The art book Daniel Arsham's Pokédex (ダニエル・アーシャムのポケモン図鑑)
will be released on February 4th, 2022. Daniel Arsham, a contemporary artist who has garnered worldwide attention for his collaborations with high-end brands, has created art works using Pokémon as the theme. Arsham's version of the Pokédex was born, containing more than 90 works from the series.
The "Arsham x Pokémon" art project is the topic of the exhibition A Ripple in Time
, which will be held at five locations in Tokyo in early February 2022. A collection of artworks documenting the entire project will be released at bookstores nationwide, online, at the Pokémon Center, and at three NANZUKA galleries.
The book also includes an interview page to dig deeper into the world of the work
Interviews with Daniel Arsham (left) and director Kunihiko Yuyama (right), who has been involved in the Pokémon TV animation series, are available in both English and Japanese. The short animated film A Ripple in Time by Pokémon x Daniel Arsham, a collaboration between Arsham and director Yuyama, will be exhibited at NANZUKA UNDERGROUND in Jingumae, Tokyo in February 2022. The following is a behind-the-scenes look at the production of "A Ripple in Time" by Pokémon and Daniel Arsham.
Very popular all over the world! Daniel Arsham's first collection of works in Japanese
Daniel Arsham's work is based on the theme of archaeology as fiction. Having grown up watching Pokémon cartoons, his desire to create works based on Pokémon has never waned, and he has completed more than 100 works. This collection contains 91 works, mainly sculptures, drawings, and paintings, including Pokémon sculptures that have been unearthed after 1000 years. As you look at Arsham's works, you will be reminded of the appeal of Pokémon.
Where to buy Daniel Arsham's Pokédex
The book will be available at general bookstores and online bookstores throughout Japan, as well as at the A Ripple in Time exhibition, which will be held in five locations in Tokyo (Nanzuka Underground, Nanzuka 2G, 3110NZ by LDH, Sogetsu Kaikan Sogetsu Plaza, Roppongi Hills 66 Plaza) from early February 2022. It will also be available at all Pokémon Centers nationwide and online at the Pokémon Center.
Purchase at participating bookstores and receive an original clear file!
Customers who purchase the book at Maruzen & Junkudo Bookstore, Kinokuniya Bookstore, and TSUTAYA and Tsutaya bookstores will receive an original clear file with a photo of Daniel Arsham's work. Limited to the first shipment, on a first-come, first-served basis.
Front side: From left to right: Maruzen & Junkudo Bookstore, Kinokuniya Bookstore, TSUTAYA, Ginza / Daikanyama / Roppongi Tsutaya Bookstore
Back side: From left to right: Maruzen & Junkudo Bookstore, Kinokuniya Bookstore, TSUTAYA, Ginza / Daikanyama / Roppongi Tsutaya Bookstore
Daniel Arsham's Pokédex (ダニエル・アーシャムのポケモン図鑑)
Culture Convenience Club Co., Ltd. (カルチュア・コンビニエンス・クラブ株式会社)
Bijutsu Press (美術出版社)
3,500 yen + tax
Friday, February 4th, 2022
192 pages, B5 size, variable format, Softcover
Purchase Link: https://www.amazon.co.jp/dp/4568105404/