‘Power Up’ presents a new series of 14 graphite works on illustration board from the Japanese drawing monster Shinnosuke Hariya and is the artist’s debut North American solo exhibition. With the ‘Power Up’ series, he has chosen to highlight his favorite robots from the movies and television. From C3PO to Robocop to Astroboy, so many childhood memories will be evoked with this show.
Shinnosuke Hariya is a Japanese artist that reworks cartoon iconography in vividly detailed pencil drawings. Known for drawings of three-eyed creatures and single arms reaching upwards. He playfully reinterprets 2D cartoon iconography with a sense of three-dimensional realism. Inspired by Japanese and Western Pop-culture he bringscharacters from video games and classic movies to life in a new light.