Tattoo art has entered brick-wall museums without any doubt and my images as well. Several of my images of Horiyoshi III and Horikazu clients is exhibited at new exhibition in Los Angeles. It is already the fourth museum, which created amazingly large exhibition of world tattoo art, originally set up by Museum de Branly in… Read More →
One man show in Tokyo!! I have run a single artist exhibition in Czech Center in Tokyo. Exhibition lasted almost one month from June 4 to June 30, 2017. ( Czech Embassy in Tokyo,〒150-0012 Tokyo, Shibuya, Hiroo, 2 -16-14) Among great many visitors who came to see my images, I appreciate visit of the Czech delegation… Read More →
Another exhibition of tattoo in brick-wall museum!! Let me invite you to another brick-wall museum. This time to “The Field Museum in Chicago, USA” where they decided to exhibit my images of Japanese tattoo masters. As I wrote earlier, time changed. An angle how people see tattoos and also prejudice the most of people has changed. The… Read More →
Dream combination for the shoot: BVLGARI restaurant at Ginza in Tokyo with Mr.Massimo, third top chef in the world, visiting Japan for two days to cook for those who can afford it. Very kind creative person with high incredible patience for food arrangement….
Funashi greets children at the World Mascot Character Summit held on November 22nd in Hanyu, Saitama Prefecture, Japan. Mascot characters from across Japan gathered at the summit. This was the 5th time that the annual event has been held and mascots and fans travelled from many all over Japan to attend. Mascot characters are big… Read More →
Quai Branly Museum in Paris, a famous museum for featuring work from all over the world, exhibit my images of Japanese traditional tattoos from work of Horiyoshi III and Asakusa Horikazu tattoo master, and also used my tattoo images for the exhibition catalog. Catalog is actually quite different then what you would expect. It is… Read More →
Quai-Branly-Museum in Paris, a famous museum for featuring work from all over the world, is exhibiting my images of Japanese traditional tattoos from work of Horiyoshi III and Asakusa Horikazu tattoo master. Photo exhibition is called TATTOOISTS, TATTOOED, and it is open through October 2015). The exhibition itself is quite unique (I was told it’s… Read More →