Any artist can attest that creative vision is not static. Rather, at any one point, vision and artwork are, like one of Dean Kaneshiro’s chairs, a carefully crafted negotiation of numerous pieces “put together by joints, forty-four delicate, intricate joints.” Over time, the vision and artwork change. For most artists, the work is a process of defining one’s style in reference to tradition and also to current ideas or circumstances. An artist who aims to replicate one work of art, Dean learns in this story about how artistic vision and artwork can change with circumstances....
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