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


“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

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