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Susumu Hasegawa: Creating an Imaginary Space

“Geometric shapes” and “the character of colors” are at the center of Susumu Hasegawa’s images.

Susumu Hasegawa-Thing of Coo - R
Susumu Hasegawa-Thing of Coo – R
Spirals and spheres intersect with pieces of text, rulers and a variety of other shapes and motifs, appearing in patterns that are repeated across his work, gaining their variety through the artist’s subtle use of light and color. By shifting his colors slightly, or changing perspectives by even the smallest degree, Hasegawa can totally alter the impression made by an object or shape, casting a new shade of meaning over each image.

His elegantly executed giclee prints incorporate elements of collage and ink drawing, resulting in a strong feeling of texture and energy combined with a calm sense of minimalism. What the artist calls “the structure of opposite concepts” can be seen in the way he balances such contrasts, playing bustling areas of activity off against fields of pure color for both aesthetic and symbolic effect. “I make much of blank space,” he says. “It is the imaginary space in a sense.” It is that vivid sense of the imaginary that gives his images their power and draws viewers in.

Exhibition Dates: September 16, 2014 – October 7, 2014
Reception: Thursday, September 18, 2014, 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Gallery Hours: Tues-Sat 11-6
Gallery Location: 530 West 25th St, Chelsea, New York

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Featured Artists:

Lisa Froment | Ole | Shakespeare Guirand | Susumu Hasegawa | Virginia Knapp | Alan McKee | Daniel S. Solloway | Lucien Tilly | Dave Toporowski | Martin VARHO

About the Exhibition

The exhibition Enigmatic Realms features work ranging from the highly abstracted to the other-wordly figurative. From splatter paintings to digital works, these mixed-media creations invite the viewer to question their preconceptions by engaging with highly thoughtful and insightful art. The artists on display bring their unique backgrounds and life experiences to create a one-of-a-kind collection in which each piece works as an integral part of the whole and as a powerful experience of its own.

About Agora Gallery

Agora Gallery is a contemporary fine art gallery located in the heart of Chelsea’s fine art district in New York. Established in 1984, Agora Gallery specializes in connecting art dealers and collectors with national and international artists. The art gallery’s expert consultants are available to assist corporate and private clients in procuring original artwork to meet their organization’s specific needs and budget requirements. With a strong online presence and popular online gallery, ARTmine, coupled with the spacious and elegant physical gallery space, the work of our talented artists, who work in diverse media and styles, can receive the attention it deserves. Over the years Agora Gallery has sponsored and catered to special events aimed at fostering social awareness and promoting the use of art to help those in need.