Rentaro Kawamoto “Weaving of Time”

Gallery Pictor

poster for Rentaro Kawamoto “Weaving of Time”
[Image: Rentaro Kawamoto "Talk to the Wind" Weave, old clothing, string, dye H200 x W400cm]

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We are pleased to have Rentaro Kawamoto Solo Show -Weaving of Time- from March 27, Saturday through April 25, Sunday.

Rentaro Kawamoto creates his works from old clothes collected from various places. He tears old clothes, dye them, and weave a new image using a loom.

Textiles have existed with human activities since ancient times, and the background is the development of human life, culture, technology and materials in that area and at that time. The artist is aiming to incorporate the human activities of this era in which we are living into our works, while thinking about such history and stories.

For this show, titled -Weaving of Time-, Kawamoto explored the relationship between textiles and Kamakura, where he was born and the exhibition will be held, and he found that the spread of Zen Buddhism and tea ceremony in Kamakura during 12-13 centuries brought the development of textile culture. Based on this history, Kawamoto tried to weave time leading to the past, present and future into his works while linking with Zen thought.

Collaboration with Kencho-ji Temple
We are so exciting that we will invite you to the three-day limited exhibition at Kencho-ji Temple. It is great honor to collaborate with Kencho-ji, which is a famous Rinzai Zen temple and ranks first among Kamakura’s so-called Five Great Zen Temples (the Kamakura Gozan). The exhibition at Kencho-ji will be held April 2, Friday to April 4, Sunday. We hope that you will enjoy the both exhibitions, at Gallery Pictor and at Kencho-ji.

●Exhibition at Gallery Pictor
Duration : March 27, Saturday – April 25, Sunday
Open hours: 11:00 – 18:00
Close on Monday and Tuesday
Venue: Gallery Pictor(Kamakura Tailor Bldg. 2F, 3-1-28 Yuigahama, Kamakura City, Kanagawa pref.)

●Exhibition at Kencho-ji Temple
Duration : April 2, Friday – April 4, Sunday
Open hours: 8:30 – 16:3
Close on 15:00 – 16:00 on April 3. Saturday.
Admission fee for Kenicho-ji Temple: Adult. 500 yen, Child 200 yen (The exhibition is free to enter)
Venue: Hojo (Ryuo-den), Kenchoji (8 Yamanouchi, Kamakura City, Kanagawa pref.)

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from March 27, 2021 to April 25, 2021
Closed on Mondays and Tuesdays.

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