Half Moon at Pink Sunset, 2022


Oil Paint


30.5 x 23.0 cm

Year Created



12 x 9 inches. Traditional gesso tinted with indigo pigment, oil, and colored pencil on board.


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Shizuka Kusayanagi's Perspective

Artist's commentary

On August 5, 2022, something big happened, and I drove to the beach to breathe and to sit with my overwhelming feelings. I was welcomed with a beautiful sunset and a perfect half moon, and I stayed there till the waves turned black with moonlight glitter.

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Curriculum Vitae

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Born in 1982 in Japan. Currently residing in Los Angeles.

2004 · Parsons School of Design

Communication Design

Selected Press
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Honors and Awards
Aug 10, 2023

Spring 2023 Hopper Prize


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Asking Price

$1,100.00 USD

Artwork History

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