Jan Wanggaard
In collaboration with Tamanohada Soap Corporation

Monumental soap sculptures, first shown at the prestigious Triennale museum in Milan, Italy.?In collaboration with Tamanohada Soap Corporation of Japan, sculptor Jan Wanggaard has created a stunning and consuming sensory experience involving touch, sight and scent. Forming massive marble white soap blocks which came by boat from Tokyo to create a supernatural work from a pure, natural material. ?Developing from the forms shown in Milan, the Mudam showing will present, for the first time, a new evolution of the original idea.

Forming in white?During the “Nuit des Musées”, on Saturday October 13, 2007 and Sunday October 14, the norwegian artist Jan Wanggaard will shape in public the new sculpture / display unit from a solid block of ivory white soap for the 100% natural cosmetic products by Tamanohada Soap Corporation, sold in Europe exclusively at Mudam.?

Tamanohada Soap Corporation
Tamanohada began making soap in 1892. Now, over 110 years later, Tamanohada boasts a rich history and proud tradition as a soap manufacturer. The company has cultivated production technology that has achieved wide acclaim in the industry and consistently surprised the industry with an willingness to redefine the limits and potential of cosmetic and bath products. In 2003, the original Tamanohada brand was introduced. In 2005 Tamanohada participated in the Salone del Mobile design fair in Milan and in 2006 the Tamanohada products made their first debut outside of Japan at MUDAM. Putting over 110 years of accumulated know-how to work, the company continues to develop new conceptual soap products that respond to the needs of the individual and communicate rich creative possibilities.

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