Yoshitomo NARA

Representative artist in Contemporary Art: born in 1959 in Aomori, Japan, now lives in Nasu, Japan.
Yoshitomo NARA’s most early works were illustration. In the late 1980's, he started drawing images of girls and animals, including well-known doll and puppy. He then became one of the most iconic roles of Contemporary Art. In the late 1990's, he also did some sculpture and photograph works. The exhibition "Nobody's Fool" held at Asia Society in New York, 2010-2011, featured many large-scale sculptural works.
NARA’s work is included in the collections of many well-known museums, like The Japan Foundation, Tokyo, Japan, Museum of Art and Design, Nurnberg, Germany, Museum of Modern Art, New York.
Project Doggy Radio is Yoshitomo Nara's only art Project besides paintings in recent years. It’s also the first exposed art work before Yoshitomo NARA's world tour exhibition which starting from Yokohama, Japan in 2012.( visiting gallery gladden arts... )