PARIS///INSIDE CHIHO AOSHIMA’S SUPERFLAT FLOATING WORLD…

September 13, 2007  |  Uncategorized

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"The Fountain of the Skull"

Japanese Pop artist and Takashi Murakami disciple CHIHO AOSHIMA unveiled a phenomenal & eponymous show of new work at Paris' GALERIE EMMANUEL PERROTIN last week. Blending her influences of modern anime/manga and classical ukiyo-e printmaking, Aoshima has forged her own "Superflat floating world" that incorporates traditional Japanese themes of nature and the sprit world with futuristic visions of alien life and humanized cityscapes that is truly unique. Known mostly for her stunning, large-scale results using digital tools, Aoshima proves her technical prowess in this show by displaying several delicately rendered watercolor-on-paper pieces that bring a softer, more human quality to her otherwise sharp edged work in Illustrator...

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Chiho surveys "Souls of the Building, They Become the Wind"

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Installation view of Chiho's "Living City"...

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"City Glow"

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"Japanese Apricot 3 - A pink dream"

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"Speak of the Time When Humans Were Around"

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"We Like the Night"

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"Play Tree"

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"Singing a Song of Love with Skeletons"

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"Death Premonition"

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"Twinkle Twinkle Little Star"

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