Machida Takeru Solo Exhibition "POP・ALONE."
2022.09.02(Fri) – 2022.09.07(Wed)
Illustrator, painter, graphic designer.
Started his career as a designer at the design office OPENENDS, and became independent in 2018 after working at multiple design offices. In addition to being in charge of design and illustration in various media, he participates in domestic and international exhibitions and events, and produces original items.
Portraits and everyday scenes of people are drawn with the icon of the languid eye expression "Jito eyes" that appears in Japanese comics and anime. Incorporating a stigma, which can be seen as a "measure" to measure the distance from the times and society, is to take a step back from the artist's experiences in the United States where he lived as a child and look at the events in the world and what is happening around him . The background is that it has become While using a skeptical look that is often interpreted as a skeptical attitude, in his works, he effectively draws light that shines in from outside the screen, making us imagine the existence of others. Offering salvation that you are not alone. In contrast, the sharply drawn shadows give us a sense of the complexity lurking in the world. He finds possibilities in pop art as a method of perceiving things from multiple angles while lightly changing his position in a complicated society.
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