoh creates profound nevertheless captivating compositions, impartial from strict anatomy and volume, encapsuled in an uncertain time interval. The title can take inspiration from and old Japanese stating: ‘Cover up what smells bad’. Quoting the artist text: ‘As the expressing goes, to be pleased or displeased only with the good sections that have been released into the world, devoid of revealing inconvenient truths, is like wandering via a fictional planet. Things are produced up of all varieties of intertwining and balancing gatherings, like those that are favorable or unacceptable to oneself. We battle, waver and wriggle between the boundaries of all varieties of circumstances. The approach is in no way visible to the human eye, but I think that by knowing the whole photograph, with all the factors of the history that go on inside of the superbly prepared membrane, we can stay in the fact without any falsehoods’.

Eros and Thanatos, order and anarchy, harmony and instability, consciousness and unconsciousness inevitably live together in any entity and the value of discovering a balance in between these forces is what generates exceptional minds and creations. Satoh’s designed his priority to give a condition to this settled disconnection, masterfully depicting the solemnity of this splendid and serene spirit ready to give the proper room and to continue to keep underneath management the chaos that inhabit it. 

 Naritaka Satoh (Aichi Prefecture, 1980), graduated from Tokyo College of the Arts in 2006 and obtained an MFA in Structure at the similar University in 2008. Given that then he has been functioning on establishing the special design that we can admire nowadays. His paintings are generally concentrated on portraits and nevertheless existence subjects that final result in a fusion of drawings so comprehensive that could be mistaken for photographs, with a layered of acrylic abstract matière. His operates, which have a sturdy presence made by his strong abilities, have been attracting consideration and assist from both of those inside of and exterior Japan and have been exhibited thoroughly in Asia typically and grew to become part of prestigious art collections all about the globe.