taisuke mohri: cracked portraits
 
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aug 21, 2012

taisuke mohri: cracked portraits

‘cracked portrait #1’, 2012 by taisuke mohri pencil on paper/glass 100 x 72.8cm

taisuke mohri: cracked portraits frantic gallery, tokyo, japan august 31st to september 2nd, 2012

‘cracked portraits’ by japanese designer taisuke mohri are a series of detailed pencil artworks overlayed with a pane of cracked glass – known as the ‘material cracks’. the confronting work, to be shown at frantic gallery in tokyo, errs on the edge of something existent in reality and something imagined – offered only by the precise hyper-real workmanship – where the audience is asked to take a moment to understand and absorb what they are viewing.

the delicate pencil studies, often representing young boys or older men, are disrupted by severe veins of  fractured glass, helping the viewer to distinguish what is real and what is artificial. the portraits are reminiscent of a face behind a window on a rainy day, accented with moments in the image depicted by smeared pencil work. the work itself is a visual/psychotic inquiry into the unattainable dance of the sincere and illusive, confusing the ways we perceive the present and actuality.

‘cracked portrait #3′, 2012 pencil on paper/glass 100 x 72.8cm

detail image

detail image

‘cracked portrait #0‘, 2012 pencil on paper/glass 51 x 51cm

detail images of cracked portrait #0

  • Hello,
    I am a French painter. I apologize but I do not know how to find a feminine model Japanese which was in Paris between 24 and on October 27th, 2012. She works a lot and poses for several painters and sculptors in Tokyo and said to me that only two agents work and took care of models in Tokyo. You could help me to find this person that I need for a work to be realized. She is the only one to take very difficult poses grace has its dancer’s former job. I count on your help to indicate how I may take myself to find her. I would be most grateful to you for this.
    Michel JEAN

    こんにちは、
    私はフランスの画家です。私は謝罪しますが、私は24の間と2012年10月27日にパリにいた女性モデルの日本人を見つける方法を知りません。彼女は多くの作品とポーズ東京のいくつかの画家や彫刻家のために、私にだけ、2つのエージェントが仕事と言って東京でモデルの世話をした。あなたは、私が実現しなければならない作業のために必要とするこの人を見つけるために私を助けることができる。彼女は恵みがそのダンサーの前職を持ってポーズを非常に困難にするだけです。私は彼女を見つけるために自分自身を取ることができる方法を示すためにあなたの助けを頼りにしています。私はこのために一番感謝している。
    ミシェルJEAN
    My mail adress : [email protected]

    Michel JEAN says:

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