The online editorial and curatorial project for systems, non-
Sunday Salon 5 | March 2019
Saturation Point projects is pleased to announce that artists Atsuo Hukuda and Matthew
Tyson are presenting their work as part of our ongoing programme. This recent iteration
of our Sunday Salon programme has been curated by Matthew, and demonstrates the reductive,
©Copyright Patrick Morrissey and Clive Hancock All rights reserved.
Atsuo Hukuda (1958-
Although originally trained as a sculptor, Hukuda has been employing traditional
Japanese painting techniques and materials along the lines of Rin-
Hukuda uses traditional Japanese painting techniques and materials, such as gold/silver leaf or Urushi, a Japanese lacquer. The artist incorporates these traditional elements into his work in order to examine the identity of Japanese art following the concept “Dry/Light/Clear/Sharp.” In this way, Hukuda intervenes into a specific space with great sensitivity, creating spaces so full of silence they become endowed with a certain sacredness.
Matthew Tyson is a British artist who studied at St. Martin’s School of Art and the
University of London, and lives in Crest in south-
His work is represented internationally in many major collections (U.S.A.: New York
Public Library, Library of Congress, Columbia University, MoMA ; London: Victoria
& Albert Museum, Tate Gallery, The British Library; Paris: Musée Nationale d’Art
Moderne, Bibliothèque Nationale de France, Bibliothèque d’Art Moderne de la Ville
de Paris; Vienna: Akademie der Bildenden Kunste; Kaiserslautern: Pfalzgalerie; Offenbach:
Klingspor Museum; Florence: Bibliotheca Nazionale Centrale ; the Hague: Rijksmuseum
Tyson is a professor at the University Jean Monnet, St Etienne, France.