The Main Gallery

Looking Back Looking Forward: The Sculpture of Michio Ihara

June 18—August 14, 2013

Opening reception:
Thursday, June 20 at 6-8 PM

Concord Art Association is delighted to present an exhibit of sculpture by internationally renowned Japanese kinetic sculptor and artist, Michio Ihara. A Concord resident, Michio has devoted over fifty years to creating sculpture for architectural and public spaces all over the world. From June 18 to August 14, you have an opportunity to see a selection of his kinetic sculptures in the galleries and the garden at Concord Art Association.

The retrospective of Michio Ihara’s life’s work, Looking Back, Looking Forward at the Concord Art (through August 14) extended beyond the gallery walls to public buildings in Boston and private residences in Concord that too, among many buildings and places, exhibit Ihara’s fine sculptures.

More than 50 people joined Michio and Concord Art for a very special bus tour which covered 5 installations in situ including: an office building at 275 Wyman Street in Waltham (1963), a small sanctuary at the First Church of Boston (1984) and Wind Wind Wind (2012/relocated from Wellesley Office Park, 1973), and several private residences locally.

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Sculptors Work on Display in Concord and on Special Tour,
by Nancy Shohet West, Boston Globe, August 1, 2013
Sebastian Smee, Boston Globe (July 25, 2013)
J. Fatima Martins, Artscope(July/August 2013)
Critic’s Pick, Sunday’s Boston Globe (7/7/13)