Image: Jiro Osuga

Jiro Osuga in conversation with Timothy Hyman

82 Kingsland Road, London E2 8DP
21 June 2023

Begins at 6.45pm


Join us inside the gallery for a conversation between artist Jiro Osuga and Timothy Hyman RA, British figurative painter, art writer and curator. The two will discuss Osuga's current exhibition Departures, a continuous series of paintings, covering a space of more than 160 squaremetres, that has transformed the gallery into a busy airport departure lounge. 


Jiro Osuga was born in Tokyo and grew up in Japan and the UK. He studied Fine Art at Central St Martins, Chelsea and theRoyal College of Art in London. Recent exhibitions include: The Everyday Joys of Japan: Paintings by Jiro Osuga, Charles B. Wang Center, New York; Queen’s Terrace Café, London; Japanese Embassy, London; and Streatham Festival, London. Osuga’s work is in the collections of both the Museum of London and the Royal College of Art.


Hyman studied at the Slade School of Fine Art (1963-1967). He has exhibited widely in the UK, Italy and India and won the National Portrait Gallery Travel Award in 2007. He is a figurative painter, writer, curator and lecturer. A recognised authority on Sienese painting and the work of Pierre Bonnard, he has published acclaimed monographs on both subjects. He has written extensively on art and film, is a regular contributor to the Times Literary Supplement and has curated exhibitions at the Tate, ICA and Hayward galleries.

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