As the son of the renowned artist Yoshitaka Amano, Takeru Amano has been immersed in art since early age. Born in 1977 in Tokyo, he spent 3 years studying lithography in New York from 1997 to 2000 before returning to his hometown. In addition to paintings and sculptures, he has completed great works as a designer, art director, and film director. Takeru uses an explosive color palette, accuracy of lines and iconic elements to create paintings which are simultaneously brisk and profound. He successfully combines classicism and modernity, Japanese Pop culture and contemporary art trends of the Big Apple. In addition to his collaboration with brands such as Yoji Yamamoto, he also founded his lifestyle art brand “Newart”. Since 2014 he has been exhibited in Tokyo, Hong Kong and Paris.