On 18th July Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery opened a large-scale retrospective of Japan 'most exciting' painter - Tomoko Konoike. The exhibition shows Konoike's best-know works featuring her signature characters like six-legged wolves, ball-like creature called mimio, one-leg girls in red sneakers and flying daggers as well as recent installations.
Tomoko Konoike, Untitled, acrilic, pencil, conte on canvas, 2006
Tomoko Konoike, Knifer life, 2000-2001
Tomoko Konoike, The planet is covered by silvery sleep, 2006
photo: Atsushi Nakamichi (Nacasa&Partners) for Mizuma Gallery
Tomoko Konoike,, Mimio-Odyssey, 2009