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The exceptional illustrator Yuko Shimizu creates her work at the intersection of traditional Japanese graphic prints with surreal comic art. Yuko Shimizu's work deftly melds traditional Japanese graphics with surrealism and comic culture. The New York-based artist and illustrator initiates each project with classic illustration methods. She draws her basic forms and figure ...more
Hardcover, 160 pages
Published 2011 by Gestalten
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Mar 05, 2014 Tom rated it really liked it
Best pieces feel original; some ads are merely amusing. Still, she's an incredible talent and one to keep following.
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Brilliant, sexy illustration. Little text, all about the drawing.
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YUKO SHIMIZU (日本名:清水裕子) is a freelance illustrator based in New York City and an illustration instructor at School of Visual Arts. Newsweek Japan has chosen her as one of "100 Japanese People The World Respects" in 2009.

Drawing had been Yuko's hobby ever since she could remember. However, growing up in a traditional Japanese family, pursuing a path in art was just not an option. After receiving BA
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