Metamorphosis - Two Spirals

Frankston City Public Art



Public sculpture by Tetsuro Yamasaki from Japan

Artists interpretation: 'The artist creates his work with joy and happiness, surprised and inspired by mankind's discovery of iron.'

Located in the Library Forecourt, Playne Street, Frankston

  • Materials: Corten Steel

  • Dimensions: 223 x 90 x 90

Artist Biography

Tetsuro Yamasaki was born in Nagasaki in 1958. He studied sculpture at Tokyo’s Zokei University, graduating in 1986, and started producing sculpted works as well as teaching the next generation of artists in Tokyo.

He has won multiple sculpture competitions, is represented in major collections including Nihon-Kokka-En and Asago Sculpture Park and has exhibited in numerous solo and group exhibitions including The National Art Center, Tokyo 2007-12, UBE International Sculpture Biennale 2009, Art Centre of Tokyo 2012 and Kajima Sculpture Competition Tokyo 2016.

Since 2014 the artist and has been exhibiting regularly in Australia at Sculpture by the Sea.

Yamasaki produces abstract metal sculptures which he twists and inverts with perceived ease, producing mysterious space between the surfaces. As he creates he imagines man's surprise and excitement at discovering iron.

You can see more of Tetsuro Yamasaki's work here

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Library Forecourt, Playne Street, Frankston 3199