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Pop-Artist D’Anconia to debut KILL BILL inspired art at Gallery 1988 "Crazy 4 Cult 5″ Show
LA-based Pop-Artist, Sean D'Anconia, will debut - "O-REN ISHII" - a KILL BILL-inspired art piece, as part of GALLERY 1988"s annual "CRAZY 4 CULT" art show, running from June 8th to July 30th.
By: DANCONIA CREATIVE PR
D'Anconia's mixed-media painting, which employs photography, hand drawing, digital graphics, vintage iconography and acrylic paint, culminates in a one-sheet poster homage to the Quentin Tarantino film, KILL BILL, a key inspiration for D'Anconia's signature "Pop-Fusion"
"O-REN ISHII" is a cinema-yet-to-
"This painting is a faux-movie poster. But it's very real to me. The KILL BILL documentary inspired my first trip to Japan almost 8 years ago. Japanese Icons like actresses Fuji Junko and Meiko Kaji were introduced to me by KILL BILL. And through my own visual storytelling, the painting is an homage to the heroic elements that mesmerized me in Tarantino's take on Japanese and Asian cinema, The whole trip advanced my longtime love of cult-cinema."
While many tales of old Japan were swept aside by the post-war devastation, D'Anconia's imaginative fusion-art transforms these ancient Japanese stories and give them a new footing. On the plains of post-war rubble arose new warriors who, touched by Hollywood and European film, re-invented the old code of honor - Bushido. D'Anconia's pop-art depicts the "heroic" aspects of Bushido- and the dynamic of the masculine and the feminine - as interpreted through cinema, and fused by European and Asian cultural sensibilities.
Behind this film-poster-
D'Anconia's "O-REN ISHII" can be viewed at GALLERY 1988′s "CRAZY 4 CULT 5″, which will open on July 8th at 7pm and run until July 30th. The gallery is located at 7020 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90038
GALLERY 1988 can be contacted directly (323) 937-7088 or through their website at www.nineteeneightyeight.com
For inquiries into Sean's work, please contact Mayumi Hirotan at info ( @ ) danconiacreative dot com and check out his official webpage at www.danconiacreative.com
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DANCONIA CREATIVE is a new-media design studio led by Visual-Artist Sean D'Anconia, and based in Los Angeles's historic Little Tokyo arts district.
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