(Japan 1961 – )
53.0 x 75.0 cm image; 68.0 x 85.0 cm sheet
Yamamoto was born in Nagasaki, educated at Tokyo Sokei University, and now lives in Chiba Prefecture. She feels a nostalgia for something being lost, and here depicts an Elysian world realised in the pretty pastel palette that distinguishes the inclination to the cute found as a strand through modern graphic design.
Jackie Menzies, Contemporary Japanese Prints: The Urban Bonsai, 1992, pg. 97, 100.
Jackie Menzies, Contemporary Japanese Prints : The Urban Bonsai, Sydney, 1992, 97, 100, 111 (colour illus.). cat.no. 71
The Urban Bonsai: