Leakage of sand

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21.0 X 29.7 X 1.9 cm Created on July 1, 2022 When you make an hourglass, you can feel time leaking down. I imagined the leaking time as "sand as time. Time is finite and you never know where the end will occur. It expresses the anxiety about "death" that comes suddenly and the emotional ups and downs of life.

Born in Aomori, Japan and raised in Hokkaido. After graduating from Joshibi University of Art and Design with a degree in Western painting, she had not been working, but resumed her artist activities in August 2021. Ibuki creates paintings in which metallic foil is chemically reacted with sulfur under the theme of "Is the passage of time the degeneration or evolution of man? The black color used is not black paint, black ink, sumi ink, or lacquer, but the black created by Ibuki is a black created by chemically changing silver or metal foil with sulfur, meaning "change" with decadent beauty.