Friday 5 November 2010
Fri 5th Nov: NYC - Yoshitomo Nara "Nobody's Fooll"
I'm a massive fan of Yoshitomo, so its nice to see the work elevated from the small galleries I'm used to an entire retrospective at the Asia Society Museum. "Nobody's Fool" a life story complete with drawings from the early 80's which Ive never known about from when Yoshitomo moved to Germany. The best part was a little room dedicated to a selection of his vinyl collection which he has put together to illustrate his love for music and the artwork of vintage record covers that have equally combined to inspire his work. Bulbous ceramic pots painted to look a little like Russian Dolls were also VERY CUTE and covetable!!!!!!! I hope this show travels the world so that everyone can get a good glimpse at the 100+ works featured including this massive installation of a tiny tree hut set up like his dream work space.................. DREAMY indeed.........with spectrum painted circular steps.........(head over to the website to see a behind the scenes film of the curator)