Seeking impressions in the two-dimensional

May 30, 2013

Seeking impressions in the two-dimensional

by Matthew Larking

The title of Yu Kiwanami’s “Confirmation of Happiness” (2013) is, in a sense, a kind of betrayal; for happiness cannot, in fact, be confirmed. A woman stands before a landscape, her head cropped off by the top edge of the picture in an artistic ...