Kumi Yamashita, Chair, 2015, wood, LED light fixture, and shadow. © Kumi Yamashita, photo by Hideto Nagatsuka.

Artwork Loans

Kumi Yamashita’s Digital Sculpture on Loan to Wichita Art Museum

November 14, 2019
August 3, 2019 – January 5, 2020
Wichita Art Museum
1400 West Museum Boulevard
Wichita, KS 67203
Kumi Yamashita
Digital & Electronic Art

Light & Shadow at the Wichita Art Museum explores the work of two sculptors who create artwork of ethereal beauty: Alyson Shotz and Kumi Yamashita. On loan from the Thoma Foundation is Yamashita’s 2015 sculpture Chair, of which a key component is its cast shadow.

Both artists create sculptures through labor-intensive handwork and trial-and-error experimentation. They are each concerned with expanding bits of matter into large installations, the space-occuping potential of virtually weightless materials, and the variability and mystery of experience.

For more information, visit Wichita Art Museum‘s website.

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