En Iwamura’s Neo Jomon: Geometric fantôme (grey) preserves ancient principles of space through modern, minimal design.
Angular edges juxtapose a series of intricately-carved, curved lines encircling the marble’s surface. Recalling repetitive patterns used in Zen Buddhist gardens, Iwamura evokes the traditional Japanese concept of Ma – a philosophy at the core of his practice. A pair of sunglass-framed eyes animate each otherwise abstract form to endearingly peculiar effect.
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