teppei kaneuji's first solo exhibition 'melting city/ empty forest' at yokohama museum of art, japan
 
teppei kaneuji's first solo exhibition 'melting city/ empty forest' at yokohama museum of art, japan teppei kaneuji's first solo exhibition 'melting city/ empty forest' at yokohama museum of art, japan
apr 10, 2009

teppei kaneuji's first solo exhibition 'melting city/ empty forest' at yokohama museum of art, japan

teenage fan club #5. 2007. plastic figure,hot melt adhesive 25x12x37(h)cm image © teppei kaneuji

japanese young artist teppei kaneuji‘s first solo exhibition ‘melting city/ empty forest’ is currently on view at yokohama museum of art, japan.

teppei kaneuji’s work poses a visual riddle that upsets the boundaries between movement and invariability, between substance and illusion. using collage and bricollage techniques, in other words, pasting and assembling a mishmash of objects together, kaneuji says, ‘i want to create something you feel you’ve seen before, but don’t understand.’ in the process, kaneuji creates an as-yet-unknown form of plastic art that incorporates familiar objects like magazine clippings, plastic manufactured goods, and wood. these works of art stimulate the viewer with a cross between pleasant childhood memories of being engrossed with a particular game and complex amalgamated images with evocative intellectual associations.

the exhibition runs till 27 may, 2009.

teppei kaneuji's first solo exhibition 'melting city/ empty forest' at yokohama museum of art, japan teenage fan club #6. 2007. plastic figure,hot melt adhesive 13x8x28(h)cm image © teppei kaneuji

teppei kaneuji's first solo exhibition 'melting city/ empty forest' at yokohama museum of art, japan muddy stream from a mug (hamberger). 2007. coffee,paper,wood,plastic products,urethane resin. 14x16x36(h)cm image © teppei kaneuji

teppei kaneuji's first solo exhibition 'melting city/ empty forest' at yokohama museum of art, japan splash and flake. 2007. wood,mirror,magnifying glass,binoculars,furniture. 195x313x203cm image © teppei kaneuji

teppei kaneuji's first solo exhibition 'melting city/ empty forest' at yokohama museum of art, japan white discharge (scissors ). 2007. scissor, resin. 30 x 24 x 16(h) cm image © teppei kaneuji

teppei kaneuji was born in 1978 in kyoto. lives and works in saitama.

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