Kumi Yamashita is a contemporary visual artist renown for creating installations and walls sculptures dealing with shadows. The artist has had a lifelong fascination with shadows since she began studying them as a youngster.
Kumi Yamashita was born in Takasaki, Japan in the year 1968. Takasaki is located just outside of Tokyo, Japan.
The artist’s mother enjoyed making clothes for her children. The artist’s father was a sculptor and professor of industrial design.
Yamashita is based out of New York City.
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In this clip a great montage of works by the artist:
Below a link to the website of the artist:
What a great and unique style of art. Its just as fun to look at the abstract design of the materials used to create the shadows as it is to look at the shadow image. Her work is great because each work is two different works of art, the object side and the shadow side.