"Abstract Artwork By Go Yayanagi"Original work, gouache and pencil on paper. Signed lower right and dated 68 dimension of the subject alone: 60/46 cm Go Yayanagi was born in Obihiro (Hokkaido, Japan) in 1933. After completing his studies at the Lycée Agricole d 'Obihiro in 1951, he traveled. In 1957, in Brazil, the first personal exhibition of his work was organized at the Museum of Modern Art in Sao Paolo. From the end of the 1950s, Yayanagi will show his work actively in different countries and will travel around the world, going to several African countries, but also to Singapore, Manila or Hong-Kong. In 1965 Go Yayanagi came to Paris and joined Atelier 17 de Hayter where he worked for three years. Yayanagi has presented his work in numerous exhibitions both abroad and in Japan. In 1971, he was chosen to represent Japan at the 11th Sao Paolo International Biennial. Several exhibitions in Japan will dedicate his work (Ikeda Museum in 1981, Hokkaido Obihiro Art Museum in 1992, etc.). By expressing his creativity through different media (painting, engraving, wall painting and design), Go Yayanagi is an artist who today continues to produce internationally recognized work. More recently, he has collaborated actively with fashion designer Junko Koshino; their joint work has given rise to exhibitions, notably in Tokyo and Beijing.