Posts Tagged: Anime

“From the Ashes of Little Boy and Fat Man”

  The drops of Little Boy and Fat Man became the turning point in Japan’s progression into the future, ironically setting the fate of social juvenilization of a whole country, as the artist Takashi Murakami later describes in his work “Superflat.” Oe Kenzaburo recalls

“From the Ashes of Little Boy and Fat Man”

  The drops of Little Boy and Fat Man became the turning point in Japan’s progression into the future, ironically setting the fate of social juvenilization of a whole country, as the artist Takashi Murakami later describes in his work “Superflat.” Oe Kenzaburo recalls

Seven Times Down, Eight Times Up

Seven Times Down, Eight Times Up, 2010 Acrylic and Genuine Silver Leaf on Canvas 24″ x 30″ “Seven Times Down, Eight Times Up” is based on Japanese popular culture surrounding Daruma (like the Daruma dolls you see in many Asian

Seven Times Down, Eight Times Up

Seven Times Down, Eight Times Up, 2010 Acrylic and Genuine Silver Leaf on Canvas 24″ x 30″ “Seven Times Down, Eight Times Up” is based on Japanese popular culture surrounding Daruma (like the Daruma dolls you see in many Asian

Humanity Confronts the Question of Taking the Blue or Red Pill: The Capitalistic Race to Utopia, the Melting Pot of Multicultural Aesthetics, and Will Nature Exhile Humanity for Transcendent Indulgence and Excess Consumptions?

    The collectivistic culture of Japan and the individualistic culture of America (akin to my inherent dual race) has shared unique aesthetics with globalization as it created more conglomerated mixtures of visual cultures. Trade exponentially fueled capitalism through popular

Humanity Confronts the Question of Taking the Blue or Red Pill: The Capitalistic Race to Utopia, the Melting Pot of Multicultural Aesthetics, and Will Nature Exhile Humanity for Transcendent Indulgence and Excess Consumptions?

    The collectivistic culture of Japan and the individualistic culture of America (akin to my inherent dual race) has shared unique aesthetics with globalization as it created more conglomerated mixtures of visual cultures. Trade exponentially fueled capitalism through popular

The Very Last Supper

The Very Last Supper, 2011-2012 Acrylic, Silver Leaf, and Mica Pigment on Canvas on Hardboard 19” x 48” “The Very Last Supper” evokes strong influence from one of Ito Jakuchu’s monumental masterpieces “Compendium of Vegetables and Insects.” Food has always

The Very Last Supper

The Very Last Supper, 2011-2012 Acrylic, Silver Leaf, and Mica Pigment on Canvas on Hardboard 19” x 48” “The Very Last Supper” evokes strong influence from one of Ito Jakuchu’s monumental masterpieces “Compendium of Vegetables and Insects.” Food has always

What makes Globalization of Japanese Comics Successful?

Originally posted on Manga + Anime = It is up to you…:
Japanese comics, known as MANGA, have become popular in Asia, Europe, and America. At first glance, it would appear that American comics would have the advantage because they use English,…

What makes Globalization of Japanese Comics Successful?

Originally posted on Manga + Anime = It is up to you…:
Japanese comics, known as MANGA, have become popular in Asia, Europe, and America. At first glance, it would appear that American comics would have the advantage because they use English,…

Otaku: The Obsessed Culture

There was once a time when I was an adolescent that I found comfort holding a Playstation controller playing video games, being engulfed by the light of the computer screen in the dark, shamelessly watching “Spirited Away” when I’m bored,

Otaku: The Obsessed Culture

There was once a time when I was an adolescent that I found comfort holding a Playstation controller playing video games, being engulfed by the light of the computer screen in the dark, shamelessly watching “Spirited Away” when I’m bored,

From Start to Finish: A Life of a Painting (John the Baptist)

Here is an overview of the start to finish process of painting John the Baptist (Seize the Day). I have submitted this to the Northwest Biennial 2011 (crossing fingers). After I prep the canvas mounted on hardboard, I sand the

From Start to Finish: A Life of a Painting (John the Baptist)

Here is an overview of the start to finish process of painting John the Baptist (Seize the Day). I have submitted this to the Northwest Biennial 2011 (crossing fingers). After I prep the canvas mounted on hardboard, I sand the