Published by Kerber. Edited by Vera Munro. Text by Noemi Smolek.
The painter Miwa Ogasawara's pictures are sparsely populated, almost ghostly images of figures and interiors, which (despite their muted coloring) quietly leak out light. Drawing on--and countering--a tradition of Japanese shadow aesthetics, Ogasawara gives only the most minimal visual clues, which lends the paintings a simultaneous clarity and obscurity.