3 paintings of shadows by Jiro Takamatsu

3 paintings of shadows by Jiro Takamatsu
Shadow of Brush


The artist Jiro Takamatsu painted shadows of things that used to be there. These shadows are on hooks. You may click to enlarge them.

"Since there can be no "absence" without
"existence," our task is to experiment in order to see how far we may go
from the realm of "existence."

– Jiro Takamatsu (1936-1998)

  
3 paintings of shadows by Jiro Takamatsu
"Untitled" (Key in Shadow)

3 paintings of shadows by Jiro Takamatsu
"Shadow of a Key"
(with JPEG artifacts)

3 paintings of shadows by Jiro Takamatsu
A larger version of the jpeg file 
"Shadow of a Key"
with a shadow of the watermark of
the website ArtValue.com

– Jiro Takamatsu, Arcadja>>
– Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Saturday, July 25, 2009, Shadow of a Key Sold by EstQuest Auctions, ArtValue>>>>

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