Lives and Works: Japan
Yuichi Yokoyama was born in 1967 in Miyazaki, Japan. He received his MFA in oil painting from Musashino Art University in 1990 and has been active as a manga artist since 1995. In addition to his manga, Yokoyama´s colorful paintings and drawings have also drawn a wide fan base and his works have been praised within the art scene.
Yokoyama´s works have appeared in exhibitions including "Record of neo-manga by Yuichi Yokoyama: I am drawing time" (2010, Kawasaki City Museum), "City net Asia" (2009, Seoul Museum of Art) and "Roppongi Crossing" (2007, Mori Art Museum). His talent, which can be confined to neither the contemporary comic nor art scene, has garnered attention around the world, and some of his latest works appeared in the 2012 exhibition "MANGA" at the Centre Pompidou in Paris.
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