ART & CULTURE | 3F | 26 APR 2017
05 MAY 2017 to 13 JUN 2017
Focusing on the concept of luck, Earth+Gallery shop LUCK will present a selection of art goods based on the themes of style , ornament , gift and meet him her. The art space will feature the work of four emerging Japanese artists: Takuto Adachi, Yui Horiuchi, Saori Takano and Yukiko Yamasaki.
Born in Kagawa prefecture in 1982, Takuto Adachi is an illustrator and designer whose work spans from electronic media to album artwork and T-shirt graphics. As founder of the free zine collective Knaked and the picture book unit Mami, he is currently a member of the art unit saikou kinenshitsu.
YUI HORIUCHI is a Tokyo based artist whose works cover wide range of mediums from painting, illustration to embroidery. Since acquiring her B.F.A degree in Oil Painting from Tama Art University, Tokyo in 2011, she has been developing her multiple art practice. Her work, regardless of its form, tends to be inspired by incomparable beauty and rich colors found in nature. For her embroidery works, she stitches her own designs on found fabrics such as used tablecloths and cotton bags not only to play with narratives and memories of the materials but also to make her artworks portable and wearable. She has also offered commissioned works for a various clients including VOGUE Japan and Isetan Department Store in Tokyo.
Also known as Koyubi, Saori Takano is an illustrator who graduated from Musashino Art University. As a member of the band Le Petit Terezes since 2008, she started painting as an extension of her interest in music. In addition to producing score drawings – visual interpretations of music – she has also designed album covers, T-shirts and iPhone cases.
Yukiko Yamasaki was born in Kyoto prefecture in 1988 and graduated from Kyoto University of Art and Design. Existing somewhere between illustration and painting, her works consist of lines and images layered together in a collage-like manner.