Yumiko Kayukawa

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By Kate Barnett in New Art on Wednesday 12 March 2008

Artist Yumiko Kayukawa states: ‘I’d rather my paintings hang next to rock star pin-ups than on museum walls. Ultimately, I want to connect with people all over the world on that level’.

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Fuco Ueda

Zolton Editor

By Zolton in New Illustration on Saturday 12 January 2008

Wow! The work of Japanese artist Fuco Ueda is amazing: ‘Fuco paints with acrylic and powdered mineral pigments on paper, or on cloth on wood. The heroines of her paintings are often on the brink of danger. These beauties are at once victims and agents. But whether the threats are self-inflicted or not, they make for fierce and beautiful narratives’.

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