The Artistic Journey of Yasuo Kuniyoshi

Tom Wolf

Painter, photographer, and printmaker Yasuo Kuniyoshi immigrated to the United States from Japan in 1906 and began a journey through New York City, Europe, and Japan that forged his unique painting style. In The Artistic Journey of Yasuo Kuniyoshi, Tom Wolf charts the artist's life and career through sixty-six of the artist's best paintings and drawings. What emerges is a richly complex portrait of an artist navigating the social, cultural, and political challenges of his adopted homeland.

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Product Details

D. Giles Ltd.
Year Published
175 pp.: ill (100 color, 51 black-and-white)
  • Hardcover: 978-1-907804-63-2
  • Softcover: 978-0-937311-77-6
1011 in.


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The Artistic Journey of Yasuo Kuniyoshi
April 2, 2015August 29, 2015
Kuniyoshi emigrated to America from Japan as a teenager, rising to prominence in the New York art world during the 1920s to become one of the most esteemed artists in America between the two world wars.