IDEA magazine183
The Modern American Poster

IDEA No.183
Published: 1984/3

Cover Design and Illustration: Tadanori Yokoo
©1984 Seibundo Shinkosha
Editor in chief: Yoshihisa Ishihara
Editorial Director: Kazuchika Sunaga
Publisher: Shigeo Ogawa
Editorial Cooperation: Ohchi Design Office
Editorial Cooperation: Midori Imatake
Printers: Nishiki Printing Co., Ltd.
Printers: Dainippon Printing Co., Ltd.
Printers: Mitsumura Printing Co., Ltd.
Table of Contents design: Yukio Kanise

Tadanori Yokoo’s Work Overseas by Donald Richie
Four American Illustrators: Wilson McLean, Bill Nelson, Rick McCollum, Gary Kellety
Makoto Nakamura Poster Works by Shin’ichiro Tora, Kazumasa Nagai, Makoto Nakamura
International Design Competition and International Design Award by Midori Imatake
Mariet Numan’s Illustrations by Shigeru Watano
Hideo Watanabe in full swing in Japan after Studying in England and the States by Susumu Harada
Special Feature: The Modern American Poster by Ikko Tanaka, Shigeo Fukuda, Takenobu Igarashi, Koichi Satoh
Approaches to Space: The works of Toshihiro Katayama
Tadanori Yokoo’s exhibition in France
The late Mr. Masaru Katsumi and achievements

Tadanori Yokoo
He was born in 1936 in Nishiwaki in Hyogo Prefecture. In the 1950s he began working as a graphic designer. In the middle of the 60s he created his own original style, a blend of Japanese ethnicity and Kitsch. In the 70s his works took a new direction, reflecting his interest in the spiritual world. Since 1981, he has mainly worked as a painter and has energetically produced his works while designing posters.