Sumo cat jaune 65 cm Résine


HIRO ANDO

Sculptor

Hiro Ando was born in 1973 in the Island of Shikoku in Japan .Ando emerged in 1995 as an illustrator, after graduating of University in Tokyo. In 2005 Ando cretaed the Neo pop artit studio " Crazy noodles" to express their creation and the Japanese culture. The streets of tokyo and the world of manga inspire Jpanese artist Hiro Ando.

Hiro Ando's technique consists in elaborating several basic sketches before painting on the canvas.The last takes shapes and emerges from the streets of tokyo by night, they are clad with colors with graphics and mov in groups.
In this way, the cat, which in Japan is lucky charm comes in a variety of traditional japanese figures such as the samourai or the sumo.
He translate his themes in a very modern way . The shiny and smoothmateials, the bright colors, the sharp but rounded shapes of Hiro Ando's sculptures take us to a world of Mangas in which the artist's generation grew up in. It is traditional Japan viewed through young eyes:
it definitely is Japanese Neo Pop Art.
Galerie Ariel Jakob carries Hiro Ando's work for now 10 Years in Paris.