Tadanori Yokoo, 1936

Born in Nishiwaki, Japan. He entered the profession by replicating paints and designing store wrapping paper. In the 1970´s after a traffic accident and the suicide of a close friend he became fascinated by India culture, Buddhism, UFOs and began to create collages using images of the Universe and religious symbols. Other motifs recur in his work like waterfalls. He is also known for his science-fiction posters and Ken Takakura gangster-film posters.
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Tanandori Yokoo

The Incredible Posters of Tadanori Yokoo

Japanese Poster: The Paper. Tadanori Yokoo. 1967.

Japanese Poster: The Paper. Tadanori Yokoo. 1967

Japanese Poster Design: Gold metallic beard. Tadanori Yokoo. - Gurafiku: Japanese Graphic Design

Japanese Poster Design: Gold metallic beard. Tadanori Yokoo

Tadanori Yokoo: DRAGON VESSEL-V

Tadanori Yokoo: DRAGON VESSEL-V

He learned in the late 1960s "to escape from compromise when... - but does it float

Japanese book covers, to designers unknown Title: Tadanori Yokoo quote Will 50 Watts

Tadanori Yokoo's book cover for Shuji Terayama,'s 1967 "Throw Away Your Books, Rally in The Street."

Sho Wo Suteyo Machi e Deyo (Throw Away Your Books, Rally in the Street!) by Shuji Terayama Book jacket design by Tadanori Yokoo. Image scanned by Sweet Jane.