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Setsuko

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Setsuko was born in 1942 in Tokyo, and lives and works in Paris and at the Grand Chalet de Rossinière, Switzerland. She has exhibited in Tokyo, Paris, London, Rome, Geneva, and New York, and her work is included in institutional collections such as that of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Since 2002, Setsuko has served as the honorary president of the Fondation Balthus, and in 2005, she was designated as UNESCO’s Artist for Peace.

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Installation view, Setsuko: Into the Trees, Gagosian, Paris, April 11–June 1, 2019. Artwork © Setsuko. Photo: Thomas Lannes

Tour

Setsuko
Into the Trees

Thursday, May 23, 2019, 6pm
Gagosian, Paris

Setsuko will lead a tour of her exhibition Into the Treeat Gagosian, Paris, with gallery director Jean-Olivier Després. The artist will discuss what led her to ceramics and the infinite malleability and expressiveness of clay, as well as the imagery in her paintings. To attend the free event, RSVP to paristours@gagosian.com. Space is limited.

Installation view, Setsuko: Into the Trees, Gagosian, Paris, April 11–June 1, 2019. Artwork © Setsuko. Photo: Thomas Lannes