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/Maho Takahashi

spend their “childhood” that comes once in a lifetime. The memory of fortune, unhappiness, and all kinds of emotions are all important factors for growing up as a person.

Based on the concept that “that child” still exists somewhere in memory for everyone and makes them feel nostalgic, her work is created using modern expressions, regardless of whether it is flat or three-dimensional.

She mainly produces many works using Japanese tradition “Gold leaf”. “Gold leaf” is an idols of the past that are brilliant and never fade. Gold began to be used around 3000 BC.

“Gold is a universal value metaphor that has fascinated people in many ways. My childhood memories and experiences are permanent and valuable, and are connected to the present. The memory and experience are replaced and expressed with Gold that has universal value,” she says.



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