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Giclee print

31 x 32 inches framed

Edition 25/100

Courtesy of the artist and Mizuma Art Gallery

Starting bid: $2,000

Estimated value: $3,000-$5,000

Immerse yourself in the captivating allure of Manabu Ikeda's Drifter, a surreal waterscape brimming with mesmerizing imagery. Renowned worldwide for his unparalleled skill and visionary perspective, Ikeda's meticulous drawings transport viewers into layered, imagined worlds. Drifter resonates with themes from his ongoing retrospective at moCa Cleveland, inviting reflection on our connections with and impact on nature. This artwork also hints at Ikeda's latest and most ambitious creation to date, a monumental drawing depicting the awe-inspiring power and majesty of water.

Manabu Ikeda

Drifter, 2017


Manabu Ikeda

Manabu Ikeda (born 1973 in Saga, Japan) earned his BFA (1998) and MFA (2000) in design from Tokyo University of the Arts. In 2011, he spent a year in Vancouver as an Emerging Artist Overseas Study Grant Recipient from the Japanese Agency for Cultural Affairs. In 2013, he was awarded a residency at the Chazen Museum of Art to create a new work over three years; he has been based in Madison, Wisconsin since this time. Ikeda has received high acclaim internationally for his unique imagery, which encompasses both the micro and the macro simultaneously, as well as for his masterful technique with ultra-fine pen tips.

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