Tokyo-based graphic artist and art director Kousuke Shimizu, who has designed for such brands as BEAMS and COMME des GARÇONS, is having his first solo exhibition in three years at BEAMS Shinjuku’s B-gallery. RANDOM CRAZE brings together illustrations and “anti-” three-dimensional works inspired by dated pop-culture relics, from Disney animations to DC superheroes and even Licca-chan dolls. The latter works include lamps and sofas with made with original fabrics; and uncanny, disassembled dolls and stuffed animals. You will also be able to peruse CHAOTIC DISCORD 2, Shimizu’s 100-page illustration book.
Image: Kousuke Shimizu, MASHUP DOLLS