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Takanao Kaneko

Y Wire, 2018

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Details

Lot 3
Acrylic and water-based pen on canvas board
18.1 x 13.8 in (46.0 x 35.0 cm)
Signed on recto and verso

Location

This work ships from Japan.


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Born in Tokyo, Japan, Takanao Kaneko often works on themes of information overload, character and character misalignment, and the monsterization of people in safe places. In ‘Y Wire’ a cartoon-like figure looks on in distress as his face is broken up by a zig-zagging yellow line. The displaced eyes stare off into the distance in horror.


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About Takanao Kaneko

Takanao Kaneko (Japanese, b. 1977) creates black and white illustrative-style two-dimensional works often using acrylic and water-based pens. A graduate of Mushashino Art University Junior College of Art and Design, Tokyo (2000), Kaneko has since been shown internationally in Tokyo, Taipei, London, Hong Kong, and other locations throughout Asia.