We are taking a short summer holiday from August 1st to August 18th! During this time we cannot send your orders so you will have to wait a couple of weeks to receive them! Please place your orders before the end of July so that we can still ship them in time :)

Nous prenons de courtes vacances d'été du 1er août au 18 août ! Pendant cette période, nous ne pouvons pas envoyer vos commandes, vous devrez donc attendre quelques semaines pour les recevoir ! Veuillez passer vos commandes avant fin juillet afin que nous puissions toujours les expédier à temps :)

Van 1 t/m 18 augustus nemen wij een korte zomervakantie! Gedurende deze tijd kunnen we uw bestellingen niet verzenden, dus u moet een paar weken wachten om ze te ontvangen! Gelieve uw bestellingen voor eind juli te plaatsen zodat we ze nog op tijd kunnen verzenden :)

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Washi, the sublimated paper – modern Japanese art

We were lucky to visit the exhibition “Washi, the sublimated paper”, a brilliant example of modern Asian art. The Japanese contemporary artist Kinji ISOBE is from the Mino region, well known for producing washi, traditional Japanese paper. It is natural that he adopted this material to express himself, as well as other materials traditionally used in Japanese art, such as ink, gold leaf, wood, persimmon juice … and acrylic paint that gives his creations a striking modernity.

Strength of line and color, calligraphy, use of symbols, mixing materials, inclusions, collages … The work of the artist, rich and inventive, leads him to appropriate like no one else this so distinctive texture material, in order to renew the pictorial art of kakemono.

Do not miss his selection of large format works, as this extraordinary panorama of over eleven meters … A reinterpretation of a nature scenery, mysterious and life vibrant landscape, you seem able to enter and walk in … .

Enjoy a virtual visit and watch a video below to see how this amazing paper is produced!

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