The Art of Baron Yoshimoto
Drawing from Baron Yoshimoto’s vast collection of over 120 works, ranging from Gekiga (comics aimed at adult audiences with a dramatic and cinematic style and more mature themes) and illustrations to paintings on paper and canvas, this book serves as an introduction to the illustrator's 60-year career. For the first time ever, this book collects Yoshimoto’s works from the 1980s created in the United States.Works from exhibitions under the name “Ryu Manji” in the 1990s and works from Yoshimoto’s live drawing event done in collaboration with Katsuya Terada are showcased, as well. As a Gekiga illustrator and a painter, readers will enjoy Baron Yoshimoto’s life and work from various aspects. A rare and important interview with Katsuya Terada is included as a special feature.