Statement: The work references abstract ideas about human existence on this ‘water planet’.
Biography: Takeshi Tanabe holds a BFA (Sculpture) from Aichi Prefecture University of Fine Arts. He has exhibited in many solo and group exhibitions including Tokyo Biennale, NordArt and Ube International Sculpture Biennale, receiving the Ube Open-Air Museum Award in 2001. Tanabe is represented in significant collections in Australia, Europe, Japan and New Zealand. He has exhibited at Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi eight times since 2012, Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe five times since 2014 and Sculpture by the Sea’s standalone exhibition of Japanese works ‘Sculpture Rocks’ in Sydney 2021.
Location: Cellar Door, Obsession Wines
Statement: Morning, Afternoon, Evening. Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter. Time repeats. Time circles. On the other hand time flies, like an arrow.
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