More selected projects

Kelly Akashi, "Activity Table," detail, 2016. Cherry wood, wax, glass, wick. 72 x 40 x 63 inches (182.9 x 101.6 x 160 cm). Ghebaly Gallery, Los Angeles.

Installation view, Kelly Akashi, "Being as a Thing," 2016. Ghebaly Gallery, Los Angeles.

Installation view, Kelly Akashi, "Being as a Thing," 2016. Ghebaly Gallery, Los Angeles.

Kelly Akashi, "Be Me (Japanese-Californian Citrus)," 2016. Stainless steel. 5 x 4 x 4 inches. Ghebaly Gallery, Los Angeles.

Kelly Akashi, "Cobalt Blue (Vertical arrangement)," 2016. Chromogenic photogram in walnut artist's frame. 20.5 x 16.5 inches (52.1 x 41.9 cm). Ghebaly Gallery, Los Angeles.

Kelly Akashi, "Tall Weed," 2016. Bronze, copper, plant ash. 8 x 8 x 66 inches (20.3 x 20.3 x 167.6 cm). Ghebaly Gallery, Los Angeles.

Kelly Akashi, "Image of a Thing (Uranium)," 2016. Chromogenic photogram in walnut artist's frame. 14.5 x 11.5 inches (36.8 x 29.2 cm). Ghebaly Gallery, Los Angeles.

Installation view, Kelly Akashi, "ways of being (arched, extended)," 2016. Brick, lead, wax, wick. 26 x 6 x 38 inches (66 x 15.2 x 96.5 cm). Ghebaly Gallery, Los Angeles.

Kelly Akashi, "Wall Candle (Tentacle)," 2016. Bronze, wax, wick. 6 x 3 x 10.5 inches (15.2 x 7.6 x 26.7 cm). Ghebaly Gallery, Los Angeles.

Kelly Akashi, "Life Form with Kabuto Influence," 2017. Glass, rope. Dimensions variable. Ghebaly Gallery, Los Angeles.

Kelly Akashi, "Life Forms," 2016. Bronze, glass. 12 x 5 x 4.5 inches (30.5 x 12.7 x 11.4 cm). Ghebaly Gallery, Los Angeles.

Kelly Akashi, "Life Form (Blue Sun)," 2017. Bronze, glass. 8 x 6 x 9.5 inches (20.3 x 15.2 x 24.1 cm). Ghebaly Gallery, Los Angeles.

Kelly Akashi, "Eat Me", 2016. Bronze, rope, silicone, silicone pigment, glass, steel. Dimensions variable. Hammer Museum, Los Angeles.

Kelly Akashi, "Eat Me", 2016. Bronze, rope, silicone, silicone pigment, glass, steel. Dimensions variable. Hammer Museum, Los Angeles.

Kelly Akashi, "iiland", 2015-2016. Galerie Hussenot, Paris.

Kelly Akashi, "Dreams", 2016. Bronze, found magazine clippings, transparent tape, rope. 23  x 38 x 1 inches. Galerie Hussenot, Paris.

Kelly Akashi, "Last Year (Downtime Machine)", 2014-15. Wax, wick, smoke, copper, bronze wire, hardware, brass hooks. 44.5 x 45 x 8 inches. Tomorrow Gallery, New York.

Kelly Akashi, "Figure 14 or My Alphabet", 2014-2015. Bronze, lead, blown and sculpted glass, wax, cotton wick, alabaster, nickel, urethane, borosilicate glass, fingernails, antique beads, Solomon’s borosilicate glass, enamel paint, wood, silver gelatin, oil. 55 x 24 x 96 inches. Tomorrow Gallery, New York.

Kelly Akashi, "Downtime Machine", 2015. Copper pipe, bronze wire, wax, wicks. 48 x 28 x 7 inches. Midway Contemporary Art, Minneapolis.

Kelly Akashi, "Spirals", 2015. Bronze, organza, wool. Ghebaly Gallery, Los Angeles.

Kelly Akashi, "Candle Filter Structure (W)", 2015. Aluminum, brass, handmade candles, synthetic basement scent, pillow, chewing gum. Dimensions variable. Chateau Shatto, Los Angeles.

Kelly Akashi, "Twisty Doorknob", 2015, Brass. Dimensions variable. Chateau Shatto, Los Angeles.

Kelly Akashi, "Figure oO", 2015. Wood, white paint, liquid emulsion, pigmented wax, blown pigmented glass. 24 x 97 x 143.5 inches. Ghebaly Gallery, Los Angeles.

Kelly Akashi, "Figure oO," detail, 2015. Wood, white paint, liquid emulsion, pigmented wax, blown pigmented glass. 24 x 97 x 143.5 inches. Ghebaly Gallery, Los Angeles.

Kelly Akashi, "Harvest", 2015. Bronze, MDF, white paint. 12.5 x 11 x 97.5 inches. Ghebaly Gallery, Los Angeles.

Kelly Akashi, "Untitled Objects", 2015. Wax, blown glass, painted wood. 15 x 4 x 3 inches. Michael Jon Gallery, Miami.

Kelly Akashi, "Untitled", 2012-15. White Flag Projects, St. Louis.

Kelly Akashi, "Figure 1", 2014. Ghebaly Gallery, Los Angeles

Kelly Akashi, "Figure 1", detail, 2014. Ghebaly Gallery, Los Angeles