Artists

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1972
Study Sculpture at Nagoya Junior Collage of Plastic Arts
1950
Born in Takayama, Gifu Prefecture, Japan

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2017
"ENDO Toshikatsu – The Archaeology of the Sacred," The Museum of Modern Art, Saitama, Japan
2015
"Void – Water place," SCAI THE BATHHOUSE, Tokyo, Japan
2010
"Toshikatsu Endo Trieb ⇔ Void," Hillside Forum, Tokyo, Japan
2009
"Sacrifice and Void," Aomori Contemporary Art Centre, Aomori, Japan
2008
"Carpet - burnt words," Akiyama Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
2007
"Trieb - Shinden II" Akiyama Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
2006
"Trieb - vibration (Rein Room)," Nizayama Forest Art Museum, Toyama, Japan
"VOIDNESS lll," Akiyama art gallery, Tokyo, Japan
"Trieb - Shinden l,” Kenji Taki Gallery, Aichi, Japan
2005
"VOID," SCAI THE BATHHOUSE, Tokyo, Japan
"VOID ll," Akiyama Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
2003
"The Mirror Phase," Space 23℃, Tokyo, Japan
2002
"Trieb - Water III," AKIYAMA GALLERY, Tokyo, Japan
2001
"Trieb - Water II, Trieb - Sea I," KENJI TAKI GALLERY, Nagoya, Japan
2000
"Trieb - The Cell of Narcissus II, - The invention III," Akiyama Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
1999
"Trieb - vibration II / III," SCAI THE BATHHOUSE, Tokyo, Japan
1998
"Circle 1989-1992," SCAI THE BATHHOUSE, Tokyo, Japan
"Trieb - forgery," KENJI TAKI GALLERY, Nagoya, Japan
1997
"Trieb - hippocampus," KENJI TAKI GALLERY, Nagoya, Japan
"Trieb - vibration I," Akiyama Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
1996
"TOSHIKATSU ENDO," L.A.LOUVER Gallery, Los Angels, USA
1995
"TOSHIKATSU ENDO Trieb," Akiyama Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
1993
"TOSHIKATSU ENDO," L.A.LOUVER Gallery, Los Angels, USA
1992
"TOSHIKATSU ENDO," Gallery Haku, Osaka, Japan
"TOSHIKATSU ENDO," Gallery Takagi, Nagoya, Japan
1991
"TOSHIKATSU ENDO," Touko Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan
"Earth : Air : Fire : Water - The Sculpture of Toshikatsu Endo," UK ; Ireland (Tour Exhibition)
1989
"Ete de la Sculpture," Le parc de la Pepinire, Nancy, France
"TOSHIKATSU ENDO," Finland ; Sweden ; Iceland ; Norway ; Denmark (Tour Exhibition)
1987
"Untitled," Gallery Haku, Osaka, Japan
"Untitled," Gallery Gutharc Ballin, Paris, France
"Untitled," Akiyama Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
1984
"Allegory I," Gallery Takagi, Nagoya, Japan
1975
"Code of Water," Lunami Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

