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Igawa Takeshi

 (born 1980)
Igawa Takeshi is active/lives in Japan.  Igawa Takeshi is known for lacquer art.

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Pools of mysterious shadows, sudden illuminations, deep sensual reflections, vast planes of black, sharp angles and the softest of curves – Igawa Takeshi’s grand sculptural works evade instant comprehension.

Conceptually based on the infinity of sea and sky, the impenetrable obscurity of black, and using the natural lustre of lacquer, Igawa uses the freedom and fluidity of kanshitsu, the dry lacquer technique that traditionally uses a fabric mold rather than a wooden substrate, to create form. One’s emotions flow with the sea, soar with the clouds – this is the essence of mastery- physical and spiritual manifestation.

Igawa Takeshi is in his early thirties, with a PhD from Kyoto University of Arts in lacquer art   ...  Displaying 750 of 3407 characters.

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Floral Wind II, 2016
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Spatial Form of Sky, 2011
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