Japan House London displays a sculpture of artist and break dancer Obata Taku from Wednesday 22 April to Saturday 22 August 2020, created during his Artist’s Residency at City & Guilds of London Art School.
A graduate from Tokyo University of the Arts (Tokyo Geidai), Obata Taku explores the tension and dynamism of the human body taking inspiration from his background as a B-BOY. His work investigates the relationship between the human body and clothes through life-size hand carved and coloured wooden figures that express space and power.
Find out more about the artist, his approaches to sculpture and movement, in this Obata Taku Story.
Explore even more of the artist's works on his Instagram: TAKU_OBATA and Twitter @TakuSpeFAD