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THE CRACKED-GLASS PORTRAITS OF TAISUKE MOHRI

by Ariadna Zierold

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Japanese artist Taisuke Mohri’s Cracked Portrait series sees the artist’s pencil drawings displayed beneath cracked panes of real glass.

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Mohri is a master of detailed pencilwork, and he combines his ability for photorealism with a surrealist flair to create incredibly haunting, masterful images. Mohri overlays his pencil drawings with a pane of cracked class, calling them “material cracks,” pushing the artwork to the edge of something existent in reality and something imagined.

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