Japanese Pop Art! - Ippei Gyobu (17 Total)


Ippei Gyobu is a Japanese pop artist who's known for his clean lines and vibrant colors. His long-legged, doe-eyed characters are both sassy and sweet, they have a sexiness about them that's almost taboo. Gyobu has collaborated with several large companies like Adidas, Dr. Pepper, Microsoft (for Zune) and Sony - his work transcends racial lines, appealing to a global audience.

It doesn't come as a surprise that he cites Japanese super robot and superhero series of the 70s and 80s as inspirations as well Disney animated movies such as Snow White, Sleeping Beauty, Alice in wonderland, and Dumbo. We love his gorgeous characters!

Commercial work:


Gyobu is starring in his first U.S. solo show at the Compound Gallery in Portland Oregon right now, through May 3rd.

COMPOUND GALLERY
107 NW 5th Avenue
Portland, OR 97209
http://www.compoundgallery.com/

Ippei Gyobu Artist

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Comment by PANDA JU on May 3, 2009 at 3:58pm
He NEEDS to be a fashion designer. The costumes are to die for!
Comment by Will on May 1, 2009 at 11:37am
Very cool post. I like the girl with the hair with the blue eyes and lips the best.
Comment by alexa castelblanco on May 1, 2009 at 10:50am
adorei! love it
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