Matsuyamas’ work captures chaos within the ordered whole, it’s quite intriguing and has a sense of secrecy which draws a person in for another look. The flashes of color give off a sense of movement, a tripped out 4th dimensional feel which seems to hint at a fleeting glimpse of something impermanent. He seems to enjoy using muted but lively colors, most of his work is done with acrylics on canvas or paper. After checking out some of his pieces you’ll be left with “an oddly comfortable sensation of incomprehension”.
Matsuyama was born in 1976 in Tokyo, Japan. He graduated from the Sophia University in Tokyo and the Pratt Institute in New York. He has organized solo exhibitions in San Francisco, New York and Osaka and participated in a ton of shows around the world. He has also worked with some fancy brands that include Levi’s, Nike and Adidas, word. He’s currently residing in the Big Apple- NYC. If you want to see more just click on this!