Japanese contemporary artist

Japanese Culture / Art

Yoshitomo Nara
An artist who is highly regarded around the world.
He is one of the representatives of Japanese contemporary art, with his works exhibited at MoMA and the Museum of Contemporary Art Los Angeles.
His work is characterized by a picture of a child who is cute but has a strong glaring look at us.

Takashi Murakami
Formerly a visiting professor at the University of California, Los Angeles.
He is one of the most influential people in the world, such as announcing products in collaboration with Louis Vuitton. Among his works, works using Otaku subjects such as anime and figures are famous.
He is also eager to lead the art world into a hugely funded art business.

Yayoi Kusama
She has been plagued by her hallucinations and auditory hallucinations since her childhood.
She began painting her hallucinations and auditory hallucinations to escape them.
When she moved to the United States in 1957, she performed a radical performance called “Happening,” and in the 1960s she was called the “Queen of the Avant-Garde.”
Some of Yayoi Kusama’s works are covered by repetitions of the same motif, such as polka dots. You can also often see her work with her pumpkin motif.

Hiroshi Sugimoto
He is based in Tokyo and New York.
His work is based on a strict concept and philosophy.
He is exploring concepts and methods to capture the overlap of time and the flow beyond the existence of an individual.