Miwa Yanagi | the artist




The artist Miwa Yanagi
Born 1967, Kobe, Japan.
Lives and works in Kyoto.

Style and technique of the artist: Photography, Gwangju Biennale,


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Artist’s website
Interview.
Miwa Yanagi’s surreal photography mixes elements as diverse as fairy tale illustrations and film noir with a flair more commonly associated with makeup artists and theatrical tableau…
The Incredible Tale of the Innocent Old Lady and the Heartless Young Girl
The compelling photographs of Miwa Yanagi explore themes depicting the role of women in the context of Japanese society, yet reflect the archetypal concerns of many women across cultures. Mixing both the imaginary and the real, Yanagi conjures compelling visions using theatrical set-ups and mesmerizing color…


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