Selected Group Exhibitions

2020
"SCAI 30th Anniversary Exhibition," SCAI PARK, Tokyo, Japan
2019
"Art Setouchi," Setouchi, Ogijima Island, Kagawa, Japan
2018
"Water and Land Niigata Art Festival," Niigata, Japan
2017
"Japan Alps Art Festival 2017," Shinano Ohmachi, Nagano, Japan
2015
"Four artists: material and hand," Echigo Tsumari Art Triennale, Kiyotsu Warehouse Museum, Niigata, Japan
"MOT Collection: Post War Art," Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
"Contemporary Art and Rakusuitei," Rakusuitei Museum, Toyama, Japan
2014
"Making Links," SCAI THE BATHHOUSE, Tokyo, Japan
"○△□ - Geometrical Imagination in the Art," Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima, Japan
2012
"Niigata Water and Land Festival 2012," Kameda Old Purification Plant, Niigata, Japan
2011
"WATER, FIRE and EARTH the source of creativity," Contemporary Art Museum, Kumamoto, Japan
"Personal Structures," Palazzo Bembo, Venice, Italy
2010
"Personal Structures TIME - SPACE - EXISTENCE," Kunstlerhaus Thurn & Taxis, Austria
"On Bathing," The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Japan
2009
"The 5th Enku Grand Prix Exhibition," The Museum of Fine Art, Gifu, Japan
"What Lurks in Wood," the National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Japan
"Niigata Water and Land Festival 2009," Niigata, Japan
"The 1st Tokorozawa Biennale of Contemporary Art SIDING RAIL ROAD 2009," Saitama, Japan
"Tornade of Art," Gallery Yada, Aichi, Japan
"Towards an art object - The world of a book undergoing a complete change," Urawa Museum, Saitama, Japan
2008
"Pre-Exhibition Tokorozawa Biennial of Contemporary Art SIDING RAILROAD," Saitama , Japan
"Art Kaleidoscope, " Osaka Contemporary Art Center, Osaka, Japan
"Nicola Carrino, Toshikatsu Endo, Karl Prantl: Die Schenkung Defet und andere Werke," Neues museum, Numberg, Germany
"International Ceramic Festival Mino" Gifu, Japan
2006
"Drawings: Endo, Koyama," Akiyama Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
2005
"A voice of silence," The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Japan
"The Last Exhibition of Parallelism in Art ," Ohara Center, Tokyo, Japan
2004
"Landscape and Scalpel," Hachinohe City Art Museum, Aomori, Japan
2003
"Echigo Tsumari Art Triennale 2003," Echigo Tumari Region, Niigata, Japan
"WATER/Amsterdam Channel Park Walking Art," Amsterdam, Netherlands
2002
"Vitality in Modernism -collection from Iwaki City Museum," Utsunomiya Museum of Art, Tochigi, Japan
"A Perspective on Contemporary Art : Continuity / Transgression," The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Japan
2001
"Yokohama Trieniale," Pacifico Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan
2000
"Forms in Nature," The Hakone Open-Air Museum, Kanagawa, Japan
"ART DOCUMENT 2000 : Shigeo Toya, Toshikatsu Endo, Kimio Tsuchiya," Kanaz Forest of Creation, Fukui, Japan
"Shigeo Toya,Toshikatsu Endo," Shimane Art Museum, Shimane, Japan
"Gwangju Biennale," Municipal Museum of Gwangju, Gwangju, Korea
1998
"Human, Nature, and Player - Image of Trees in Japanese Art," Nagano Prefectural Shinano Art Museum, Nagano, Japan
"Art / Ecosystem The Contemporary Japanese Art Scene," Utsunomiya Museum of Art, Tochigi, Japan
1997
"Aspects of Land and Soil," Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Japan
"In Association with SOTHEBY'S the SAVOY," I.C.A, London, England
"Mont-de-Marsan sculptures 1997 Le Lapon Creations in-situ," Mont-de-Marsan, France
"Point of Contact - South Korean, Chinese, and Japanese Contemporary Art Exhibition," Taegu & Culture Hall, South Korea
1996
"100 Selected Works from The Collection of The Museum of Modern Art, Saitama," Museum of Modern Art, Saitama, Japan
"Collection in Focus:XII Installation pieces," Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan
"Art Grandeur Nature 1996," Seine Saint-Denis, Conseil General, France
"SAYONARA Doujunkai Daikanyama Apartment Project -RESURRECTING MEMORIES-," Doujunkai Daikanyama Apartment, Tokyo, Japan
1995
"ARS 95 HELUSINKI," Museum of Contemporary Art, Helusinki, Finland
"Art in Japan Today 1985-1995," Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan
"Japanese Culture:The Fifty Postwar Years," Meguro Museum of Art, Tokyo; Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima, Japan
"Circulating Currents - Japanese and Korean Contemporary Art," Aichi Prefectural Museum ; Nagoya City Art Museum, Aichi, Japan
1994
"JAPANESE ART AFTER 1945 : SCREAM AGAINST THE SKY," Yokohama Museum of Art, Kanagawa, Japan
"ADELAIDE INSTALLATIONS (Adelaide Festival)," North Terrace Precinct, Adelaide, Australia
"BIENAL DE SAO PAULO, 1994," Ciccilo Matarazzo Pavilion, Sao Paulo, Brazil
"QUINTESSENCE," Kitakyushu Municipal Museum of Art, Fukuoka, Japan
1993
"INVISIBLE NATURE," (Tour Exhibition) : Ballgame Hall, Royal Garden of the Prague Castle, Czech Republic ; Ludwig Museum Budapest, Hungury ; Ludwig Forum fur Internationale Kunst, Aachen, Germany
1991
"Structure and Rememberance - Toya, Endo, Kenmoch," Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan
1990
"A Primal Spirit - The Contemporary Japanese Sculptors," USA ; Canada (Tour Exhibition)
"La Biennale di Venezia 1990," Giardini di Castello, Venezia, Italy
"Japanische Kunst der Achtziger Jahre," Germany ; Austria (Tour Exhibition)
"Japan Art Today," North Europe (Tour Exhibition)
1989
"20th Biennale Middelheim - Japan," Openlucht voor Beeldhouwkunst Middelheim, Antwerp, Belgium
1988
"La Biennale di Venezia 1988," Corderie dell' Arsenale, Venezia, Italy
1987
"Document 8 Kassel 1987," Museum Fridericianum, Kassel, Germany
1986
"The 6th Triennale-India 1986," Lalit Kala Akademy, New Delhi, India
1985
"Metaphor and / or Symbol - A Perspective on Contemporary Art," National Museum of Art, Osaka, Japan
1984
"Metaphor and / or Symbol - A Perspective on Contemporary Art," The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Japan

Collections

The National Museum of Modern Art,Tokyo, Japan
Musuem of Contemporary Art Tokyo, Japan
Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Japan
Iwaki City Art Museum, Fukushima, Japan
The Museum of Modern Art, Saitama, Japan
The Museum of Fine Arts, Gifu, Japan
Hara Museum, Tokyo, Japan
The National Museum of Art, Osaka, Japan
Oita Art Museum, Oita, Japan
Kanazu Forest of Creation, Fukui, Japan
Kawaguchi Contemporary Art Museum, Saitama, Japan
Shimane Art Musem, Shimane, Japan
Takayama City, Gifu, Japan
Toyama Prefectural Museum of Art and Design, Toyama, Japan
Hokkaido Asahikawa Museum of Art, Hokkaido, Japan
Matsunoyamamachi, Niigata, Japan
Aqua Museum 104°, Shimane, Japan
Museum of Contemporary Art Los Angeles (MOCA), USA
Paris City, France
Flakstad commune, Norway
Malmö Art Museum, Sweden

Awards

2018
59th World of Literary Prizes
2009
The 5th Enku Grand Award
2007
The Minister of Education Award for Fine Arts