Archive: Phoenix Hall
Takahiro Iwasaki’s intricate miniatures of ancient Japanese temples

Takahiro Iwasaki’s intricate miniatures of ancient Japanese temples

Takahiro Iwasaki - Reflection Model (Perfect Bliss)
Takahiro Iwasaki – Reflection Model (Perfect Bliss), 2010-2012, 150 x 280 x 194cm, Japanese cypress, wire

Introduction

Japanese artist Takahiro Iwasaki’s sculpture the Reflection Model (Perfect Bliss) is a sophisticated miniature recreation of Phoenix Hall, which is part of Japan’s Byodo-in Temple complex1. Embodying many elements of tradition and modernity, the piece imitates the reflection of the traditional mirror pond as a physical object, suspended from the ceiling, performing to the audience as a three-dimensional mirrored image hovering magically in the air.

Read more


Posted in Blog | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Support Public Delivery

We are a non-profit dedicated to changing the status quo of the art world. We work with recognized artists, art spaces and organizations, but also visit remote places and work with communities who are often overlooked, trying to establish balance within the global conversation about creativity. Public Delivery brings you unique and fresh content, and often thought-provoking ideas, free to all.

But we can’t do it without you.

Come join us

Want inspiration in your inbox?

Public Delivery