09.11.16 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: Erina Matsui

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A selection of paintings by Japanese artist Erina Matsui. More images below.

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08.11.16 by Staff

Distorted Sculptures by Japanese Artist Yoshitoshi Kanemaki

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Japanese sculptor Yoshitoshi Kanemaki carves wooden figures with purposeful visual distortions. Check out more of Kanemaki’s trippy sculptures below.

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26.10.16 by Staff

Life-like Animal Sculptures Made From Rolled Newspaper

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Japanese artist Chie Hitotsuyama creates life-sized animal sculptures using tightly rolled strips of wet newspaper. See more images and video below or on display at MOAH:CEDAR in Lancaster, California until January 7th.

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29.08.16 by Staff

Animation of the Day: “Spring Time Old Man”

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Berlin-based artist Hoji Tsuchiya creates a really vibrant world for Uri Nakayama’s song about an old, bicycle-riding man in this unique animation! Be sure and check out “Spring Time Old Man” on Booooooom TV.

07.08.16 by Staff

Incredible Balloon Animals by Japanese Artist Masayoshi Matsumoto

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Some balloon insects and animals taken to another level, by Japanese artist Masayoshi Matsumoto. More images below.

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02.08.16 by Staff

Daigo Ishii Imagines A ‘Tokyo-ified’ World Where Every City Looks Like Tokyo

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Japanese architect Daigo Ishii takes the visual markers associated with Tokyo and applies them to images of other cities around the world. Originally produced as a video for this year’s Venice Biennale, you can check out gifs of Ishii’s “Worldwide Tokyo-lization Project” below.

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17.06.16 by Staff

Incredible (But Not Edible) Wood Carvings by Artist Seiji Kawasaki

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Japanese wood carving artist Seiji Kawasaki creates ultra realistic food sculptures. Taking 2-3 hours to make, some of Kawasaki’s wooden food double as holders for resting chopsticks. He also does picture-perfect chocolate, vegetables and baked goods! Check out more images below.

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10.05.16 by Jeff

Illustrator Spotlight: Emi Ueoka

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Love these illustrations by Emi Ueoka, originally from Japan, now based in Melbourne, Australia. More images below.

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