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Yuichi Yokoyama

Yuichi Yokoyama Yuichi Yokoyama was born in 1967 in Miyazaki prefecture. After studying oil painting at an art university, he began to draw manga as a medium that best suited his form of expression. To date, he has produced many manga pieces including, "New Engineering", "Travel", "NIWA", "Outdoor", and "Baby Boom", which has gained high acclaim both in and out of Japan. Yuichi Yokoyama's manga, which he describes as "drawing time", is a clear departure from common story form manga. Dialog is sparse and onomatopoeias such as "do do do do" and "wa-" are boldly used. In an atmosphere that is uncanny but attractive, cool characters freely move around with a sense of speed. This unique expression that Yokoyama himself describes as "neo-manga" has easily oversome the limits of a two dimensional media to superbly draw "time" and "space". His work brings fresh surprises and excitement to the viewer and has continued to have great impact extending beyound the genre.

Portrait photo by Kasane Nogawa.

Education
1990
B.A., Department of Painting, Musashino Art University, Tokyo
Collection
Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan
Kawasaki City Museum, Kanagawa, Japan
Contemporary Art Museum Kumamoto, Kumamoto, Japan
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@Yuichi Yokoyama
Gallery
ARATANIURANO

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Works

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Yuichi Yokoyama - ourselves
ourselves
by Yuichi Yokoyama
$800
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Yuichi Yokoyama - ourselves
ourselves
by Yuichi Yokoyama
$800
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Yuichi Yokoyama - ourselves
ourselves
by Yuichi Yokoyama
$800
new
Yuichi Yokoyama - ourselves
ourselves
by Yuichi Yokoyama
$800
new
Yuichi Yokoyama - ourselves
ourselves
by Yuichi Yokoyama
$800
new
Yuichi Yokoyama - ourselves
ourselves
by Yuichi Yokoyama
$800
new
Yuichi Yokoyama - ourselves
ourselves
by Yuichi Yokoyama
$800
new
Yuichi Yokoyama - ourselves
ourselves
by Yuichi Yokoyama
$800
new
Yuichi Yokoyama - ourselves
ourselves
by Yuichi Yokoyama
$800
new
Yuichi Yokoyama - ourselves
ourselves
by Yuichi Yokoyama
$800
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Yuichi Yokoyama - BBFL(22)
BBFL(22)
by Yuichi Yokoyama
sold out
sold out
Yuichi Yokoyama - BBFL(74)
BBFL(74)
by Yuichi Yokoyama
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sold out
Yuichi Yokoyama - BBFL(91)
BBFL(91)
by Yuichi Yokoyama
sold out
Yuichi Yokoyama - Travel
Travel
by Yuichi Yokoyama
$1,150
Yuichi Yokoyama - Boat (part)
Boat (part)
by Yuichi Yokoyama
$900
Yuichi Yokoyama - BBF64
BBF64
by Yuichi Yokoyama
$900

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See the world flows without labeling it: Interview with Yuichi Yokoyama
Nov. 28, 2014
[Interview]
After graduating from university majoring in oil painting, Yokoyama chose to draw manga which is widely known for his unique style. His manga doesn't have a dramatic conclusion or touching ending. Simply, time passes by and things go on but in a dynamic or funny way. Yokoyama doubts emotions and words since it may prevent us from understanding our complicated sensualities. Yokoyama talked how he developed his style and how he captures the world. He suggests us to see things without labeling them. Not to label with human perceptions.Read More >>
"Nishino Travelers - What's our destination?" at Art Area B1, Nakanoshima Banks CENTER-A & Antenna Media
Dec. 19, 2011
[Exhibition]
German-based Japanese artist Tatzu Nishi holds his debut exhibition in Kansai region. The show is a part of the art festival which is addressing the theme of "Railway and Travel" and featuring exhibitions, talk and performance events at multi-venues on Keihan railway line. Read More >>
New Arrival: Yuichi Yokoyama Neo-Manga artworks
Nov. 24, 2010
[Announcement]
"Travel" by Yuichi Yokoyama AZITO is pleased to introduce new artworks by Yuich...Read More >>
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