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Le café à Paris (The café in Paris)



From the series Journal en images (Newspaper in pictures)



21 x 29.7 cm
8.27 x 12 in




Drawings & Works on Paper



Mixed media on Canson A4 paper

1974 Tokyo, Japan

Makoto Muranaka was born in 1974 in Tokyo, Japan. He now lives and works in the Paris region. Noticed in Japan, in April 2021 he became a collaborator for a famous web magazine, the Newsletter of Doctor Suidobashi. He also collaborates with the web magazine Finders.

Makoto Muranaka is an explosive Japanese artist. A multi-talented artist born in Tokyo, he first played rock in a band, "Mamma Gil", which means "mom's soup" in Japanese. Then he became an actor for television and theater. In 2008, he emigrated to France, and started cooking. He is now a chef in a well-known restaurant in the 15th arrondissement. During the crisis, he abandoned the kitchen piano to take up his pencils. He frantically sketches a false daily life freed from its shackles. A mixture both spicy and refined of light forms, colors in ebullition and human or animal creatures sketched as if by break-in in an attitude of abandonment or surprise... He delivers moments without thought and without words and therefore, without heaviness. His gaze does not translate a reality, he proposes his mental image which interprets a scene and which, especially, leaves a vast field free to the imagination of the observer. Makoto Muranaka claims the freedom of exploration of drawing, which, like life, is in constant motion. His ideal would be to produce a truly different drawing every time. His style is so well suited to our contemporaries, whose lives and imaginations are eclectic and fragmented compositions... He underlines with a smile our half-lost, half-brave attitudes. His actor's eye is piercing. An overall impression emerges that links these snapshots into a graphic novel, a diary in images. His obsession? To draw with veracity, but especially without realism.

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Cécile Dufay first created a gallery in the early 2000s with the ambition of discovering new talents. 120 first exhibitions later, she turned, in 2009, to supporting women artists, sadly under-represented not only in institutions, but also in galleries. Today, what fascinates her, and what she wants to share, is the mastery of artists who have reached the m...

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