Masao Yamamoto

Facts

Birth place
1957 in Gamagori City (Aichi Prefecture), Japan
Lives in
Yatsugatake Nanroku (Yamanashi Prefecture), Japan
Works with
Photography and mixed media

Masao Yamamoto originally studied oil painting under Goro Saito in his native city. But he now works with photography. Photography helps him to capture images that evoke memories, and this is what matters to him. A reference to painting is still noticeable. Yamamoto likes to experiment with surfaces, often blurring the borders between painting and photography in his work.