• Plump and Peeled Ceramic Bananas Shape Koji Kasatani's Evocative Sculptures

    1 month ago - By Colossal

    All images © Koji Kasatani, shared with permission
    Long before the infamous banana sent waves through the art world last year, Koji Kasatani was forming playful sculptures with the yellow produce. From a couple of peels mid-waltz to another fruit flattened into a puddle, the ceramic-and-resin artworks are evocative and humorous. Kasatani shares with Colossal that while the banana is a recurring motif, its purpose is light-hearted and is a form of idiosyncratic expression.
    At 40 years old, the Japanese artist first started sculpting ceramic pieces after a residency in Florence, where he...
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