HYPER-DETAILED CITYSCAPES BY AKIRA YAMAGUCHI

by Ariadna Zierold

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Akira Yamaguchi paints large and complex canvases using a technique which recalls ancient Japanese yamato-e paintings. This traditional style is updated and mixed with manga-like scenes and employed for mostly contemporary subjects.

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The artist’s favorite themes are hyper-detailed cityscapes featuring buildings and infrastructures which are sometimes cross-sectioned in order to show what’s happening in the interiors. Traditional and contemporary buildings are filled with people dressed as in different epochs, cohabiting in a chaotic and stratified world.

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CITYSCAPES AND ARTIFACTS BY UGO GATTONI

by Ariadna Zierold

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Ugo Gattoni is a Parisian born and bred artist and art director, whose surreal and exquisitely detailed portraits, depictions of cityscapes, and strange, otherworldly objects and artefacts are renowned worldwide for their unparalleled level of skill. Working predominantly with graphite or ink, Ugo’s work is a whirlwind of minute details, dreamlike characters and typography.

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THE METICULOUS AERIAL CITYSCAPES OF DAISUKE TAJIMA

by Ariadna Zierold

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Japan-based artist Daisuke Tajima paints, draws, creates manga and sculpts, but most notable are his paintings, which employ his visual understanding of architecture to create meticulous renderings of imaginary cityscapes. The detailed characters and interactions of his drawings, though, are quite compelling and cut closer to his manga-influenced style.

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