Ku-131 (Free Essence-131)

Ikuta Niyoko 生田丹代子 Japanese

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Ikuta started making glass sculptures in the early 1980s. Fascinated by the capacity of light to reflect and refract while passing through broken sections of plate glass, the Kyoto-based artist composes ethereal, geometric sequences into layered sculptures. She laminates sheets of glass using adhesive and exposes the cross sections to create a dynamic energy and an illusion of motion. Her works often suggest waves or flight.

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