For the 5th “Artist in Hotel Project”, where an entire room is decorated by an artist, the Japanese painter Nobuo Magome chose the theme of “Supernatural beings and the sky”.
The work, which began on 16th March, was completed on 4th August. For “Supernatural beings and the sky”, Magome chose Room 3125, which offers the best view of the sky from the bed. When you enter the room, you are greeted by a big “kappa” (River Being) smiling at you sweetly. The supernatural beings, full of fun, form a line right up to the sky. Clouds, in the shape of 4 gods – the Azure Dragon of the East, Vermilion Bird of the South, the White Tiger of the West, and the Black Turtle of the North – swirl around the “sky” or ceiling light. They watch over the room. And the supernatural beings from the sky slip from the round mirror into the room again, go around the window frame, pass through the kappa’s arch, and return to the sky. The artist painted each supernatural being very finely, so the whole work took more than 4 months to complete.
The supernatural beings play, and there’s blue sky everywhere. The supernatural beings painted here are beings which make people happy.
Artist Room Yokai outline
Bed type : Queen size bed (1,600×1,950)
Room rate : 35,640 yen (including 8% of tax & 10% of services charges).
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Cooperation : Hagurodo
Produced by : creative unit moon
Artist Profile Nobuo Magome
Born 1976 in Tokyo.
Completed his master course in Japanese painting at Tama Art University. His works have consistently focused on Japanese supernatural beings. He has interpreted these beings passed down from generation to generation in his own way, and is creating modern paintings of them.
Artist in Hotel outline
At Park Hotel Tokyo, we are running a project called “Artist in Hotel”, where an artist creates a room decoration while staying in the room. The theme is: “The Japanese Sense of Beauty”. The artist draws pictures or calligraphy on the wall just like a painting, and each artist creates his or her own beautiful work based on this theme.
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