Theme/Style Modernism, figurative art, landscapes, still lifes
Artistic Focus One of Okamoto’s favorite subjects was floral still lifes, but he was equally proficient as a landscape and figurative painter. His works possess a naïve power through their highly unique use of color, detail, and composition.
• Born in 1891 in Hiroshima, Japan, Yajiro Okamoto received some art instruction from Matsusaburo Hibi, but was basically self-taught.
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