Full Circle – Yoshihara Jiro Collection

A dedicated collection of pieces from legendary Gutai founder Yoshihara Jiro (1905–1972). The sale showcases more than 20 pieces of Yoshihara’s original canvas, paper and ceramic works including pieces featuring large calligraphic circles painted on rich monochrome backgrounds of red, white and black – many of them from his iconic Circle series. Dating from the mid-1930s to the early-1970s, the Circle series encompasses a comprehensive array of works rarely seen on the market, showcasing Yoshihara’s immaculate art, vision and taste, as well as his exploration on the circle motif in the later stage of his artistic career.