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    Hisami Tanaka at waitingroom with Mark M. Whelan

    Hisami Tanaka’s recent solo exhibition at waitingroom in Tokyo presented his latest works, reflecting his graphic design background and an approach to abstract painting unique to the artist. The style in which the pieces were installed in the gallery space itself further emphasized the artist’s dynamic inner relationship between painter and designer. from waitingroom: Hisami Tanaka was born in Ibaraki in 1976 and graduated from Tama Art University, majoring in Design. Recent exhibitions include “windows and the stories” (2011, waitingroom, Tokyo) and “Tokyo Wonder Wall” (2010, Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo, Tokyo). In previous years, Tanaka was focusing on the “existence and non-existence of the quality and power” for different…