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Japanese artist opens exhibition in Jiading

( chinadaily.com.cn ) 2016-12-16

An exhibition of some 80 artworks created by a famous Japanese artist Ichino Hiromichi opened at the Shanghai Wutong Art Museum in the city's Jiading district, on Dec 10, and will run until Jan 5, 2017.

Japanese artist opens exhibition in Jiading

Visitors admire artworks created by a Japanese artist Ichino Hiromichi at an exhibition held at the Shanghai Wutong Art Museum in Jiading district from Dec 10 to Jan 5, 2017. [Photo/jiading.gov.cn]

The exhibition delves into the relationship that people have with various landscapes, and features installations, paintings, prints, engravings, and relief works.

A particular highlight is an installation named Landscape, consisting of 25 three-layered stacks of white wooden plates, and each stack consists of plates of irregular shapes and different sizes but all in squares of the same area 58.5 cm x 58.5 cm. The arrangements of plates in each stack are unique without repetition.

Japanese artist opens exhibition in Jiading

An installation named Landscape designed by a Japanese artist Ichino Hiromichi, demonstrates the freedom within the rules of art creation. [Photo/jiading.gov.cn]

Fan Zhongming, host of the exhibition, said that the Ichino's consept was to examine the relationship between rules and change.

Ichino Hiromichi, born in Japan's Kyoto in 1951, graduated with a design major at the Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music in 1975. He now works at a Tokyo's design school and has exhibited his works in cities across the world, such as Tokyo, Paris, and Shanghai.

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Jiading Fahua Pagoda

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