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Tomohiro Inaba  Tochigi, Japan


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Acrylic resin and steel wire
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Steel wire

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About Tomohiro

Tomohiro Inaba is a young artist who finished his graduate studies in 2010.

He is attracted to iron as a material among other reasons because it begins to rust and decay upon contact with air, practically the moment it is created. For some his two-dimensional work he has used heat-sensitive paper, a likewise ephemeral material.

Inaba often incorporates everyday objects into his work. His Straight Grass series consisted of household refuse exhibited in bespoke frames.

Though made from solid iron wire, many of his sculptures appear freely woven. Their foundation is an anatomically correct solid form but it shoots off in incredibly complex tangles of steel wire that manifest themselves like violent pencil scribbles.

His work has been exhibited in Japan.

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1 reaction from the artist

Tomohiro Inaba via Facebook
2012-03-16 @ 4:23 AM
Thank you~!!

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Hailey powers

01.09.2014 @ 11:52 AM


Art japan

11.28.2013 @ 3:07 AM

Beautiful Nice.
Rue de L'Exposition.

Lainy and kev

09.14.2013 @ 4:13 PM

HI Tomohiro,
We have seen your art on facebook and think they are amazing. We love the fact that you show that nothing is something and space can say more than solid material. We would love to see your work in europe is that possible ?
Kindaet Regards,

L and K xx

Vasco torres

04.18.2012 @ 12:15 PM

Very nice

Vasco Torres


04.14.2012 @ 6:56 PM

cool,awsome,great,and creative!!!!!!!!!!


03.21.2012 @ 9:14 PM

The choice of material and execution stirs something in the soul. Deeply moving... Hope it inspires us all to do what we can to preserve nature and wildlife for future generations, before beautiful creatures disappear.


03.21.2012 @ 3:11 PM

Am reminded of Honey and Clover.
Very cool.

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