Standing Man by Naruki Kukita, pencil on paper, 24" x 36"
Artist bio: Naruki Kukita was born in Japan and currently lives in New York City. She received her BFA from Tama Art University in Tokyo and has attended the Art Students League in NYC and the National Academy School of Fine Arts in NYC. She's participated in many exhibitions and gallery shows in NYC and her work has been published in Velvet Magazine, Spank Magazine, Mary, Tri-State Magazine and Next Door.
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