Rikki Kasso - Queen of the Fall - Sumi ink on canvas, signed
Artist: Rikki Kasso
Title of artwork: Queen of the Fall
Technique: Sumi ink on canvas
Image size: 155 cm × 190 cm
Rikki Kasso (born in 1979), New York City. The artist, painter, photographer, and multidisciplinary visual artist. Rikki Kasso left his hometown New York City for Tokyo in 2003 on an invitation from VOGUE JAPAN to organise a retrospective of his work 1999-2002 on the Rocket Gallery Omotesando. The following years he spent in Tokyo, immersed in the unique and ancient Japanese culture that influenced his art and is a thread running through his entire oeuvre.
Artistic virtuosity in his work is effortlessly translated by a variety of media and expressions from film and photography to his paintings, drawings, and installations. His remarkable vision is presented through juxtaposed images of female sexuality, timeless landscapes and heavenly realities.