- 4/25 10：00 ～ 4/26 18：00
- National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS)
- [Participation fee]
Artist. Born and lives in Tokyo. From the beginning of the 1990s, Higashionna has tried to visualize the weirdness and its uncomfortable feeling that are hidden behind “fancy objects” found around us, using ordinary and kitsch materials. For the past few years, he has been creating works with the wallpapers of striped or camouflaged pattern in his unique approach, by which he means to question the recognition of “seeing” by transformation of the space. His most important works are the chandelier series with florescent lights which has become the icon of COMME des GARÇONS Aoyama, as well as the FL (flowers) series in which artificial flowers and chains are stenciled with lacquer spray. Currently Higashionna's solo exhibition is being held for the second time in Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York, in which his new series is featured.