3 paintings of shadows by Jiro Takamatsu

Shadow of Brush

The artist Jiro Takamatsu painted shadows of things that used to be there. These shadows are on hooks. You may click to enlarge them.
"Since there can be no "absence" without "existence," our task is to experiment in order to see how far we may go from the realm of "existence."

- Jiro Takamatsu (1936-1998)
"Untitled" (Key in Shadow)

"Shadow of a Key"
(with JPEG artifacts)

A larger version of the jpeg file 
"Shadow of a Key"
with a shadow of the watermark of
the website

- Jiro Takamatsu, Arcadja>>
- Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Saturday, July 25, 2009, Shadow of a Key Sold by EstQuest Auctions, ArtValue>>>>

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