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Refined and warm, Dominique Lutringer’s works employ a unique fusion of Japanese aesthetics and minimalism. 

A rhythm of recurring lines and patterns, coupled with profound textures and the counterplay of monochrome and restrained colors, are notable characteristics of his oeuvre. 

Although photographs cannot convey the impact of the originals, viewers experiencing the pieces firsthand will feel the serenity and power of the works.

Art critique

Dominique Lutringer’s work can be understood as metaphors of culture and nature. His simple and refined artworks, composed of straight lines and multiple layers of delicate texture, are characterized by the quiet rhythms and the restrained use of colors, which demonstrate his unique perspective on Japanese aesthetics.The artworks emphasize the singular repetition of lines and patterns, which embodies the aesthetic encounters between the viewers and the artworks.The artist seeks to perfect the idea of simplicity and to eliminate the unnecessary, to return to the essence of things.


Christian Boucharenc 


National University of Singapore Associate Professor Head, 

Division of Industrial Design School of Design and Environment


Born in France  Moved to Japan
B.F.A L'école supérieure d'art d'Aix-en-Provence

Selected Solo exhibitions:

2023 Galerie de l'Escalier, Brumath, France

2022  Ain Soph Dispatch Gallery, Nagoya, Japan

2020  Frederick Harris Gallery, Tokyo, Japan       

2018  AiPHT/Art in PARK HOTEL Tokyo Japan

2017  "Monochrome Landscape" 

          Tezukayama Gallery, Osaka, Japan

2014  "Line and Territory"

          Tezukayama Gallery, Osaka, Japan
2013  Hankyu Art Gallery, Osaka, Japan
2010  Galerie Petit Bois, Osaka, Japan

          Hankyu Art Gallery, Nishinomiya, Japan

          Hankyu Art Gallery, Osaka, Japan
 Daimaru Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

2008  Galerie Petit Bois, Osaka, Japan

2007  Daimaru Art Gallery, Kobe, Japan

Selected Group exhibitions

2023 Galerie Sandra Blum, Strasbourg, France

2022  Art Fair Nagoya, Japan

2019  Volta Basel, Switzerland

          Art Osaka 2019, Japan

2018 Art in Park Hotel Tokyo, Japan 

2009  100th Anniversary of Michelin guide book’  

          Musée d’Orsay, Paris, France

Workshop - Residency - Event

2023  Lecture and workshop, Doshisha university, Kyoto 

2022  Lecture and workshop organized by Nagoya University

            Workshops | Several public elementary and junior

           high schools in Nara Prefecture

           "A new approach in the art teaching methodology"

2021  "Artist in residence": Musashino/Chist Tokyo

2020   Workshop | Showa Elementary School, Tokyo

2019   Laurent Perrier Japan: 4 paintings for an evening

           Art Hotel Osaka and Laurent Perrier Japan

           Workshop | Tomio Daisan Elementary School Nara

           "A new approach in the art teaching methodology"

           Workshop | Saho Elementary school, Nara

          "Art teaching methodology, teachers training                   

           Workshop |  Hiroshima Kake Educational Institution

           "A new approach in the art teaching methodology"

2018  Artist residency, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, USA

2017 - 2018 - 2019 Jury member - Osaka Art Stream, Japan

2012  Workshop | National University of Singapore

          "Neoplasticism and the movement De Stijl"           

2012  Four French artists created 200 art pieces

          "Four artists for Tohoku”

2010  Speaker contributor "Les journees de l'architecture"

           Strasbourg, France

2007  Workshop | Kindai University, Osaka, Japan



Selected commission works


2023  The Ritz Carlton, Osaka, Japan 

           Fujipoly Co., LTD. Nagoya

           Dansk Möbel Gallery Ginza, Tokyo< Japan

 2021 Daisan Co. Ltd, Headquarters Nagoya, Japan 

           Daisan Co. Ltd, Osaka Branch, Japan

2019  Beams Co, Ltd, Tokyo Japan

           The Ritz Carlton, Osaka, Japan

           Art Hotel Osaka Bay Tower

2018  Timbers Kauai art program Hawai

           commissioned by Eaton Fine Arts, USA

           Beams Co, Ltd Tokyo, Japan

           Livnex Co, Ltd, Tokyo, Japan

2015  The Westin Miyako, Kyoto, Japan

2011  The Ritz-Carlton, Osaka, Japan

2008  The Westin Miyako, Kyoto, Japan

           The Screen design hotel, Kyoto, Japan
2006  Four Points By Sheraton Perth, Australia

2005  Four Seasons Hotel at Marunouchi, Tokyo

           The Westin Miyako, Kyoto, Japan

2003  Nagaoka Co., Ltd. Osaka, Japan

           Dojima Hotel, Osaka, Japan
2002  Lotte Hotel Seoul, South Korea 

2000  The Ritz-Carlton, Osaka, Japan

           Intercontinental Trading Corp.Tokyo

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