Thursday, 28 October 2010

Hush @ The Portsmouth Museum of Art (USA) and LeBasse Projects (LA) present:

SugiPOP!: The Influence of Anime and Manga on Contemporary Art’ opens on October 13th at the Portsmouth Museum of Art.

The show is a collaborative effort, co-curated by Beau Basse of LeBasse Projects in Los Angeles and Katherine Doyle of the Portsmouth Museum of Art. It features the work of approximately 30 artists tracing the origination's of manga, the rise of Japanese Contemporary Art and into how the art forms have influenced artists around the world.

The exhibition features an international roster of artists including Japanese masters Hokusai and Kuniyoshi in a display of original Edo period woodblock prints.

The exhibit also features Japanese Contemporary artists Takas
hi Murakami, Yos**tomo Nara, Yos**taka Amano, Mr., Ai Yamaguchi, Junko Mizuno and Hisashi Tenmyouya.

International artists contributing to the exhibit include KAWS, Gary Baseman, Hush, Morgan Slade, Edwin Ushiro, Luke Chueh, Simone Legno, Natalia Fabia, Tomokazu Matsuyama, Yumiko Kayukawa, Seonna Hong, Andrew Hem, Mike Shinoda, Melissa Haslam, Audrey Kawasaki, Yoskay Yamamoto and more. Finally the exhibition includes original cels from some of the most significant anime films ever made, including Cowboy Bebop and Princess Mononoke.

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