” Fable”, 2011;Cello, aluminum (found cans), soot, wire. 96” x 65” x 16”
“birds and butterflies
I am drawn to humble, yet evocative materials; in this case, crushed beer cans from the streets of New York - every one of them once raised to someone’s lips. My process of “recycling” them into images of butterflies is a quiet physical meditation, a yoga of tin snips and files and fingers.”
Shintaro Ohata is an artist who creates amazing pieces using a mixture of sculpture and painting.