A collection of Junko Mizuno's early works at the start of her professional career. Her powerful female characters with a transgressive twist in a brightly colored fantasy world fascinated audiences in Japan.
Featuring the distinctive, delicious and disturbing art of Japanese artist Junko Mizuno, Hell Ladies presents a collection of her early works (1998-2001) of brightly colored, manga-inspired girls with a transgressive twist, playing with razor blades or butcher knives with rattlesnakes in their hair.
Junko Mizuno is notable for her psychedelic flair, mixing sweetness with horror and feminine sexuality - juxtaposing the hyper-cute with the grotesque. For mature readers.
|Product dimensions:||7.30(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.60(d)|
About the Author
Having grown up in Tokyo, Junko Mizuno is a self-taught artist recognized for her unique visual iconography of powerful and often sexy women, with titles such as Cinderalla, and Junko Mizuno's Hell Ladies.Although her art refuses to be categorized, much of it is based on Japanese pop culture from the '70s and '80s with the sources of her inspiration stemming from fetish art, folk art, religious art, psychedelic art, pin-up art, advertising art, vintage toys, fashion, comics, food, nature, movies, TV shows, video games... almost everything that surrounds her. Currently residing in San Francisco, she is constantly working on new comics, paintings, illustrations, and product designs ranging from toy figures to T-shirts. Her work has been featured in stores, museums, and fine art galleries around the world.Motivated by the pure pleasure of creating art, she celebrates the power of women and creates a universe of them, full of energy, both positive and negative.