Artist: Fumiko Toda.
Title: Aijisai: See Through.
Year created: 2014. Medium: Etching and Chine Collet.
Signed by the artist.
Height (inches): 29. Width (inches): 21.
This piece is unframed.
Description of piece: After living abroad for more than 10 years and being away from nature, Fumiko misses many things she grew up with in Japan, Ajisai (hydrangea) being one of them. Inspired by her childhood growing up amongst nature, many living things of nature can be seen in her pieces. By layering a printed see-through paper on printed BFK paper, it gives the effect of seeing through images underneath, similar to a 3D effect.
Artist bio: Japanese artist Fumiko Toda grew up in a countryside in Japan. Feeling alienated, lonely and oppressed by Japan's rigid school system, the young Toda often escaped to a nearby pond where she would observe insects and bugs for hours. These tiny creatures eventually worked their way into her artwork, where they remain to this day. She eventually studied at the Sugii Art Institution in Mie, and graduated from Kyoto University of Art and Design in 2000.
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