Artist

Last Update : December 6, 2012

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1957
Born in Tokyo, Japan
1984
Graduated from Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music
1986
Completed postgraduate studies at Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music
1990
ACC, New York
1990-91
DAAD, Berlin
1993
Fondation Cartier, Paris

Selected Solo Exhibitions

1983
"Human Stone" Gallery Paregon, Tokyo, Japan
1986
"TIME" Maki Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
"Es of the Future" Akiyama Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
1987
"Es of the Future World" Suntory Art-Box Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Lunami Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
1988
"Counter Stream" Heineken Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Galleria Vivita, Firenze, Italy
1989
"Counter History" Gallery Takagi, Nagoya, Japan
1990
"Hiroshima Installation", Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Japan
"Lattice" Luhring Augustine Gallery, New York, USA
"Intersect" Gallery Takagi, Nagoya, Japan
1991
Museum Het Kruithuis for Contemporary Art, 's-Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands
daad galerie, Berlin, Germany
"Projects by Artists Series" National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Canada
"Region" Nagoya City Art Museum, Japan
Galerie Max Hetzler, Koln, Germany
Anthony d'Offay Gallery, London
1992
"133651" Iwaki City Art Museum, Japan
"Opposite Circle" Gallery Takagi, Nagoya, Japan
1993
Kunsthalle Zurich, Switzerland
1994
"MODEL" Gallery Takagi, Nagoya, Japan
Galerie Buchmann, Basel, Switzerland
"Tremble of Flower Swing" Nasubi Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
1995
Luhring Augustine, New York
"Running Time - Clear Zero" Queen's House, Greenwich, London, U.K.
Gallery Takagi, Nagoya, Japan
Anthony d'Offay Gallery, London
1996
Fondation Cartier pour l'art contemporain, Paris, France
Galerie Froment & Putman, Paris, France
Gallery Koyanagi, Tokyo, Japan
Richard Gray Gallery, Chicago, USA
"Time House" Oakville Gallery, Canada
"Big Time" Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Fort Worth, USA
"Time in Blue" Gallery Takagi, Nagoya, Japan
"Time in Blue" Anthony d'Offay Gallery, London, U.K.
Centre international d'art contemporain de Montreal, Canada
1997
"Big Time" Hayward Gallery, London, UK
"Counter Line" The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, USA
1998
"Counter Room" Toyota City Museum, Japan
Johnson Community College Gallery of Art, Kansas City, USA
"Floating Time" CCA Kitakyushu Project Gallery, Kitakyushu, Japan
1999
Studio Casoli, Milan, Italy
Galerie Buchmann Köln, Germany
"Floating Time" Fuji Television Gallery, Tokyo
2000
"MEGA DEATH : shout! Shout! Count!" Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery, Tokyo
"Monism / Dualism" SCAI THE BATHHOUSE, Tokyo
"Counter pieces" Galerie der Stadt Stuttgart, Stuttgart
"Counter Café" Benesse communication Gallery, Tokyo
"Counter Ground" Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, USA
"Totality of Life" Luhring Augustine Gallery, New York, USA
2001
"Changing Time with Changing Self" Buchmann Gallery Köln, Köln, Germany
2002
"Count of Life" Artsonje Museum, Gyeongju, Gyeongju, Korea
"Count of Life" Artsonje Center, Seoul, Seoul Korea
"WHITE IN YOU" SCAI THE BATHHOUSE, Tokyo
2003
"Counter me on," Buchmann Galerie Koln, Koln, Germany
"Tatsuo Miyajima," Galerie Javier Lopez, Madrid, Spain
"Tatsuo MIyaijma," MACRO, Roma
2005
"Tatsuo Miyajima," Lisson Gallery, London
"Beyond the Death," Contemporary Art Museum, Kumamoto
"Tatsuo Miyajima," Contemporary Art Centre South Australia
2006
"FRAGILE," SCAI The Bathhouse, Tokyo
2007
"FRAGILE WORLD," Buchmann Galerie Berlin, Berlin, Germany
2008
"Art in You," Art Tower Mito, Ibaraki
"Time Train," Kunsthalle Recklinghausen,Recklinghausen, Germany
"38," Mongin Art Center, Seoul, Korea
2009
"Pile Up Life," Lisson Gallery, London
2010
"Time Train," Six, Osaka
Solo Exhibition, MIYANOMORI ART MUSEUM, Sapporo
"Warp Time with Warp Self," SCAI THE BATHHOUSE, Tokyo
2011
"Tatuo Miyajima: ASHES TO ASHES, DUST TO DUST," UCCA (Ullens Center For Contemporary Art), China
"Three Time Train / Counter voice on the Wall", Kunst Museum St.Gallen , Switzerland
2012
"House Lives with Time", Han Family's House in Gahoe-dong, Seoul, Korea
"LIFE I-model", SCAI THE BATHHOUSE, Tokyo

