Aya Takano is active/lives in Japan. Aya Takano is known for painting.
Biography Aya Takano
In Aya Takano visual musings of extraordinary imaginary capacity, she
seeks to reinvent and reclaim the highly gendered otaku culture (geek
culture) through a feminine perspective. Drawing from the concepts of
escapism and fantasy in shojo manga (girls comics) that derived in the
uncertain post-World War II era of the 1970s, Takano´s images establish a
kind of psychological sanctuary for her audience to surpass the
"gravity" of social constraints by employing vaguely familiar but
distant settings, all of which are transmuted into her delicately
painted and vividly coloured canvases.
In Country of Turkey (Lot 190), three young girls are on a road trip.
The excavated white pillars behind them are reminiscent of the megali
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