Recently a unapologetically philistine reader left a comment saying he much prefered the world of finance to the subject of art history. Robin Williams’ character in “Dead Poets Society” has a speech about that kind of thing.
But here’s some art I think all of us can appreciate: the work of Japanese illustrator Akira Sorimachi and his big-nosed characters.
You’ll see some trad elements in his work; the others were chosen merely for aesthetic pleasure. Enjoy, and at the bottom of this post you’ll get to meet the man, so to speak.
And here’s the artist himself — a member of the pinned-club club — in a brief video for GQ Japan. — CC