Yasushi Koyama

Yasushi Koyama is a Japanese artist living and working in Helsinki, Finland. He’s famous for his cute, innocent and humorous animal sculptures made from wood and ceramics, and inspired by Finnish design and illustrations, native artists such as Katja Tukiainen and Kim Simonsson, as well as the famous Finnish Moomin characters. Koyama also finds inspiration in Japanese Manga, Anime, and Yoshitomo Nara’s Neo-pop art.

Yasushi Koyama

Yasushi Koyama is a Japanese artist living and working in Helsinki, Finland. He’s famous for his cute, innocent and humorous animal sculptures made from wood and ceramics, and inspired by Finnish design and illustrations, native artists such as Katja Tukiainen and Kim Simonsson, as well as the famous Finnish Moomin characters. Koyama also finds inspiration in Japanese Manga, Anime, and Yoshitomo Nara’s Neo-pop art.

His ceramic works have the gentle expression of white surfaces, contain a lot of kaolin clay and are created by 1240℃ firing without glaze. The simple designs of his ceramic animals express the less is more philosophy through contemporary cuteness.

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