Art The “Frozen Flowers” of Japanese artist Makoto Azuma

The “Frozen Flowers” of Japanese artist Makoto Azuma

Emanuele D'Angelo

A flower artist, we could simply call him in that way.
Makoto Azuma’s strange career began in 2002 when he opened his first store in Tokyo where he made designs with particular flowers on commission, creating unique bouquets.

Then in 2005 he understood the potential and began experimenting with the possibilities of expression with plants, creating what could be called “Botanical Sculpture”.

His works quickly went around the world, the Japanese artist began to exhibit almost all over the world, until 2009 when he launched the experimental botanical group AMKK.

Today we’re going to tell you about one of his most beautiful projects, in our opinion, titled “Frozen Flowers” from Makoto’s In Bloom series.

The Japanese artist a few years ago went to the northernmost island of Japan, Hokkaido. A place characterized by wild nature, home to more than sixty volcanoes and harsh winters in relation to its latitude.

Makoto Azuma placed his bouquets against the bare, snowy landscape and watered everything, literally freezing all the flowers.
The result is truly amazing, a way to keep their beauty and garish colors intact.

Written by Emanuele D'Angelo
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