Takeo Yamaguchi's Yellow Eyes, 1959

Takeo Yamaguchi
Yellow Eyes, 1959

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"a record was set for Takeo Yamaguchi when Yellow Eyes (1959) became the most expensive work by the Japanese artist at auction, soaring past estimates to hammer at $780,000 ($948,500 with fees, est. $200,000-$300,000) at Sotheby’s. This key artist in the history of postwar Japanese abstraction had been little known outside of Japan, so this success in a major evening sale in New York suggests increasing interest in lesser-known but critically important artists." www.artagencypartners.com/need-to-know/postwar-an…

"a record was set for Takeo Yamaguchi when Yellow Eyes (1959) became the most expensive work by the Japanese artist at auction, soaring past estimates to hammer at $780,000 ($948,500 with fees, est.… more

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