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A Nap, Dreaming of the Quarry by Moemi Takano

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A Nap, Dreaming of the Quarry (2018)

Moemi Takano

53 x 65 cm | 20 x 25 in


Subject: Abstract
Tags: Dark, Pattern


Original painting in acrylic, oil pastel and coffee grounds on fabric over wood panel.


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Moemi Takano

Using urban tapestries to reflect the contemporary world, emerging artist Moemi Takano combines culturally potent handcraft with contemporary reinvention.
 
Looking at Takano’s work, it’s a delight to see that the distinctive ethnic traits of her craft are not lost to modernism. Instead, Takano uses a variety of mark-making, embroidery, and dyeing techniques to create captivating homages to traditional Japanese handcraft; the artist then compliments these creations to sensational effect by reimagining them in a contemporary light.
 
The effect of Takano’s work is striking, and emits a powerful message which serves to remind us all of the resilient bonds between new and old.

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