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Osaka_Tsutenkaku-tower_17By André Baldet

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US$ 370


Overview

2019

Acrylic, acrylic on paper

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Dimensions: 36cm (H) x 28cm (W) / 14.2" (H) x 11" (W)

Note: Actual colours may vary due to photography & computer settings.


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Artist Statement

Osaka, Japan. In the middle of the popular district of Shinsekai (New world) stands the Tsutenkaku tower, sort of small Eiffel tower with a big head. At its feet a kitschy neighborhood with small restaurants, shops-gadgets, bars, spas and gambling houses. The facades of the buildings are clad in colorful panels saturated with signs, calligraphy and animated with vibrant lights that make them look like giant candy boxes. Acrylic painting on paper. A very graphic environment, combination of simple shapes, straight lines, accumulation of signs and flat colors.

 



Artist Profile

Born: 1956
Hometown: Clamart
Based in: Clamart

André Baldet is a painter-illustrator-graphic designer-posterist-comic artist and a passionate traveler.
He was born in the south of France. He majored in graphic art and art history while studying in Toulouse.
After graduating, he spent six years travelling and teaching painting on fabric throughout North and South America, the Carribean …

 

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