Red String 3Tomo Mori
Acrylic, painted canvas fabric on Stretched canvas New
Painting wraps around edges
Varnished and Ready to hang
Signed on back
16" h x 12" w x .8" d |1 lbs. 6 oz.
In Japan, we use red string as a metaphoric expression of a connection by fate, like someone you are meant to be with. I always love the image of it and used the theme for my painting. It's an abstract work that can be perceived in many different ways, so I don't want to limit the viewer's imagination by explaining too much of what's in the image.
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