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Last Days to See The Eternal Beauty of Metal
at Onishi Gallery

Sako Ryuhei (b. 1976), Mokume-gane Vase 03, 2020, silver, copper, shakudo (alloy-copper, gold) and shibuichi (alloy-copper, silver), H. 9 5/8 x Dia. 6 in. (24.5 x 15 cm.)

The Eternal Beauty of Metal, Onishi Gallery
Concludes Friday, May 6

This week Onishi Gallery draws to a close their current exhibition of the best of contemporary Japanese metal art, which features works by many leading figures in the field, including nine artists designated “Living National Treasures.” The exhibition’s title, The Eternal Beauty of Metal, reflects the philosophy of Ōsumi Yukie—Japan’s first female Living National Treasure in metal art—who has written that there is “ … something particularly meaningful about the way that metals can substitute the permanent for the fleeting and transitory, conferring eternity on phenomena that would otherwise have a limited lifespan.”

Be sure to see this exhibition before it closes. Read more, click here