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Desire to Be a Hero

Desire to Be a Hero

by Akira Ishiguro

Acrylic and Urethane on Resin

25.5 x 16 x 16.5 cm

Akira Ishiguro

Japan

Akira Ishiguro's (b.1974) Marble painting series are drawn precisely to reproduce the real item. By doing this, Ishiguro echoes European ‘faux finish’ techniques and attempts to consider the ‘truth in the false’. In his recent series of Marblesque paintings, Ishiguro adopted a technique using ‘metamorphism by heat’, which multiplies the marble-generation process in creating more dynamic and chaotic images.

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