Munakata has stated that the mixed cultural artifacts and traditions of her Japanese-American upbringing gave her free rein, from an early age, to experiment and play with signs and associations. It is her hope that viewers will "quilt their own connections and find their own narratives" from the images she creates.
Recognized as an abstract expressionist painter, Munakata's new work represents a conceptual departure from her earlier paintings.
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