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Hiroyuki Matsuura (Japanese, b.1964)
LOT ID: 81297
Boxman, 2007

Acrylic, on canvas
36.25 х 36.25 in. (92.08 x 92.08 cm.)
Signed, 'Hiroyuki Matsuura' in English; dated '2007.7.1' (on the reverse)
Lot description
"Boxman" (2007) is a dynamic figurative painting by famed Japanese contemporary artist, Hiroyuki Matsuura who is internationally known for his unique take on Japanese anime as well as the 'Super-Flat' style of painting. The painting is in perfect condition and measures 36.25 x 36.25 inches. Matsuura’s characters are intense, direct and immediate, often in super-cropped figural compositions. "Boxman" was exhibited in the 2008 how: "This is Asia", Andrew James Art, Shanghai, China and in 2007: "Japanese Contemporary", Gallery Sun Contemporary, Seoul, Korea. Note this work is framed is a clear acrylic box frame to protect the surface and sides of the work.

Hiroyuki Matsuura was born in 1964 in Tokyo, Japan. He bean his career in the arts as a graphic designer in 1984, designing advertising, packaging, binding, and logos in Japan. From 1999 onwards, he started to use “character illustration” as themes to create “Poster + Package + Skateboard” designs. After he received the elite “Scout Prize” in 2001 at Takashi Murakami’s “GEIJUTSU-DOUJOU/GP at MOT” exhibition, Matsuura was embraced as a serious artist on the Contemporary Japanese art scene. Hiroyuki Matsuura has become one of the hottest Japanese artists in current art market, with works exobiology and collected world-wide and represented by the top galleries internationally.
Boxman by Hiroyuki Matsuura
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