This is titled "The Seed", which is 285 centimeters high but is only 60 centimeters thick. It has a shape to avoid water staying in it. The seed is a small living thing, but it showes the power to grow bigger and bigger. The surface of this sculputre is coated with coal tar to prevent from decay.

MaterialFThe tree of the pine SizeF285~110~75cm Japan,1991
This is titled "breething of the woods:" the first work after moving my studio into a mountain foot. Emotions from my life in the woods changed my art style. Displaying mountains with spring greenery around the human body, I meant changing colors of leaves as human hair.

MaterialFKusunoki tree@ SizeF50~120~110cm Japan,1993