Before blooming cherry blossom is an artwork belonging to Rie Kono’s collection.
The magic of Rie Kono. In Japanese culture, respect for nature is always a fundamental element. Rie Kono is no exception. Here are the huge flowering cherry trees. Here too the artist’s superfine technique comes out with all his strength. The flowers, the girls dancing under them, and the inevitable hot air balloons fill the work without straining the eye. There is a composure, an overall gentleness, which strikes the viewer, draws him to himself and transfers him to an enchanted world.
Here is the magic of Rie Kono has been accomplished. It gave an instant of happiness and lightheartedness. Exactly what is its philosophy: to bring the sun even on a rainy day.