“日本の私の愛 – Japan, my love” is the 5th Guillaume Bottazzi’s solo show at Itsutsuji Gallery in Tokyo.
This is a poetic exhibition with a psychological approach of art. Colours of “Japan, my love” are sober, with cobalt blue and turquoise on beige and white mediums. Ten recent oil paintings on raw linen canvas of 146cm x 97cm are shown but also backlit installations on aircraft canvas.
Itsutsuji Gallery is a major gallery in Japan. It is well known to have introduced Support-Surfaces artists and other like Pierre Buraglio, François Rouan, Simon Hantaï and Pierre Soulages. M. Itsutsuji was knighted by the French Government “Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres.” on the initiative of Mr. Daniel Abadie for its contribution to French art.