HORIHIRO MITOMO



HORIHIRO MITOMO

Japan | B. 1985

Wabori (和彫り) tattoo master and Ukiyo-e painter, Horihiro Mitomo engages with the traditional Japanese Ukiyo-e in popular culture. Also internationally known as a horoi-shi, tattoo artist, specializing Tebori (手彫り), “hand carved” tattoo.

Horihiro is committed to preserving the traditional tattooing techniques, incorporating conventional color palettes and lines with modern painting and tattooing technique in his Ukiyo-e paintings. He also deliberately preserves Sanskrit in his tattooing works – bringing the audience a glimpse of the fantastic old floating world in the modern light.

Horihiro has been in the tattoo industry for more than twenty years. He has worked with numerous international brands including, Adidas, Puma, Vans, G-shock, and DC Shoes for collaborations. Horihiro was also featured various Japanese and international media publishers including, Vice, Hypebeast and LADbible.

Japanese artist and Tebori tattoo master, Horihiro Mitomo engages with the traditional Japanese art with a new twist.

Committed to inheriting the Ukiyo-e paintings, Horihiro’s work incorporate conventional color palettes and lines with modern painting and tattooing technique.

He also deliberately preserves Sanskrit, which is reflected in the neat and fitted finish in his works – bringing the audience a glimpse of the fantastic old floating world.

Museum Belowground

19 Jun - 1 Aug 2021
Belowground
Landmark Atrium, Central, Hong Kong

Here and Now

11 Sep - 4 Oct 2020
JPS Art Gallery (HONG KONG)
Landmark Atrium, Central, Hong Kong

The New Page

22 May - 7 Jun 2020
Artsy
Online Art Show

Silent Art Tokyo

11 - 20 Mar 2020
Area 36
Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan

Art Fair Tokyo 2020

19 - 22 Mar 2020
Tokyo International Forum, Tokyo
JAPAN

Unwrapped

11 Jan - 10 Feb 2020
Area 36
Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan

KIAF Art Seoul 2019

25 - 29 Sep 2019
COEX, Seoul
REPUBLIC OF KOREA

Modern Art Of Floating World Macau
(Powered By Tokyo Three Tides)


24 Jul - 3 Sep 2019
Studio City
Cotai, Macau

Modern Art Of Floating World 2.0
(Powered By Tokyo Three Tides)


7 Jun - 1 Jul 2019
chi K11 art space, K11 Art Mall
Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong

Art Fair Tokyo 2019

7 - 10 Mar 2019
Tokyo International Forum, Tokyo
JAPAN

Art Taipei 2018

26 - 29 Oct 2018
Taipei World Trade Center Exhibition Hall
TAIWAN (R.O.C.)

Modern Art Of Floating World
(Powered By Three Tides Tattoo | Secret Base)


Opening 27 Apr 2018
Public 28 Apr - 18 May 2018
JPS Gallery Hong Kong

Horihiro Mitomo
JPS MANEKI-NEKO TEMPLE Pop-up Installation

11 - 31 Jan 2018
JPS Gallery Hong Kong