Kintsugi: finding pure beauty in broken things
The Japanese concept of kintsugi is the driving force behind Patrick O’Reilly’s latest exhibition at Gormley’s
There’s never been a better time to indulge in a little Eastern philosophy, and Patrick O’Reilly does exactly that with Kintsugi, his new exhibition at Gormley Fine Art. It’s best described as his exploration of the ancient Japanese practice of putting broken objects back together, by mending the areas of breakage with lacquer dusted or mixed with gold, silver, or platinum.
The new body of work spans a wide...
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