Junichi Mori “Tetany”

Mizuma Art Gallery - Ichigaya

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[Image: Junichi Mori “Sally” (2014) wood, marble, ivory, acrylic ink; H18xW12.5xD8 cm; Photo by Kei Miyajima]

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Presenting Junichi Mori’s first exhibition of “hito-gata” (human-shaped) works. The exhibition is composed of selected memories: the painting of a girl by a certain painter, the cast of a TV drama taking place in the America of the Sixties, the words of a philosopher, photographs in a book, images and pieces of information; all transfigured into statues and paintings.

“Tetany” is a medical term describing a state of contraction induced by over-stimulation of the nerves and muscles causing the fingers and toes to bend. The artist chose this word to unite these different pieces, which otherwise appear disconnected.

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from December 03, 2014 to January 10, 2015

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Junichi Mori

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