Atomica Gallery, in association with Comica Festival, present Belle: The Art of Junko Mizuno, a retrospective solo exhibition from celebrated Japanese artist Junko Mizuno. Bringing together a collection of original paintings, rare limited edition prints, iconic silk-screen gig posters and other works from throughout her career, Belle is the first ever showing of Mizuno’s work in London and a rare opportunity for British audiences to view and purchase work from the cult artist.
Born in Japan and currently residing in San Francisco, USA, Mizuno is a self-taught artist who is recognized for her unique style erotic female and food imagery. Juxtaposing childlike cuteness and horror, in remales of Cindella, Hansel & Gretal...
An accomplished manga graphic novelist, Mizuno has published numerous books. She has created artwork for bands such as The Melvins, Faith No More and Mudhoney, designed vinyl figures for Kidrobot and animated the titles for Jonathan Ross’s BBC TV series Japanorama. She has previously exhibited in cities worldwide including Los Angeles, New York, Toronto, Tokyo, Paris, Milan, Barcelona, Berlin and Rome.
There were also some if her originals, prints and other items at the gallery for sale - of which three Jonathan Ross snapped up!
Atomica Gallery, 29 Shorts Gardens, was the prefect venue to house all Junko's beautiful pieces. Now Atomica Gallery has moved to Soho -
7 Greens Court
Soho, London, W1F 0HQ
Follow there website for more exhibitions there: http://www.atomicagallery.com