Walkthrough by Masanobu Sakakibara

Jan 17, 2024 at 1:00pm ~ Feb 18, 2024 at 7:00pm

Step into the captivating realm of video game-inspired art at the Hiromart Gallery’s latest exhibition, “Walkthrough.” Renowned for his fusion of traditional painting techniques and imaginary video game landscapes, Masanobu Sakakibara’s pieces burst with vibrant colors, intricate light-play and evocative shadows. Following the success of his previous exhibitions — “Battle” (2020), “Standby” (2021), and “Don’t be afraid” (2023) — “Walkthrough” unveils a collection of 43 new oil paintings, each a small canvas masterpiece depicting diverse video game scenes.

Sakakibara’s art merges the techniques of Renaissance to Baroque art with the nostalgic charm of childhood video game memories. “Walkthrough” invites viewers to explore the intersection of classical artistry and modern virtual landscapes while pondering the profound theme of survival that threads through the captivating series.



Start: Jan 17th 2024 at 1:00pm

End: Feb 18th 2024 at 7:00pm


Hiromart Gallery


Mimura Bldg. 1F, 1-30-7 Sekiguchi, Bunkyo-ku