Kelly Akashi “Heirloom” at Villa Aurora, Los Angeles – Frieze Projects
Frieze Projects: Against the Edge brings together three recent sculptures by the Los Angeles-based multidisciplinary artist Kelly Akashi in the historic setting of Villa Aurora. Located in the garden, salon, and courtyard of the storied residence, the trio of works speaks to many of Akashi’s sculptural and conceptual concerns—how materials encode presence and absence, flowers as a marker of […]
Kelly Akashi “Vesica Piscis” acquired by the Walker Art Center, Minneapolis
Congratulations to Kelly Akashi whose work Vesica Piscis has been acquired by the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis. Featuring gold rimmed flame-worked borosilicate glass sitting atop a partial marble carving of Akashi’s face, Vesica Piscis blends the geologic, the human, and the botanical, suggesting growth amid ruin.