Overview
"I draw a line without memory and without an idea."
Keiko Kimoto, born in 1977 in Kyoto, Japan, is an artist renowned for her exceptional mastery of diverse techniques and artistic languages. Residing and working in Toyooka, Keiko has captivated the art world with her unique approach that blends precision and spontaneity. Her work is characterized by an intricate stillness that simultaneously captures movement, achieved through quick brushstrokes and improvisational skill. This distinctive style enables her to freeze dynamic moments in her paintings, creating a paradox of static movement that challenges and engages the viewer.
 
Educated in Fine Arts at the University of the Arts Berlin, Keiko's work has been showcased in numerous solo and group exhibitions across various cities, including Tokyo and Luxembourg, reflecting her international appeal. Her paintings are an invitation to introspection, urging viewers to delve deeper into their interpretations and understandings. Keiko's artistry is not just a visual experience but also a philosophical exploration, encouraging the audience to reflect on the transient and interconnected nature of existence.
 
Central to Keiko's work is the theme of cultural dialogue, often manifesting through collaborative efforts that bridge geographical and narrative divides. Her approach is marked by a respect for viewer engagement, emphasizing the importance of imagination and effort in the appreciation of art. This philosophy extends to her creative process, which is characterized by a deep sense of communication and synchronicity, often leading to unexpected yet harmonious results. Keiko Kimoto's art, therefore, stands as a testament to the power of artistic collaboration and the beauty of intercultural exchange, making her a significant figure in contemporary art.
Works
  • Keiko Kimoto, Eule und Schlange , 2024
    Keiko Kimoto
    Eule und Schlange , 2024
    Egg tempera and oil on canvas
    155 x 125 cm
    61 x 49 ¼ in
  • Keiko Kimoto, Fallendes Wasser Scwebende Minelarien, 2024
    Keiko Kimoto
    Fallendes Wasser Scwebende Minelarien, 2024
    Egg tempera and oil on canvas
    90 x 75 cm
    35 ⅜ x 29 ½ in
  • Keiko Kimoto, Gesicht, 2024
    Keiko Kimoto
    Gesicht, 2024
    Keramik
    38 x 30 cm
    15 x 11 ¾ in
  • Keiko Kimoto, Halle Westfalen, 2024
    Keiko Kimoto
    Halle Westfalen, 2024
    Oil on canvas
    60 x 50 cm
    23 ⅝ x 19 ¾ in
  • Keiko Kimoto, Hund, Einhorn, 2024
    Keiko Kimoto
    Hund, Einhorn, 2024
    Oil on canvas
    120 x 90 cm
    47 ¼ x 35 ⅜ in
  • Keiko Kimoto, Kamel, 2024
    Keiko Kimoto
    Kamel, 2024
    Oil on canvas
    90 x 75 cm
    35 ⅜ x 29 ½ in
  • Keiko Kimoto, NachtTeich, 2024
    Keiko Kimoto
    NachtTeich, 2024
    Oil on canvas
    ø 60 cm
    ø 23 ⅝ in
  • Keiko Kimoto, Obst, 2024
    Keiko Kimoto
    Obst, 2024
    Oil on canvas
    90 x 75 cm
    35 ⅜ x 29 ½ in
  • Keiko Kimoto, Paradiesvoegel, 2024
    Keiko Kimoto
