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Opening Reception: Minoru Ohira

DATE

Friday, April 5, 2019

TIME

7:00pm–8:00pm

LOCATION

Artist Pavilion

AUDIENCE

Adults 18+

COST

Free for members l $10 guests

EVENT CONTACT

760.436.6611 | info@luxartinstitute.org

DESCRIPTION

Please join us for Lux's fourth Artist-in-Residence, Minoru Ohira's Reception on April 5th. Experience a unique opportunity and mingle with the artist while enjoying drinks, light refreshments and live music. 

6:00pm to 7:00pm
Members Only Preview Hour

7:00pm to 8:00pm
Public Opening 

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Japanese artist Minoru Ohira repurposes found materials and construction waste to create large sculptures that utilize a mix of textures to form dynamic and contrasting shapes. Using the influences of his Japanese upbringing, Ohira combines Japanese culture with abstraction in his delicately balanced work.

Ohira’s wide range of woodworking techniques are put in stark contrast with the smooth graphite surfaces and slate pieces. The work evokes a duality with rugged textures and meditative carvings that fuse together Japanese and contemporary design aesthetics.

 

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