Ryusuke Sano

ARTWORKS

ARTWORK_1

ZOOM(FRIEND)

2022

Acrylic paint, oil paint and charcoal paint on canvas

H145.5 × W145.5 cm

ARTWORK_2

ZOOM(BEAR)

2022

Acrylic paint, oil paint and charcoal paint on canvas

H145.5 × W145.5 cm

ARTWORK_3

ZOOM(TIGER)

2022

Acrylic paint, oil paint and charcoal paint on canvas

H130.3 × W130.3 cm

ARTWORK_4

ZOOM(DINOSAUR No.1)

2022

Acrylic paint, oil paint and charcoal paint on canvas

H130.3 × W130.3 cm

ARTWORK_5

ZOOM(DINOSAUR No.2)

2022

Acrylic paint, oil paint and charcoal paint on canvas

H130.3 × W130.3 cm

ARTWORK_6

ZOOM(YELLOW FACE)

2022

Acrylic paint, oil paint and charcoal paint on canvas

H162 × W259 cm

PROFILE

Ryusuke Sano graduated from Bunka Fashion College in 2016 and then moved to New York.
In New York, he was impressed by the daily life space with less noise, which he could not find in Japan, and decided to become a painter. He has participated in many exhibitions and collaborations, and held his first solo exhibition in 2018. He was influenced by cartoons, animation, and comics from a young age and was struck by Egon Schiele, Jean-Michel Basquiat, and Jackson Pollock in his late teens.
He traces images based on past art history and personal memories, he has developed his own unique concept of “ZOOM,” which he calls his own daily accumulated experiences, and has been actively exhibiting his works.

His works are characterized by his familiarity with diverse cultures and his approach to mixing various contexts. He collaborates in a variety of media in the creative industries, including fashion and music, and works extensively in advertising.

ZOOM” is a concept or established by the artist, Yusuke Sano, to allow for flexibility in the creation of his works. This concept is very important when reading Sano’s work. It refers to the behavior of the artist, who uses his experiences, memories, and the archives that have accumulated in his brain as the foundation for his work, and then releases them onto the canvas. He says that in today’s environment of information overload, he is “reinterpreting a lot of things that have been piled up from the point of view of myself. It could be called a visual experiment through contemporary art.

The artist’s style, which dares to lack a canonical composition, axis, or center, and to scrap and build motifs, upsets the viewer’s emotions, imagination, and even perception. Figurative and abstract, drawing and painting coexist in an unconventional mode of expression, sometimes layering colors, sometimes breaking up the figurative subject matter, and sometimes erasing abstraction into white to form …… layers, which can be viewed in several ways depending on the viewer’s perspective and perception. By creating layers, the works are arranged as elements that can be understood from multiple perspectives, while changing in layers depending on the viewer’s point of view and the way he or she perceives them.

Sano, a self-taught fine artist, is not biased toward any particular style or technique, but rather breaks the harmony and equilibrium to create a serious tension in his work. Bold coloring is responsible for the impact, but at the same time, he uses both toned-down colors and cedes space to vivid spaces. This is to highlight and maintain the independence of each material while bringing an overarching cohesiveness to the work.

If you maintain a sense of distance from the work and view it from a distance, it looks like a landscape or an abstract painting, but if you step in and look at it up close, it takes on a figurative quality. Such a composition in which macro and micro elements interact with each other can be explained as a depiction typical of Yusuke Sano’s work.

The many images that Rinyusuke Sano’s works accumulate and can be interpreted in a variety of ways, sometimes pressing in on the viewer, sometimes trying to pull him in, as if his entire body were being swallowed by the ZOOM, forcing him to confront it with a real sense of reality.

EXIHIBITIONS

【 SOLO 】

2022『ZOOOOOOM “ZOOM to the composition, margins”』 / MU GALLERY (Tokyo,Japan)
2021『take it easy』/  The SHEL’TTER TOKYO (Tokyo, Japan)
2021『ZOOOOOM』 / FUJI DAIMARU (Kyoto, Japan)
2021『ZOOOOM』 /  SHIBUYA PARCO POP BY JUN(Tokyo, Japan)
2020『ズーーーム』 /  elephant STUDIO (Tokyo, Japan)
2019『ズーーム』/  gallery CLASS (Tokyo, Japan)
2019『people』 /  FUJI DAIMARU(Kyoto, Japan)
2018『ズーム』/  off shore TOKYO (Tokyo, Japan)
2018YULUSTREET

