Akie Nakata turns rocks into amazing realistic miniatures

  Akie Nakata turns rocks into amazing realistic miniatures. Instagram / blog. In Japan, the artist Akie Nakata is always looking for pebbles during his long walks. Smooth stones that she collects and collects for their shapes and which will then be meticulously transformed into fox, owl, cat, turtle or crocodile. His imagination is limitless … Lire la suite Akie Nakata turns rocks into amazing realistic miniatures

Return to the Sea: Saltworks by Motoi Yamamoto

  Return to the Sea: Saltworks by Motoi Yamamoto Japanese artist Motoi Yamamoto constructs intricate labyrinths, entire mountains made of salt. Salt has always held special significance in the death rituals of Japan, and following the sudden death of his younger sister, Yamamoto channelled his grief into his maze-like installations. His works are largely improvised, … Lire la suite Return to the Sea: Saltworks by Motoi Yamamoto

Sculptures of humans and skeletons by Yoshitoshi Kanemaki

Sculptures of humans and skeletons by Yoshitoshi Kanemaki on Behance  Japanese artist Yoshitoshi Kanemaki. This sculptor realizes disturbing life-size works, from tree trunks. Through his massive sculptures by their weight and size, Yoshitoshi tackles the questions of life and death and the notion of fleetingness, knowing full well that he will never really succeed in … Lire la suite Sculptures of humans and skeletons by Yoshitoshi Kanemaki

Japanese Artist Creates A Unique Visual Diary While Having Her Coffee

  Japanese ArtistCreates A Unique Visual Diary While Having Her Coffee More info: Instagram Appreciating the small things in life can make some of us really happy. This Japanese girl called  Sawa, who is known by the name of  la fée de fleur on Instagram, proves it by combining her passions – flowers, coffee, and … Lire la suite Japanese Artist Creates A Unique Visual Diary While Having Her Coffee

Weaves An Immersive Labyrinth Of Keys By Chiharu Shiota

  Weaves An Immersive Labyrinth Of Keys By Chiharu Shiota As visitors to the 2015 venice art biennale enter the japan pavilion, a red immersive expanse infills the building’s ceiling and walls, intertwining entrants within a maze of vibrantly colored yarn. ‘the key in hand’ by japanese artist Chiharu Shiota comprises more than 50,000 keys … Lire la suite Weaves An Immersive Labyrinth Of Keys By Chiharu Shiota

Dream-Like Women Portraits by Ikenaga Yasunari

Dream-Like Women Portraits by Ikenaga Yasunari Ikenaga Yasunari is a 1965-born Japanese artist. His paintings depict beautiful women, whose expressions and postures suggest a dreamy atmosphere. Ikenaga’s paintings also showcase exquisite textile pattern designs. His subjects are always women of modern times, but at the same time, the Nihonga painting style reflects ancient Japanese traditions, … Lire la suite Dream-Like Women Portraits by Ikenaga Yasunari

Portraits of Siamese Fighting Fish by Visarute Angkatavanich

Portraits of Siamese Fighting Fish by Visarute Angkatavanich on 500px Bangkok-based photographer Visarute Angkatavanich captures exquisite, surreal and elegant fish photographs of the multi-colored specifies. The intimate images feature a variety of breeds from goldfish to Siames fighting fish in a set of dramatic shots. Filmed against white or black backgrounds, Angkatavanich’s close-up portrait capture … Lire la suite Portraits of Siamese Fighting Fish by Visarute Angkatavanich

Surreal works By Yuchi Ikehata

Surreal works By Yuchi Ikehata Fragment of Long Term Memory is a fascinating series by Japanese artist Yuchi Ikehata, who blends sculpture, photography, wire, ceramics and paper to create surreal images, such as incomplete memories of her own body. A magnificent work between illusion and reality! source