TADANORI YOKOO
TADANORI YOKOO - Artist

Clash, 2015
acrylic on canvas
17 7/8 x 20 7/8 inches
45.5 x 53 cm

Tadanori Yokoo was born in Nishiwaki, Hyōgo Prefecture, in 1936. He joined the prestigious Nippon Design Center in 1960, but left after four years to pursue his personal path in art. By 1972, he was featured in a solo exhibition, Graphics of Tadanori Yokoo, at the Museum of Modern Art, as one of the youngest artists to receive the honor. After witnessing a Picasso retrospective at the same museum in 1980, he famously retired from design work and devoted himself to painting.

 

Yokoo’s work has been the subject of countless solo exhibitions and is held in the permanent collections of international museums, including the Museum of Modern Art, New York; the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; the Fondation Cartier, Paris; the Victoria and Albert Museum, London; and the Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam.
 

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TADANORI YOKOO - Artist
September 6 - October 13, 2018
albertz benda, New York
TADANORI YOKOO - Artist
November 12 - December 19, 2015
albertz benda
Japanese Art, On Its Own Terms
Japanese Art, On Its Own Terms
The New York Times
October 30, 2017
Master of Mysterious Images
Master of Mysterious Images
Art & Antiques
Fall 2016
Tadanori Yokoo: 49 Years Later
Tadanori Yokoo: 49 Years Later
ArtReview Asia
April 2016
Welcome To The Wild, Wild World of Tadanori Yokoo,...
Welcome To The Wild, Wild World of Tadanori Yokoo, The
Another Man
Spring 2016
Wham! The World Takes On American Pop
Wham! The World Takes On American Pop
The New York Times
February 26, 2016
Tadanori Yokoo in Conversation with Eric Shiner
Tadanori Yokoo in Conversation with Eric Shiner
Whitewall
Winter 2016
The Monocle Arts Review
The Monocle Arts Review
Monocle
December 7, 2015
Psychedelic, the Trend in NY?
Psychedelic, the Trend in NY?
Senken
December 2, 2015
Tadanori Yokoo: 49 Years Later at Albertz Benda Ga...
Tadanori Yokoo: 49 Years Later at Albertz Benda Gallery in New York
Autre
November 17, 2015
Tadanori Yokoo Receives 2015 Praemium Imperiale Aw...
Tadanori Yokoo Receives 2015 Praemium Imperiale Award
Art Asia Pacific
September 25, 2015
Artists Wolfgang Laib and Tadanori Yokoo Win 2015...
Artists Wolfgang Laib and Tadanori Yokoo Win 2015 Premium Imperiale
Artnet News
September 11, 2015
Imagination Runs Wild in Japanese Contemporary Art
Imagination Runs Wild in Japanese Contemporary Art
The Japan Times
June 11, 2014
Total Immersion
Total Immersion
Artforum,
February 2013
Japan's Postwar Art Wave
Japan's Postwar Art Wave
Artnews,
January 2013
Tadanori Yokoo Unearths a Future from a Personal P...
Tadanori Yokoo Unearths a Future from a Personal Past
The Japan Times
December 13, 2012
Repetition ad infinitum
Repetition ad infinitum
Yomiyuri Shimbun,
November 29, 2012
Tadanori Yokoo Modern Art Museum Opens
Tadanori Yokoo Modern Art Museum Opens
Yomiuri Shimbun,
November 9, 2012
Tadanori Yokoo
Tadanori Yokoo
Whitewall,
Fall 2012
Tadanori Yokoo Museum to Open in Kobe
Tadanori Yokoo Museum to Open in Kobe
Kyodo News,
June 2, 2012
Histoire de voir, Show and Tell: Tadanori Yokoo
Histoire de voir, Show and Tell: Tadanori Yokoo
Fondation Cartier pour l’Art contemporain,
May 15 - October 21, 2012
Tadanori Yokoo: Kora-ju
Tadanori Yokoo: Kora-ju
The Village Voice,
May 9, 2012
Tadanori Yokoo: Kora-ju
Tadanori Yokoo: Kora-ju
New York Seikatsu,
May 5, 2012
MFA Show Mixes Modern Interpretations of Shambhala...
MFA Show Mixes Modern Interpretations of Shambhala With Extraordinary Collection of restored Tibetan Thangkas
The Fenway News Online,
April 12, 2012
Artist Yokoo, four others win 2011 Asahi Award
Artist Yokoo, four others win 2011 Asahi Award
The Asahi Shimbun
January 1, 2012
Electrical Banana
Electrical Banana
Tadanori Yokoo
November 2011
Tadanori Yokoo: Dark was the Night
Tadanori Yokoo: Dark was the Night
ArtAsiaPacific,
Summer 2011
Works by Tadanori Yokoo
Works by Tadanori Yokoo
Chicago Reader
April 10, 2010
Forks and Fate
Forks and Fate
Giant Robot,
November, 2008
Time Out! New York Tadanori Yokoo
Time Out! New York Tadanori Yokoo
Time Out! New York,
October 9-15, 2008
Waiting for Tadanori Yokoo
Waiting for Tadanori Yokoo
New York Art Beat,
September 12, 2008
Tadanori Yokoo at Friedman Benda
Tadanori Yokoo at Friedman Benda
New York Seikatsu,
September 9, 2008
Tadanori Yokoo at Friedman Benda
Tadanori Yokoo at Friedman Benda
DesignBoom.com,
September 6, 2008
Tadanori Yokoo at Friedman Benda
Tadanori Yokoo at Friedman Benda
Antiques and the Arts Weekly (The Newtown B),
August 29, 2008
Yokoo's Universe of Adventure
Yokoo's Universe of Adventure
Kansai Time Out,
July, 2008
2000 Hall of Fame
2000 Hall of Fame
Art Directors Club,
January 2000
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