Mr. Nobody Dies at Lehmann Maupin Chrystie St.

Lehmann Maupin showing Mr. a Japanese artist, discovered by Takashi Murakami in 1995 and since then has been involved with Murakami’s art studio and enterprise Kaikai Kiki.

The exhibition of paintings, photos, and a film installation, is an examination of the Otaku subculture in Japan, which emerged in the 1970s and mainly consists of obsessive males whose fetishes include cuteness or kawaii.

Mr. highlights these typical Japanese kawaii girls weilding plastic guns in technocoloured camoflauge army fatigues, being cute and violent.

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