"Women often appear in famous paintings, but because as a symbolic and mysterious existence, I can't hear what they are saying actually and feel their vitality." ---Nishioka Yuki
Born in Tokyo, Japan in 1986, Nishioka Yuki graduated from the Painting Department of Tokyo University of the Arts in 2012, and graduated with a master degree in Japanese painting from Tokyo University of the Arts in 2014. Now lives in Tokyo.
Women’s milk white skin, light and rich hair, and the blurred, softness-full
glimpses make the impressive contrast to the large area with bright colors background ----these gave birth to a style which is Klimt-dreamy. In Nishioka’s works, girls are not only elegant and unsophisticated. In addition, their glances and expressions seem to listening to the whispers outside the painting. They brought their presence outside the work , and breach the rigid and silent image in traditional female paintings. Nishioka gave them the voices. ---quietly and delicately---let the viewers enter the connection between hers’ senses.