Selected Group Exhibitions

1983
"Performance Week" Kaneko Art G1 Gallery, Tokyo
"Bigs once more" Plan-B, Tokyo
"SCAN, Spring Competition" Video Gallery SCAN, Tokyo
1984
"Sound Object Exhibition" Wave Gallery, Tokyo
1985
"The Hidden Animals in the City" Osaka Prefectural Contemporary Art Center, Japan
1988
"Hara Annual" Hara Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo
"The Venice Biennale, Aperto '88" Venice, Italy
"MOVEMENT AND MODERN ART" The Museum of Modern Art, Saitama, Japan
"East Meets West : Japanese and Italian Art Today" Los Angeles
1989
"Japan : A New Generation" Silpakorn University, Thailand
"Prospect '89 " Frankfurter Kunstverein ; Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt, Germany
"The Seven Artists '89" Hanae Mori Building, Tokyo
"Magicien de la terre" Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris
"What is Contemporary Art ?" Rooseum, Malmo, Sweden
"Against Nature : Japanese Art in the Eighties" [San Francisco Museum of Modern Art ; Akron Art Museum, Ohio ; MIT List Visual Art Center, Boston ; Seattle Art Museum ; The Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati ; Grey Art Gallery, New York University ; Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston ; I.C.A. Nagoya]
"The 4th Contemporary Art Festival - Moving Images Now" The Museum of Modern Art, Toyama, Japan
"New Tools New Images" Europalia Japan '89, Museum Van Hedendaagse Kunst Antwerpen, Belgium
"ON KAWARA Again and Against - 24 Prominet Works of Japanese Contemporary Art 1966-1989" ICA Nagoya, Nagoya, Japan
1990
"Reorienting : Looking East" Third Eye Centre, Glasgow ; Nicola Jacobs Gallery, London
"The Game of Manners, Japanese Art in 1990" Contemporary Art Gallery of Art Tower Mito, Japan
"The 8th Biennale of Sydney - The Readymade Boomerang" Sydney, Australia
"The Köln Show", at the nine galleries in Köln : Daniel Buchholz ; Galerie Gisela Capitain ; Tanja Grunert ; Galerie Max Hetzler ; Jablonka Galerie ; Galerie Isabella Kacprzak ; Esther Schipper ; Monika Spruth Galerie ; Galerie Sophia Ungers, Germany
"WORLDS-MAAILMAT 90, International Arts Show" Joensuu Art Museum, Finland
"Artificial Nature" The Deste Foundation for Contemporary Art, Athens, Greece
"Japanische Kunst der 80er Jahre" [Frankfurter Kunstverein, Germany ; Bonner Kunstverein, Germany ; Museum Moderner Kunst, Wien, Austria ; Bregenzer Festspiele, Austria]
"The Disappearance of Distance" Deutsches Postmuseum, Frankfurt, Germany
"Rhetorical Image" The New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, USA
1991
"Contemporary Arts - The Mind of Japan -" The Museum of Fine Arts, Gifu, Japan
"Zones of Love - Contemporary Art From Japan : Touring Australia and New Zealand" [Touko Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo ; Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth ; Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide ; Waikato Museum of Art and History, Hamilton, New Zealand ; Dunedin Public Art Gallery, New Zealand ; Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney]
"Line in Contemporary Art - Destination of Eyes and Hands" The Museum of Modern Art, Saitama, Japan
"A Cabinet of Signs - Contemporary Art From Postmodern Art" [Tate Gallery Liverpool, Great Britain ; White chapel Art Gallery, London ; Malmo Kunsthalle, Sweden]
"The 51st Carnegie International" Mattress Factory, Pittsburgh, U.S.A.
"ZEITGLEICH MIYAJIMA / OPALKA (2 persons show)" Japan Culture Institute, Köln, Germany
1992
"SHIGA ANNUAL '92 - Functions of Language in Contemporary Art" The Museum of Modern Art, Shiga, Japan
"Art at the Armory : Occupied Territory" the Chicago Avenue Armory by Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago
"Performing Objects" The Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston
1993
"Azure" Fondation Cartier pour l'Art Contemporain, Jouy-en-Josas, France
"Propose to the urban environment - Inpractical " Oita Contemporary Art Exhibition, Oita, Japan
"Special Exhibition of Recycling Through Art" Taejon Expo, Korea
1994
Gallery K, Oslo, Norway
"Of the Human Condition : Hope and Despair at the End of the Century" Spiral, Tokyo
"Japanese Art After 1945 : Scream Against The Sky" Yokohama Museum of Art, Kanagawa
"COSMOVISION" Kukje Gallery, Seoul, Korea
"Time in Contemporary Art" The Museum of Modern Art, Shiga
"Multiples Dimensions" O Museu Temporario, Lisbon, Portugal
"Gaze" Carre des Arts du Parc Floral de Paris, France
"JETZTZEIT" Kunsthalle Wien, Austria
"Art Against AIDS, Japan" Sogetsu Kaikan, Tokyo
"Art Today 1994" Sezon Museum of Modern Art, Karuizawa, Japan
"cocido y crudo" Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain
1995
"Art Japan Today" Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo, Japan
"Japanese Culture : The Fifty Postwar Year" Meguro Museum of Art, Japan
"Field for Intersect" Hillside Terrace, Japan
"Japan Today" Louisiana Museum, Denmark
"Ripple Across the Water '95 " Nagasaki / Tokyo, Japan
"Istanbul Biennale, ORIENT / ATION" Istanbul, Turkey
1996
"Tranquility" Chiba City Museum of Art, Japan
"Emits Light, Moves, Makes Noises- Non-static Art in the 20th Century" The museum of Modern Art, Wakayama, Japan
"Requiem- Koji Enokura and 33 Artists" Kawaguchi Museum of Contemporary Art, Japan
"Urban Evidence" The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland
