A new addition to the feature section is a piece on Japanese woodworker and craftsman Hiroyuki Sugawara, who creates out of his studio in Chichibu, Saitama Prefecture.
Although in some cases Shinobu Hashimoto’s work is very understated, using black slips with gold tones shining through, he also makes pieces that are bold and striking.
Talented artist Miya Ando creates canvases using subtle shades of colour that feature a gradient, flowing from top to bottom, all of which are based on themes of perception and time.
Japanese maker Hiroyuki Sugawara has crafted this special wooden bowl for us here at OEN, which has been hand turned on his lathe at his studio in Chichibu, Saitama Prefecture.
Yuichi Inoue is a Japanese artist and calligrapher who was born in Tokyo, he had a fantastic talent for showcasing pure expression, and his ability to let himself go and be in the moment.
Woodwork handmade by Taisuke Hirabayashi, a Japanese craftsman who turns functional objects from wood. Not only are they simple, they also have a distinct style of their own.