Legendary artist Tanaami Keiichi reflects on his life and works

After surviving a four month stint in hospital in his 40s, Tanaami Keiichi decided to devote his life to something which had meaning for him: painting.

Taking ideas from everything from novels and newspapers to films and dreams, Tanaami spends his life immersed in his creations.

Find out more about what drives Tanaami to create in this video interview.

Shōnen Tiger 01 by Tanaami Keiichi is one of three of his works featured in the exhibition WAVE: Currents in Japanese Graphic Arts.

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Shōnen Tiger 01 by Tanaami Keiichi

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