Motohiko Odani, Hollow: Pianist/Rondo, 2009. FRP, urethane paint, and mixed media, 154.5 x 496 x 62 cm.

Motohiko Odani


Takamatsu City Museum of Art

Sculptor and multimedia artist Motohiko Odani is a leading young voice in the Japanese art scene. He says that he grew up captivated by American cinema, including the horror genre and the films of David Lynch. His other inspiration comes from anime, computer games, and digital media. Odani is highly knowledgeable about digital technology and keeps his eye on current happenings in the international art world. He became a professor of art at Kyoto University of Art and Design in 2003 and now teaches at Tokyo (National) University of the Arts…see the entire review in the print version of November’s Sculpture magazine.