BESPOKE and Okokume. JPS Gallery

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JPS Gallery Hong Kong presents a special exhibit to showcase the first collaborative project
between BESPOKE and Okokume.

To celebrate Chinese New Year, BESPOKE has invited Okokume to create a special artwork
featuring her iconic characters Cosmic Girl and Dino Star. A recreation of the artwork can be found on both the festive red packets and unique Japanese lacquer box that has been delicately handcrafted by traditional artisans in Kyoto, Japan. Opening the box unveils a limited edition paperweight miniature version of Okokume’s first ever bronze sculpture The Eyes of the Soul, revealed in 2020.

Okokume is proud to present three new paintings as a special showcase at JPS Gallery. Through striking blended portraits of Cosmic Girl and her companions, Okokume encourages the audience to engage in her world of fantasy. The solitary Cosmic Girl in Tú Eres Mi Hogar (2021) symbolises the artist’s invitation to take refuge in her poetic and harmonious world. Juxtaposed with two other works of Cosmic Girl surrounded by her comrades Okokume emphasises the importance of connection with one another and invites viewers to take part in the dialogues taking place in her paintings. Accompanying the new series of paintings at JPS Gallery will be a celebrated bronze sculpture, The Eyes of the Soul (2020), in various sizes this time.

Welcome the Tiger’s fortunes, JPS Gallery wishing you a happy, healthy and prosperous new year!

About BESPOKE

As the exclusive loyalty programme of LANDMARK Hong Kong, BESPOKE’s mission is to curate new experiences and drive luxury through art. Since 2020, BESPOKE has provided a platform for emerging artists to reach a wider audience through collaborative projects that also inspire members of BESPOKE to explore their personal meaning of luxury.

About Okokume

Okokume, also known as Laura Mas Hernandez, born in 1985 in Barcelona and a graduate of The Llotja Advanced School of Art and Design. Okokume is one of the fastest growing contemporary artists best known for her iconic character Cosmic Girl. The pink-haired spirit with turquoise skin is a messenger of the universe to emphasise the importance of environmental protection. Travelling through space, Cosmic Girl tends to planets in need and restores them to their former glory.

Okokume’s Lowbrow inspired art style is influenced by a combination of Japanese manga,
American cartoons, and street culture to create her signature motif of gleeful and colourful
works that submerge the audience into the universe of Cosmic Girl and her companions.
Her works have been widely exhibited in galleries and art fairs around the world, including
Hong Kong, Tokyo, Taipei, Seoul, Los Angeles and Berlin etc.

About JPS Gallery

Established in Hong Kong (2014) and in Tokyo (2018), JPS Gallery is an independent
contemporary art gallery presenting works of emerging and established artists from around the world.

The gallery was founded with a passionate spirit that dedicates to the new digital age and the exploration of fine art and pop culture. We aim to create an innovative environment for a new generation of artists and collectors, fostering a creative space for all. We focus on fun and playful works of the era that span across different medium and disciplines, showcasing a discerning selection of works that embody the aesthetics of today.

We are committed to supporting the culture and art scene both in Hong Kong and Japan,
creating a vibrant local art community. The gallery regularly presents works of emerging artists in our gallery spaces in Hong Kong and Tokyo as well as international art fairs, giving them a platform to gain global exposure and supporting young artists to launch their careers. JPS has also been an active contributor to society and the local art scene by sponsoring various charity events and auctions.

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