Glass Artist Nishinaka Yukito
Reflecting the wabi-sabi aesthetic in glass
Aired: April 21, 2023 (UTC)
Glass artist Nishinaka Yukito’s works have won international acclaim, with some housed at prestigious museums, including the Victoria and Albert Museum. He draws inspiration from Kintsugi, a technique that reflects the wabi-sabi aesthetic and celebrates imperfection. He purposefully shatters glassware and uses the pieces and cracks to explore new forms of beauty.
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