The relationship between art and ecology is currently attracting attention. With the background of the global pandemic and the growing awareness of environmental issues There is a movement to rethink the natural environment surrounding our lives and our own way of life from the perspective of plants and the environment. IIn this issue of TRiCERA, we would like to pick up some of the most notable artists whose works are based on the theme of plants and animals.
(Cat Stretching (print ver.),Art Prints/Multiples, Takeda Hiroki, 2021)
The artist, Jooha Sim, uses poppies (poppy flowers) as a motif to paint flowers using traditional painting techniques. She says that the black background symbolizes the night view of her home country, Korea, and the flowers shining in the night view seem to blend the urban life with the colorful flowers painted in a kind of sensual way.
(A caress of florescence, H 80cm x W 80cm x D 2cm, Acrylic Painting, 2020)
His paintings are based on photographs of nature that he has taken during his travels around the world. He expresses nature and the mysterious life within it through his realistic painting techniques and spherical motifs.
(Fire swim,H 26.8cm x W 21.6cm x D 2.5cm,Oil Painting, Hiroaki EN, 2019)
All the works introduced here are available at TRiCERA.