Born and raised in Toba, Japan, Yoskay Yamamoto moved to the United States at the age of 15. A self-trained illustrator, Yamamoto's artistic tastes expanded as he fell in love with the urban culture of the West coast. Yamamoto discovered a way to fuse the two different cultural backgrounds together into his work. Yamamoto nostalgically blends pop iconic characters from his new Western home with traditional and mythical Japanese elements, balancing his Asian heritage with urban pop art. Yamamoto's vinyl toy work is a recent addition to the Museum Store, and he was also part of the Custom Kokeshi Show in 2009.
Mixed media 4.5"H.
This is an original work of art and is not recommended as a toy for children. No discounts will be applied. ALL SALES ARE FINAL
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