“Fast Mercy” – A Magnificent Transforming Sculpture by Tomoo Yamaji


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I have previously blogged about Tomoo Yamaji’s transforming sculptures, but the artist never ceases to amaze me. His latest piece depicts a "highly agile bodhisattva," a spiritually-enlightened being, who reaches out to help people who have been affected by calamities like the earthquake and the devastating tsunami that occurred in Japan in 2011.

Yamaji says that this work “expresses the up-to-date bodhisattva that moves faster to bring mercy and relief to people.”

The one-of-a-kind sculpture, like his other pieces, can change shape into multiple forms, without having any parts removed. It has been created using polyurethane resin and acrylic, and comes completely assembled and painted.

Yamaji has listed the sculpture on sale for ¥30,000 ($ 390). Visit his site for more details.