Takeru Amano was born on May 14th, 1977 in Tokyo. He is the son of the famous artist Yoshitaka Amano. In 1997, Takeru left for New York to study in a lithography studio. Since 2000, when Takeru returned to Tokyo, he has been active in various artistic fields. In addition to paintings and sculptures, he has completed great works as a designer, art director, and film director. Takeru featured vivid colors and iconic elements to create paintings which are simultaneously brisk and profound. In 2016, a collection of the artist's painting was shown in his recent solo exhibition “Icônes” in Paris and Hong Kong.