Born in Osaka (1972), Chiharu Shiota creates sculptures, installations and paintings that intertwine spools of thread to form intricate matrixes of material. Consistently using the colours of red and black, Shiota sees black as representing the universe or the night sky. Red is connected to people, recalling blood and the body which form an internal solar system. Therefore, Shiota’s work is elemental in conjuring a mood of cellular human… Read more
About the artwork
Chiharu Shiota consistently using the colours of red and black, the universe, blood and flesh are symbolized, and in this lithograph Follow the Line, the body is an extension of our complex cosmos.