Presenting the famous collection ‘Disney Collection by Satoru KOIZUMI’ and revealing limited edition pieces. Exclusive only at MaisonJEBangkok from 25 August – 24 September 2023.
Bangkok, Thailand (August 24, 2566) – Maison JE Bangkok, a new art space in the heart of Bangkok, is born as a heavenly sanctuary for art enthusiasts. The venue made its debut with the first-ever exhibition “Disney Collection by Satoru Koizumi,” showcasing the artwork of the world-renowned Japanese artist. This is the first time this exhibition has been presented in Bangkok, and it has been highly anticipated by art lovers and collectors alike. The event invites people who appreciate art and connoisseurs to embark on a journey of transformation while immersing themselves in the realm of creativity. The exhibition runs from August 25 to September 24, 2566. Additionally, an exclusive grand opening event was held on the evening of August 24, 2566, attended by art enthusiasts and celebrities from around the world, making it a globally renowned art exhibition.
‘Maison JE’ is the new destination for premier art on Sowang Road, in the vibrant heart of Bangkok. Established by Elsie Lu, a devoted art collector, Maison JE is dedicated to creating a space that gathers exceptional works from both local and international artists. It seamlessly blends art and life with a lifestyle brand and an art exchange platform, all with the mission of bringing joy and fulfillment to its visitors, allowing them to immerse themselves in authentic art every day.
The art space of Maison JE Bangkok reveals a two-story paradise of art filled with creativity and a deep passion for art. Starting from the exterior walls adorned with standout exhibition signage, to the meticulously designed interior exhibition spaces, and even the Instagram-worthy photo spots, Maison JE Bangkok is poised to capture the attention of the city’s most enthusiastic social media users, making it a hotspot. for Bangkok’s vibrant social media scene.
Maison JE Bangkok opened its doors to art enthusiasts starting from August 25, 2566, with its inaugural exhibition, ‘Disney Collection by Satoru KOIZUMI,’ which is renowned worldwide. This exhibition marks its first appearance in Bangkok and is the result of a collaboration between “Disney,” the global entertainment giant, and “APPortfolio,” a highly popular art platform known for developing and distributing limited edition art and original works by renowned artists and designers from across Asia. The platform features numerous well-known artists, including Kenny Scharf, Daniel Arsham, Nobuyoshi Araki, Felipe Pantone, André Saraiva, Takeru Amano, and many others.
This special exhibition takes viewers on a journey into the enchanting world of Disney, bringing to life beloved characters while also delving into the profound emotions and feelings of humanity through the visionary artwork of Satoru KOIZUMI, a renowned artist known for his captivating woodblock prints. His contributions to the international art scene have been significant, and his woodblock prints, known as “figure-antelope wood carvings,” have fetched record-breaking prices, with one selling for up to 3.6 million Taiwanese dollars in an auction in 2021.
On the exhibition’s opening day, the spotlight shines on the meticulously crafted Disney Resin Sculptures “Piglet” and “Stitch” from the limited and rare Disney Resin Collection. These sculptures have been carefully crafted using Satoru KOIZUMI’s distinctive woodblock carving technique, showcasing the unique and essential characteristics of Disney characters that are beloved for their beauty. They are further enhanced with vibrant colors and the translucency of resin, creating exquisite pieces of art. These art toys are available exclusively at Maison JE during the exhibition and are limited to just 300 pieces worldwide. They are highly sought after by collectors and are only available at Maison JE for the duration of the exhibition.
A never-before-seen highlight are the large-scale Disney character sculptures, measuring up to 150 centimeters tall, specially designed with the characters of Satoru Koizumi x Mickey. With a worldwide production limited to just 8 pieces, these sculptures are Sold Out quickly picked up by collectors in Bangkok, Taiwan, Vietnam, Hong Kong and China, and this time will be a special opportunity for visitors to admire Satoru’s masterpieces. This rare piece of Koizumi can only be found at Maison JE Bangkok.
Moreover, many iconic characters such as Alien, Lotso, Cheshire Cat, Tigger, Piglet, Stitch, Chip, and Dale have been reimagined in Satoru Koizumi’s unique perspective, bringing these beloved cartoon characters to life. This exhibition includes classic woodblock prints and original manuscripts (the manuscript series) that reflect the artist’s creative journey, presented alongside the actual artworks. It provides an opportunity to delve into the diverse ideas and outcomes of the artist and offers a glimpse into the creative kingdom of Satoru Koizumi. This experience will take you directly into the artist’s studio, fostering a sense of involvement in the creative process, making it an opportunity not to be missed.
There are also Disney character items in the form. Velvet model doll pillows (Plushie) and DisneyandMickeyAromaWood Diffusers, many more items that will create liveliness in the display. Bridging the gap between viewers and artists and attracts viewers of all ages
Step into the world of art And get to know the charming Disney members in a new light at Maison JE Bangkok. Experience deep emotion. and the limitless creativity that lies within at the exhibition ‘Disney Collection by Satoru KOIZUMI’ from August 25 to September 24, 2023 and can’t miss it. From 25 – 29 August, the first 50 visitors each day There will also be a chance to receive a limited number of special gifts