Takanori was born in Yokohama, Japan. He studied Japanese traditional textiles and dyed clothing in Tokyo Zokei University. He became later a freelancer illustrator for Maze magazine. Now days he’s famous for creating astonishing mini buildings using mixed media such as Suiseki stones and paper taking inspirations by his fervid imaginations and from bonsai tree art. He is helped in the construction of these amazing small architectures by civil engineering Murakami which shares with him a passion for Art.
After his graduation from Leeds Metropolitan University, Daniel has continued with illustration and has arrived to offer us a satirical series of ‘postcards’ inspired by the famous comic books called ‘Tijuana bibles’ known also as jo-jo books, Tillie and mac books or as bluesies. These were porno graphic comic books created and printed in America from early 20’s till the 60’s.
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This is just a selection of Daniel’s works for more click here