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Yasuo Kuniyoshi

(American/Japanese, 1893–1953)

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Yasuo Kuniyoshi

Flowers, 1920

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Biography

Timeline

1893
Born in Okayama, Japan
1906
Moved to the United States
1916 - 1920
Studied under Kenneth Hayes Miller at the Art Students League, New York, NY
1933
Began teaching at the Art Students League of New York in New York, NY and in Woodstock, NY
1935
Recipient, Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship
1953
Died in New York, NY

Exhibitions

2009 - 2010
Yasuo Kuniyoshi, Zabriskie Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1996
The Shores of A Dream: Yasuo Kuniyoshi's Early Work in America, Amon Carter Museum, Fort Worth, TX (solo)
1986
Yasuo Kuniyoshi, Whitney Museum of Art at Philip Morris, New York, NY (solo)
1975
Yasuo Kuniyoshi 1889 - 1953: A Retrospective Exhibition, University of Texas, Austin, TX (solo)
1955
Circus Themes by Yasuo Kuniyoshi, The Downtown Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1954
Kuniyoshi Memorial Exhibition, National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Japan (solo)
1952
Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy
1948
Yasuo Kuniyoshi Retrospective, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY (solo)
1946
Advancing American Art, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
1940
American Painting, Golden Gate International Exhibition, San Francisco, CA

Public Collections

Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX
Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Yasuo Kuniyoshi Museum, Okayama, Japan
Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
The Phillips Collection, Washington, DC
Brooklyn Museum, New York, NY
Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH