Gaskushu TANAKA born 1990, and based in Fukuoka.
He was born originally a left-hander.
His parents made him attend to Japanese-Calligraphy lessons.
Through this opportunity, he started to learn it from 7 years old.
When his teens, he mainly learned traditional Japanese-Calligraphy only,
but when he became over 20 years old, encountered avant-garde calligraphy.
Avant-garde calligraphy has “free style expressions beyond the characters” and “possibilities”,
that impacted to him greatly.
After that, while he continues to master the great traditional Japanese-Calligraphy, on the other hand, as an avant-garde calligraphy artist, has been releasing actively his works. His works are such as, expressions of his images by abstract lines of Japanese-Calligraphy, putting the unique expressions of sumi to good use into works.
Recent years, his theme is “ the present age: rapidly advancing technology unify with people and society”, and such his original style is, now beyond the field of Japanese-Calligraphy, sublimating in works of modern art.
As a Japanese-calligrapher, he still continues earnest attitude to master and follow the great footsteps of traditions and spirits, techniques.
At the same time, as “an avant-garde calligraphy artist”, who always pursuits new expressions for setting himself free, keeps expanding the possibility of his works and himself, and changing.
Stare at Black (Fukuoka,Japan)
Integrated with chaos (Fukuoka,Japan)
Shodo ripples (Fukuoka,Japan)
J-COLLABO ANNUAL GROUP EXHIBITION 2018 (New York,USA)
Stranger -beyond the border- (New York,USA)
AFAF AWARDS2019 Special exhibition (Fukuoka,Japan)
J-COLLABO ANNUAL GROUP EXHIBITION 2019 (New York,USA)
24 Hours Creating a New day (London,England)
Kokkyoku exhibition (Tokyo,Japan)
Woman, an infinite wor/ld (New York,USA)