Kumi Yamashita

Kumi Yamashita – Japanese born, New York-based artist . Yamashita states: ‘I take objects and carve and place them in relation to a single light source. The complete artwork is therefore comprised of both the material (the solid objects) and the immaterial (the light or shadow)’.

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Anthony Mccall


“Five Minutes of Pure Sculpture.” was recently exhibited at the Hamburger Bahnhoff in Berlin. His light sculptures were displayed in the central hall, a long, wide gallery capped by gothic arches. The space was entirely blacked out and filled with a delicate misting of smoke that was illuminated from single points with slowly moving walls of light. creating conical towers.