Nobuko Hamano’s mixed-media works are an intriguing blend of color and material.
On display at the Frederick Harris Gallery between January 16 and February 5, the abstract pieces are reminiscent of the Belgian surrealist painter René Magritte, known for his depiction of ordinary objects in unusual contexts.
For Hamano, a professor of visual media design at Kagawa Junior College, the lily serves as her muse.
Her images of flowers set in paradoxical surroundings, such as the cosmos or ocean, are ruminations on the possible existence of other life-forms in the universe.
“I attempt to express the universal beauty which everything in this world entails,” says Hamano, who has earned multiple awards in Japan and Europe.
Jan 16–Feb 5
Jan 24Washington and Lincoln rooms | Free
Feb 23Toko Shinoda and Yukiko Maki classrooms | Price: see details
Repair work on the Club’s entrance driveway continues through the end of February.
Work will take place on weekdays (except national holidays), between 8am and 5pm.
First-floor parking will be unavailable during this time.
Member vehicles will be directed to the B1 parking area.
We apologize for any inconvenience.