Wataru Komachi

 

Born Tokyo Japan
Live in Tokyo

WK grew up in Tokyo
Father was a music Composer and WK Influenced By Music.
WK Former Musician Turned Self-Taught Multi Artist
Works become a collection of Us Actor and Movie Director Dennis Hopper
Held a Some Collaboration With Apparel.Band and Magazine.

 

*Client
Christophe Lemaire.BECK.Hysteric Glamour .Lacoste. Coach. Uniqlo.Alfred Dunhill.
Matsuya Ginza Department . Double Magazine. ONE OK ROCK etc

Active internationally

Selected Solo Exhibition

 

2019 Time’s Up Pokemon Go! Home”CLEAR GALLERY Tokyo (Tokyo )
2018 Just Like Heaven” CLEAR GALLERY Tokyo (Tokyo )
2018 I Don’t Want To Grow Up” CLEAR GALLERY Tokyo (Tokyo )
2016 New Nostalgia” (PLACE) by method ( Tokyo )
2015 KamoRiver Runs Through It” VOILLD (Tokyo )
2012 A Whiter Shade Of Pale” CLEAR GALLERY Tokyo (Tokyo )
2010 Alfred Dunhill Local Artist Collaboration” Alfred Dunhill (Tokyo)
2010 Pussy Eye ” ROCKET (Tokyo)
2008 Fuck Forever” CALM & PUNK GALLERY (Tokyo )
2005 God Save The Kate ” THE PINEAL EYE (London )
2001 Shake Out The Ghost” THE PINEAL EYE (London )
2000 Wataru Komachi@Christophe Lemaire” CHRISTOPHE LEAIRE (Paris )
2000 BcAd “ THE DEEP GALLERY (Tokyo )

 

Selected Group Exhibition

 

2022 Nietzsche Was Wrong and We are Specters wandering in the World of Crap” Two person Exhibition CLEAR GALLERY (Tokyo)
2015 Showcase/Stands” Group Show. OMOTE SANDO HILLS SPACE O (Tokyo)
2015 Keiji Ito x Wataru Komachi” (PLACE) by method (Tokyo )
2012 Kansai isu Now” ASAHI BEER OYANAZAKI VILLA MUSEUM OF ART (Kyoto )
2011 Urbanity” Group Show . Galerie Agathe Helion (Paris )
2010 The CLASH Official Detour Exhibition /London Calling
Ray Lowry Foundation (Tokyo)
2001 Le Bon Marché Rive Gauche Department
“Exposition Collections Particulieres” group show/with Karl Lagerfeld,
Isabel Marant,Christophe Lemaire,etc (Paris)
2000 Colette “La Plages” group show/with Julie verhoeven,Trevor appleson,
Claudio cassano,Felix larher,Marlene marino (Paris)

 

Selected Projects

 
2022 The Flowers Of Anarchy” Collaboration Unit With Siena Barnes
@Hysteric Glamour (Tokyo)
2019 Shibuya Arrow Project “Mural Paint” / Shibuya Ward.Tokyo Prefecture
2019 REVERB AW19 collaboration /JNBY group (China)
2019 Ginza PLUSTOKYO /Mural Paint (Tokyo)
2018 French fashion magazine “Double Magazine” Mark Hollis ex.UK Band Talk Talk Special feature issue artwork
2017 Music Band “SCANDAL” 10th anniversary best album cover art
2017 Fashion News Paper “WWD japan / Beauty”06July Cover Collage Works
2016 ONE OK ROCK” Ambitions Tour T-Shirts Design & Stage Costume Artwork
2015 Apparel Brand /Hysteric Glamour collaboration
2013 MHD DomPerignon project/ Dark Night-Limited Gallery Vol.3 Wataru Komachi
2012 COACH project .Tastemaker DuffleProject /Coach Japan LLC.
2011 3.11 Project Present Dear Japan, We Love You / OpenHouse Gallery
New York Foundation WorldInc (us )
2011 Love For Nippon project / Abahouse International Co.
2010 UK Apparel Brand “ALFRED DUNHILL ” Collaboration (Tokyo)
2010 Levi’s® Forever Blue project LEVI STRAUSS Japan K.K.
2008 Matsuya GINZA department collaboration (Ginza Remix)Matsuya Co., Ltd.
2007 UNIQLO CO., LTD.『UT 』T-Shirts project
2007 THE NATIONAL ART CENTER Tokyo /SFT PostCard Project
2002 LACOSTE 12.12 Project.

Award

2009 JapanMensFashionUnity.MFU”Best Debutant Artist Of The Year”
2005 DesignTideTokyo”Best Tokyo Design”

 

Publications

 

2021 The Flowers Of Anarchy By Siena Barnes x Wataru Komachi
Zine Published By Motoyoshino
2016 Show Case “Stands” Catalog /published By ShowCase Japan
2015 Keiji Ito X Wataru Komachi /published By Erect Magazine Japan
2012 A Whiter Shade Of Pale by wataru komachi
published By Clear Edition inc Japan
2010 S-des Gallery Collection /published By Sony Digital Entertainment Japan
2010 Rocket 02 /published By CAP+RCKT/Rocket Company* Japan
2009 Tokyo Edit /published By CAP+RCKT/Rocket Company* Japan
2008 Touch Of Design /published By la vie v bian ji bu Taiwan
2007 Designer’s Design /publishing antique collectors club ltd.illustrated edition UK
2005 DesignTide a Message from Tokyo /published By DesignTide committee Japan
2001 Exposition Collections Particulieres /published By Le Bon Marché Rive Gauche France

 


© Wataru Komachi