Review: Paper Routes – Women to Watch 2020

Review: Paper Routes – Women to Watch 2020

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“What the artist describes as 'a community of naked, plush creatures called fumblys' populate Fuko Ito’s pastel-colored, psychedelic work, and I, for one, would like to go on record as saying I’m up for this adventure anytime. Ito’s two monumental watercolor and colored pencil on paper drawings illustrate her community of what appear to be industrious, yet relaxed creatures. In the triptych 'billowing hearts' from the 'heart of plush' series, the fumblys seem to labor and relax together in a soft-focus atmosphere that is neither of this or any other actual world currently known to us. The figures seem impossibly seductive and yet intentionally playful as they band together in various unknowable tasks.” –– Dana Self, KC STUDIO 

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