Two exhibits in the show of works by Japanese artist Mr. at the Lehmann Maupin gallery in Hong Kong. Photo: Nora Tam

The otherworldly appeal of Japanese artist Mr. and his desexualised depictions of cute young girls

Doe-eyed, prepubescent girls are still his main subject matter, but the art Mr. produces these days is joyful and innocent; even his work inspired by 2011 nuclear disaster is meant not to be ‘too awful’, he says of Hong Kong show

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Two exhibits in the show of works by Japanese artist Mr. at the Lehmann Maupin gallery in Hong Kong. Photo: Nora Tam
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