Artist Unveils A Monumental Pen & Ink Drawing Nearly 3.5 Years In The Making – Design You Trust

Artist Unveils A Monumental Pen & Ink Drawing Nearly 3.5 Years In The Making

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The 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami in Japan was one of the most devastating environmental events of our time, with its overall impact rippling across the globe for years to come. But just as stated in Newton’s third law—for every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction—so too did the people of Japan respond to the magnitude of the destruction in an effort to rebuild their country anew as captured in this staggering new artwork by Manabu Ikeda titled Rebirth.

More info: Manabu Ikeda (h/t: colossal)

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Starting in July of 2013, Ikeda toiled away on the 13 x 10 foot piece for 10 hours a day inside a basement studio at the Chazen Museum of Art in Madison, Wisconsin. He finished work just last week.

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