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Friday, 22 April 2016
Opening: 
Friday, 22 April 2016 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm

Our Way to the Forest
Yuichi Hirako
Opening Reception Friday April 22 from 6 – 8pm
Exhibition on view through June 4, 2016

Hirako paints brilliant and fantastical scenes in deep and wild forests where plant‐like humans
intermingle with elements natural and man‐made.
The artist is interested in the different meanings given to nature depending on religious and cultural
backgrounds. In Japanese tradition, the forest is regarded as sacred, while in Western folklore, the
forest is often portrayed as wild and barbaric. As all societies move towards greater dominance over
nature, Hirako examines the desire for humans to coexist with the natural world.

Hirako has exhibited in numerous galleries and museums throughout Europe and Japan including
Christoffer Egelund Gallery (Denmark), Museum of Contemporary Art (Japan), Museum of Kyoto
(Japan). Awards include the 2013 “Vision of Contemporary Art”, the 2011 ″D Art Biennale″ and ″The
10th Gunma Biennale for Young Artists 2010″.

Artist ( Description ): 

Painter, sculptor, and sound performance artist Yuichi Hirako was born in 1982 in Okayama, Japan.
He graduated in 2005 from Wimbledon College of Art in London and presently lives and works in
Tokyo.
Hirako has exhibited in numerous galleries and museums throughout Europe and Japan including
Christoffer Egelund Gallery (Denmark), Museum of Contemporary Art (Japan), Museum of Kyoto
(Japan). Awards include the 2013 “Vision of Contemporary Art”, the 2011 ″D Art Biennale″ and ″The
10th Gunma Biennale for Young Artists 2010″.

Telephone: 
415 621 2535
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Fouladi projects offers relevant and inspiring contemporary fine art complimented by carefully curated functional works in an inviting gallery setting. We unite our program with art enthusiasts, whether they are a seasoned collector or a first time buyer. The work continues to span a wide range of mediums including painting, drawing, conceptual sculpture and installation. Through programmed exhibitions, studio visits, artist dinners and performances, we encourage our community to engage in an ongoing integration of art and life. Art fair participation and thoughtful promotion furthers our commitment to supporting our artists and makers on their creative journey and we look forward to introducing them and their work to you.

Fouladi Projects
1803 Market Street @ Guerrero
San Francisco, CA 94103
hours: Tuesday - Saturday 12 - 6pm
email : holly@fouladiprojects.com

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