 

Ryusuke Sano

ARTWORKS

ARTWORK_1

ZOOM(FRIEND)

2022

Acrylic paint, oil paint and charcoal paint on canvas

H145.5 × W145.5 cm

ARTWORK_2

ZOOM(BEAR)

2022

Acrylic paint, oil paint and charcoal paint on canvas

H145.5 × W145.5 cm

ARTWORK_3

ZOOM(TIGER)

2022

Acrylic paint, oil paint and charcoal paint on canvas

H130.3 × W130.3 cm

ARTWORK_4

ZOOM(DINOSAUR No.1)

2022

Acrylic paint, oil paint and charcoal paint on canvas

H130.3 × W130.3 cm

ARTWORK_5

ZOOM(DINOSAUR No.2)

2022

Acrylic paint, oil paint and charcoal paint on canvas

H130.3 × W130.3 cm

ARTWORK_6

ZOOM(YELLOW FACE)

2022

Acrylic paint, oil paint and charcoal paint on canvas

H162 × W259 cm

PROFILE

Ryusuke Sano graduated from Bunka Fashion College in 2016 and then moved to New York.
In New York, he was impressed by the daily life space with less noise, which he could not find in Japan, and decided to become a painter. He has participated in many exhibitions and collaborations, and held his first solo exhibition in 2018. He was influenced by cartoons, animation, and comics from a young age and was struck by Egon Schiele, Jean-Michel Basquiat, and Jackson Pollock in his late teens.
He traces images based on past art history and personal memories, he has developed his own unique concept of “ZOOM,” which he calls his own daily accumulated experiences, and has been actively exhibiting his works.

His works are characterized by his familiarity with diverse cultures and his approach to mixing various contexts. He collaborates in a variety of media in the creative industries, including fashion and music, and works extensively in advertising.

ZOOM” is a concept or established by the artist, Yusuke Sano, to allow for flexibility in the creation of his works. This concept is very important when reading Sano’s work. It refers to the behavior of the artist, who uses his experiences, memories, and the archives that have accumulated in his brain as the foundation for his work, and then releases them onto the canvas. He says that in today’s environment of information overload, he is “reinterpreting a lot of things that have been piled up from the point of view of myself. It could be called a visual experiment through contemporary art.

The artist’s style, which dares to lack a canonical composition, axis, or center, and to scrap and build motifs, upsets the viewer’s emotions, imagination, and even perception. Figurative and abstract, drawing and painting coexist in an unconventional mode of expression, sometimes layering colors, sometimes breaking up the figurative subject matter, and sometimes erasing abstraction into white to form …… layers, which can be viewed in several ways depending on the viewer’s perspective and perception. By creating layers, the works are arranged as elements that can be understood from multiple perspectives, while changing in layers depending on the viewer’s point of view and the way he or she perceives them.

Sano, a self-taught fine artist, is not biased toward any particular style or technique, but rather breaks the harmony and equilibrium to create a serious tension in his work. Bold coloring is responsible for the impact, but at the same time, he uses both toned-down colors and cedes space to vivid spaces. This is to highlight and maintain the independence of each material while bringing an overarching cohesiveness to the work.

If you maintain a sense of distance from the work and view it from a distance, it looks like a landscape or an abstract painting, but if you step in and look at it up close, it takes on a figurative quality. Such a composition in which macro and micro elements interact with each other can be explained as a depiction typical of Yusuke Sano’s work.

The many images that Rinyusuke Sano’s works accumulate and can be interpreted in a variety of ways, sometimes pressing in on the viewer, sometimes trying to pull him in, as if his entire body were being swallowed by the ZOOM, forcing him to confront it with a real sense of reality.

EXIHIBITIONS

【 SOLO 】

2022『ZOOOOOOM “ZOOM to the composition, margins”』 / MU GALLERY (Tokyo,Japan)
2021『take it easy』/  The SHEL’TTER TOKYO (Tokyo, Japan)
2021『ZOOOOOM』 / FUJI DAIMARU (Kyoto, Japan)
2021『ZOOOOM』 /  SHIBUYA PARCO POP BY JUN(Tokyo, Japan)
2020『ズーーーム』 /  elephant STUDIO (Tokyo, Japan)
2019『ズーーム』/  gallery CLASS (Tokyo, Japan)
2019『people』 /  FUJI DAIMARU(Kyoto, Japan)
2018『ズーム』/  off shore TOKYO (Tokyo, Japan)
2018YULUSTREET