Kentucky Art Speaks

Artist: Present & Past

In Artist: Present & Past on February 12, 2011 at 1:14 pm

Gossamer, 2005


Soda, 2000


Constellation, 2004

Mika Kato paints portraits of doll-like figures with close-cropped frames. At first glance, the dolls appear flawless and remote, but tiny details reveal how stylized their beauty actually is. In Gossamer, a circular scab can be found in the doll’s freshly plucked eyebrows. Can you find the other flaws?


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