Masayoshi Suzuki Gallery | Nagoya Design Week
I’m liking all these regional artists and designers because my posts are usually very Tokyo-centric. So it’s been incredibly fun to discover talent outside of the big metropolis. Masayoshi Suzuki Gallery, who made a showing at Nagoya Design Week, represents artists based in the Nagoya area who have adapted natural objects as their primary media, or who derive inspiration from nature. I love all these organic-looking shapes that are largely abstract but possess a warm familiarity.
“fruits, root or head” and “untitled” (2008) by Yoshinobu Nakagawa.
Made from wood, cotton, bamboo, acrylic, cowhide and beeswax.
“Anatama” and “Kinotama” (2008) by Toru Matsuoka
Made from paper and wood
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