Hajime Sorayama

Hajime Sorayama

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Date of Birth February 1947
Industries Art
Headquarter Imabari, Japan
Hajime Sorayama is a Japanese illustrator, his creations are known for erotic portrayals of feminized, biomechanoid robots, as well as his design art pieces for the original Sony AIBO robotic ‘pet’. Sorayama’s designs are a blend of fine art, illustration, and industrial design, developing his unique style of ‘superrealism’. He has collaborated with brands such as Medicom Toy, X-LARGE®, and British Knights.

1983

Sorayama’s art book ‘Sexy Robot’ - resulted to publications with Penthouse and Playboy

1999

Production models of Sony AIBO released to the market

2013

Star Wars director George Lucas reached out to request a contribution to Star Wars Concept
Art Basel Hong Kong 2019: A Closer Look at Works by Takashi Murakami, Virgil Abloh & More
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Art Basel Hong Kong 2019: A Closer Look at Works by Takashi Murakami, Virgil Abloh & More

Including Wolfgang Tillmans’ raw portraits, Picasso’s historic paintings, and Hajime Sorayama’s towering sculptures.

Sync. Links With Kosuke Kawamura & Hajime Sorayama for Upcoming Capsule Collection
Fashion

Sync. Links With Kosuke Kawamura & Hajime Sorayama for Upcoming Capsule Collection

Featuring tees, homeware goods, and bag accessories.

NANZUKA to Display Diverse Works by Hajime Sorayama, Todd James & More
Arts

NANZUKA to Display Diverse Works by Hajime Sorayama, Todd James & More

On view during Art Basel Hong Kong 2019.

Yoon Shares More Dior Pre-Fall 2019 Jewelery
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Yoon Shares More Dior Pre-Fall 2019 Jewelery

Designed by Hajime Sorayama.

Kim Jones Expands on Dior's Strong Connection With Japan in Exclusive Interview
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Kim Jones Expands on Dior's Strong Connection With Japan in Exclusive Interview

How the country inspired his Pre-Fall ‘19 collection and tapping artist Hajime Sorayama.

A Backstage Look at Dior Men’s Futuristic Pre-Fall 2019 Show
Fashion

A Backstage Look at Dior Men’s Futuristic Pre-Fall 2019 Show

Featuring a Sorayama collaboration and jewelry from Yoon.

Medicom Toy & XLARGE Collab With Hajime Sorayama for Robot-Inspired BE@RBRICKs
Arts

Medicom Toy & XLARGE Collab With Hajime Sorayama for Robot-Inspired BE@RBRICKs

Another Sorayama collab.

HUF & Hajime Sorayama Team Up for Japanese "Superrealism" Drop
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HUF & Hajime Sorayama Team Up for Japanese "Superrealism" Drop

More sexualized robots.

Best Art Drops: Free Damien Hirst Print, 'Robot Surf' Sculpture & More
Arts  

Best Art Drops: Free Damien Hirst Print, 'Robot Surf' Sculpture & More

Including a resin figure of Childish Gambino in “This Is America.”

Hajime Sorayama x Case Studyo Unveil "A Touch of Mercury" Sculpture
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Hajime Sorayama x Case Studyo Unveil "A Touch of Mercury" Sculpture

And a return of the Sorayama Classic Robot SURF.
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