Kentarou Tanaka, Rhythmic, Painterly Tote Bags
Kentarou Tanaka is a Japanese artists Living in small town call Shiga, Japan. Kentarou’s work is rhythmic patterning of painterly and cultural elements – sacred and profane, personal and political, from high and low culture – plays on ideas of beauty while also carrying messages about Japanese culture, history and exoticism. His is a highly seductive art of braided connections that work on many levels, physically and metaphorically.
These two totes bags are very much in Kentarou’s rhythmic style. They create a very mysterious atmosphere around them when looking at them. You are easily drawn to images, intricate style and Beauty which make you wonder about the messages the bags are sending, what ever the message you know you will catch peoples eyes with them where ever you are.