KENSEI YABUNO SOLO EXHIBITION “Untitled”

Komiyama Shoten Co., Ltd.
KENSEI YABUNO SOLO EXHIBITION “Untitled”
25 November – 4 December 2022

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25 November – 4 December 2022
KOMIYAMA TOKYO G @komiyamatokyo_g
Closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.
Opening Hours: 12:00-18:30 *Sunday and NH 12:00-17:30
The black and white hand-painted three-dimensional works, which can be said to be Yabuno’s representative works, continue to grow and change their appearance day by day. In addition to these three-dimensional works, this exhibition also presents new drawings in charcoal and pastel. The various motifs drawn on the flat canvas and drawing paper can be said to be an accumulation of images born from associations. As the artist himself says, “My work was born instead of thinking with my head and refusing to put it into words.”
KENSEI YABUNO × PORTER CAPSULE COLLECTION
In commemoration of this exhibition, a KENSEI YABUNO x PORTER capsule collection will also be launched. We will release 5 limited bags with delicate hand-drawn patterns on nylon material using advanced printing technology.
KENSEI YABUNO
“Untitled”
Black and white painted iconic intricate sculptures by Kensei Yabuno are transformative and multiplying for eternity. Connecting with dynamic sculptures, new pastel and charcoal drawings on flat canvas and paper will be revealed in the show. The various motifs expressed within the drawings are associated with images that outline the elusive concept. As Kensei states: “My work reflects the refusal of overthinking and putting it into words,” his impulsive body of works, which turned himself inside out is on display in the “Untitled” show. KENSEI YABUNO × PORTER CAPSULE COLLECTION
KENSEI YABUNO × PORTER Capsule Collection will be launched to celebrate the solo-exhibition. New and limited bags of 5 models are coming with Kensei’s fine pattern thorough printed on nylon fabric. [Image 2d11601-23-fd18b05bef433344ee56-1.jpg&s3=11601-23-0aefd93d6566a56ecf9f97e864d85c90-3900x3120.jpg
PROFILE
Born in Hokkaido in 1975. Majored in Fine Art at Camberwell College of Arts in England. Presented paintings and three-dimensional works at limart, THE LAST GALLERY, Shinjuku Isetan, etc. His work has also been published in domestic and foreign magazines such as Idea, vice, and DAZED & CONFUSED. In addition, BIGACTIVE directed BECK’s album “The information” (2006) and the single song “CELLPHONE’S DEAD” included in the same album. The work was used as a textile for the COMME des GARCONS spring/summer 2011 women’s collection. His most recent exhibition is “WHY YOU” (2019) with photographer Shigekazu Onuma at HYSTERIC GLAMOR SHIBUYA.
Kensei Yabuno, is a Tokyo-based artist born in 1975, Hokkaido. After majored in BFA at the Camberwell College of Arts, University of the Arts London, went on to pursue an artistic career introducing sculptures and paintings at the gallery limart, THE LAST GALLERY, and Isetan Shinjuku. The visual works has been featured on Japanese leading graphic/design journal “IDEA” and the international magazines such as “vice” and “DAZED & CONFUSED.” The cover designs for BIGACTIVE-directed BECK’s Album 『The Information (2006) and the album’s single “CELLPHONE’S DEAD” have been awarded for “D&AD AWARD.” Kensei’s intuitive approach reaches in the realm of music and fashion, as the artwork has been applied as the textile in the COMME des GARCON SS Women collection in 2011. The latest exhibition is『WHY YOU』(2019) at HYSTERIC GLAMOR SHIBUYA held in collaboration with a photographer, Shigekazu Onuma.
We look forward to seeing you there.
We’re looking forward to seeing you all.
KOMIYAMA TOKYO G
1F D Dai 2-Ryumeikan Bldg. 3-20-4 Kanda Ogawamachi Chiyoda-ku Tokyo 〒101-0052 https://www.komiyamatokyo-g.com/
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Details about this release:
https://prtimes.jp/main/html/rd/p/000000023.000011601.html


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