I Want This....Enfu: Cute Grit

Wednesday, April 09, 2014

If you've followed the artistry of Ken "Enfu" Taya you probably already knew he had a book to pre-order last month, but just in case you didn't, you can pick it up at Chin Music Press. Here's a portion of the description:

Cute Grit is the debut collection of digitally designed pop art by Japanese American artist Enfu. So named for its fanciful, yet edgy style, this comprehensive compilation of over 100 colorful illustrations merges childlike imagination with serious exploration of Asian American identity. 
Bold images of cityscapes, cartoon characters, landmarks and cosplayers are arranged to chronicle the evolution of Enfu's prolific career, exploring not only the cultural paradigm shifts encountered while straddling Japanese, American, and Asian American identities, but also the whimsy of childhood as seen through the eyes of a young father.