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LACQUER ARTWORKS by Simon Pilling
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LACQUER ARTWORKS by Simon Pilling

April, 2015 IF I WERE AN OCTOPUS… Lacquer work of ANDO Saeko by Simon Pilling   Coloured lacquers, shell, egg-shell and metal inlays Each panel 60 x 15 x 1.8 cm The work of Saeko Ando combines two lacquer traditions – those of Japan and Vietnam. While Vietnam shares a long-standing East Asian tradition for lacquered utilitarian objects, its lacquer paintings, son mai, are an art form dating only from the arrival of French colonists...

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