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Koyama's works erotic, grotesque and cute

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La Lanta Fine Art presents "Ero Guro Kawaii: Shin Koyama in Arita", a debut solo exhibition in Thailand by Australian-Japanese artist Shin Koyama who will showcase his glazed porcelain and lithographs. 

Lithograph and porcelain works by Shin Koyama.

The motifs in his works are borrowed from traditional Japanese imagery and reflect his interest in creating a new hybrid aesthetic called "Ero Guro Kawaii". Ero Guro was a concept in art and literature in Japan as far back as the early 1900s. Kawaii, or cute, is a more recent notion.

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