About


W a t a r u K o m a c h i

Artist

Born in Tokyo

Wataru Komachi’s art is influenced by Robert Raushenberg, Andy Warhol and 1977’s Punk Rock Movement
such as The Ramones, D.I.Y Punk Band Flyers.

Wataru Started Band in schooldays. basically playing Punkrock music
And Maked energetically Own Band Flyer’s.

Afterthat

Wataru has received offers from film distributing agency for Movie Film
( Last Movie / Directed by Dennis Hopper )
Japanese Edition Brochure’s Back Cover’s Collage Artwork.
It Was the First Commision Work.

The Collage were collected By Mr.Dennis Hopper

Later

Held Was Collaboration With France’s Aparel Brand( Christophe Lemaire )
And Participated the Exhibition at Paris Shop ( Colette ) , The Paris Venerable Department Store
( Le Bon Marché Rive Gauche ) etc.
And US Musician ( Beck ) European Tour T-shirt Designed.

Recent

Held Was Collaboration With Japanese Aparel Brand( Hysteric Glamour ) AW season Collection
And Band ( Oneokrock ) Stage Costume Artwork&Tour Tee Designed Around 2016 .

The Works is Wide Range of Expression are Very Topicality and Wit, at The World Level Has Earned High Praise.

Biography


S o l o E x h i b i t i o n s

2018.Clear Edition & Gallery (tokyo)
“Just Like Heaven”

2018.Clear Edition & Gallery (tokyo)
“I Don’t Want To Grow Up”

2016.(PLACE) by method (tokyo)
“New Nostalgia”

2015.Voilld (tokyo)
“KamoRiver Runs Through It”

2012.Clear Edition & Gallery (tokyo)
“A Whiter Shade Of Pale”

2008.Calm&Punk Gallery (tokyo)
“Fuck Forever”

2005.The Pineal Eye (london)
“God Save The Kate ”

2001.The Pineal Eye (london)
“Shake Out The Ghost”

2000.Christophe Lemaire (paris)
“Wataru Komachi@Christophe Lemaire”

2000.THE Deep Gallery (tokyo)
supported by E&Y

S e l e c t e d g r o u p E x h i b i t i o n s

2015.Omote Sando Hills.SPACE O (tokyo)
“Showcase/Stands” Group Show

2015.(PLACE) by method (tokyo)
“Keiji Ito x Wataru Komachi”
with Keiji Ito

2011.Galerie Agathe Helion (paris)
“Urbanity” Group Show
with VLP (Vive La Peinture),Psyckoze,Le Cyklop

2001.Le Bon Marché Rive Gauche Department (paris)
“Exposition Collections Particulieres” group show/with Karl Lagerfeld,
Isabel Marant,Christophe Lemaire,etc

2000.Colette (paris)
“La Plages” group show/with Julie verhoeven,Trevor appleson,
Claudio cassano,Felix larher,Marlene marino

S e l e c t e d p r o j e c t s

2015 Hysteric Glamour collaboration
*Japanese Apparel Brand

2013 DomPerignon project
Dark Night-Limited Gallery Vol.3 Wataru Komachi
MHD.

2012 COACH project
(Tastemaker DuffleProject)
Coach Japan LLC.

2011 3.11 Project Present
( Dear Japan, We Love You)
atOPENHOUSE Gallery New York
Foundation World Inc.

2011 Love For Nippon project
Abahouse International Co.

2010 Alfred Dunhill collaboration
(Alfred DUNHILL LocalArtist Collaboration)
Richemont Japan Limited/

2010 Levi’s® Forever Blue project
LEVI STRAUSS Japan K.K./

2008 Matsuya GINZA department collaboration
(Ginza Remix)
Matsuya Co., Ltd.

2002 LACOSTE 12.12 Project.

A w a r d

2005.DesignTideTokyo”Best Tokyo Design”

2009.JapanMensFashionUnity.MFU”Best Debutant Artist Of The Year”

P u b l i c a t i o n s

Show Case “Stands” Catalog
published ShowCase 2016 Japan

Keiji Ito X Wataru Komachi
*Collaboration Works
published Erect Magazine 2015 Japan

A Whiter Shade Of Pale by wataru komachi
published Clear Edition inc 2012 Japan

S-des Gallery Collection
published Sony Digital Entertainment 2010 Japan

Rocket 02
published CAP+RCKT/Rocket Company* 2010 Japan

Tokyo Edit
published CAP+RCKT/Rocket Company* 2009 Japan

Touch Of Design
published la vie v bian ji bu 2008 Taiwan

Designer’s Design
publishing antique collectors club ltd.illustrated edition 2007 UK

DesignTide a Message from Tokyo
published DesignTide committee 2005 Japan

Exposition Collections Particulieres
published Le Bon Marché Rive Gauche 2001 France


© Wataru Komachi