Takagi who is know for his embroidery works, is releasing his first book “GLOOM” (shufu to tomo publication) on May 15th. Celebrating this book launch, gallery DMO ARTS will be showing Takagi’s retrospective exhibition. Title of the show is same as the book “GLOOM”. In this time of exhibition, Takagi will be showing his latest embroidery work, painting, mixed media and also early works of embroidered cushions created during his stay at New York which he no longer creates. Moreover, as a part of his new projects, Takagi designed New Era 59FIFTY cap under the theme of ‘displayable cap’ which supervised by “New Era Japan” also will be displayed at the show.
Koichiro Takagi lives and works in Tokyo, he learnt silk-screen printing in San Francisco then he moved to New York after graduation from school, and started his career as a painter. He has been produced a lot of artworks in United States. After his return to Tokyo, he participated in various group exhibitions as well as solo exhibitions. Also, he has multiple talent of graphic design, illustration and stenciled spray painting, so his designs have been applied to fashion brands such as Paul Smith and BEAMS and others.
This exhibition will be valuable for residents in Kansai area, so, please visit us and enjoy!