Le Metro Parisien vu par
The Paris Metro as seen by
October 5 - 16, 2017
Opening Reception: Thursday, October 5, 6-8 PM
The Tenri Cultural Institute of New York is delighted to announce the solo exhibition of Akemi Noguchi. Noguchi is a Japanese artist that has been engraving metals for over 40 years. "Le Métro Parisien vu par Akemi Noguchi", captures the busy Parisian metro system with clean, complex lines and exciting pops of color. The collection consists of 27 works, each depicting famous metro stations in Paris. When working on "Le Métro Parisien vu par Akemi Noguchi", Noguchi found parallels with and was inspired by Lascaux, a network of prehistoric caves in southwestern France with over 600 wall paintings in its interiors and ceilings.
Akemi Noguchi is a talented copper plate engraver based in Paris. Since his move to Paris in 1972, he has been mastering the art for over 40 years. His engravings have won countless awards and has been presented around the world, including in Portugal, Belgium, Germany, Morocco, France, and Japan. For more information, visit http://mitsuyonoguchi.wixsite.com/akemi-noguchi/paris-metro. Tenri Cultural Institute of New York is a non-profit organization with a mission to promote the study of Japanese language and the appreciation of international art forms. The Institute hosts a variety of traditional and contemporary cultural programs in our modern, spacious educational facility, performing arts and exhibition space.