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Takarasuka
  • Lola Fernández
    born 1926
    born: Cartagena, Colombia ; active: Costa Rica
  • Takarasuka, 1962
  • Serie Oriente (Eastern Series)
  • Where object was made: Costa Rica
  • oil on canvas board
  • Canvas/Support: 120 x 80 cm
    Canvas/Support: 47 1/4 x 31 1/2 in
  • Gift of Mrs. Pierre Stouse
  • On view: Kress Gallery, 407, E1
  • 1977.0074
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Exhibitions

Exhibition Label:
"Forms of Thought", 15-Oct-2016
One of the leading modern painters of Costa Rica, Fernández left her native Colombia for Costa Rica at the age of three. In 1961, Fernández was awarded an UNESCO Creative Arts Grant that allowed her to spend a year in Asia. She split the majority of her time between Japan and India. The trip resulted in the Serie Oriente (Eastern Series), a series of paintings, to which this piece belongs. The thick, black, gestural mark across a neutral background evokes East Asian calligraphy.

Exhibition Label:
"Forms of Thought", 18-Mar-2014
One of the leading modern painters of Costa Rica, Fernández left her native Colombia for Costa Rica at the age of three. In 1961, Fernández was awarded an UNESCO Creative Arts Grant that allowed her to spend a year in Asia. She split the majority of her time between Japan and India. The trip resulted in the Serie Oriente (Eastern Series), a series of paintings, which includes this one. The thick, black, gestural mark across a neutral background evokes East Asian calligraphy.

Mobile App Exhibition Label:
"Forms of Thought", 15-Oct-2016
One of the leading modern painters of Costa Rica, Fernández left her native Colombia for Costa Rica at the age of three. In 1961, Fernández was awarded an UNESCO Creative Arts Grant that allowed her to spend a year in Asia. She split the majority of her time between Japan and India. The trip resulted in the Serie Oriente (Eastern Series), a series of paintings, to which this piece belongs. The thick, black, gestural mark across a neutral background evokes East Asian calligraphy.


Exhibition Label:
"Forms of Thought," Oct-2014, Kris Ercums
One of the leading modern painters of Costa Rica, Fernández left her native Colombia for Costa Rica at the age of three. In 1961, Fernández was awarded an UNESCO Creative Arts Grant that allowed her to spend a year in Asia. She split the majority of her time between Japan and India. The trip resulted in the Serie Oriente (Eastern Series), a series of paintings, which includes this one. The thick, black, gestural mark across a neutral background evokes East Asian calligraphy.