Yoshitoshi Kanemaki

Search
Results



Art

Mercurial Emotions Carved into New Glitched Sculptures by Yoshitoshi Kanemaki

May 22, 2019

Laura Staugaitis

Japanese sculptor Yoshitoshi Kanemaki (previously) captures the emotional complexities of youth in his glitched 3-dimensional portraits. Kanemaki carves tree trunks into figures—often young women—whose faces are multiplied in expressions that range from distressed to joyful in a single sculpture. The figures’ casual, natural poses seem to capture them in real time: some of the artist’s characters perch on chairs mid-conversation, and…

 

 



Art

New Glitched Sculptures of Women Chiseled from Wood by Yoshitoshi Kanemaki

November 7, 2016

Kate Sierzputowski

Japanese sculptor Yoshitoshi Kanemaki (previously) produces figurative sculptures with varying abnormalities and glitches, doubling the eyes on some works, while multiplying the heads on others to convey an impressive array of human emotion. Each piece, with sizes ranging from life-size to miniature, is first sketched directly onto a large section of camphor wood and then chiseled to match the absurd female form. You can see more sculptures from…

 

 



Art

Unusual Sculptures of People and Skeletons Chiseled from Wood by Yoshitoshi Kanemaki

March 13, 2014

Christopher Jobson

…Japanese sculptor Yoshitoshi Kanemaki chisels these life-sized figurative sculptures out of giant pieces of camphor wood, a kind of evergreen. The strange pieces frequently involve two or more characters merged into a single form, which could been interpreted as commentary on mortality, or multiple personalities/perspectives. You can see much more over on Fuma Contemporary and Elsa Art Gallery. (via Empty Kingdom, Juxtapoz)  …

 

 

A Colossal

Highlight

Artist Cat Enamel Pins