"Against-Thirty Years of Film and Video" Anthony d'Offay Gallery, London
"Video Art" Kitakanto Museum of Fine Arts, Gunma, Japan
"Project for Survival" The National Museum of Modern Art Kyoto, Kyoto
"Red Gate" Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst Gent, Belgium
"ART SCENE" Contemporary Art Center, Art Tower Mito, Japan
"Entgrenzung" (with Michel Verjux, Wolfgang Laib and Tatsuo Miyajima) Buchmann Galerie Köln
"Internet 1996 World Exposition - MEET THE NETWORK"
1997
"The magic of Number" Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, Germany
"Histoire de voir" Mecenart the Fondation Cartier, Bordeaux, France
"Into the Light" Kyoto City Museum, Japan
1998
"A light is burning" Chiba City Museum of Art, Japan
"The Edge of Awareness" [WHO , Geneva , Switzerland ; United Nations, New York, U.S.A. ; SESC de Pompeia, San Paulo, Brazil ; WHO, New Delhi, India]
"Gene Worlds" Kunst-und Ausstellungshalle der Bundesrepublik Deutschland, Bonn, Germany
"Over the everyday" Museum of Shanghai, Shanghai, China
"1998 Taipei Biennial - Site of Desire" Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei, Taiwan
"Donai yanen ! " Ecole nationale superieure des beaux-arts, Paris, France
"Is this arts ?" Kawamura Memorial Museum of art, Chiba ; Art Tower Mito, Ibaraki, Japan
1999
"Prime" Dundee Contemporary Arts, Scotland, UK
"Melbourne International Biennale, " Melbourne, Australia
"48a La Biennale di Venezia : Whither the Arts?" Venice, Italy
"KRONOS & KAIROS" Museum Fridericianum, Kassel, Germany
"The 3rd Asia-Pacific Triennale" Queensland Art Gallery, Sydney, Australia
"Kunst-Welten im Dialog" Museum Ludwig Köln, Cologne, Germany
2000
"Time" NOB Gallery, Okazaki, Japan
"Das fünfte Element- Gelt oder Kunst" Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf, Germany
"Piece of Universe / Piece of Time" Nigata City Museum, Nigata, Japan
"Floating Time" Gallery Stefan Anderson, Umea, Sweden
"Game Over" WATARI-UM, Tokyo, Japan
"Yume no Ato - What remained of the dream... Contemporary art from Japan" haus am waldsee, Berlin, Germany
"Orbis Terrarum" Museum Plantin, Antwerpen, Belgium
"Asobijutsu-to the World of the Modern Art" Seibu Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
"GENDAI - Japanese Contemporary Art" Centre for Contemporary Art, Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw, Poland
"Shanghai Biennale" Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai, China
2001
"Art in technological Time" San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, U.S.A.
"Black Box" Museum of Fine Arts Bern, Bern, Switzerland
"Reflection" Kawamura Memorials Museum of Art, Chiba, Japan
"The Standard" Streets and Houses of Naoshima, Naoshima, Japan
"Facts of Life" Hayward Gallery, London, Japan
"Art for the Spirit" Hokkaido Museum of Modern Art, Sapporo, Japan
"Silence of City" Kwangju City Art Museum, Kwangju, Korea
2002
"The Unfinished Century : Legacies of 20th Century Art" The National Museum of Modern Art Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
"EXPO 02" Morat, Swizerland
"TEMPO" Museum of Modern Art, New York, U.S.A.
"Twelve Japanese Artist from the Venice Biennale 1952-2001" Art Tower Mito, Ibaraki, Japan
2003
"Happiness," Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan
"Hommes et Robots-De l'utopie a la realite-Fantaisies Cybernetiques," Palais De Tokyo, Paris, France
2004
"Winter Show," SCAI THE BATHHOUSE, Tokyo
"Mediarena," Govett Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth, NewZealand
"Ars Electronica," Linz, Austria
"The 5Th Gwangju Biennale," Gwangju, Korea
Yvon Lambert Gallery, NY
Bryce Wolkowithz Gallery, NY
2006
"Berlin/Tokyo," Neue nationalgalerie, Berlin
"PAUSE," DAUMO DI MILANO, Milano, Italy,
"THE FUTURE OF COMMUNICATION," NAGASAKI PREFECTURAL ART MUSEUM, Nagasaki, Japan
"TATSUO MIYAJIMA (BEPPU PROJECT)," ONPAKU HOUSE, Beppu, Ooita, Japan
"20 ARTISTS IN RECENT 20 YEARS," MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART,SAPPORO, Hokkaido, Japan
2007
"THE POWER OF EXPRESSION, JAPAN," THE NATIONAL ART CENTER, TOKYO, Japan
"AGAINST THE CLOCK," IVAM (Instituto Valenciano de Arte Moderno), Valencia, Spain
"Artempo - Where Time Becomes Art," Palazzo Fortuny, Venice, Italy
Numerica," Palazzo delle Papesse, Siena, Italy
"Beautiful New World : Contemporary Visual Culture from Japan,"
798 Dashanzi Art District, Guangdong Museum of Art
2008
"Dome," Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art,Hiroshima.Japan
"Prospect.1 New Orleans," New Orleans, U.S.A.
"Happiness in Everyday Life," Contemporary Art Gallery of Art Tower Mito, Mito, Japan
2009
"WAR & ART?-Terror and Simulacrum of Beauty," GALERIE AUBE, Kyoto, Japan
"Incidental Affairs-Contemporary Art of Transient states," Suntory Museum, Osaka, Japan
"In Finitum," Palazzo Fortuny, Venezia
"10th Habana Bienal -Meeting Point," Convento de San Francisco de Asis, Habana, Cuba "101st Anniversary Works-in-Progress for Mihoya Glass," AXIS Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
2010
"Iwaki Art Trinenalle," Fukushima
2012
"Making Time," Museum of Contemporary, Sydney, Australia
"Carpe Diem - Seize the day", Toyota Municipal Museum of Art, Aichi, Japan
"Double Vision: Contemporary Art from Japan", Tikotin Museum of Japanese Art, Haifa Museums, Israel /Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Russia

