hideki kuwajima
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oct 10, 2010

hideki kuwajima

‘euphoria 100320’ by hideki kuwajima, 2010 (plastic) ‘euphoria 100701’ by hideki kuwajima, 2010 (plastic)

hideki kuwajima is a japanese artist based in osaka who creates complex assemblage sculpture from found objects. some of kuwajima’s pieces included sculptures made from children’s toys and even fine crystal stemware. in addition to gallery shows, kuwajima has also created installations for hermes. radi-um von roentgenwerke art gallery in tokyo represents kuwajima’s work.

http://www.roentgenwerke.com‘equal.09.08.05’ by hideki kuwajima, 2009 (glass)

‘equal.09.08.09’ by hideki kuwajima, 2009 (glass)

‘euphoria 001’ by hideki kuwajima, 2008 (plastic)

  • Cool. I can’t pass up this opportunity to mention the comparison to “Rammellzee.”

    Dominic He is design dorf says:
  • Well… yes it’s easy to criticize… and I appreciate the aesthetic appearance of the sculptures…
    But, to me, the reference to the objects as “found” has a certain connotation of being reused or recycled…
    How does one just “find” two of every plastic toy? or am i just reading into it too much?
    Stemware makes sense… but the reference to plastic really bothers me.

    kos says:

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