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Shinganist

Usugrow

Published February 28th 2010
ISBN : 9781584234005
Paperback
140 pages
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Shinganist. The word is a blending of Japanese (shingan, or the minds eye) and English, itself a reflection of the blending of the influence of the Western world and the Eastern heritage of the five artists included in the catalog forMoreShinganist. The word is a blending of Japanese (shingan, or the minds eye) and English, itself a reflection of the blending of the influence of the Western world and the Eastern heritage of the five artists included in the catalog for Shinganist, the art show that has traveled the world from San Francisco to London to Tokyo. The Japanese artists featuredUsugrow, Mozyskey, Toshikazu Nozaka, Bene, and Jun Kanekoencourage people to see also with the minds eye as they take in the gorgeous images contained within this book. Curated by Usugrow, the books emphasis is artwork that embraces a modern, borderless global society and reveals a thirst for intellectual and philosophical inquiry. The drawings, paintings, and photographs are tinged with punk rock and hip-hop attitude, and bear the marks of skateboard, graffiti, and tattoo culture from America and Europe mingled with the rhythm of everyday life in Japan.