Acrylic on board
146.0 x 103.0 x 3.0 (cm)
57.5 x 40.6 x 1.2 (inch)Tetsuya Ishida restlessdream, 1996 Acrylic on board 103 x 146 cm While Japan was called “Lost 20 years” in 1990s and 21st century after the peak of the bubble economy in 1989 in Japan, who represented fragile generations in Japan? During the spotlight in Japanese sub-cultural art movement, I believe Tetsuya Ishida did in a short period of his life. Long term Japanese deflationary economic environment killed hearts of many young generations into loneliness. Tetsuya Ishida grabbed all those fragile generations in Japan although he was not paid attention until 2005. After his death in 2005, he made dramatic records in Japanese art community in vulnerable economic situation in Japan as everything related to him became a big hit uncalculated. For example, which is also exceptional number of the audience of the museum, the raising of sales of publications, many special programs of Tetsuya Ishida on television, and Jackets of CD of rock singers and also books. Followed by the boom of Tetsuya Ishida in Japan, the movement of Tetsuya Ishida rapidly spread in Asian and then in the world. Artist who passed away when he was 31 years old in 2005.