Hideo Sawada Wooden Figure 2
Hideo Sawada Wooden Figure 2
Hideo Sawada Wooden Figure 2
Hideo Sawada Wooden Figure 2

Hideo Sawada Wooden Figure 2

Maker: Hideo Sawada

Regular price £631.00

Handmade in Japan.

Dimensions: W 4.5 cm x H 17 cm

Materials: Japanese Cypress

Method: Hand Carved Wood.

 

Description:

This beautifully hand-carved, wooden sculpture is made by Hideo Sawada. The delicate mark-making is exquisite and demonstrates his immaculate skill in carving wood. Sawada balances the abstract with the figurative, using his meticulous technique of sculpting with Japanese Cypress, a local and natural material. He is passionate about creating simple and subtle forms to uncover the emotion and power of each character, aimed to be explored further by the viewer.

A lightweight, small sculpture with a smooth finish and blue markings on the body. It has two wooden legs which are placed on a wooden, rectangular base.

 

About the Artist:

Hideo Sawada is a sculptor from Kawagoe City in Saitama Prefecture who trained at Tokyo University of the Arts and the Academy of Fine Arts in Nuremberg, Germany. His slender and motionless small-scale sculptures are tenderly rendered from wood. Sawada’s preference for simplicity and adherence to Japanese traditional aesthetics results in breathtaking figurative forms.