Yayoi Deki “Traveling♪”

Yamamoto Gendai

poster for Yayoi Deki “Traveling♪”
[Image: Yayoi Deki "France" (2013) acrylic on paper, panel H117 x W117 cm]

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This exhibition by Yayoi Deki presents new three-dimensional optical illusions and works from her recent National Flag series, both created with the artist’s unique technique of finger-stamping.

Three-dimensional objects based on three-dimensional optical illusions are exhibited for the first time. These works, which appear different from objective reality when observed from a certain angle, are approximately 40 centimeters in size. Applied with Deki’s dazzling finger stamps, they lead the viewer to a new visual experience.

Also on view are new pieces from the National Flag series, in which each tableau is created by gradations of colors selected from a single national flag. These works of fresh and fluttering imagery carry faces in each of their finger stamps, reminding the viewer of the people who constitute a nation. A hammock with printed finger stamp patterns from the series is included. As expressed in the exhibition title “Traveling ♪,” Deki’s new artworks evoke feelings of expectation for places yet to be visited, wonders yet to be encountered, and people yet to be met.



from January 17, 2015 to February 14, 2015

Opening Reception on 2014-12-17 from 18:00 to 20:00


Yayoi Deki



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