Silver cup with dots
c12972 [SOLD]
Tohru Kaneko
Tohru Kaneko

Tohru Kaneko seeks to challenge the perception of metal as cold and inflexible. His work in silver in particular is soft, reminiscent of peaking egg whites, shimmering in hand beaten textured surfaces, and delicate to the touch in the masterful way he controls the threatening vacuum between thin sheets of silver.


Associate professor, Tohoku University of Art and Design

1962 Born in Tokyo

1988 Completes postgraduate work in metalwork at Tokyo National University of Fine Arts

1992 to present Exhibits extensively in group and solo shows at prominent galleries and museums worldwide

Collections
Victoria and Albert Museum, London
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Aberdeen Art Gallery and Museums
Ulster Museum
Takaoka Art Museum
Kyushu Sangyo University