Original: Pencil and acrylic on A2 paper
Japans relationship with nature, inspired by traditional Japanese watercolour paintings, and my experiences of the Japanese mountains and woods of Hokkaido and Tokyo.
The writing in the top left is an extract from a poem by Inuo Taguchi. I have written it in the traditional way which is from top to bottom, right to left.
I feel with all this corona virus stuff going on this poem relates to it.
It says (in English):
Nature is our mirror
So once in a while
it reflects our fearsome figures
Just as a mirror is neither good nor evil
Nature is neither good nor evil
A single tree
far surpasses good and evil,
leaving no room for
our morals to butt in
After finishing a fine art university exchange programme at Hong Kong Baptist University, and then travelling to Taiwan and then Nepal to do a commissioned artwork, returning to England to finish his illustration degree in Bristol only made him long to gain the inspiration and excitement of living and creating new artwork in a whole new culture again alongside other artists. This lead him to Japan, only a few months after graduating in Illustration from Bristol UWE university.
Creating large surrealist/symbolist psychedelia paintings and drawings, Harry Jones makes multi-layered narrative pieces from ...
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