Tomoo Gokita

Posted by Fabio 14 January 2020

Tomoo Gokita is a contemporary Japanese artist best known for his monochrome abstract figurative paintings and prints. His signature grayscale compositions are often based on found photographs and old magazine illustrations featuring a central figure whose face is obliterated. Gokita’s stylistic references to Surrealism and abstraction are not deliberate, “I just improvise and, in the end, it looks like these categories, but I never intend it to”_Tomoo Gokita