Yuichi Hirako / The Bark of Mind
OPENING RECEPTION FRIDAY APRIL 25 FROM 5-8 PM
SOUND PERFORMANCE BY YUICHI HIRAKO STARTS 5.30 PM
YUICHI HIRAKO (JP) / THE BARK OF MIND / 26.04.-31.05.2014
Galleri Christoffer Egelund proudly presents the second solo exhibition with the Japaneese artist Yuichi Hirako. At the exhibition The Bark of Mind we are presented to new drawings, sculptures and paintings. But across the different medias runs the same artistic vision: to investigate the relationship between man and nature.
Antrophomorphic creatures inhabit the sprouting scenes of Yuichi Hirakos paintings and for a while the rooms of Galleri Christoffer Egelund as well when the plant-like beings seem to have crawled from the canvases into the rooms as sculptures. The renaissance artist Giuseppe Arcimboldo painted fantastic portrait heads made out of flowers, vegetables or fruits. In Hirakos paintings it seems like these plant people have been attributed bodies to walk around in a f...