image of Where Will We Go Tomorrow?  | Mitsuo SHIGEMURA
Title
Where Will We Go Tomorrow?
Year
1992
Material
Painted polyester
Size
Two pieces 122*36*45cm,98*42*50cm

The thing standing with its hands together is an amusing prairie dog and the shedding of a cicada suggests materially and in concrete form the birth of a new life.

image of Mitsuo SHIGEMURA
Author
Mitsuo SHIGEMURA
Birthplace
Japan
Birth
1929-2012

Being the top-liner in Japan since the 1960s of a technique that can cast a human figure exactly as it is, he expresses the frozen moment. He uses polyester resin to create highly wrought shapes in his endeavor to seek realism and humor. Something plausible which cannot exist, or something improbable that may actually be existent -this is a world of illusion that he produces.

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