GASBOOK 25 YUICHI HIGASHIONNA
GASBOOK 25 is Yuichi Higashionna's first book of works published in conjunction with his refract show at Calm & punk gallery.
The book introduces, motif by motif, representative works of recent years expressed in a humorous, sexy, and poignant manner that makes viewers feel dizzy and aroused.
Artist. Born and lives in Tokyo.
Since the early 1990s, he has been using a series of "fancy things" that are ubiquitous in daily life as motifs to express the "eeriness" that lurks in them.
His representative works include the chandelier series and the FL (Flower) series, in which artificial flowers and lace are molded with spray paint.
Major exhibitions he has participated in include "Rokko Meets Art: Art Walk 2012" (Rokko Garden Terrace and others), "If There Was Art II - The Case of Private Collections by Nine Collectors" (Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery, 2013), and Roppongi Art Night 2015.
Major group exhibitions include "THE MASKED PORTRAIT" Marian Boesky Gallery/New York, USA (2008), "Roppongi Crossing 2007: Pulse of the Future" Mori Art Museum/Tokyo (2007), "Pleasant House" Aichi Prefectural Museum of Art/Aichi (2006), "Officina Asia," Museo d'Arte Moderna di Bologna / Bologna, Italy (2004).
He has also done artwork for stores such as Comme des Garçons, H.P. France, and Herms.
In 2008, he was the first Japanese to win the Bombay Sapphire Prize 2008, the world's largest award for artists working with glass.
Number of pages : 64 P
Size : 21.0 x 29.7 cm
Release date : May 5, 2008
ISBN 13 : 978-4990444006