MP867. "Barber’s Sorrow" Japanese Movie Poster by Tadanori Yokoo (2) (Ryuichi Hiroki 2002) / #Movieposter
Yokoo Tadanori (also known as Tadanori Yokoo) is possibly the greatest major influence on contemporary poster design. But does the current generation of designers even know who he is? Here's a primer: In the mid-60s, Yokoo rose to prominence through works such as Koshi-maki Osen and La Marie Vison. These works doubtless influenced the psychedelic style in the U.S. at the time. His posters are even more important in Japan because, rather than following foreign styles, they define a Modern…
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Tadanori Yokoo from “Posthumous Works”, 1968.
Tadanori Yokoo, 1965.
Tadanori Yokoo, Japanese graphic designer, illustrator, printmaker and painter. He began his career as a stage designer for avant garde theatre in Tokyo. His early work shows the influence of the New York based Push Pin Studio (Milton Glaser and Seymour Chwast in particular) but Yokoo himself cites filmmaker Akira Kurosawa and writer Yukio Mishima as two of his most formative influences. In the late 1960s he became interested in mysticism and psychedelia, deepened by travels in India.