Hajime Sorayama

Hajime Sorayama is a Japanese artist known for his highly detailed, realistic paintings and illustrations, often featuring futuristic and erotically charged themes. He first gained international recognition in the 1970s for his "sexy robot" illustrations, which combined elements of science fiction and pin-up art. Sorayama's work has been widely exhibited and published, and his clients have included major corporations and magazines. In addition to his paintings and illustrations, Sorayama has also created designs for products such as motorcycles and clothing.
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Hajime Sorayama (born February 22, 1947) is a Japanese illustrator known, along for his design work on the original Sony AIBO, for his precisely detailed, erotic portrayals of feminine robots. He describes his highly detailed style as "superrealism", which he says "deals with the technical issue of how close one can get to one's object. Sorayama is known for his fine art, illustration, and industrial design.
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Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA
Smithsonian Institute of Technology Museum. Washington DC, USA
World Erotic Art Museum, Miami, USA
US Library of Congress. Washington DC, USA