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“VISIBLE DARKNESS, INVISIBLE DARKNESS” BY KEIICHI TANAAMI

by Ariadna Zierold

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The Psychedelic Japanese artist Keiichi Tanaami’s sensational paintings of crazy characters engaged in the chaos of war has made him a leading art figure not just in Japan, but all over the world.

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In his current solo show titled “Visible Darkness, Invisible Darkness”, Tanaami continues to present these powerful images from his memories as a child during World War II. The show marks the artist’s first major solo presentation in the United States, currently on view at Sikkema Jenkins & Co in New York.

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