Taro Yamamoto American, 1919-1994

Overview

American-Japanese non-objective painter Taro Yamamoto was an integral part of the Post-War Abstract Expressionist Art Movement that consumed the New York art scene in the 1950’s along with such well known artists Jackson Pollock, Willem de Kooning, and Franz Kline. A student at the Art Students League of New York from 1950-1, he studied under Yasuo Kuniyoshi, Morris Kanter, and Byron Brown. Later the next year he studied with Vaclav Vytlacil and then at the iconic Hans Hofmann School of Fine Arts in New York.

Selected Solo Exhibitions

Gallerie Huit, Paris, 1953

The Art Students League of New York, NYC, 1955

Krasner Gallery, NYC, 1960-1962

371 Gallery, Provincetown, MA, 1963-1964

Selected Group Exhibitions

Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, 1951

NY Contemporary Gallery, NYC, 1952

Provincetown Art Association & Museum, Provincetown, MA, 1952, 1955, 1956, 1962

"New York Painting and Sculpture Annual," Stable Gallery, NYC, 1952

Riverside Museum, NYC, 1958

University of Minnesota and Dayton Art Institute, 1960

Guild Hall Museum, East Hampton, NY, 1957, 1965

Westerly Gallery, New York

Provincetown Art Association & Museum

Guild Hall, Easthampton, New York

Miami Museum of Modern Art

Dayton Art Institute

University of Minnesota

Wellfleet Art Studio

Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, New York

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