Kenichi Sasakawa has been involved with glasswork for many years, and he is an artist with a wide range of works, from artwork to glass ware for practical use. The “texture (in Japanse -KIME)” tittle of this exhibition is one of the important factors that attracts us to objects. With his works, there is a fascination with the gap between the smooth, glass-like texture when you touch it with your fingers, and the noise-like texture you can see. Recycled glass is a unique material that contains metal and other components mixed into it, and although its chic, gray tone may be silent, the texture of the glass when placed in a room has the power to influence the entire space’s texture. The thoughts of an industry designer or architect coexist within a single piece of glass with an artistry similar to when a potter kneads clay in pursuit of a unique form. When you place this wine glass on a table, it will surely feel like a beautiful work of art.
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Misa Kuromoto, GALLERY crossing
Born in Kanagawa in 1981.
2006 M.F.A. Tama Art University ceramic, glass, and metal works
2004 B.F.A. Tama Art University Department of ceraic, glass, and metal
As of 2020, creating works in Kyoto Prefecture.
KIME - texture
11, Apr, 2020 sat - 6, May, 2020 sun
12:00 - 18:00（Last day close on 17:00）
※By appointment only. Please inquire about making reservations for visit by e-mail.
6, Jun sat – 21, Jun sun Takayuki Watanabe
4, July sat - 19, July sun Kenichi Sasakawa