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I could write and showcase the works of Japanese born, New York based artist, Kumi Yamashita all day. What sets her apart in my mind is not only her technical ability, but how she manages to convey a truly profound idea with so little. Using light as her main source along with materials like paper, thread and pins, Kumi creates entire human forms or silhouettes evoking a story. Her pieces are moving, methodical, and have layers of subtlety on a technical and philosophical level. Its absolutely breathtaking. Just a few of my favorites below.

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