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Tadanori Yokoo

Dark was the Night

by ASHLEY RAWLINGS

TADANORI YOKOO, Luminous Path in the Darkness: City N (V), 2000. Acrylic on canvas, 130.3 x 162.1 cm. Private collection. 

All images in this article are courtesy the artist; SCAI the Bathhouse, Tokyo; and Friedman Benda, New York. 

Awash with crashing waves, blooming roses and radiating suns, the kaleidoscopic compositions of Tadanori Yokoo’s silkscreen posters are instantly recognizable. His name is frequently emblazoned across the designs, as if to ensure there is no forgetting whose work you are looking at. These prints, which…

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