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Hyper-realistic sculptures by Japanese Artist Jiyuseki

Words by Marvin Maddix

 

 

 

Hirotoshi Itoh aka Jiyuseki is a Japanese artist that create Hyper-realistic sculptures made of stone. Graduating in Tokyo from the National Fine Arts University in 1982 and then later went into his family business as a stonemason. He spent several years working with metal before turning his attention to stones. He utilises stones found in a river bank near his home, and he creates sculptures that juxtapose the original shape and hardness of the material with surprising humor and texture.

 

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