MARTTI AIHA
Sculptures
8.10.2004 – 24.10.2004

Behind the looking glass world

…so that the viewer can have a sense of looking at something invisible to the mere eye, the reader of understanding something beyond comprehension alone, the symphony listener of hearing something inaudible; a fleeting sensation of something true and beautiful that lies beyond even mirrors.
The inspiration for a work of art may hail from as far away as childhood. Inspiration can arise from a single overheard sentence, a glimpse of an image, a long-forgotten sound or scent. It is around this original inspiration that the form begins to take shape; the artist discovers the elements belonging to the form, chooses the right ones and discards the false, however beautiful, to make visible that fleeting sensation.
The sensation conveyed by the work is neither joy nor sadness. There is always an element of seriousness about it but elation as well, for discovering truth; it just needs to be captured.

Antti Tuuri

Siirry sivun alkuun
aiha/2004/aiha09

Head, 2004
wood, acrylic
210 x 100 x 110 cm

aiha/2004/aiha11

The house of poets, 2004
curly birch, glass, acrylic
181 x 97 x 78 cm

aiha/2004/aiha07

Subject, 2002
wood, acrylic
218 x 125 x 125 cm

aiha/2004/aiha08

Subject, 2004
wood, acrylic, bronze
204 x 98 x 130 cm

aiha/2004/aiha01

Yellow, 2004
mirror, wood, acrylic, glass
100 x 27 cm

aiha/2004/aiha02

To Savinio, 2004
mirror, wood, acrylic
102 x 151 x 40 cm

aiha/2004/aiha05

Red, 2004
mirror, wood, acrylic
140 x 10 cm

aiha/2004/aiha04

Landscape, 2004
mirrored glass, wood, acrylic
49 x 17 cm

 
 
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