The show brings together an international cast of artists who share an equal affinity for Disney’s iconic Mickey Mouse character. “When I was a child, I watched Walt Disney’s animation film, Steamboat Willie, at a small movie theater near Meguro station,” said Keiichi Tanaami, one of the exhibiting artists. “After returning home, I colored in these sketches of Mickey, and when I put them up all around my room I was overcome by a great sense of satisfaction that simply made me want to get up and dance about,” the artist added.
Over the years, Mickey has served as a boundless source of inspiration for children and adults alike. The exhibition features a number of these artist reinterpretations, from Javier Calleja and James Jarvis, to Tetsuya Nakamura and Hajime Sorayama, who have each brought their unique aesthetic to the world’s favorite mouse.
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