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Living Sculpture

January 25, 2012

These paintings are stunning…and for a second, I thought they might have been real Goldfish. But they’re not and just to be clear, no animals were hurt in this painting! Enjoy….

From ICN Gallery’s website: Artist Riusuke Fukahori’s London debut exhibition “Goldfish Salvation” transforms ICN gallery into the world of goldfish. When struggling with artistic vision, Fukahori’s pet goldfish became his inspiration and ever since his passion and lifelong theme. His unique style of painting uses acrylic on clear resin which is poured into containers, resulting in a three-dimensional appearance and lifelike vitality.

Over the years the goldfish breeding business has reached an extreme, perfecting goldfish in a variety of colours and shapes, they are admired as beautiful objects like ‘living sculptures’. Fukahori’s brush strokes capturing the liveliness, delicacy and dynamics of the goldfish and his sculpture works create an illusion by using resin to captive the painted surfaces creating a truly ‘living sculpture’.

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  1. ethanminsker permalink
    February 5, 2012 4:24 PM

    that is crazy.

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