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USUGROW “AZMA” Exhibition @ FIFTY24MX Gallery

ArtsComments ⋅ Nov 5, 2012
“The Four Scenes Under the Eastern Sky” is a group show curated by famed Shinganist artist Usugrow soon to open at the FIFTY24MX GALLERY in Mexico City. Usugrow will be joined by fellow Shinganist and Japanese contemporary artists Mozyske...

Backwoods Gallery Presents: USUGROW

ArtsComments ⋅ Feb 26, 2012
After debuting a range of work from Japanese artist Usugrow and fellow The Shinganist, Toshikazu back in July 2011 for the Oriental Elements Exhibition, Backwoods Gallery sheds the spotlight on the former in their latest short film titled, “Bac...

Usugrow and Toshikazu Nozaka “Oriental Elements” Exhibition @ Backwoods Gallery

ArtsComments ⋅ Jul 25, 2011
Unified by their Japanese heritage, Usugrow and Toshikazu recently debuted a new series of works at the Backwoods Gallery in Australia. Known for his intricate calligraphic styles and work within the Japanese punk and metal, Usugrow has seen his...

USUGROW X SECRET BASE Hasadhu Shingon Skull

DesignComments ⋅ Jun 30, 2011
SECRET BASE has just announced the release of this limited edition Hasadhu Shingon skull designed by Japanese artist USUGROW. The collectible figurine has an all-white coating with sculpted lettering and script on the back. Certain to sell fast,...

Shinganist by Usugrow 2010 May New Releases

StyleComments ⋅ May 21, 2010
The Shinganist by Usugrow collection from Upper Playground continues as we see a handful of new releases for May 2010. Shown are four different styles from this latest batch, all taking on the familiar black/white/grey hues and the artwork weR...

Shinganist by Usugrow 2010 Spring Collection

UncategorizedComments ⋅ Feb 10, 2010
Upper Playground drops its latest collection, Shinganist, the new line from renowned Japanese artist Usugrow, which features art from himself as well as his creative collective. For Spring, they’ve developed five different graphic designs,...

USUGROW x SECRETBASE The Rebel Ink Premium Silver Chrome

UncategorizedComments ⋅ Oct 8, 2009
US-based Japanese artist USUGROW and Japanese toy-brand SECRETBASE are releasing another version of USUGROW’s iconic “The Rebel Ink” figure. This latest version features a shiny silver chrome finish with black print. The use of...

HYPEBEAST x Upper Playground x Usugrow Shinganist Twitter Contest

UncategorizedComments ⋅ Aug 11, 2009
Upper Playground is excited to announce a partnership with Japanese artist, Usugrow, in the creation of a new line called Shinganist. Derived from the Japanese word “Shingan,” (meaning mind’s eye), “the line represents those people who create by...

Celeritas Exhibition @ SURU LA

UncategorizedComments ⋅ Jul 13, 2009
This past weekend, SURU LA launched its latest art show titled Celeritas. Unconventional canvases in the form of motorcycle related equipment such as a 2009 Suzuki Hayabusa would serve as the source of inspiration for a high-powered line-up of ar...

Usugrow | Shinganist Book Release & Group Show London

UncategorizedComments ⋅ Jul 3, 2009
Master Japanese artist Usugrow continues his Shinganist showcase with an upcoming book release and group show at the Stolen Space Gallery in London. In addition to works from Usugrow, the show will feature Mozyskey, Toshikazu Nozaka, Bene, and Ju...

USUGROW x SECRETBASE The Rebel Ink Armth Exclusive

UncategorizedComments ⋅ May 25, 2009
Spanning several generations of colors, decorated illustrator USUGROW teamed up with SECRETBASE awhile back to create “The Rebel Ink” character seen here. Taking on a black/gold demeanor in its latest incarnation, the figure character...

Usugrow & Saber x Upper Playground Collections

UncategorizedComments ⋅ May 14, 2009
As part of their May 2009 releases, Upper Playground looks towards two legendary artists in Usugrow and Saber for a special collection featuring their respective styles. The Usugrow lineup consists of a t-shirt, zip-down hoody and New Era fitted...

SHINGANIST | A Group Show Curated by Usugrow

UncategorizedComments ⋅ May 7, 2009
In anticipation of his imminent clothing line release with Upper Playground on August 1st, and in celebration of his new book “Shiganist,” Usugrow has rallied the bookís contributors to action. Together, these five artists are taking...

Usugrow x Vans 2009 Spring/Summer Collection

UncategorizedComments ⋅ Feb 18, 2009
The dark illustrated style of Japanese artist USUGROW alongside Vans will culminate in a three-sneaker release next month. In a pack that features the SK-8 HI, AV Low and Half-Cab, the pack embodies many of USUGROW’s iconic traits. The sole...

Usugrow & Michael Sieben x Upper Playground New Era 59Fifty Caps

UncategorizedComments ⋅ Feb 4, 2009
Upper Playground introduces two new designs, the Sword and Dear Deer, for their February drops. Designed by Japanese artist Usugrow, the Sword design features a felt appliqué alongside front and back embroidery reflective of the artist’s st...