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Taro Yamamoto

 (born 1974)
Taro Yamamoto is active/lives in Japan.  Taro Yamamoto is known for painting.

Biography   Taro Yamamoto


Born in Kumamoto in 1974, Taro Yamamoto graduated from Kyoto University of Art and Design in Japanese Painting in 2000.  In his work, Yamamoto chooses to continue the tradition of Japanese art history but in a contemporary manner, and his work is know to typically parody Japanese painting with the inclusion of American commercial logos and iconography. 

A four-panel gold-leaf folding screen,  painted with traditional Japanese mineral pigments, is displaying two classic blossoming cherry trees (sakura), between which hangs the flag of the United States of America.  Cherry trees and their blossom are traditionally auspicious motifs in Japanese culture, symbolic of good fortune and love, an   ...  Displaying 750 of 2122 characters.

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CURTAIN OR FLAG? (PAIR OF TWO-FOLD SCREENS)
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