trevor brown x urbangarde clear files

now available from span art gallery here, along with the t-shirts – the two clear file designs come packaged together with a post card, and priced ¥756 (incl. tax)

my two previous “girls war” clear files are available from akatako – “will fit standard A2 sheets perfectly!” she claims! – it’s a typo, she means A4 of course

無惨美展~残酷百景

“atrocity beauty exhibition” at vanilla gallery (ginza, tokyo) 3 to 15 november – i have 3 paintings in this exhibition, two from 女の子戦争 (“girls war”) and one new – other artists include hajime sorayama, suehiro maruo, shintaro kago, hiroaki samura, gaku azuma… – ¥500 entrance

this is halloween this is halloween

かゑたん地獄 and テトラ – (see also)

新世紀少女宣言 exhibition opens

i went to sign piles of books this morning – my two urbangarde paintings sold already – someone buy the two skull illusion paintings please! – limited t-shirts on sale (include a post card) – priced at ¥3564 (black) and ¥3240 (creamy yellowish beige) – i guess these may be available via span art gallery mail order eventually?

exhibition closes next wednesday, be quick
http://www.bunkamura.co.jp/gallery/exhibition/141008shinseiki.html


japanese erotica in contemporary art

fifty artists, 320 pages, published by pie books (the american amazon link doesn’t appear to be available, yet?) – aimed slightly toward female “readers” (more girlish, less explicit) – “underground art” screams the obi strip – i’m not so sure about that – almost all the artists here are well-established – (and even as the epitome of underground art myself, i’m not exactly sure what it is – unpopular?) – i’m the only non-japanese artist – and almost not included as the book being distributed in america – but, in the end, all the works they got cold feet about have been printed it appears