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"LOVE"

Size; W24" x L 29" x H 3"

Materials; Seed beads, cut beads, 24k gold beads, antique Japanese Kimono textiles, wood, stuffing

 

 

 

 

   

I express one of the most essential humanity, Love & mercy, in a woman body with beading techniques. The unconditional LOVE of mother is the most powerful and beautiful thing beyond cultures around the world. By using a traditional tattoo style of my culture with the English word “LOVE”, I highlight and celebrate the wonderful common feeling of the all humanity in this world. it is a torso of a woman pressing her hands for prayer. In the piece the Japanese goddess of love and mercy, Hibokan-non, is blessing a pure new-born baby and sending down the baby to this world, Tokyo.