Kenji Takahashi


Kenji Takahashi exhibits in our gallery since 2000.

The form is unaware of adjectives, brim toward the dismissal of every meaning: yet achieved through an irritated composition of sensibility made by elements of marble that know the fracture, the imperfection the waste and the following reassembling (rather the side re-stitching). The everything, however, left in sight, almost to exhibit the used materials and the procedure put into effect; and also, busy to un-strengthen the idea of perfection, to devalue the illusion of the totality. Resonance, therefore, of the thought Zen, in the work of the Japanise Kenji Takahashi: constructions of discontinuous and open worlds framed by the void and not void framed, physiological ambitions of space, but of a space that invariably loses its place, that loses its centre: finally adventures of a subject worked by the break and by the subtraction. But the true sense of the sculpture is there, in that continuous trauma, in that broken event, in his exist-not to exist. It doesn't concern however the elaboration (all western!) of the mourning, but really of the presentation of an endless origin, of the practice of the concise language, as if the everything was inexpressible or as if could still be said always something. The same fragments that structure the sculpture are not to read him as separations, but as added; signs that deny the definition for an further (of a void) that it allows the look to penetrate and of "to create him" its height.

From 16/07/2005 to 05/08/2005
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San Gimignano
From 14/09/2002 to 29/09/2002
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