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Jiro Yoshihara

 (1905 - 1972)
Jiro Yoshihara was active/lived in Japan.  Jiro Yoshihara is known for surreal, abstract expressionist painting, circle shapes, calligraphy.

Biography   Jiro Yoshihara


Jiro Yoshihara was a Japanese painter. In 1954, along with Shozo Shimamoto, he co-founded the avant-garde Gutai Group* in Osaka. He was a businessman and scion of a family that owned a cooking-oil company, along with a group of young, Hanshin-region artists. Yoshihara had taught Western-style painting before becoming Gutai’s leader.

Yoshihara wrote the "Gutai Manifesto" in 1956, and was the leader of the so named group of internationally acclaimed avant-garde artists representative of Japan's post-war art world. He worked in surrealist* and abstract expressionist* painting styles before turning, in his final years, to the repeated depiction of circles reminiscent of "satori," the enlightenment of Zen. This white circle was made by le   ...  Displaying 750 of 5391 characters.

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