The thin lines of inlaid mother of pearl seem to guide light, representing human psychology. This work was inspired by a novel written by Akutagawa Ryunosuke based on Karma by Tolstoy, which originally comes from a Buddhist story. The relief that represents light and people is decorated with foil pressing, Maki-e, and inlaid mother of pearl. Blazing red lacquer is applied on top and the surface is polished to expose the pattern.
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- wood, aluminum, cloth, lacquer, shell, gold leaf, blue gold leaf, stainless steel, resin
- W 65 × D 19 × H 86cm
W 25.59 × D 7.48 × H 33.86 in
weight: 33.84 lbs
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Koken Murata's main themes are light and water. He freely uses gold and silver leaf in creative ways to produce artwork that is both gorgeous and modern. His work has been highly praised in Japan and around the world in countries like the USA, English, Norway, France, Vietnam, Taiwan, Hong Kong, and China.
Pouring down from heaven: Cycle of light, water, and life