Takeru Amano is a Japanese artist born in 1977. He moved to New York in 1997 where he studied engraving during three years before returning to settle in Tokyo.
Takeru Amano has been in contact with the world of art since his childhood, his father being Yoshitaka Amano, an internationally renowned illustrator. On his return from New York, his new influences from the big apple mixed with the Japanase pop culture this way he gradually defined his own style.
Using classicism and modernity in his creations, Takeru Amaro combines accuracy of the line to an explosive color palette from the pop culture.
His works have been part of several solo and group exhibitions, specially in Paris, Tokyo and Hong Kong.