    Paradiesvoegel, 2024
    Egg tempera and oil on canvas
    60 x 50 cm
    23 ⅝ x 19 ¾ in
  • Keiko Kimoto, Portpia,Pferd,Tisch, 2024
    Keiko Kimoto
    Portpia,Pferd,Tisch, 2024
    Oil on canvas
    60 x 50 cm
    23 ⅝ x 19 ¾ in
  • Keiko Kimoto, Regen Bart, 2024
    Keiko Kimoto
    Regen Bart, 2024
    Aquarelle and oil on canvas
    165 x 145 cm
    65 x 57 ⅛ in
  • Keiko Kimoto, Schwalbe, 2024
    Keiko Kimoto
    Schwalbe, 2024
    Egg tempera and oil on canvas
    50 x 40 cm
    19 ¾ x 15 ¾ in
  • Keiko Kimoto, Schwebende Stillleben, 2024
    Keiko Kimoto
    Schwebende Stillleben, 2024
    Egg tempera and oil on canvas
    120 x 100 cm
    47 ¼ x 39 ⅜ in
  • Keiko Kimoto, SeeschlangeVogelFrau, 2024
    Keiko Kimoto
    SeeschlangeVogelFrau, 2024
    Egg tempera and oil on canvas
    180 x 130 cm
    70 ⅞ x 51 ⅛ in
  • Keiko Kimoto, Sumpf, 2024
    Keiko Kimoto
    Sumpf, 2024
    Egg tempera on canvas
    ø 60 cm
    ø 23 ⅝ in
  • Keiko Kimoto, Traubenfest, 2024
    Keiko Kimoto
    Traubenfest, 2024
    Oil on canvas
    60 x 50 cm
    23 ⅝ x 19 ¾ in
  • Keiko Kimoto, Vase, 2024
    Keiko Kimoto
    Vase, 2024
    Egg tempera and oil on canvas
    200 x 160 cm
    78 ¾ x 63 in
  • Keiko Kimoto, Wirbel, 2024
    Keiko Kimoto
    Wirbel, 2024
    Oil on canvas
    24 x 18 cm
    9 ½ x 7 ⅛ in
  • Keiko Kimoto, Zwischen den Blättern, 2024
    Keiko Kimoto
    Zwischen den Blättern, 2024
    Oil on canvas
    60 x 50 cm
    23 ⅝ x 19 ¾ in
  • Keiko Kimoto, Waesche, 2023
    Keiko Kimoto
    Waesche, 2023
    Egg tempera and oil on canvas
    155 x 125 cm
    61 x 49 ¼ in
  • Keiko Kimoto, Enten, 2022
    Keiko Kimoto
    Enten, 2022
    Oil on canvas
    75 x 90 cm
    29 ½ x 35 ⅜ in
  • Keiko Kimoto, Feuervogel, 2022
    Keiko Kimoto
    Feuervogel, 2022
    Egg tempera and oil on canvas
    155 x 125 cm
    61 x 49 ¼ in
  • Keiko Kimoto, Sleep, 2022
    Keiko Kimoto
    Sleep, 2022
    Oil on canvas
    24 x 18 cm
    9 ½ x 7 ⅛ in
  • Keiko Kimoto, Blumen aus Lanzbergerallee, 2021/2024
    Keiko Kimoto
    Blumen aus Lanzbergerallee, 2021/2024
    Egg tempera and oil on canvas
    90 x 75 cm
    35 ⅜ x 29 ½ in
  • Keiko Kimoto, am Fenster, 2021
    Keiko Kimoto
    am Fenster, 2021
    Egg tempera on painting board
    40 x 30 cm
    15 ¾ x 11 ¾ in
  • Keiko Kimoto, Ananas, 2021
    Keiko Kimoto
    Ananas, 2021
    Acrylic on canvas
    30 x 24 cm
    11 ¾ x 9 ½ in
  • Keiko Kimoto, Ei im Meer, 2021
    Keiko Kimoto
    Ei im Meer, 2021
    Oil on canvas
    18 x 24 cm
    7 ⅛ x 9 ½ in
  • Keiko Kimoto, Fensterblick, 2021
    Keiko Kimoto
    Fensterblick, 2021
    Oil on canvas
    60 x 50 cm
    23 ⅝ x 19 ¾ in
  • Keiko Kimoto, Geburtstag, 2021
    Keiko Kimoto
    Geburtstag, 2021
    Egg tempera on painting board
    25 x 20 cm
    9 ⅞ x 7 ⅞ in
  • Keiko Kimoto, Große Vögel kleine Vögel, 2021
    Keiko Kimoto
    Große Vögel kleine Vögel, 2021
    Egg tempera and oil on canvas
    60 x 50 cm
