《 Prismatic Cloud 》 Tokujin Yoshioka 《 Prismatic Cloud 》 Tokujin Yoshioka
Aristrist that Naruhito Yoshioka works in art, design, the domain of building. Poetic, magnificent work which featured the theme of nature is evaluated in the world and makes energy of nature which human being feels figure and expresses sense brought about from there by original technique. Installation that work "Prismatic Cloud" displayed in central colonnade of GINZA SIX transcends sense. This huge light-sculpture catches inspiration from principle of nature and creates layers of transparence to penetrate light by laminating about 10,000 PRISM rods in about 400 square meters of space, and molding of light such as cloud lets you perceive energy of nature.
Aristrist. It was born in 1967. We learn design with Shiro Kuramata, Issei Miyake and establish Naruhito Yoshioka design office in 2000. It moves into action in design, building, the domain of contemporary art, and poetic work is evaluated globally. There is, and, in masterpiece, tea-ceremony room "light hermitage" of glass deals with design of the sacred-fire relay blowtorch by the Tokyo 2020 Olympics Paralympics chair "VENUS" of crystal construction of crystal PRISM "church of rainbow" including bench "Water Block" of glass which permanent exhibition is shown in in Musee d'Orsay. Work is possessed permanently in Museum of Modern Art, Musee national d'Art moderne others, world main art museums. We win prize for design, the recommendation of art Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology rookie of the year title, Design Miami/Designer of the Year, international prize including Milano Design Award blue ribbon a lot every day. We are elected by "Japanese 100 people whom the world respects" with American Newsweek.
National Art Center, Tokyo
Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo
Mori Art Museum
The work of artist Tokujin Yoshioka spans the fields of art, design, and architecture. Giving form to natural energies perceived by human beings and expressing the sensations arising from such perception by original methods, his magnificent lyrical works on natural themes have won worldwide acclaim. Prismatic Cloud, the work installed in the central atrium space at GINZA SIX, goes beyond sensation. The enormous sculpture of light inspired by the principles of nature layers some 10,000 prismatic rods in an approximately 400 square-meter space to create transparent layers through which light penetrates. This cloud-like sculpture of light awakens us to the perception of natural energy.
Artist. Born in 1967. Studied design under Shiro Kuramata and Issey Miyake; established Tokujin Yoshioka Inc. in 2000. Active in the fields of design, architecture, and contemporary art; his lyrical installations have earned him international acclaim. Major works include Water Block, on permanent display at Musée d’Orsay; Rainbow Church, an architectural work made of crystal prisms; VENUS, a crystal chair; KOU-AN, a glass tea house; and the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Torch. His works are in the permanent collections of The Museum of Modern Art, New York, Musée National d’Art Moderne in Paris, and other major museums around the world. Recipient of Mainichi Design Award, Minister of Education’s Art Encouragement Prize for New Artists, Design Miami – Designer of the Year, Milano Design Award – Winner, and numerous other international awards. Named one of Newsweek magazine’s 100 Most Respected Japanese in the World.
The National Art Center, Tokyo
The Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo
Mori Art Museum