Masamichi Katayama Shows off his Collection

World renowned Interior designer Masamichi Katayama of Wonderwall is celebrating 25 years in the industry with a new exhibit. The exhibit titled, The Encyclopedia of Masamichi Katayama: Life is Hard…Let’s Go Shopping. The exhibit includes everything from his CD collection to potted plants, to intimate photographs, the over 500-piece archive gives us a glance at the mastermind’s personal life and a look back at his firm’s noteworthy clientele comprised of retailers like AMBUSH, Thom Browne and NIGO, among others.

Katayama showcases his impressive antiques and contemporary art collection, boasting works from KAWS, Takashi Murakami and architect Jean Prouvé, along with his compilation of mid-century furniture. A pop-up store will also take place in conjunction with the exhibit, featuring tees designed by art director Hirabayashi Naomi. Take a peek above and check out the exhibit on display now at the Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery.

 


 

Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery
3-20-2 Nishishinjuku, Shinjuku 163-1403
Japan
April 8 – June 25, 2017

 

 

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Jelani Arthur Williamson

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