by Ilka Scobie
"Is this the same color?” Yutaka Sone
asked, as he climbed up a ladder to deepen an aquamarine loop of a letter on the wall. "I am so happy to be painting,” he proclaimed, using his fingers to complete the calligraphy. Instead of leading me on a walk-through his new exhibition at David Zwirner Gallery, Sone was atop a step ladder embellishing a white wall with the moniker “Island,” the title of the artist’s fifth solo show with the gallery.