10,761 total shares. Be the next!

Artistaday.com - Find new contemporary art, create your own gallery of art
artistaday chrome artistaday facebook artistaday twitter artistaday rss artistaday pinterest artistaday google plus artistaday mailing list

Xhxix  Tokyo, Japan


Rate this artist

3.91 - 227 votes

Create a gallery


'Boris ‘New Album’'

* All images used with permission. Please do not distribute without first contacting the artist.

About Xhxix

Xhxix is a Tokyo-based artist whose digital paintings depict mostly gaunt young men in surreal states of mental anguish or physical injury. His subjects are inspired by niche models, such as Jacob Morton, whose pictures he gathers off the internet.

Few but some of his paintings feature mythical elements, such as Island, featuring a young man surrounded by fish that appear swim on thin air. A play on the popular phrase, it could be interpreted as a projection of ego, or the sad disillusionment of youth. He prefers to leave his work open to interpretation.

Xhxix is inspired by his contemporaries in hyper-realistic art, such as Yanni Floros and Audrey Kawasaki, as well as a vast range of fashion and amateur photography.

Follow Xhxix

Xhxix appears in the following Top 10 lists

'2011' edition

'Japan' edition

10 of 14 comments displayed

Elsa maria

10.05.2015 @ 5:23 PM

Me encanta este estilo muy nice


12.13.2011 @ 12:44 PM

Love the detail in particular. At first the top pic reminded me of Andrew Wyeth...altho styles are different, of course. Wonderful art.


12.04.2011 @ 11:17 PM

Lovely images

Hey chica

12.04.2011 @ 12:47 AM

Whoa, I like the girl picture


12.01.2011 @ 9:22 PM

simply amazing. Japanese artist ever cease to amaze and inspire me.


12.01.2011 @ 8:43 PM


The guy

12.01.2011 @ 7:12 PM

I don't think digital paintings count for anything...


12.01.2011 @ 6:06 PM

It's so beautiful!! I hope to make great paintings like these someday!!

Dave dick

12.01.2011 @ 5:42 PM

I thought the girl pic.....

was breathtaking..........

Armand blenke

12.01.2011 @ 4:47 PM

I like this new art form the pictures tells the story.

Leave a comment or ask a question

Notes on commenting:

Want an avatar? Click here to get one. Just use the same email address as you use to make comments above and your image will accompany your comments each time.

All comments are moderated. Approved comments may take several hours to be posted to the site. Thanks for your understanding, it helps to rid the site of spam.

Previous artist

Next artist

People who like Xhxix's work also like

Loading recommendations...