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An invitation to Ken Miki's Apple+ world

(study-shanghai.org) | Nov 17, 2017

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Visitors walk through an exhibition hall set up by Japanese designer Ken Miki with a variety of works inspired by apples. [Photo by Fang Zhe/Xinhua]

Isaac Newton supposedly discovered gravity thanks to a falling apple; Steve Jobs intoxicated the world with a brand inspired by brilliant scientist Alan Turing's fatal apple; Chinese people are also fanatical about apples in many contexts.

Far from merely being a tasty and nutritious fruit, the apple has been adopted many times and has developed into a cultural label touching thousands of people.

Ken Miki, a renowned Japanese designer, is among those taken with the apple.

Miki launched an exhibition titled Apple+ in Shanghai recently, bringing his peculiar visions of apples to many Chinese visitors.

The exhibition runs until Dec 4 at the Shanghai Museum of Contemporary Art, 231 West Nanjing Road. Admission is 80 yuan ($12) per person.

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A 3-D-printed sculpture of Ken Miki holding an apple. [Photo by Fang Zhe/Xinhua]

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Visitors get a close view of apples created from iron wiring. [Photo by Fang Zhe/Xinhua]

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