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Motoi Yamamoto's "Return to the Sea: Saltworks" -- Spoleto Festival USA at the College of Charleston. everything Motoi website

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Art Installation: Aerial by Monika Grzymala. Created with ribbons of black tape.

artist and sculptor Motoi Yamamoto used salt to bring his artistic vision to life. His colossal works can take weeks to complete, and the intricacy and sheer scale requires incredible patience and a slow, steady hand. When asked why he uses salt, Yamamoto cites its importance to humans:

Motoi Yamamoto has taken salt of the table and turned it into art! his intricate mazes and labyrinths made entirely out of salt display not only a lot of patience, but also an incredible imagination and devotion to his work.

Salt I Motoi Yamamoto.

Escultor usa somente sal e as mãos para criar obras incríveis

Intricate salt installations by artist Motoi Yamamoto - BOOOOOOOM! - CREATE * INSPIRE * COMMUNITY * ART * DESIGN * MUSIC * FILM * PHOTO * PROJECTS

Using ordinary table salt, artist Motoi Yamamoto created "Labyrinth" on site at Bellevue Arts Museum over a one week period (Feb 27 - Mar for the exhibition "Making Mends" on view March 1 - May

Motoi Yamamoto ....“Many of my works take the form of labyrinths with complicated patterns, ruined and abandoned staircases or too narrow life-size tunnels, and all these works are made with salt,”

Motoi Yamamoto’s Salt Installations

Motoi Yamamoto Yamamoto’s works are mostly temporary, intricate, large-scale installations, or, “salt labyrinths”.

Maggie Casey_Staircase STRING, MONOFILAMENT, STAPLES 14' x 2.5' x 12'_2004 & 2006

Staircase STRING, MONOFILAMENT, STAPLES x x 2004 & 2006 Staircase was first installed in an abandoned racquetball court on South Broad Street in Philadelphia. Later, it was recreated for Tower Investments Gallery.