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Gajin Fujita

American, b. 1972

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Gajin Fujita

American, b. 1972

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Gajin Fujita mixes references to traditional Japanese ukiyo-e woodcuts, contemporary manga, and other pop culture imagery in large-scale wood panel paintings. Head of the graffiti crew K2S (“Kill to Succeed”), Fujita was featured in MOCA’s “Art in the Streets” exhibition and continues to be an important presence in the LA street art community. Made with spray paint, metallic leafs, and Sharpie Mean Streak markers, his lively images often combine graffiti lettering with Japanese motifs such as samurais, geishas, dragons, tigers, and fish.

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Biography

Gajin Fujita mixes references to traditional Japanese ukiyo-e woodcuts, contemporary manga, and other pop culture imagery in large-scale wood panel paintings. Head of the graffiti crew K2S (“Kill to Succeed”), Fujita was featured in MOCA’s “Art in the Streets” exhibition and continues to be an important presence in the LA street art community. Made with spray paint, metallic leafs, and Sharpie Mean Streak markers, his lively images often combine graffiti lettering with Japanese motifs such as samurais, geishas, dragons, tigers, and fish.

Career Highlights
Learn more about artist insights.
Established
Established representation
Represented by industry leading galleries.
Group
Group show at a major institution
MASS MoCA
Fair
Included in a major biennial
Prospect New Orleans, and 1 more
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