Ala Champ
 
00:00/

EDITORS PICKS | SALONE DEL MILANO 2019

We Select The 5 Projects Not To Miss Ahead Of The Upcoming Design Week in Milan

Domaine Chandon

An "In-Depth Rejuvenation" & Contemporary Redesign For The Renowned Australian Winery

STONY ISLAND ARTS BANK

Conceived by Artist Theaster Gates, the Art Centre is a Pivotal Contribution to the City of Chicago

UNDER

Dining In Norway's Southern Coast Made Possible By Snøhetta

Reversible Destiny Lofts

The Vibrant Residences That Challenge Daily Perceptions Of Space & Movement, By Artist-Duo Arakawa & Gins

BLESS N°65 Not That I Can’t Wait For It

Constantly Challenging The Norm to Encourage New Perspectives

FUKURO

Down The Stairs, A Modern Japanese Izakaya In Central Hong Kong

LE CORBUSIER

The Great Swiss-French Architect's Studio-Apartment Has Been Restored And Is Now Open To The Public

SCHAULAGER

The Unassuming Contemporary Art Gallery Designed By Herzog & de Meuron

NORTON MUSEUM OF ART

Renovated by Foster + Partners, This West Palm Beach Art Institution Has Now Re-Opened Its Doors

The Chinati Foundation

The Contemporary Art Destination in Marfa Founded by Pioneering American Artist Donald Judd

NICHOLAS DALEY COLLABORATES WITH BRITISH MILLINER CHRISTYS’

British-Barbadian Saxophonist Shabaka Hutchings Models The Jazz-Inspired Baker Boy Hat Collaboration

ISSEY MIYAKE’S PLEATS IN A NEW CONTEXT

Two Design Greats Join For A Technical Pleats Lifestyle Collection

TEAM LAB BORDERLESS

The Digital Art Collective's Innovative and Interactive Art Experience Now Open In Tokyo

FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT HOUSE AND STUDIO

American Architect Frank Lloyd Wright’s First Home and Studio Is Nothing Short Of A Masterpiece

FREDERIK BILLE BRAHE’S APOLLO BAR

Run By Copenhagen's Most Exciting Chef - An Entrepreneurial Polymath - You'll Find Apollo Bar Tucked Within The Walls Of The Iconic Kunsthal Charlottenborg

MAREFUMI KOMURA

The Art Of Subtraction at 'Big Ship' at The Mass, Harajuku

May, 2018
Big Ship, Marefumi Komura, The Mass, Harajuku, Tokyo (2018)

The Mass presents the solo exhibition of Japanese artist Marefumi Komura, titled ‘Big Ship’, with paintings created through his Subtraction series, removing and reducing layers of paint to thin canvas and revealing layers underneath.

Titled ‘Big Ship’, the exhibition is a metaphor for Japan’s globalisation and a symbol of the chaotic course of the cosmos, all due to an epiphany of the artist in response to his grandmothers’ passing and an “attempt to express fragility, impermanence and imperfection.”

Resulting in an exceptional muted colour palette, the abstract explorations showcase a modest authenticity, innocently driven by their spontaneous reduction of paint layers that the artist intends to “hint at lost senses, evoking hidden landscapes, reawakening primal memories.”

Big Ship, Marefumi Komura, The Mass, Harajuku, Tokyo (2018)

Marefumi Komura
Big Ship

The Mass, Harajuku, Tokyo
18 May – 17 June, 2018

May, 2018