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Chikako Okada
Infanta Nocturna - pencil drawing - woman with cactus & victorian collar

2019

$2,600

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'Infanta Nocturna,' features the face of a young woman with succulents, cacti and she is wearing a Victorian Queen's lace collar. An intricately patterned and complex graphite drawing on Kent paper. from Japanese artist Chikako Okada. A stunning original drawing from Okada's Succulent series in monochrome back and white. Professionally framed in a museum quality. rose gold snake patterned stem frame, with all archival materials used throughout. The drawing itself is 10 1/2 x 7 1/2 inches, The frame's outer dimension is 17 x 14 1/2 inches. Beautiful on its own or hanging with other drawings from Okada's Succulant series' that features young women on the cusp of adulthood. Artist signed, titled, dated Verso. Condition is excellent. The original graphite drawings from Chikako Okada, like her paintings, are alluring, haunting and beautiful. Chikako Okada’s autobiographical works of art bridge traditional realism with magical realism and surrealism. The artist uniquely addresses questions of the human condition through her meticulously detailed, and patterned imagery. The work is mesmerizing, rich in symbolism, and reference feminine power, vulnerability, sadness, longing, and desire. Often featuring adolescent girls and boys that are mysteriously posed, the artist leaves the circumstances of her subjects to the viewer's interpretation. Chikako Okada is inspired by the paintings of European masters, Mexico's Frida Kahlo, and the American surrealists. Educated in Japan and the United States. Okada received her BS and MFA at San Francisco's Art Institute. She has exhibited internationally over a 30-year period. Her paintings and drawings are collected worldwide.

Details

  • Creator
    Chikako Okada (Japanese)
  • Creation Year
    2019
  • Dimensions
    Height: 17 in. (43.18 cm)Width: 14.5 in. (36.83 cm)Depth: 1 in. (2.54 cm)
  • Medium
  • Movement & Style
  • Period
  • Condition
    condition excellent.
  • Gallery Location
    Burlingame, CA
  • Reference Number
    Seller: FDOKAC0301stDibs: LU37534826802

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