Takeshi Honda “Uro Tsuki”


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After three months of traveling across Europe in his 20s, Takeshi Honda decided to settle in the town of Tono, Iwate Prefecture and become a landscape artist. He began producing works in his “Walking in the Mountains” series in the 1990s. He is known to spend more than ten hours at a time walking through the mountains of Tono, and stresses that this wandering is closely tied to his artistic process. The light he encounters during these walks has become a subject of his incredibly elaborate works, which sometimes measure nearly eight meters in length. Drawings of the hollows of large trees, rendered with Honda’s signature cosmic outlook, and works from a new series featuring the moon are on display.

[Related Event]
Artist’s Talk
Date: June 7 (Sat) from 18:00
Please see the official website for details.

[Image: Takeshi Honda “Walking in the Mountains— July (Hollow of a Japanese Red Pine), October (The Moon with Mulberry Trees)” charcoal on paper]



from May 17, 2014 to June 08, 2014


Takeshi Honda



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