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"Abstract Composition II 1957 13x13" by Taro Yamamoto - $1,700 New Listing
  • Abstract Composition II 1957 13x13 Works on Paper (not prints) by Taro Yamamoto
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  • "Abstract Composition II 1957 13x13"

    1957

    Taro Yamamoto

    Works on Paper (not prints)
    Watercolor, Mixed Media on Paper

    Size: 7.75 x 7.75 in  |  20 x 20 cm

    Framed: 13 x 13 in  |  33 x 33 cm

     
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    ARTIST BIO
    Hand Signed : Signed on the Middle Right
    Condition: Excellent
    Framed with Plexiglass : Gallery Frame
    Purchased from : Private Collector
    Additional Info : An American-Japanese non-objective painter, he was born in Hollywood, California on October 29, 1919, to a wealthy Japanese landlord and builder. At the age of six, he was taken to live in Japan, where he remained until age 19. According to the painter himself, he started painting at the age of six and won many prizes in exhibitions at his Japanese schools. At the age of 10, he was already painting landscapes and still lives in oil.\
    Taro Yamamoto was an integral part of the Post-War Abstract Expressionist Art Movement that consumed the New York art scene in the 1950s along with such well-known artists Jackson Pollock, Willem de Kooning, and Franz Kline. A student at the Art Students League of New York from 1950-1, he studied under Yasuo Kuniyoshi, Morris Kanter, and Byron Brown. Later the next year he studied with Vaclav Vytlacil and then at the iconic Hans Hofmann School of Fine Arts in New York. His artworks are in major museums and private collections
    Certificate of Authenticity : Art Brokerage
    Taro Yamamoto

    Art Brokerage: Taro Yamamoto American Artist: b. 1919-2004. Taro Yamamoto(October 29, 1919 – June 12, 1994) belonged to the New York School Abstract Expressionist artists whose artistic innovation by the 1950s had been recognized across the Atlantic, including Paris. New York School Abstract Expressionism, represented by Jackson Pollock, Willem de Kooning, Franz Kline and others became a leading art movement of the post World War II era. Yamamoto was born October 29, 1919 in Hollywood, California. He lived in Japan from age six to age nineteen. Yamamoto served in the U.S. Army during World War II, from November 7, 1941 to February 23, 1946. Yamamoto studied: 1949 at the Santa Monica City College; 1950-1952 at The Art Students League of New York, under Yasuo Kuniyoshi, Morris Kantor, Byron Browne and Vaclav Vytlacil; 1951-1953 at the Hans Hofmann School of Fine Arts in New York. Yamamoto in 1952 won the John Sloan Memorial Fellowship at The Art Students League of New York. In 1953, under the Edward G. McDowell Traveling Fellowship went to Europe. Yamamoto died in 1994.

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