Katsura Funakoshi in NISHIMURA GALLERY
Katsura Funakoshi 舟越 桂 New Sculpture
from 7th November to 9th December, 2006
西村画廊 NISHIMURA GALLERY
2-10-8 Nihonbashi Chuo-ku Tokyo, 103-0027 map
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「森に浮くスフィンクス」2006 "The Sphinx Floats in Forest"
painted camphor wood, marble, leather, miscellaneous tree, steel 227.5 x 98 x 106 cm
「遠い手のスフィンクス」2006 "The Sphinx with Far Hand"
painted camphor wood, marble, leather, steel110 x 90 x 40.5 cm
「伝えられた言葉」2006 "Words Conveyed"
painted camphor wood, marble100 x 59 x 41 cm
Nishimura Gallery is pleased to announce the exhibition of the new sculptures by Katsura Funakoshi from 7th November to 9th December, 2006.
Katsura Funakoshi is internationally renowned for his wooden sculptures with marble eyes, which are almost all life-size figures from the waist up.
The latest sculptures which subject is "Sphinx" with both womanly breasts and a manly build express the beauty of the mystic body transcending the gender.
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