06.06.2018

Hirohiko Araki JoJo Exhibition: Ripples of Adventure

The upcoming special event will be held from 24thAugust to 1stOctober 2018 at the National Art Center, Tokyo

  • Hirohiko Araki JoJo Exhibition: Ripples of Adventure
  • Hirohiko Araki JoJo Exhibition: Ripples of Adventure
  • Hirohiko Araki JoJo Exhibition: Ripples of Adventure
  • Hirohiko Araki JoJo Exhibition: Ripples of Adventure

Hirohiko Araki’s masterpiece JoJo’s Bizarre Adventurewas originally serialised in Weekly Shōnen Jump from 1987 to 2004. The series, which has garnered worldwide acclaim ever since, consists of 8 unique parts, depicting the blood ties and supernatural foes of the Joestar family.
 
Numerous fashion designers have been influenced by Araki and for the brand’s 2013 window displays, Gucci teamed with renowned Japanese Manga artist Hirohiko Araki.
 
The exhibition will be held at the exhibition hall on the second floor of the National Art Center, in collaboration with Shueisha Publishing. It will be the final project to celebrate the 30th anniversary of JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure, with a great number of items on display, including original drawings and texts from the original release.
 
In the Jojo Chroniclecorner, you can take a walk through the 30-year-old history of the series, looking back at all the characters and settings that have appeared over the years.
 
The section Star of Destiny, Blood of Fatedisplays a collection of scenes that best convey the theme of fate weighing on the shoulders of the protagonists and their rivals.
 
The exhibition also features works by artists active in the forefront of sculpture, fashion, and video-making, including sculptor Motohiko Odani, Anrealage fashion designer Kunihiko Morinaga and the visual design studio WOW.
 

Author : The Slowear Journal

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