Art Brokerage: Hiro Yamagata Japanese Artist: See our new Bamiyan Buddah original paintings to protest the destruction of the buddahs. Originally from Miabara, Japan, Artist Hiro Yamagata has achieved amazing success world wide for his contemporary art. Hiro Yamagata began his artistic studies in 1972 at L'ecole des Beaux Arts in Paris. Upon completing his education, he had his first European tour throughout Austria, the United Kingdom, Italy; and Germany. In 1978 Hiro moved to Los Angeles, California. Yamagata then toured the U.S. for 7 years. After spending 12 years achieving commercial success with his paintings, Yamagata has completely changed his style and moved back to Japan. Today, Hiro Yamagata is known for his laser-light installations. Although he's moved on, his serigraphs remain highly collectable. The artist has considerably changed his early style. We have a lovely original transition piece listed. Art Brokerage is a major secondary dealer in Hiro Yamagata's prints, paintings and sculpture.