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The Villa Chochikukyo


In this series of abstract paintings on paper, Dominique Lutringer depicts a very personal interpretation of the Villa Chochikukyo located in the Kyoto Prefecture. Built in 1928 by the architect Koji Fujii this construction is considered to be the first "Eco-house". 

The pictorial research explores and tends to express with warm and cool tones, featuring muted vertical and horizontal stripes, the vibrations which emerge from this house through combinations of lines and flat colors. The light but also the sounds: the creaking of the parquet floors, the smells, the sensation of touch. It is all these sensory experiences that are expressed in this series. The choice of the single format on paper and of reduced size, appears obvious to give to this series an intimate character.

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