Yoshiro Tachibana 1941 | Japanese naif painter
* 1941 - Born in Japan (Sanda, Kobe), son of a painter.
* 1959 - He is taught to paint by his father. He is interested in Cezanne, Gogh, Matisse and Rouault.
* 1962 - He goes to Tokyo to study in the School of Arts. He is moved by Klee's work.
* 1963 - He founds flamenco group "Nana" in Tokyo. He meets there Spanish flamenco artists.
* 1968 - He takes part in the Japanese painters group "Black Flag" and makes several happenings against Vietnam war.
* 1969 - He travels to Europe, visiting Russia, the Sscandinavian countries and he arrives in Spain. He stays in Madrid and later on he goes through a lot of Spanish towns.
* 1971 - He goes to Hamburg (Germany) where he shows interest in the contemporary German painters.
* 1972 - He learns about Nolde's work in Kiel (Germany).
* 1973 - He arrives to Oslo (Norway). He attends drawing classes in the School of Architecture and learns about Munch's work. He draws lots of Nordic landscapes.
* 1974 - He comes back to Spain and decides to settle down in a little fishing town: Muxia (A Coruña).
* 1975 - He shows his work in some Galician towns for the first time. He meets Galician artists such as Tomás Barros, Prego, Virxilio, Buciño, Pousa and X. Moreda.
* 1981 - He travels to Japan to show his work in Tokyo (Ginza Matsu-zaka-ya) and comes back to Spain.
* 1984 - His work is selected for the "Expo Cultural Japón 84" in A Coruña. He is interested in mystical themes, he learns buddhist mandala.
* 1985 - He is visited by Laxeiro.
* 1986 - He goes to Japan again to show in Kobe's Townhall.
* 1987 - He makes another show in Sanda's Townhall and goes to Sri Lanka to learn about the primitive buddhism world.
* 1988 - He comes back to Spain and starts his studies on primitive painting and medieval iconography.
* 1998 - Finishing ten years of solitude, he shows again in Sanda's Towhall (Japan), Galería Obelisco (A Coruña) and Galería Alameda.
* 2001 - He shows again in Japan, together with the work of his father Nakaba (1902-2000).