Tatjana Doll is a German artist who paints with childlike curiosity. His subjects cover everything from traffic signs and animals, movie scenes and airplanes, to just about anything that catches his eye. Like her range of interests, Doll’s painterly style also shifts from bold graphic compositions to more expressionistic pastiche, such as the work in her latest solo show at NANZUKA.
Housed in the gallery’s 3110NZ by LDH kitchen space, the eponymous exhibition includes five enamel and oil paintings of a different luxury car – from Centodieci and La Voiture Noire to Bugatti, Lamborghini Sian and Veneno. , to the Rolls Royce Sweptail – a -a car worth US$12.8 million.
As with much of his past work, there is a deeper socio-political investigation into each of these supercars – where the doll conveys a sense of restlessness, menace and danger that is evident in the various subtexts. paints. Tatjana Doll opened earlier this month and will be on view in Tokyo until September 10.
In related news, Makoto Taniguchi reflects on human perception at NANZUKA UNDERGROUND.
NANZUKA 3110NZ kitchen by LDH
Meguro Ku, Tokyo, Japan