The Waste Man
29 Mar – 29 Apr 2018
AishoNanzuka is pleased to announce a solo exhibition with London-based British artist, James Jarvis. This exhibition is Jarvis’s first solo presentation at the gallery.
James Jarvis was born in London in 1970, and studied at the University of Brighton and the Royal College of Art, graduating in 1995. Jarvis is an artist and visual philosopher from London, born in 1970, whose work encompasses cartoons, objects, comics, graphic design, printmaking and moving image.
Jarvis’ work is well known through many collaborative project with Coca-Cola, MTV, Nike, Sony or UNIQLO. Jarvis is also recognized as character designer through his iconic character toy, Martin, for the cult fashion brand Silas.
Over 20 years Jarvis’s practice has important context which concerns drawing, philosophy, alternate realities, minimalism and skateboarding. Especially as skateboarder himself, his work is widely representing street culture which is now globally recognized one of the most important culture movement in 21st century.
The show will include group of his daily drawings with the wall hung style frame as well as large scale air brush canvas paintings.
An opening reception with the artist will be held on March 29nd (Thr) .