Photos showing an alternative view of Kansai (関西).
Countdown to Expo 2025:
When you think of Kansai, what springs to mind? Osaka Castle, Shinsaibashi, the temples of Kyoto, the Glico Man, the deer of Nara, takoyaki, kushikatsu?
These are all the artworks that appeared in my first ever solo show, held at Poly Gone Cowboy, Brisbane, Australia in 2014. This was the first time to show a new development in my paintings of creating subtle textures by applying paint to the surface of the canvas that was covered with pieces of newspaper glued with wallpaper paste.
Australia is not everyone’s first choice for contemporary art, but the nation is home to many talented artists. Come and check out just a few. You will be surprised, in a good way!