Feb26

Mr.’s art exhibit in Seattle

2015 at 04:49 pm by admin

ArticleMrGallery1

Superflat Japanese pop artist Mr. has worked with big named from around the world in the creation of his otaku-themed artwork, including his mentor Takashi Murakami as well as musician Pharrell Williams. In a large step for the artist, Mr. has debuted his first solo exhibition in the United States with “Live On: Mr.’s Japanese Neo-Pop” at the Seattle Asian Art Museum! The exhibit is a collection of a variety of Mr’s artwork from the past 15 years, including large-scale paintings, clothing design, installations, and more.

ArticleMrGallery2

One of the center pieces to the exhibit are Mr.’s found object dioramas, created from trash and everyday objects in the wake of 2011’s devastating tsunami disaster in Japan. Mr. identifies himself as an otaku, passionate about anime and videogames, as well as the works he creates. Using those works to provide a deep insight into the otaku subculture as well as addresses a variety of social issues and anxieties.

ArticleMrGallery3

The show, which has been open to the public in Seattle since its opening on November 22, 2014, has drawn numerous favorable reviews, and astounded visitors for the past few months. Mr.’s exhibit will remain open until April 5th, and is a must-see for pop art fans and everyday visitors alike!

ArticleMrGallery4

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Comments are closed.