- Initially joined Sotheby's in 2006
- Well connected with some of Japan's top-end Impressionist, Modern and Contemporary clients.
- Raised in Paris and Tokyo
Seiichi Yayanagi joined Sotheby’s Japan in 2006. With his pre-experience in Japanese art business world, he is well connected with some of Japan’s top-end Impressionist, Modern and Contemporary clients.
Prior to Sotheby’s, he worked as a manager at Fuji Television Gallery from 1986 for 20 years. This gallery played a key role in introducing major western modern masters to Japan and represented Yayoi Kusama for 20 years. During his career as a dealer, he was involved in forming major art collections both public and private, focusing on numerous Japanese museums who were creating a collection of Impressionist, Modern and Contemporary Arts at that time.
He was raised in Paris and Tokyo.