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“Breath” – Exhibition by Takeyoshi Mitsui

HULS Gallery Tokyo will hold a special exhibition presenting the works of Takeyoshi Mitsui, a hand-blown glass artist living in Toyama Prefecture. With covid-19, our lives are changed significantly with many uncertainties of the future. More than ever, it is vital to keep ourselves calm and collected in the midst of this situation. With its organic and peaceful disposition, Mitsui’s collection of work titled “Breath” gives us a sense of ease and assurance in our everyday lives. Along with this series, “Silence” a body of work depicting unique color expressions, will also be displayed. Among them, we proudly present “Amber on Gray”, a new artwork considered to be his masterpiece.

Visit our gallery this autumn season and enjoy the beautiful, tranquil world of glass by Takeyoshi Mitsui.

Date: Nov. 6th (Fri.) – Nov. 21st (Sat.) 2020 10a.m. – 6p.m.
*Closed on Sundays and public holidays
Exhibition Venue HULS Gallery Tokyo (Akasaka, Tokyo)
Takeyoshi Mitsui’s appearance at the gallery: Nov. 6th (Fri.) – Nov. 7th (Sat.)
*The schedule is subject to change.

<Takeyoshi Mitsui Profile>
A glass artist living in Toyama Prefecture. A good glass blower who is pursuing new expressions with a unique color sense.

1987 Born in Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan
2012 Master of Crafts, Graduate School of Art, Kurashiki University of Science and the Arts.
2012 Worked for Toyama Glass Studio
2016 Became independent
2016 Solo exhibition “SENSE” (Artist-in-residence Canberra Glassworks / Australia)
2017 Awarded the 56th Japan Crafts Exhibition, U35 prize.



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