    23 ⅝ x 19 ¾ in
  • Keiko Kimoto, Hahnenkamm, 2021
    Keiko Kimoto
    Hahnenkamm, 2021
    Egg tempera on canvas
    90 x 75 cm
    35 ⅜ x 29 ½ in
  • Keiko Kimoto, Himmel, 2021
    Keiko Kimoto
    Himmel, 2021
    Egg tempera and oil on canvas
    90 x 75 cm
    35 ⅜ x 29 ½ in
  • Keiko Kimoto, Lerche, 2021
    Keiko Kimoto
    Lerche, 2021
    Egg tempera and oil on canvas
    90 x 75 cm
    35 ⅜ x 29 ½ in
  • Keiko Kimoto, Nohara, 2021
    Keiko Kimoto
    Nohara, 2021
    Egg tempera and oil on canvas
    90 x 75 cm
    35 ⅜ x 29 ½ in
  • Keiko Kimoto, SommerMeer, 2021
    Keiko Kimoto
    SommerMeer, 2021
    Egg tempera on canvas
    120 x 100 cm
    47 ¼ x 39 ⅜ in
  • Keiko Kimoto, Still Landschaft, 2021
    Keiko Kimoto
    Still Landschaft, 2021
    Egg tempera on painting board
    40 x 30 cm
    15 ¾ x 11 ¾ in
  • Keiko Kimoto, Vase, 2021
    Keiko Kimoto
    Vase, 2021
    Oil on canvas
    90 x 75 cm
    35 ⅜ x 29 ½ in
  • Keiko Kimoto, Mond YORUNOUMIDEOYOGO, 2020/2024
    Keiko Kimoto
    Mond YORUNOUMIDEOYOGO, 2020/2024
    Oil on canvas
    30 x 24 cm
    11 ¾ x 9 ½ in
  • Keiko Kimoto, Feld, 2020
    Keiko Kimoto
    Feld, 2020
    Acrylic on canvas
    30 x 25 cm
    11 ¾ x 9 ⅞ in
  • Keiko Kimoto, Garten, 2020
    Keiko Kimoto
    Garten, 2020
    Acrylic on canvas
    50 x 40 cm
    19 ¾ x 15 ¾ in
  • Keiko Kimoto, Krabbe, 2020
    Keiko Kimoto
    Krabbe, 2020
    Acrylic on canvas
    24 x 18 cm
    9 ½ x 7 ⅛ in
  • Keiko Kimoto, Meer, 2020
    Keiko Kimoto
    Meer, 2020
    Acrylic on canvas
    24 x 18 cm
    9 ½ x 7 ⅛ in
  • Keiko Kimoto, Moeve und Ananas, 2020
    Keiko Kimoto
    Moeve und Ananas, 2020
    Acrylic on canvas
    30 x 24 cm
    11 ¾ x 9 ½ in
  • Keiko Kimoto, Mooswald, 2020
    Keiko Kimoto
    Mooswald, 2020
    Acrylic, Ink on canvas
    30 x 24 cm
    11 ¾ x 9 ½ in
  • Keiko Kimoto, Party, 2020
    Keiko Kimoto
    Party, 2020
    Acrylic on canvas
    18 x 13 cm
    7 ⅛ x 5 ⅛ in
  • Keiko Kimoto, Schnee N, 2020
    Keiko Kimoto
    Schnee N, 2020
    Acrylic on canvas
    30 x 25 cm
    11 ¾ x 9 ⅞ in
  • Keiko Kimoto, Schwimmen, 2020
    Keiko Kimoto
    Schwimmen, 2020
    Acrylic on canvas
    30 x 25 cm
    11 ¾ x 9 ⅞ in
  • Keiko Kimoto, Taube, 2020
    Keiko Kimoto
    Taube, 2020
    Acrylic on canvas
    24 x 30 cm
    9 ½ x 11 ¾ in
  • Keiko Kimoto, Vase Chili, 2020
    Keiko Kimoto
    Vase Chili, 2020
    Acrylic on canvas
    24 x 18 cm
    9 ½ x 7 ⅛ in
  • Keiko Kimoto, Wasserspiel, 2020
    Keiko Kimoto
    Wasserspiel, 2020
    Acrylic on canvas
    30 x 24 cm
    11 ¾ x 9 ½ in
  • Keiko Kimoto, Felsen und Quellen, 2019/2024
    Keiko Kimoto
    Felsen und Quellen, 2019/2024
    Oil on canvas
    30 x 24 cm
    11 ¾ x 9 ½ in
  • Keiko Kimoto, Ananas, 2019
    Keiko Kimoto
    Ananas, 2019
    Acrylic on canvas
    80 x 80 cm
    31 ½ x 31 ½ in
  • Keiko Kimoto, Bar, 2019
    Keiko Kimoto
    Bar, 2019
    Acrylic on canvas
    80 x 80 cm
    31 ½ x 31 ½ in