Collections

Hara Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo
Dannheisser Foundation, New York
Iwaki City Art Museum, Fukushima, Japan
Tate Gallery, London
Deste Foundation for Contemporary Art, Athens, Greece
National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario
The Museum of Modern Art, Shiga, Shiga, Japan
Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima, Japan
Nagoya City Art Museum, Nagoya, Japan
Samsung Cultural Foundation, Seoul, Korea
Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
National Museum of Modern Art Kyoto, Kyoto, Japan
Chiba City Museum of Art, Chiba, Japan
Fondation Cartier pour l'art contemporain, Paris, France
Tokyo Opera City, Tokyo, Japan
The Museum of Modern Art, Saitama, Saitama, Japan
Uni Dufour Project in Geneva University, Geneva, Japan
Toyota City Museum, Toyota, Japan
Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
Naoshima Contemporary Art Museum, Kagawa, Japan
Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Fort Worth, U.S.A.
Saitama Prefecture University, Saitama, Japan
La Caixa, Barcelona, Spain
Staatsgalerie Moderner Kunst, Munchen, Germany
Museum of Contemporary Art, Cicago, U.S.A.
Contemporary Art Museum, Kumamoto, Japan
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, U.S.A.
Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taiwan
Galerie Der Stadt Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany
Fondazione TESECO per l'Arte, Pisa, Italy
Kunstmuseum Bern, Bern, Swaziland
Dallas Museum of Art
Izumi City Plaza, Osaka, Japan
tv Asahi biulding, Tokyo, Japan
Group Home Sala in Florence Village, Akita, Japan
Denver Art Museum, Colorado, U.S.A.