• JAN 20 to FEB 20
    Solo Exhibition
    Yoshitaka Amano

    Category

    • Solo Exhibition
    • Contemporary

    Dates and Opening hours

    JAN 20 to FEB 20, 2013

    Event Location

    Art Statements Hong Kong

    Toranomon 40MT Bldg. 7/F
    Tokyo
    Japan

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    Artists

    Information

    Amano was born in 1952 in Shizuoka City, Japan. Always fascinated by drawing, he joined the early Japanese anime movement in 1967, working on character design for a number of Japanese TV programs, including the series Kashaan and Tekkaman. Some of Amano's masterpieces are deeply rooted in people's heart such as Gatchaman, Honey Bee and The Time Boken. Amano's reputation as an exceptional artist deepened and reached new heights when he became the characters creator for the Final Fantasy series.

    Amano has won several prestigious awards including the Seiun Award in 1983 and the Julie Award, Dragon Con Award and the Eisner Award in 2000.He was also nominated that same year for the Hugo Award.

    Amano has exhibited his art in prestigious museum and galleries worldwide since 1989, including the Orlean Museum of Art in France, MOCA Shanghai,Tokyo's Uenonomori Museum, The Angel Orensanz Foundation in New York, The Singapore Art Museum, Germany's Kunstverein Heilbronn, MOCA Taipei and the Barbican Centre in London.

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