Where I Work: Maria Taniguchi

Jun 25, 2013 7:50AM

Born into a family of sculptors and trained as one herself, Filipino artist Maria Taniguchi traded casts and clay in recent years for paint, silkscreen and video. Nevertheless her art maintains a dense, highly material and sculptural form. I met with Taniguchi in her studio while she labored over a massive acrylic painting measuring 3 × 4.5 meters (Untitled, 2013) for her upcoming solo exhibition with Silverlens gallery at Art Basel (Switzerland). Based on a miniature brick pattern, the work is the third in a series, which she plans to add to annually.

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