Four Seasons in Japan

Sept 1995

Second Installation Autumn Gingko

Autumn Gingko Moon Garden 
Clay, Chopsticks, Canvas, 3m x 2.5m
 

................working on gingko drawing in studio

 

 

ON

THE

NIGHT

OF

AUGUST 15

THE

FULL

MOON

FLOATING

IN

A

CLEAR

AUTUMN

SKY

APPEARS

ESPECIALLY

BEAUTIFUL

AND

DUMPLINGS

ARE

OFFERED

AS

PAYMENT

FOR

A

SUBSEQUENT

HARVEST

OF

RICE


    



.............working on 'Sumo Garden'
 
 

Sumo Garden
Salt, Indigo cloth, 1996

 

THE

HAIR

OF

THE

SUMO

WRESTLER

IS

TRADITIONALLY

FORMED

INTO

THE

SHAPE

OF

A

GINGKO

LEAF

 

Squid Ink Sumo Squid Ink on Ricepaper, 62 x 95 cm, 1995

 


 

1995 June 1995

 

1995 Sept 1995

 

1996 Jan 1996

1996 April 1996


The seasons in Japan are opposite to Australia, and these installations were shown during each season over a twelve month period. Summer Fan - June14th,1995 Autumn Gingko - September 6th,1995 Winter Fuji - January 17th,1996 Spring Umbrella - April 26th, 1996

 

RonROWE