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Tomokazu Matsuyama: Found Modern Library

Tomokazu Matsuyama: Found Modern Library
Library Shelf Location 18.MATS
Publication Date 2006
Description Found Modern Library is the first monograph from Tomokazu Matsuyama an exciting young artist who splits his time between Japan and the US. Textured shapes and strong outlines give the animals and characters that inhabit his canvases and installations a floating world feeling. Enigmatic in its narrative, with a perfectly controlled technique, the work of Matsuyama aka Matsu-MTP reflects his influences: his graphic design background, street-influenced aesthetics and the work of artists such as Monet, Murakami and Koons. In keeping with his global upbringing, Matsuyama exhibits his con­tem­por­ary art around the world, in addition to working with multinationals like Levi’s and Nike to bring them into line with "the now, today, in all of its cultural complexity." He strives to portray this global melee through a conscious "appropriation" of all of his influences; cultural, artistic, and personal.
ISBN 9780979086212
Quantity 1
Pages 80
Author Alexandra Chang
Format Hardback
Publisher FIFTY 24SF Gallery
Related Artist Tomokazu Matsuyama
Category Painting
Artist's Nationality Japanese
Language English

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