Japanese Painter Uses Blackened Eyes and Expressions to Create Social Commentary – Design You Trust — Design Daily Since 2007

Japanese Painter Uses Blackened Eyes and Expressions to Create Social Commentary

As I’ve covered before, there are many great artists on Instagram. Many try to be as aesthetic and chic as possible, while others occassionally take an alternative approach to catch a viewer’s eye. Artist MADSAKI is well-known for colorful portraits interrupted by black tears and bloody noses.

Also, he’s created graffiti-inspired pieces around bold statements like “SPIRITUALLY F—ING BANKRUPT.” Sure enough, his street art style is gathering attention from people all over the world. His style of drawing Bush is interesting. Everything about those turbulent times seems to be summed up in this one painting.

More: Instagram h/t: grapee

Born in Osaka in 1974 and relocated to New Jersey at a young age, MADSAKI graduated from the Parsons School of Design in New York (BFA, 1996) and was a member of international artist group Barnstormers before starting his solo career. Both satirical and sentimental, aggressive yet vulnerable, MADSAKI has used graffiti influences as a way to express the frustration and alienation of his bicultural identity and to critique the value of art.





















































































If you want more awesome content, subscribe to 'Design You Trust Facebook page. You won't be disappointed.

More Inspiring Stories

French Street Artist Paints 3D Creature Graffiti And It’s Not For The Faint Of Heart
Seriously, 2022 Social Justice Kittens Calendar Is Here!
Artist Creates Mind-Blowing 3D Visuals on The Border of Cyber Culture and Mythology
COVID-19 Social Distancing Guide In European Countries
Trench Crusade: The Epic Bizarre Creatures of Mike Franchina
“I Saw A Lady Weighing Her Boob” – Strangest Things Seen Through Home Windows
This Artist Draws Stupid Comics For People With A Dark Sense Of Humor
Story of My F*cking Life: A Journal for Banishing the Bullsh*t, Unlocking Your Creativity, and Celebrating the Absurdity of Life
They Came To A Cinema Near You!: Attack Of The B-Movie Posters
Artist Makes Caricatures That Capture Dogs’ Most Prominent Features
Where Have All Your Dreams Gone: Magical Photography By Joel Robison
Andy Brase's Eerie and Insanely Appealing Graphics
"The Endless Beyond": Superb Fantasy And Creative Inspirations By Adrian Chesterman
"From The Outside To Nowhere": Surreal, Depressive And Outstanding Digital Artworks By Dmitry Bogolyubov
Illustrator Sow Ay Explain What Depression And Anxiety Feels Like Through These Comics
Black Friday Shoppers are Suspiciously Similar to Zombie Hordes
Magical Fine Art Portrait Photography By Shinji Watanabe
Jigsaw Puzzle That Will Exercise Your Patience
32-Year-Old Independent Modern Woman Draws Comics On Her Observations About Society
"Game Of Sloths": Artist Turned "Game Of Thrones" Characters Into Sloths With Their Best Quotes
Famous Music Hits Turned Into Vintage Ad Posters
Stunning Illustrations By Michal Lisowski That Will Make You Think How Fragile Our Life Is
Japanese Artist Creates Charming Balloon Sculptures
"Fuel For The Soul": Outstanding Nostalgic Motorcycle Paintings Of David Uhl