Seisho Nakagami

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Seisho Nakagami

Seisho Nakagami

Nakagami Seisho (b. 1961) paints motifs of people and cats with a sense of life and rich gradation of light. What is the season captured on that screen? If it is a woman, I want to convey the beauty of the difference in age. If it is a cat, I want the viewer to feel the difference between a domestic cat and a stray cat in an instant. By capturing everything on the screen in color, the work appeals to the viewer’s imagination and expresses the color of light and even the scent of the wind, although in reality it only smells like an oil painting. Born left-handed, Seisho Nakagami was corrected to be right-handed in his childhood and painted with his right hand until his late twenties. However, when he encountered Klee’s words, “I will not paint with my right hand, which is stained with letters,” he tried painting with his left hand for the first time in his life, and found that it added nuance to his paintings and gave them more life. After that, I repea
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