June 13, 2013
Mythopoeia is the first solo exhibition in Singapore by the multitalented Japanese creator Yoshitaka Amano (61) from 7 June to 14 July 2013. The show, composed of several large and smaller automotive paint on aluminum paintings, explores the personal mythology nurturing the soul of the creative mind behind worldwide video-game success Final Fantasy.
In the present exhibition gods, heroes, androids, beasts and monsters from every corners of the space-time dimensions and beyond, burst through the pictorial surface in an explosion of acid colours to create “the universe I want to draw, one that none has ever seen; an unimaginable world, beyond time and space, where mystery, fantasy, light and darkness, everything merges in a transcendent and infinite universe” says Amano. “Mythopoeia”, as used by philologist and fantasy author J. R. R. Tolkien in the 1930s, refers to the creation of mythologies by a single person.
Be sure to check out the exhibition while it’s still running. More info can be found HERE.