Thursday, May 24, 2012

Stone Sculptures by Hirotoshi Itoh

Hirotoshi Itoh graduated from Tokyo National Fine Arts University in 1982 and later went into his family business as a stonemason. He spent several years working with metal before turning his attention to stones. He utilizes stones found in a river bank near his home, to create sculptures that juxtapose the original shape and hardness of the material with surprising humor and texture.

Hirotoshi Itoh

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7 comments:

  1. Saw these years ago in Nagano, Japan. So amazing to find them again!!

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  2. Saw these years ago in Nagano, Japan. So amazing to find them again!!

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