Paris-born artist Nicolas Buffe‘s cleverly detailed, marker-driven work has been showcased all over the world, including Museum of Contemporary Art in Tokyo . You can view it live through the sixth of this month at Megumi Ogita Gallery in Tokyo. The artist “creates wall drawings featuring his signature patterns that blend intellectual references with pop culture, chalk-on-blackboard pieces and cardboard monuments that share a certain ephemeral quality, ” according to Tokyo Art Beat.
“As a kid of the eighties, the cultural atmosphere in which I grew up is strongly influenced by the imagery of Japanese manga and video games on one hand and by the traces left by American cartoons. Using these elements, I refer to a vocabulary that is very broad, even universal. It doesn’t only concerns the history of art, but also the history of animation, comic books, toys …” - excerpt from artist’s website