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Tetsuya Toshima

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Tetsuya Toshima

Born: 1975

Hometown: Japan

Based in: Tokyo

 

I am always competing against time.  

Time governs both life and death.  

The basis of time, past, present, and future, act as proof of one's existence.  

Therefore I sometimes fall into the illusion that I am being swept away in the flow of time.  

Time has a universality to it as it ticks by and bestows to my works a myriad of indefensible feelings and stories.  

I strive to create that universality in my works.  

Time is always fluid.  I find the entangled fragments of stories in that fluidity and turn them into my works.

I am active in the fields of television, graphics, illustration, fine art, interiors, advertising, and fashion.
In order to create works that present a universal consciousness of time, I use a
wide variety of methods and mediums to visually communicate messages and conceptual ideas.

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Crossing

Tetsuya Toshima, Japan

US$ 147

MTW

Tetsuya Toshima, Japan

US$ 147

Festival

Tetsuya Toshima, Japan

US$ 147

Interplay of mind

Tetsuya Toshima, Japan

US$ 147

Saunter3

Tetsuya Toshima, Japan

US$ 147

Saunter 2

Tetsuya Toshima, Japan

US$ 147

Circus

Tetsuya Toshima, Japan

US$ 147

Homa

Tetsuya Toshima, Japan

Limited Edition Prints

US$ 450

Yoct

Tetsuya Toshima, Japan

Limited Edition Prints

US$ 450

Deer

Tetsuya Toshima, Japan

Limited Edition Prints

US$ 450

Introspective Intuition

Tetsuya Toshima, Japan

Limited Edition Prints

US$ 450

Twilight

Tetsuya Toshima, Japan

Limited Edition Prints

US$ 450

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About Tetsuya Toshima


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What inspires you?

Everything in the world


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Describe your creative process.

Embody my daily thoughts


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What are 3 words that best describe your work?

Timeless, original, concept


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Who are some artists that have influenced your work?

There is no one


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What is the most important tool when creating your work?

Brain, language, fantasy,


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What is the best piece of advice you have been given?

Drawing the present from the future several days ahead


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Where do you go for inspiration?

Everything in the world

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