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Cosmic Plants: Gallery Label - Current

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Minneapolis Institute of Arts

Date

2012-03-08

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Kyoko Tokumaru meticulously fashions the components of her sculptures from porcelain clay. She then joins them together to create mini naturalistic environments that are at once familiar and fantastical. The undulation and elegant rhythm of her long leaves and twisting branches impart a weightless, aquatic quality to the work, which would seem to be playfully ironic given the brittle, hard quality of fired porcelain.
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Source: Minneapolis Institute of Arts
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Added to Site: March 10, 2012