Yoshitomo Nara, one of Japan’s most influential Pop artists, rose to cult-like prominence in the 1990s despite his mega-popular cartoonish children seething with underlying aggression. A latchkey kid, Nara’s companions were often only his imagination...Read Full Description
and the American cartoons and Japanese comic books that influenced his art. Expressing both the alienation and fierce independence inherent in many children, his work has attracted a devoted following around the world. Nara’s images adorn many consumer products, including T-shirts, CD cases, ashtrays, and clocks.