(Japan, 1959)

Born in 1959, lives in Tokyo, Japan and New York City.
Graduated brom Musahino Art University (BFA in 1983, MFA in 1985), Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA (MFA in 1990). In 1995 granted prize from Gotoh Memorial Foundation. 
Currently lives and work in Japan

Selected Solo Exhibition:
"YUKINORI YANAGI -UNION JACK" at  Ticolat Tamura in 2017 Hong Kong, China
"Yukinori Yanagi" at Galerie Paris in 2016 Yokohama, Japan
"Wandering Position" at BankART studio NYK in 2016 Yokohama, Japan
"MONEY / FLOWER" at Michael Janssen Singapore in 2014 Lock Road, Singapore
"New Works" at Miyake Fine Art in 2013 Tokyo, Japan
"Study for American Art" at Miyake Fine Art in 2012 Tokyo, Japan
"AMERICAn" at Miyake Fine Art in 2010 Tokyo, Japan
"MONEY on view" at Miyake Fine Art in 2009 Tokyo, Japan 

Selected Group Exhibition:
"Yokohama Triennale 2017 - Islands,Constellations & Galapagos" at Yokohama Port Opening Memorial Hall Yokohama in 2017 Japan
"The Greatest Story Ever Told-The Collecion curated by Ryan Gander" at The National Museum of Art in 2017 Osaka, Japan
"Inspired" at Takamatsu Art Museum Kagawa in 2017 Japan
"Busan Biennale 2016" at Busan Museum of Art, KISWIRE Suyeong Factory in 2016 Busan, South Korea
"25 Openings to Enjoy the Human Expression of the Museum's 25th Anniversary" at Tokushima Modern Art Museum in 2015 Tokushima, Japan
"GALLERY SHOW 2014 SUMMER" at Noriyuki Haraguchi, Miyako Ishiuchi, and Yukinori Yanagi Miyake Fine Art in 2014 Tokyo, Japan
"ART COLOGNE: Noriyuki Haraguchi - Yukinori Yanagi" at KOELNMESSE, MIYAKE FINE ART, Cologne, in 2014 Germany
"Beyond Human: Artist-Animal Collaborations" at PEM Peabody Essex Museum, Salem in 2013 United States
"Asia Code : Zero" at SOMA Seoul Olympic Museum of Art in 2013 Seoul, Korea 
"Mori Art Museum 10th Anniversary Exhibition, Roppongi Crossing 2013: OUT OF DOUBT" at Roppongi Hills Mori Tower, Mori Art Museum in 2013 Tokyo, Japan