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Akihiko Miyoshi

Split, 2019

Ink and resin on board
18 × 24 × 1 1/2 in
45.7 × 61 × 3.8 cm
This is a unique work.
$3,600
location
Toronto
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Exhibition history
Circuit Gallery
Toronto
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These decidedly analog and material new works by Akihiko Miyoshi—what he simply calls ‘Resin …

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These decidedly analog and material new works by Akihiko Miyoshi—what he simply calls ‘Resin Paintings’—are comprised of thick layers of resin and inkjet pigment, built-up or sandwiched together to create unique and ‘active’ images, images that are constituted by looking through the layers from a given position in …

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Resin Paintings
Akihiko Miyoshi
Japanese, b. 1974
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Akihiko Miyoshi begins his artist’s statement by explaining, “I believe we live in a moment when the digital and the inertia of the analog collide with each other, creating an aesthetic and a lived experience unique to our time.” Miyoshi’s work clearly reflects this belief: drawing on his background as a computer engineer, he takes photographs that appear to display glowing pixels in colors like blue, cyan, magenta, and yellow. In reality, Miyoshi turns such analog materials as paper, tape, and mirrors into geometric patterns in order to create these seemingly digital effects. As Aperture notes, “His manipulations often occur before the shutter is released, rather than in the darkroom”—or, for that matter, afterward, on the computer. Miyoshi’s own silhouette tends to linger quietly in the background of his photographs, which he takes with a large-format camera.

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About the work
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Circuit Gallery
Toronto
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These decidedly analog and material new works by Akihiko Miyoshi—what he simply calls ‘Resin …

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These decidedly analog and material new works by Akihiko Miyoshi—what he simply calls ‘Resin Paintings’—are comprised of thick layers of resin and inkjet pigment, built-up or sandwiched together to create unique and ‘active’ images, images that are constituted by looking through the layers from a given position in …

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Series
Resin Paintings
Akihiko Miyoshi
Japanese, b. 1974
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Akihiko Miyoshi begins his artist’s statement by explaining, “I believe we live in a moment when the digital and the inertia of the analog collide with each other, creating an aesthetic and a lived experience unique to our time.” Miyoshi’s work clearly reflects this belief: drawing on his background as a computer engineer, he takes photographs that appear to display glowing pixels in colors like blue, cyan, magenta, and yellow. In reality, Miyoshi turns such analog materials as paper, tape, and mirrors into geometric patterns in order to create these seemingly digital effects. As Aperture notes, “His manipulations often occur before the shutter is released, rather than in the darkroom”—or, for that matter, afterward, on the computer. Miyoshi’s own silhouette tends to linger quietly in the background of his photographs, which he takes with a large-format camera.

Akihiko Miyoshi

Split, 2019

Ink and resin on board
18 × 24 × 1 1/2 in
45.7 × 61 × 3.8 cm
This is a unique work.
$3,600
location
Toronto
Have a question? Read our FAQ.
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