Category: Blog about art toys

  • Futura(Futura2000) — Art Toy artists– vol.14

    Futura(Futura2000) — Art Toy artists– vol.14

    FUTURA (futura 2000) was born in New York in 1955. He is considered one of the pioneers of graffiti and street art, and is a contemporary art rising star alongside many well-known graffiti masters. As early as the early 1980s, their works appeared together in emerging galleries in New York, USA.Futura is a graffiti artist…

  • Hebru Brantley — Art Toy artists– vol.13

    Hebru Brantley — Art Toy artists– vol.13

    Hebru Brantley was born in 1981 in Chicago, USA. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Film from Clark Atlanta University and has a background in design and illustration. He currently lives in Los Angeles, USA. Brantley’s works have a cartoon style, and his creations often revolve around his iconic characters, boys–Flyboy and girls–Lil Mama, which…

  • Gary Baseman — Art Toy artists– vol.12

    Gary Baseman — Art Toy artists– vol.12

    Gary Baseman was born in 1960. He grew up in Los Angeles and graduated from the famous university UCLA. Gary Baseman excels in exploring the “beauty of pain and pleasure” in life through painting, acting, movies, and fashion. And his career has also spanned multiple fields, making achievements in commercial art, art toys, game design,…

  • Luke Chueh — Art Toy artists– vol.11

    Luke Chueh — Art Toy artists– vol.11

    Luke Chueh is a famous Chinese American artist and art toy designer, born in 1973 and currently residing in the United States. Luke Chueh studied art and design at California Institute of Technology. His works are dark in color, often filled with violent and bloody scenes, and filled with a sense of despair. However, he…

  • Jason Freeny — Art Toy artists– Vol.10

    Jason Freeny — Art Toy artists– Vol.10

    Jason Freeny was born in Maryland, United States in 1970. His father was skilled in sculpture and received great artistic influence from a young age. Jason Freeny graduated from Pratt School of Design in New York with a major in Industrial Design. Later on, he worked in mural painting, film prop design, and illustration design.…

  • Yoshitomo Nara — Art Toy artists — Vol.9

    Yoshitomo Nara — Art Toy artists — Vol.9

    Yoshitomo Nara, male, born on December 5, 1959 in Japan, is a famous modern artist in Japan. His works include comics and animations, and have been exhibited in art galleries in Europe, America, and Japan, earning him great popularity. He graduated from Aichi Prefecture University of Arts in Japan and studied at Düsseldorf Art Academy…

  • Hajime Sorayama — Art Toy artists — Vol.8

    Hajime Sorayama — Art Toy artists — Vol.8

    Hajime Sorayama was born in Japan in 1947 and demonstrated extraordinary artistic talent during his student years. He was infatuated with metals from a young age, easily attracted by sparkling things, and was enthusiastic about metal tools used in making airplanes. During his youth, Hajime Sorayama was influenced by American pop culture and was attracted…

  • Daniel Arsham — Art Toy artists– Vol.7

    Daniel Arsham — Art Toy artists– Vol.7

    Daniel Arsham was born in 1980 and is a well-known contemporary artist in the United States. The works are widely involved in art, architecture, performing arts, film and arttoys. He is naturally weak in color, and he always uses black, white, and gray for artistic expression in his works. But he is ranked among the…

  • Murakami Takashi(Mr.Dob) — Art Toy artists– Vol.6

    Murakami Takashi(Mr.Dob) — Art Toy artists– Vol.6

    Murakami Takashi was born in Tokyo in 1962. In 1993, he obtained a doctoral degree in the Department of Fine Arts from Tokyo University of the Arts. After receiving eleven years of traditional Japanese art education, he completely abandoned those things and began his distinctive contemporary art creation. This artist, born after the war and…

  • Eric so –Art Toy artists– Vol.5

    Eric so –Art Toy artists– Vol.5

     ERIC SO was born in Hong Kong in 1968 and became famous in 1999 with a series of 12 inch Bruce Lee dolls, establishing his position as a pioneer in the “art toys”. His creative forms are diverse, and in his solo exhibition , he usually used two forms of large-scale oil painting and sculpture…

  • Be@rbrick(Medicom Toy) — Art Toy artists– Vol.4

    Be@rbrick(Medicom Toy) — Art Toy artists– Vol.4

    The creator of BE@RBRICK(Bearbrick) —Tatsuhiko Akashi , is the founder of MEDICOM TOY, with different identities: interior designer, illustrator, fashion photographer, etc. In 1996, Tatsuhiko Akashi , founded MEDICOM TOY, the largest and most representative toy manufacturer in Japan, in Shibuya, Japan. In the early days of its establishment, MEDICOM TOY, mainly focused on animation…

  • Ron English — ArtToy artists– Vol.3

    Ron English — ArtToy artists– Vol.3

    Ron English was born in Texas in 1966 and is the most influential pop artist in the United States after Andy Warhol. He has created a large number of “Destroying Childhood” series works and destroyed over 1000 billboards through graffiti, firmly occupying the throne of “Father of Street Art”. Ron English’s artistic fields include record…