December 17, 2012

Artworks for OTEMACHI FINANCIAL CITY

TOSHIO SHIMIZU ART OFFICE has recently produced artworks for
OTEMACHI FINANCIAL CITY which celebrated its grand opening on
1st of November 2012.
  
On the East-side of the buildings, a sculpture named
“Spiritual wall with certain surface” by Katsuhito Nishikawa welcomes
people visiting the business area. The sculpture has clean and universal impression
which come from a subtle contrast between its materials, white marble and withe concrete.
  
On the West-side of the buildings, there is a series of sculptures
“Keys of Affinity” by Kate Thomson, inviting people to touch and sit on the sculptures.
The human scale and endearing character of the sculptures create a relaxing atmosphere.
  

  
■Artwork for OTEMACHI FINANCIAL CITY
Artists:Katsuhito Nishikawa, Kate Thomson
Artwork Coordinator:Toshio Shimizu(Art Critic, Professor at Gakushuin Womens’ College)
          TOSHIO SHIMIZU ART OFFICE
Name of the Place:OTEMACHI FINANCIAL CITY
Address:Otemachi 1-9-5, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo(NORTH TOWER)
     Otemachi 1-9-7, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo(SOUTH TOWER)
  
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Artist:Katsuhito NISHIKAWA
Title:Spiritual wall with certain surface
Year of Creation:2012
Size:H3000×W1500×D600mm(a set of two)
Material:White Marble, White Concrete, e.t.c.

  
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Artist:Kate THOMSON
Title:Keys of Affinity, Mind’s Eye
Year of Creation:2012
Size:approx. H2300×W1100×D300mm
Material:White Marble

  
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Artist:Kate THOMSON
Title:Keys of Affinity, Cave Scape
Year of Creation:2012
Size:approx. H1000×W1900×D1200mm
Material:White Marble

  
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Artist:Kate THOMSON
Title:Keys of Affinity, Key Stone
Year of Creation:2012
Size:approx. H700×W2100×D1200mm
Material:White Marble

  
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Artist:Kate THOMSON
Title:Keys of Affinity, Celtic Echo
Year of Creation:2012
Size:approx. H700×W1500×D300mm、
approx. H1100 x W2300 x D400mm(a set of two)
Material:White Marble

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