Sunday, 7 January 2018

Edexcel GCSE Art Exam Question 2018 Fragments Kintsugi - The Art Of Broken Things

Kintsugi or kintsukuroi is a Japanese method for repairing broken ceramics with a special lacquer mxed with gold, silver or platinum. The philosophy behind the technique is to recognise the history of the object and to visibly incorporate the repair into the new piece, instead of disguising it. 


Artists inspired by Kintsukuroi

This is Street Art Kintsukuroi

Rachel Sussman is highlighting the beauty in broken street surfaces by filling the gaps with gold