Precarious Certainty

Precarious Certainty | Kyoko Miyabe

October 28 - November 12, 2017 

485 Madison Ave (North) 
New York, NY
(Between 52nd and 51st) 
Space provided by Jack Resnick & Sons

Nearest Trains: 6, E, M

Opening Reception: Sunday, October 29, 2 - 5pm

Open Hours: 

Saturday, October 28, 2 - 6pm
Sunday, October 29, 12 - 7pm
Monday, October 30, 11am - 5pm
Thursday, November 2, 11am - 2pm
Saturday, November 4, 11am - 7pm
Tuesday, November 7, 12 - 6pm
Wednesday, November 8, 4 - 7pm
Thursday, November 9, 11am - 2pm
Saturday, November 11, 11am - 5pm
Sunday, November 12, 12 - 4pm

Visible through storefront window 24/7.

Kyoko Miyabe's paintings explore a visual language that combines elements of lyrical and biomorphic abstraction. She creates images by building the pictorial surface with semi-transparent layering techniques, and placing different organic shapes in a world of their own. These shapes can be likened to anthropomorphic beings, humming a tune that alludes to what is felt when the self reflects on its relation to the world. It may be a sense of wonderment or bewilderment, a wish to persevere or assert itself, or simply be in the present moment.

About the Artist

Kyoko Miyabe received her BA in Visual Arts from Brown University. She continued her art training at School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, University of the Arts London, and Von Erlenbach Kunstschule, Berlin. Her work has been exhibited in various galleries and institutions, including Woodmere Art Museum, Artists’ House Gallery, Cheltenham Center for the Arts, Art Institute of Philadelphia, Cerulean Arts, Jeffrey Leder Gallery, Atlantic Gallery, Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition, Van Der Plas Gallery, Limner Gallery, and Stevenson Library at Bard CollegeA selection of her recent drawings will be published in Celia Bland's new collection of poetry, Cherokee Road Kill (Dr. Cicero Books, forthcoming 2017).


For appointments and more information, please contact Kyoko at kyokomiyabe1@gmail.comfollow her on Instagram, or go to her website at

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