Category Archives: Photography

FAUSTUS New Website/blog Launched!

I am happy to introduce the new website/blog.  Some of you may already know that Misako Oba’s photography/artbook [FAUSTUS] was published by Sokyu-sha in Japan. The text is both in English and Japanese. (Not direct translation, but the author is … Continue reading

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Time You Enjoy Wasting, was Not Wasted.

“Time you enjoy wasting, was not wasted.” * This is not a typical art blog today. While my encaustic mixed media work is exhibited at a gallery in New York City, I am away from my studio, visiting my family … Continue reading

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When You Don’t Feel Inspired… (Story from Chuck Close)

What would you do when you don’t feel motivated? Or the time you don’t feel inspired – for work or for anything else you need to do? Do I always feel motivated or inspired to create artwork? – No. I … Continue reading

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Feel the Original Work with Texture

I would like you to feel the soul and texture by viewing the original artwork. When I prepare images for presentation in computer or online, I feel that the images have different feeling from the actual work. I wish I … Continue reading

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Story Behind the Move

New York – Seattle   O barco está mais seguro no porto, mas não é esse o objetivo dos barcos. 「船は港にいるとき最も安全であるが、それは船が造られた目的ではない。」 パウロ・コエ−リョ   “The boat is safer when anchored at the harbor, however that is not what  it’s built for.” … Continue reading

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Faust and FAUSTUS, movie review 「ファウストス」と映画『ファウスト』

After the Devil wants Faust to sign the pact with blood, Faust complains that the devil does not trust Faust’s word of honor. In the end, Mephisto wins the argument, and Faust signs the contract with a drop of his … Continue reading

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