“Hello and Goodbye” (featured) the latest body of work from Yoskay Yamamoto (interviewed) opened this past Saturday at LeBasse Projects. The show featured some of Yamamoto’s largest paintings to date and the level of detail and techniques employed by Yoskay for these new pieces clearly show his artistic growth since his last solo.
These latest works reveal a physical texture that compliments his signature aged and acid washed backdrops and AM also enjoyed his venture into a bolder palette that makes his subjects “pop.” Yoskay’s installation pieces were innovative as well as intricate, especially the multifaceted “rain drop” characters that utilized metallic textures.
Continue reading and see the rest of the photos from the opening after the jump.
Yoskay was around all night and graciously chatted with guests and friends. A limited edition of the “Do You Mind If I Stay A Bit?” print quickly sold out as many fans lined up for a chance to grab the print and the latest Red/White colorway of his Koibito figure (release party). Don’t worry if you missed the print as Paper Tiger has saved a handful for an online release. We also got wind of a special large format print release of another stunning piece from the show, “Screaming for the Sunrise.”