An intimate illustrated peek at the captivating world of Tokyo’s urban street tribes: Look at me – Tokyo by Antoine Kruk records the daily habits and eccentricities of the population in modern Tokyo today. With his unique drawing style and a keen sense of humor, Antoine sets the mood for this fascinating city and its constant desire for reinvention. The fusion of Japanese traditions with the overwhelming influence of modern Western culture translates into 200 elegant drawings accompanied by Antoine’s insightful and inspirational commentary about life on the streets of Tokyo today.
Antoine Kyoami Kruk: artist, designer and illustrator, was born in the 1960’s into an artistic French/Japanese family and grew up in Japan. His inherent creativity led him to design a set decor for a Paris theatre production at 15. As a designer he worked for fashion houses as diverse as Thierry Mugler, Roberto Cavalli, Valentino, Olivier Theyskens at Nina Ricci, and in Japan for Noboru Yamafuji. His love of costume led him into designing not only for various French and Italian Opera productions but also for the infamous girls of the Crazy Horse Revue in Paris! He is a regular contributor to international fashion and lifestyle publications as an illustrator. He currently lives between Paris and Milan.
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