Jul 12, 2018
Jul 12, 2018

Ming with Sword

Ming with Sword

2009 (printed 2011)

Digital inkjet print

Image: 50.8 x 67.6 cm (20 x 26 5/8 in.); Framed: 61 x 77.8 cm (24 x 30 5/8 in.)

Sundry Purchase Fund 2017.113



Manga Dreams captures an Asian street culture in which youths make themselves look like characters in Japanese manga (comics and graphic novels) and anime (animated films). Anderson & Low combined studio portraiture with digital postproduction in Photoshop to allow these individuals to be seen inhabiting the fictional worlds they adore. In these images, art imitates life, while life imitates art.

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