The New Contemporary Art Magazine

Tag: Teppei Kaneuji

Kyoto based artist Teppei Kaneuji creates bizarre multimedia works that examine the mass consumption of his culture. He is perhaps best known for his Manga-inspired characters made of objects like plastic food, toys, scissors, and furniture parts. This is a fascination that has followed him since childhood, when he enjoyed playing with blocks and putting together everyday objects. Opening September 10th, Kaneuji will make his US solo exhibition debut at Jane Lombard Gallery in New York with "Deep Fried Ghost". The exhibit showcases the artist's five most notable series from 2002 through today: "White Discharge", "Muddy Steam from a Mug", "Teenage Fan Club", "Ghost in the Liquid Room", and "Games, Dance, Constructions, (Soft Toys)", in addition to new pieces created for the show.

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