27 September 2008

Japan Society

New York’s Japan Society will be holding an exhibition of sculptural bamboo art that will run between October 4th and January 11th.

From the Japan Society:

Over the past few years, Japanese bamboo artists have reached beyond the established boundaries of their craft. New Bamboo is the world’s first exhibition devoted exclusively to Japanese bamboo as a sculptural medium, featuring 23 innovators, old and young, who explore to the full the tension between traditional skill and new expressive opportunities. Ranging from ethereal, computer-designed filigrees, through dramatic wall pieces to angry-looking, dirt-encrusted tangles and anthropomorphic, sexually charged sculptures, the more than 90 works on display demonstrate awesome technique, meticulous attention to detail and extraordinary creativity.




1 comment:

Shannon said...

Thank you for the mention Nasir! I hope you have a chance to stop by the exhibition.

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