Nara’s artwork primarily features depictions of children with oversized heads, in a style directly influenced by children’s book illustrations. His children are often sullen and angry, imbued with the angst and rebellion of Nara’s Punk rock influence.
Nara was born in Hirosaki, a village located in the northern prefecture of Aomori, Japan. After obtaining a Masters in Fine Arts from Aichi Prefectural University of Fine Arts and Music in Nagoya, Japan in 1987.
GIN HUANG Gallery “Blossoming｜Gallery Collection" will be held from 15 Mar. to 22 Apr., 2018. The gallery collection comprises works by Anton Pulvirenti, Antonio Santin, Anna Berezovskaya, Val, Na Wei, Feng Xiao-Min, Yoshitomo Nara, Huang Yuan Te.
GIN HUANG Gallery “Hyperspace | 2017 Winter Collective Exhibition" will be held from 1 Oct. through 20 Dec. 2017. The group exhibition will comprise works by Val, Anna Berezovskaya, Zorikto Dorzhiev, Antonio Santin, Yoshitomo Nara, Huang Yuan Te.