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"Abandoned Land" Mosaic by Toyoharu Kii

$6,380

About the Item

A leader of the cross-cultural Craft resurgence, Japan-based artist Toyoharu Kii creates his intricate mosaics with handcut Italian marble and smalti, Venetian glass made by the same Italian family for over 400 years. Using traditional Italian techniques, Kii’s art is nonetheless modern. It is monochromatic, abstract, and highly textured and highlights the involved and technical art of mosaic making. “Abandoned Land” employs texture and line in a monochromatic mosaic to tell the tale of thwarted ambition and industry. Using varied levels to his tile work, the artist creates an abandoned worksite, riddled with plowed earth, dug holes, and the traces of tire tracks.
  • Creator:
    Toyoharu Kii (Artist)
  • Dimensions:
    Height: 22 in (55.88 cm)Width: 21.25 in (53.98 cm)Depth: 1.5 in (3.81 cm)
  • Materials and Techniques:
    Marble,Mosaic
  • Place of Origin:
  • Period:
  • Date of Manufacture:
    2016
  • Condition:
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location:
    Chicago, IL
  • Reference Number:
    Seller: CTOYK0361stDibs: LU820014348602

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PAGODA RED is a renowned resource for designers as well as collectors of contemporary and ancient Chinese, Korean and Japanese art. They offer a curated edit of fine and provincial furniture, ceramics, scholars' objects, and paintings and textiles, each piece historically and geographically authentic.

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