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Hiro Yokose, ‘Untitled (#5258)’, 2012, Winston Wächter Fine Art
Hiro Yokose, ‘Untitled (#5258)’, 2012, Winston Wächter Fine Art
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Hiro Yokose

Untitled (#5258), 2012

Oil and wax on canvas
8 × 8 in
20.3 × 20.3 cm
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Location
Seattle, New York, Bridgehampton
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Exhibition history
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 (#5258)’, 2012, Winston Wächter Fine Art
Hiro Yokose, ‘Untitled (#5258)’, 2012, Winston Wächter Fine Art
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About the work
Exhibition history
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 (#5258), 2012

Oil and wax on canvas
8 × 8 in
20.3 × 20.3 cm
Contact For Price
Location
Seattle, New York, Bridgehampton
Have a question? Visit our help center.
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