170 Tillary Street, No. 507, 347-987-4606
October 30 - November 4, 2012
Reception: Tuesday, October 30, 7 - 10 PM
GOSPEL Tuesday, October 30 – Sunday, November 4, 2012
TAKESHI SATO a.k.a.”GOSPEL” SOLO EXHIBITION
He become interested in drawing and comics since young age. Finally,He moved to Tokyo in 1990 by himself, seeking a suitable environmentwhere he can draw an art work continuously.Since he shocked and attracted by a hip-hop culture and graffiti in1992, he have deeply gotten into a hiphop scene.
He built an original drawing style by learning variety of technics by himself.His drawings of warmly cartoon characters, made by any kind oftechniques, are supported by variety of people.Although Japanese hip-hop culture is developing variedly and widely,his originality and unique style in drawings have not been swayed byprevailing trends. In other words, his style is strong enough to blowaway “go in and out of style”.
Because he never forget his starting point, his attitudes toward hiswork is sympathized not only hiphop people, but also major tounderground people from various fields, for example live paintingevents, clothing designs, CD art-work designs, and logo design. Heexpand his artist activities, for example, by holding an artexhibitions in NYC.