Artist gives the saxophone a Japanese-style makeover

Art Oct 24, 2018

Artist gives the saxophone a Japanese-style makeover

For Yurie Akaiwa, what began as a graduation project at the University of Toyama has turned into a unique artistic endeavor that fuses Japanese art with traditional Western musical instruments. The 26-year-old craftswoman, an employee of Yanagisawa Wind Instruments Co., has already used her urushi ...