Japanese sculptor, Hirotoshi Ito (Hirotoshi Itoh) creates incredible sculptures made of stone. That tries to reveal the inner world of each stone, and His sculptures do not have to look for some deeper meaning. By the skilled hands of a master, the stones are transformed into food and clothing, purses and bags, share the wealth stored inside, like a cornucopia, and a wide smile revealing a large yellow teeth.
1. Hirotoshi starts work in 1982. He did not immediately began working with stone. His first passion was sculpture made of metal.
8. Hirotoshi said that he was subject to all sorts of stones, but most of all he loves to look inside Gorny, round river pebbles, which gets out of the stream that flows in his home town of Matsumoto in the island of Honshu.
23. “I’m happy if my art give smile to people and a desire to talk about my stones. Some of the images,” Scream “by Munch, for example – make wrinkle his forehead in dismay – it means my stones are designed to have wrinkles from laughing.”