The hyper-realistic flowers of Yoshihiro Suda

Clematis - Yoshihiro SudaLook at the clematis flower in the picture above. Lovely isn’t it? Delicate petals, intense colour, finely-veined leaves…you’d be surprised if I told you it was made of wood. Well, it is. That’s what Yoshihiro Suda does – he carves plants so finely that you’d think they were the real thing. His current exhibition of five works at the Faggionato Gallery on Albemarle St is, like his flowers, small but beautifully formed. Continue reading