A Priori Towane 06 - 8
Etching・Drypoint・Mezzotint/ 60x 90 cm / 2006 / Ed. 20
A Priori Towane 10 - 1
Etching・Aquatint / 45 x 60 cm / 2010 / Ed. 30
A Priori Towane 07 - 2
Etching・Drypoint / 60x 90 cm / 2007 / Ed. 20
2008 13th International Biennial Print Exhibition, R.O.C. [ Silver CCA Awardz ]
[ Museum Collection ] TAIWAN ART NATIONAL MUSEUM R.O.C
Title/ CLOUD- Simpleness into Smaller (151)
Size/ 49.8x36.3cm(image size)
Technique/ etching, chine colle’
Takahiko Hayashi diligently works at creating masterfully bold abstractions, often with vibrant color. His work has a mystical quality and the titles reflect interest in philosophy “Considering Lao-Tse” as well as natural phenomena “The Spinning Wind”. (cf. RenBrown) “I try to create something from nothing. I try to capture negative to represent positive. I try to express the present with history, and east and west. It is when objects exist that nothingness can be recognized for the first time. That’s why wind attracts me. And Tokuyama village in Gifu prefecture, Lao-Tse, and Enku greatly influence my thought processes”, says Takahiko Hayashi. Please visit artist’s Tumblr for more work.
More Monotypes, the focus of these portraits is to create as much form and shape of a portrait, without showing much of the face itself. I was inspired by images of disfigured World War One soldiers, and early plastic surgery images. Out of ten images created in two weeks, these five survived….
My new mezzotint! Halfway there. Taking a break from my larger plates.
Nathan Oliveira (1928-2010, USA) - Edgar Allan Poe III, from the suite To Edgar Allan Poe. Lithograph on paper, 30 1/4 x 22 in. (1971)
Nathan Oliveira (Printer), Yankee Press (Publisher), Richard Newlin (Printer), Charles Hine (Printer), Smithsonian American Art Museum