Destination Seoul and Tokyo

Yoshitaka Amano (B. 1952) Japan / 29 Mar 2022 - 29 Apr 2022

Shout Art Hub and Gallery is pleased to present a group exhibition that includes unique artworks, limited edition and art merchandise by renowned Japanese and Korean artists. 

While the chance for travelling is still remote for most in Hong Kong for a little longer, SHOUT Art Hub and Gallery in IFC promises to take your eyes and souls to the city's favourite city breaks destinations, Seoul and Tokyo, with works by some of the most popular artists from the two cities. 

Highlight of Tokyo art ambassadors are one of the Japanese anime aesthetics godfathers Yoshitaka Amano with his unique paintings from Hero and Candy Girls series. Also there will be limited edition prints by Takashi Murakami, the beloved Naughty Girl prints and “Radio Dog” by Yoshitomo Nara, textile art and mini pumpkins by Yayoi Kusama and last but not least a futuristic Shark triptych sculpture set by Hajime Sorayama will be on display. 

Seoul artist representatives for instance are ceramics and glass art by Jeongwon Lee, Taeok Lee and Moonjars by Insig Kim that brings the audience to the refined Korean crafts with a modern twist, the cross-disciplinary artist Grafflex, and Artnom's “Space Travel” will take this spiritual art journey beyond the Planet Earth.

Exhibition features artworks by Takeru Amano, Yoshitaka Aamano, Takashi Murakami, Yoshitomo Nara, Yayoi Kusama, Shohei Otomo, Yuya Hashizhume, Hajime Sorayama, Napoyan, Fujiwara, Artnom, Grafflex, Jungmo Kwon, Insig Kim, Jeongwon Lee, Taeok Lee.

 

 

Exhibition: Destination Seoul and Tokyo 

Venue: Shout Art Hub and Gallery, shop 2033, P2, IFC mall, 1 Harbour View St, Central 

Time: 29th March - 29th April, 2022 

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About Artist
Yoshitaka Amano (B. 1952) Japan

Yoshitaka Amano (B. 1952) Japan

Amano was born in 1952 in Shizuoka City, Japan. Always fascinated by drawing, he joined the early Japanese anime movement in 1967, working on character design for a number of Japanese TV programmes, including the series Kashaan and Tekkaman.

Some of Amano’s masterpieces are deeply rooted in people’s heart such as Gatchaman (G Force, The Battle of the Planets), Honey Bee and The Time Boken. Amano continues to inspire us with his recent works, such as the world acclaimed Final Fantasy series. Amano is one of the fathers of the Anime aesthetic and has inspired and influenced countless artists among which  Takashi Murakami who used several of Amano’s characters in his Superflat works.

Amano has won serveral prestigious awards including the Seiun Award in 1983 and the Julie Award, Dragon Con Award and the Eisner Award. He was also nominated the same year for the Hugo Award. Amano has exhibited his art in prestigious museums and galleries worldwide since 1989, including the Orlean Museum of Art in France, Tokyo’s Ueon Royal Museum, MOCA Taipei, The Angel Orensanz Foundation in New York, MOCA Shanghai, Germany’s Kunstverein Heilbroonn, Moon River Museum of Contemporary Art in Beijing, the Barbican Centre in London and at the Palazzo Bembo during the 55th Venice Biennale.