Minimal Baroque IV

Photo by YAMAMOTO Sotaro


About the artwork

The fourth in the series of work, “minimal baroque”, will be two-meter tall twenty six colums cut by The artist cut laminated lumber following Enku’s technique, carved them with chainsaw, and coated with substance which was a mixture of ash of shavings and acrylic paints. He called them “twin shadow” as they were laminated lumbers which were cut into half and stood symmetrically. The collections of the sculptures responded to the landscape of forest outside of the museum giving visitors an experience of walking in the man-maid wood. Material: Wood, ash, acrylica chain saw and painted ash which surface are uneven and curved.


Artwork no. N074
Production year 2015
Area Nakasato
Village Kakuma
Venue Kiotsu Warehouse Museum (1528-2 Kakuma, Tokamachi-city, Niigata Prefecture)
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