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Hiro Yokose

Untitled - 5313, 2011

Oil and encaustic on canvas
24 × 36 in
61 × 91.4 cm
This is a unique work.
$14,000
location
Mill Valley
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c. Elins Eagles-Smith
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Hiro Yokose
Japanese, b. 1951
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Hiro Yokose’s lyrical depictions of nature feature big, pale skies floating over silvery lakes or rivers lined with trees. Rendered in a subtle palette that captures the quietude of dawn or dusk, his minimal landscapes have a dream-like quality. Each canvas consists of as many as six layers of oil paint and beeswax; in describing his process, Yokose says he never begins with a particular image in mind: “It's like air or a cloud—there is no shape. If I were to chase my imagination, I would probably never finish, never even start a painting.” His work has been said to hover “between a Zen-like minimalist abstraction and a traditional landscape.” Besides the landscapes for which he is best known, Yokose also paints flowers and completely abstract canvases.

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About the work
Provenance
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Painting
Signature
Signed verso
Image rights
c. Elins Eagles-Smith
Price ranges of large paintings by Hiro Yokose
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Browse works in this category
$13,500–$15,000
This work
$0
$42,000+
Hiro Yokose
Japanese, b. 1951
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Hiro Yokose’s lyrical depictions of nature feature big, pale skies floating over silvery lakes or rivers lined with trees. Rendered in a subtle palette that captures the quietude of dawn or dusk, his minimal landscapes have a dream-like quality. Each canvas consists of as many as six layers of oil paint and beeswax; in describing his process, Yokose says he never begins with a particular image in mind: “It's like air or a cloud—there is no shape. If I were to chase my imagination, I would probably never finish, never even start a painting.” His work has been said to hover “between a Zen-like minimalist abstraction and a traditional landscape.” Besides the landscapes for which he is best known, Yokose also paints flowers and completely abstract canvases.

Hiro Yokose

Untitled - 5313, 2011

Oil and encaustic on canvas
24 × 36 in
61 × 91.4 cm
This is a unique work.
$14,000
location
Mill Valley
Have a question? Read our FAQ.
Other works by Hiro Yokose
Other works from Kim Eagles-Smith Gallery