BLOW UP: featuring Hanuka, Shimizu, Weber

Yuko Shimizu Reader Find

By Yuko Shimizu in New Events on Thursday 2 September 2010

Three illustrators from vastly different backgrounds — Sam Weber (Canada), Yuko Shimizu (Japan), and Tomer Hanuka (Israel) — are meeting at the crossroads of a distinct American aesthetic to examine their new-found artistic voices through personal mythologies, broken narratives and remixed identities. Each of the illustrators featured as part of BLOW UP (running at New York’s Society of Illustrators until October 16) created new works to be shown for the first time in this exhibition.

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Tomer Hanuka

Zolton Editor

By Zolton in New Art on Friday 22 January 2010

There’s an oddly apocalyptic, daringly sensual, and subtly layered feel about the work of artist Tomer Hanuka. You always get the sense that you’re peering in like a slightly over-zealous voyeur on a scene that you really have no right to intrude upon.

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