artist |Kumikaho OSHIMA

Kumikaho Oshima is a young Japanese artist whose paintings revolve around two chief motifs : Barbies and US Dollars. Japan isn’t really different from the western world when it comes to the plague of consumerism and Oshima’s goal is to illustrate the condition of modern Japanese women. Through her satirical work, Oshima is criticizing the excessive implementation of western trends into Japanese culture and art, as well as the appropriation of western symbols and values. Aesthetically speaking, Oshima’s work belongs to the neo-pop art movement in Japan, whose most famous representative is Takashi Murakami……

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