  • Keiko Kimoto, Kiefer, 2019
    Keiko Kimoto
    Kiefer, 2019
    Acrylic on canvas
    80 x 80 cm
    31 ½ x 31 ½ in
  • Keiko Kimoto, Fahrad, 2017
    Keiko Kimoto
    Fahrad, 2017
    Egg tempera on canvas
    20 x 35 cm
    7 ⅞ x 13 ¾ in
  • Keiko Kimoto, Vase, 2017
    Keiko Kimoto
    Vase, 2017
    Egg tempera on canvas
    30 x 24 cm
    11 ¾ x 9 ½ in
  • Keiko Kimoto, Nachtwald, 2013
    Keiko Kimoto
    Nachtwald, 2013
    Acrylic and oil on canvas
    18 x 13 cm
    7 ⅛ x 5 ⅛ in
  • Keiko Kimoto, Risu-Neko(Eichhörnchen-Katze), 2013
    Keiko Kimoto
    Risu-Neko(Eichhörnchen-Katze), 2013
    Oil on canvas
    70 x 90 cm
    27 ½ x 35 ⅜ in
  • Keiko Kimoto, Vogel, 2013
    Keiko Kimoto
    Vogel, 2013
    Ink, Oil on canvas
    280 x 600 cm
    110 ¼ x 236 ¼ in
  • Keiko Kimoto, Wind, 2013
    Keiko Kimoto
    Wind, 2013
    Oil on canvas
    120 x 90 cm
    47 ¼ x 35 ⅜ in
  • Keiko Kimoto, Schleife, 2009
    Keiko Kimoto
    Schleife, 2009
    Oil on canvas
    180 x 180 cm
    70 ⅞ x 70 ⅞ in
  • Keiko Kimoto, Dampf, 2008
    Keiko Kimoto
    Dampf, 2008
    Oil on canvas
    100 x 80 cm
    39 ⅜ x 31 ½ in
  • Keiko Kimoto, Tobari, 2006/2024
    Keiko Kimoto
    Tobari, 2006/2024
    Oil on canvas
    60 x 60 cm
    23 ⅝ x 23 ⅝ in
  • Keiko Kimoto, Chresantheme, 2006
    Keiko Kimoto
    Chresantheme, 2006
    Oil on canvas
    60 x 50 cm
    23 ⅝ x 19 ¾ in
  • Keiko Kimoto, Jacht, 2006
    Keiko Kimoto
    Jacht, 2006
    Aquarelle, acrylic, and oil on canvas
    60 x 60 cm
    23 ⅝ x 23 ⅝ in
  • Keiko Kimoto, Trauerweide, 2006
    Keiko Kimoto
    Trauerweide, 2006
    Oil on canvas
    70 x 70 cm
    27 ½ x 27 ½ in
  • Keiko Kimoto, Zikade, 2006
    Keiko Kimoto
    Zikade, 2006
    Oil on canvas
    60 x 50 cm
    23 ⅝ x 19 ¾ in
  • Keiko Kimoto, Garage, 2005/2024
    Keiko Kimoto
    Garage, 2005/2024
    Oil on canvas
    100 x 84 cm
    39 ⅜ x 33 ⅛ in
  • Keiko Kimoto, Apfelbaum, 2005
    Keiko Kimoto
    Apfelbaum, 2005
    Oil on canvas
    60 x 50 cm
    23 ⅝ x 19 ¾ in
  • Keiko Kimoto, Momo, 2005
    Keiko Kimoto
    Momo, 2005
    Oil on canvas
    60 x 50 cm
    23 ⅝ x 19 ¾ in
  • Keiko Kimoto, Sayonara, 2005
    Keiko Kimoto
    Sayonara, 2005
    Oil on canvas
    155 x 180 cm
    61 x 70 ⅞ in
  • Keiko Kimoto, Schmetterling, 2005
    Keiko Kimoto
    Schmetterling, 2005
    Oil on canvas
    100 x 80 cm
    39 ⅜ x 31 ½ in
  • Keiko Kimoto, Tanz, 2005
    Keiko Kimoto
    Tanz, 2005
    Oil on canvas
    60 x 50 cm
    23 ⅝ x 19 ¾ in
  • Keiko Kimoto, Krabbeimfluss, 2004
    Keiko Kimoto
    Krabbeimfluss, 2004
    Oil on canvas
    25 x 30 cm
    9 ⅞ x 11 ¾ in
  • Keiko Kimoto, Nachtduft und Weilchen, 2004
    Keiko Kimoto
    Nachtduft und Weilchen, 2004
    Pigment and Hasenleim on canvas
    120 x 100 cm
    47 ¼ x 39 ⅜ in
  • Keiko Kimoto, Traubenraum
    Keiko Kimoto
    Traubenraum
    Oil on canvas
    24 x 18 cm
    9 ½ x 7 ⅛ in
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