Kosuke Kawahara: Into Ultrablack
May 12 - July 19, 2022

RAINRAIN is pleased to announce its upcoming exhibition Kosuke Kawahara: Into Ultrablack, a solo show of Brooklyn-based artist Kosuke Kawahara (b.1980). This exhibition assembles six works from the artist’s slightly divergent series, but they all speak to notions of growth, decay, modes of communication and perception, spiritualism, interdependent relationships, and human behavior in ever-shifting environmental conditions.

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Kosuke Kawahara
Barbaric Dinner, 2013-2019
Oil color, acrylic, thread, found fabric, paper on wood panel
28 ⅝ x 24 in / 72.7 x 61.0 cm
Kosuke Kawahara
Burial in the Subspace, 2013-2017
Oil color, acrylic, gesso, paper on wood panel
48 x 35 in / 121.9 x 88.9 cm
Kosuke Kawahara
Growing in the Dark II, 2013-2020
Oil color, acrylic, ink, beeswax, thread, animal glue on cotton canvas
12 x 10 ¾ in / 30.5 x 27.3 cm
Kosuke Kawahara
Osedax [Bone Eater], 2018-2021
Oil color, Indian ink, chalk, animal glue, paper, scrap paper, thread on cotton canvas
31 x 24 in / 78.7 x 61.0 cm
Kosuke Kawahara
Into the Night, 2018-2021
Oil color, spray paint, pencil, beeswax, animal glue, paper on found fabric canvas
29 ⅞ x 25 in / 75.9 x 63.5 cm
Kosuke Kawahara
Take You Away, 2018-2022
Oil color, ink, pencil, chalk, animal glue, coffee, scrap fabric on wood panel
77 ¾ x 70 ⅛ in / 197.5 x 178.1 cm