Shintaro Ohata, born in Hiroshima, creates paintings accompanied by sculptures. Painting and sculpture are so perfectly matched that intertwine with each other, making the characters “abandon” the canvas. Ohata develop painting skills to perfection which incorporates colors emanating loneliness and nostalgia. The topics include the nightlife in the suburbs, fast food restaurants, and any place where sadness and melancholy could enter.
Source and images: ©Shintaro Ohata