Erotic Review Magazine

TOSHIO SAEKI

20th March 2013

The first time the 67- year-old artist’s work will has ever been for sale in the UK, the exhibition includes rare edition silkscreen, letterpress and offset prints as well as original ink works, some of which have never been seen outside of Japan.

Often working with strong primary colours, Saeki’s uses a comic-book style that blends surrealism with shunga to great effect; he chooses nightmarish, Grand Guignol themes for his extraordinary, frequently challenging, compositions. This may not be your cup of sake, but if you are able to appreciate the artist’s unrelenting black humour and the brilliance of his seemingly limitless imagination, the horror becomes rather less disturbing and certainly more intriguing. This is the first time the artist has exhibited in this country. Works are for sale, starting at an incredibly reasonable £80.

Exhibition
Daily 10am to  6pm
March 29 to May 1 2013
at
The Print House Gallery
18 Ashwin Street
Dalston
London
E8 3DL


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