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Yoshitomo Nara and Stella McCartney release second capsule collection

Stella McCartney and Japanese artist Yoshitomo Nara have collaborated once again, this time for a unisex capsule collection. The duo previously collaborated for a Spring/Summer 2021 capsule collection, which was a global sell-out. Yoshitomo Nara x Stella McCartney's wardrobe brings attention to "meaningful agendas", which are values of both the...
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Yoshitomo Nara: ‘My works’ roots are in fairytales, not comics’

“Stop the bombs” reads the angry red writing in the storm cloud thought bubble above the little girl in a pale blue dress. Like all the children in the Japanese artist Yoshitomo Nara’s paintings, she has puppydog eyes and a toddler’s outsized head, yet her posture is pure bruiser. There are tiny animal fangs at the corners of her mouth. Of the paintings, drawings and sculptures in Nara’s latest exhibition, she is the closest to the pint-sized characters with big dark feelings that he began making in the 1990s, some of contemporary art’s most recognisable creations.
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Yoshitomo Nara: Pinacoteca review

Big, wobbly, haunting eyes follow you around the room in Yoshitomo Nara’s new exhibition. They’re the same eyes the Japanese artist has been painting for decades, peering out of his signature cartoony, simple, genderless figures. Those little comic book characters bng on drums, dance, pick flowers and furrow their brows...
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