Gucci × Hirohiko Araki × Spur
Gucci × Hirohiko Araki × Spur (GUCCI × HIROHIKO ARAKI × SPUR), also known as the Rohan Kishibe Goes to Shinjuku Exhibition (「岸辺露伴 新宿に行く」展, Kishibe Rohan Shinjuku ni iku-ten), was an exhibit held in Shinjuku, Tokyo from September 17 to October 6, 2011 at the Shinjuku Takano Building.
The event's main highlight was their first collaborative comic, Kishibe Rohan Meets Gucci, a short graphic novel that celebrated the reopening of Gucci Shinjuku, the 90th anniversary of Gucci and the 30th anniversary of Hirohiko Araki.
- Main article: Kishibe Rohan Meets Gucci
The exhibition was held on the third Floor of the Gucci Shinjuku Building with free admission. Upon entering, a promptly lit wall was presented, displaying all sixteen original pages of Kishibe Rohan Meets Gucci along with some newer paintings by Hirohiko Araki. The rest of the exhibit showcased Gucci goods that were featured in the one-shot comic for purchase and as well as a life-size statue of the character Rohan Kishibe.
Gucci and Hirohiko Araki Collaboration 2013
- Main article: Jolyne, Fly High with GUCCI
From early January to mid-February 2013, in a collaboration between creative director Frida Giannini of Gucci and Hirohiko Araki, special window displays were showcased at more than seventy Gucci boutiques worldwide.
These installations featured illustrations from their second collaborative comic, Jolyne, Fly High with GUCCI, which was inspired by Gucci's 2013 Cruise collection. The first exhibit was held in a Gucci Factory in Florence, Italy.