macoto murayama: inorganic flora

macoto murayama: inorganic flora

based on his research of botanical drawings and photography the japanese artist macoto murayama created the collection ‘inorganic flora’: a new form of plant depiction that transcends accepted (common, usual) horizons of botanical illustration’.

macoto murayama: inorganic flora

macoto murayama: inorganic flora

macoto murayama: inorganic flora

macoto murayama: inorganic flora

macoto murayama: inorganic flora

macoto murayama: inorganic flora

macoto murayama: inorganic flora

macoto murayama: inorganic flora

macoto murayama: inorganic flora

‘generally plants are considered to be livings things with organic forms. however, this is only one of their sides, since they have conflicting elements in geometrical and mechanical structures along with an organic form. by featuring the inorganic elements of plants, the plants present figures that differ from the norm. thereby enabling the viewer to discover some distinct and appealing points. in the first place people are apt to be fascinated by things which we see superficially. however, there may be more important and truly essential aspects inside things. it may apply to a plant too. there is beauty not only on superficial part but also at internal part as well. I want to show fascinating world of plants that differs from usual.’ more

  • beautiful!

    vn
    Oct 14, 2009

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