Yuuki Kobayashi Solo Exhibition
July 27th --August 7th, 2016
Opening Reception: Thursday, July 28th, 2016
Ashok Jain Gallery
58 Hester St. New York, NY 10002
Yuuki Kobayashi mixes traditional and contemporary style of art by incorporating calligraphy as motifs in his works. Kobayashi expresses his wish for world peace by drawing an origami crane, known as the symbol of peace in Japan. He made cups and saucers using the origami crane design And crowdfunded to gift these works to the world leaders at Ise Shima Summit in Japan. This project attracted people's attention and his cups and saucers were successfully used to serve the world leaders. His passionate wish for peace and the use of traditional Japanese art make his works unique.
A solo exhibition by artist Yuki Kobayashi, who creates and announces works with the motif of "calligraphy" while fusing tradition and modernity.
It will be held at the Lower East Side gallery "Ashok Jain gallery".
The exhibited work "prayer" expresses a paper crane, which is a symbol of prayer for peace.
Produced the design as a cup and saucer
"I want to deliver peace prayer cups and saucers to leaders at the Ise-Shima Summit! = Senbazuru Project"
Attracted attention in the cloud found as.
Thanks to good faith cooperation, the cup and saucer designed by Mr. Kobayashi was used to entertain the leaders of each country at the Ise-Shima Summit.
Please enjoy the passionate wish for peace and the classic yet new world of Yuki Kobayashi's book.