Aug 31, 2014
MISAWA ATSUHIKO: ANIMALS 2014 IN IWATE, at IWATE MUSEUM OF ART
6th August - 13th October, 2014 | IWATE MUSEUM OF ART
Misawa Atsuhiko (1961- , b. Kyoto prefecture), one of the most acclaimed contemporary sculptors in Japan, carves various kinds of animals out of camphor tree.
He's been creating this "Animals" series since 2000 and has won art prizes.
His life-sized animal sculptures with traces of the chisel and delicately painted features have an overwhelming presence and are loved by people of all ages.
This exhibition presents Misawa's 60 sculptures including the most recent ones along with paintings, drawings and small clay works of animals.
The early works which he created before starting the "Animals" are also exhibited only at Iwate venue.
# For the details, please access to the followings;
[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/140906iwat.html
[Official Homepage of the Event] ›› http://www.ima.or.jp/en/enhome.html
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