Akira Yamaguch (born 1969) in Tokyo and raised in the city of Kiryū, Gunma Prefecture. BA and MA in oil painting from the Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music. Known for a style that freely mixes together elements across time and space, incorporating detailed depictions of people and buildings using traditional techniques reminiscent of yamato-e and ukiyo-e. A selection of his works has been published in book form as Yamaguchi Akira daigamen sakuhinshū (Akira Yamaguchi—The Big Picture).
Impacts! -勢み - Japanese Contemporary Art (in collaboration with Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo)25 Jul - 20 Sep 2014In collaboration with Tokyo’s Mizuma Art Gallery, Zane Bennett Contemporary Art brings us a show by emerging Japanese artists and legends alike. IMPACTS! takes a look at work created between 2008 through today by names to put on your radar- Amano Yoshitaka, Ai Yamaguchi, Ishii Toru, Kaneno Tomiyuki, and Ishihara...