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The stairs lead to a void, the walls rise to nothing, the ceilings seem useless. The work of David Umemoto exudes mystery, stimulates the imagination, but at the same time gives a sense of reflective discipline.Limited Edition of 100 for the Rosewood ve
ABOUT THE ARTIST
Canadian artist David Umemoto straddles the line between sculpture and architecture. He graduated in 1998 as an architect and spent years with established firms gaining solid practical experience in that sector.
In 2010, Umemoto spent a year in Indonesia, where he studied printmaking, sculpture and foundry. This period shifted his focus from architecture to sculpture, though he currently works in both fields.
Umemotos’ sleek concrete sculptures of buildings and monuments push the envelope of perfection in both disciplines: stairs lead nowhere and walls stop in the wrong place. The buildings’ architectural elements are difficult to place. The work of David Umemoto exudes mystery, stimulates the imagination, but at the same time gives a sense of reflective discipline. His mysterious objects were inspired by the architecture and primitive arts as well as the art of Giorgio de Chirico, Giovanni Battista Piranesi and M.C. Escher.
David Umemoto was born in Montréal, Canada in 1975 and he continues to live and work in that city.
ABOUT THE PICTURALIST
As a retailer, interior designer, hospitality or real estate developer, or private residential client, you know the importance of visual distinction when it comes to creating an inviting space. The Picturalist offers a carefully curated image bank featuring a wide range of sculptures, framed prints, from abstract wall art to modern acrylic prints, black and white photography, diptychs, and triptychs. Our selection features hand-picked emerging artists known for their original vision and unique character, and all of our products are available for purchase online at a trade discount to design professionals. Whether you're looking for the perfect finishing touch for a residential design project or want to elevate your retail or hospitality space, The Picturalist has the art you need, to make a lasting impression.
|Limited Editions||Numbered Editions provided with certificates shipped from Belgium|
|Material Used: Wood||Mahogany Black, Sycomore Natural or Rosewood Natural Depending on the piece|
|Delivery & ETA||Each piece is imported from Belgium and will ship in 4 days. Estimated shipping is 15 business days.|
|Attention to Detail||All pieces are licensed by the original artist and handcrafted by talented artisans in our own art studio in central Java, Indonesia. First opened in 1999, it is rightly reputed as one of the world’s finest woodcrafting workshops, with a dedicated workfor|
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