When I get older, I will be stronger

The impeccably rendered ball-point pen illustrations of Shohei Otomo, aka Hakuchi, play with themes of Japanese history, stereotypes, and nationalism. The way he contrasts large dark and white shapes with fine detail reminds me of highly talented, yet largely forgotten illustrator Vint Lawrence. Shown above: “SUSHI”.

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4 thoughts on “When I get older, I will be stronger

  1. I think the point is that they are all blinded and being led by history and national identity. Like a hose or maybe they are all in bondage to the ideas.

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