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Mayshu Fukamachi

I am a Paper painter. 
After decades working behind the scenes of Tokyo's boutique fashion scene,
I decided to become an artist at the age of 53 and started to portray with paper.
By using only paper, I hope to draw the ultimate expression of art.
I create pictures, but instead of paint, I create with colored paper.
I cut the paper into tens of thousands of pieces, sometimes even into a million pieces, with a cutter and ruler, and using a pair of tweezers and a touch of glue, layer them together one by one. 
The unique texture of the paper painting changes expression with every shift in lighting, adding depth and character.










2011 Caelum Gallery, New York, USA

2012 "Message from a piece of colored paper" +SANOW LABs. Tokyo Japan

2019 "A million pieces of reality" Fredric Harris Gallery, Tokyo American Club, Tokyo Japan

2019  Dec 6 ~Dec 17 "A million pieces of reality" Gallery Kuraori, Niigata Japan

2020  May 21 - June 26   Yugawara Art Museum, Kanagawa Japan

2020  Aug 25 - Sept 6 LADS Gallery, Osaka Japan

2022  Oct 28 - Dec 27 Kokura Castle Gallery, Fukuoka Japan

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