International & the 2009 Sydney Mardis Gras
By 30 Japanese Gay Artists
Sho-gatu (New year's day)
1994, Brush pen and ink on paper
Pencil, watercolor on paper
Opening night party: Wednesday, February 25, 6:00 - 8:00
Refreshments provided, all are welcome.
Mayumi International is proud to be joining the 2009 Mardis
Gras festival in Sydney. We are presenting Boys Life,
an exhibition of gay Japanese artists. From manga to erotic,
pop to hardcore, each artwork depicts Japanese gay life from
the Edo period to the pop culture of the Shinjuku streets.
Featuring gay manga illustrators, magazine photographers and
'Kawaii' erotic sculptures.
The exhibition features artists who have never exhibited
in Australia before, with each artist presenting new works
of art. All the exhibiting artists are professional gay artists
whose work has been published in Japan and around the world,
including Gengoroh Tagame, a well known and widely published
gay erotic artist. This type of group exhibition rarely, if
ever, occurs in Japan, where gay culture is firmly in the
Get a taste of a Japanese boys life!
Gallery Hours: Noon - 6:00 PM,
open 7 days a week.
278 Palmer Street, Darlinghurst, NSW 2010, Sydney, Australia ·
Phone: 03-9822 2441 / 0403 543 451
· Fax: 03-9824 4856
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