Dream of a CraneTomo Mori
Acrylic, painted canvas fabric on Canvas board New
Varnished and Ready to frame
Signed on back
24" h x 30" w x .1" d |2 lbs. 0 oz.
I call this technique 'canvas mosaic' which I developed over the last nine years. The square shapes are cut and painted pieces of canvas fabric that I adhered to the stretched canvas. Initially inspired by digital pixels, but harkens back to traditional mosaic making.
Cranes are one of symbolic creatures in Asia. Mysterious and always a little lonely in a beautiful way. I painted a dreamy crane with traditional Japanese Kimono patterns in the background and covered it with mosaic like squares.
New York, New York
Tomo Mori finds herself drawn to images that are melting, dripping, streaming and flowing. Her process is extremely meticulous yet spontaneous in its execution, allowing natural instinct to guide the creativity and fluidity of the work. Tomo's signature technique is collage made of canvas on canvas, a style that adds depth and dimension to her work. Born in Osaka, Japan, her family moved to Tokyo when she was four, where she recalls happy family memories under the cherry blossoms. She is now based in New York, and when she's not making art, Tomo likes spending time with her family and dancing.
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My wife and I truly love our new piece from Tomo Mori, “Songs of the Ancestors”! As with most artwork, pictures do not do the piece justice; seeing it in person is astounding. We reached out to the artist with some questions, and she responded quickly and helpfully. We have found Tomo Mori’s work to be wonderfully detailed, tactile and contemplative. This one is a lifetime keeper for us, and we highly recommend Tomo Mori’s work.- M Novak
Really lovely pieces - I'm very happy and proud to have them in my home, thank you!- GH
This is such a gorgeoous, delicate piece! I'm very excited to add it to my humble collection.- Sara H