Excited to share this new series of limited edition prints from Yosuke Ueno (b. 1977 Japan) that showcase three of his more popular works that were included in his solo exhibition ‘Majestic Parade’ at the Brand Library and Arts Center in Glendale, California that we curated for the artist.
Ueno was meticulous in assuring these were as close to the original works as possible and has signed and numbered each at his studio in Japan.
Printed on 300gsm paper, these special editions came out incredible and will look simply stunning once they are framed and on view in your home.
These special editions from Ueno will be available this Friday, July 30 at 9 am LA / 12 pm NYC / 5 pm London via our webshop. No pre-sales.
YOSUKE UENO “Thanatos Galaxy” Edition of 75 Size 22 x 35.5 inches / 55.8 x 90.1 cm Fine art print on Signa Smooth 300gsm paper Hand-signed and numbered by the artist $350 plus shipping and handling
YOSUKE UENO “Lily The Kit” Edition of 50 Size 18 x 22.5 inches / 45.7 x 57.1 cm Fine art print on Signa Smooth 300gsm paper Hand-signed and numbered by the artist $300 plus shipping and handling
YOSUKE UENO “The Hapico Machina” Edition of 50 Size 28 x 35.5 inches / 71.1 x 90.1 cm Fine art print on Signa Smooth 300gsm paper Hand-signed and numbered by the artist $350 plus shipping and handling Photographed and printed by Static Medium
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Inside the studio of Yosuke Ueno for ‘Majestic Parade’ showing at The Brand Library & Art Center for NEXUS III.
A self-taught painter based out of Tokyo, Yosuke Ueno is known for his imaginative, character-driven worlds created in symbolic pursuit of innocence, hope, and positivity. These loosely narrative-based paintings evolve intuitively, the artist’s approach to his compositions seldom premeditated, preferring instead to embrace the creative tangents of his subconscious. By allowing the process of painting to dictate the outcome, the works host a recurring cast of playful creatures, hybrids, and psychotropic fantasies. The artist, amidst these playful gestures, emerges as an inventor of psychedelic metaphor and cultural pastiche, freely combining references to everything from Japanese culture, ancient Greek mythology, Tokyo Street fashion and video games to Disney animation and the Western canon of art history. Driven by a genuine desire to capture our philosophical interconnectivity through art, Ueno’s multicultural references coalesce through the unpretentious spontaneity of his imagination and a fundamental belief in the universality of a shared condition.
Unexpected juxtapositions and cleverly contradictory elements emerge and interact within Ueno’s worlds, while a surreal freedom conflates the ordinary restrictions of time and space in support of its fantasies. The ancient and the contemporary are continually recombined, existing on a timeless plane through the simultaneous referencing of the traditional and pop-cultural. The unexpected poetry of these alliances, much like the paintings themselves, reveal complex accretions of cultural sediment, the result of an unimpeded admixture of worlds. Anchored by the concept of Yin and Yang and the elemental balance of the light and dark forces it implies, Ueno’s works strive to capture the plasticity and flux of these energetic constellations as they vie for poetic balance and positive resolve.