Kazumi Nakamura
Installation view
June 1August 4, 2017
Installation View
September 11October 24, 2015

Kazumi Nakamura
Born in Chiba, Japan, 1956

Education

MFA, Tokyo University of the Arts, 1984
BFA, Tokyo University of the Arts, 1981

Lives and works in Tokyo, Japan

One-Person Exhibitions

2019
Gallery αM, Tokyo, Japan

2017
Blum & Poe, New York, NY

2016
Increasingly Expressionistic Work Necessitates Fortified Form that Disciplines, Kaikai Kiki Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

2015
Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, CA

2014
Kaikai Kiki Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
The National Art Center, Tokyo, Japan

2013
Hijiri (Hermit), Nantenshi Gallery, Tokyo, Japan 

2010
Birds in its Existence and Grid, M Gallery, Ashikaga, Japan 

2009
Nantenshi Gallery, Tokyo, Japan 

2008
A Bird in its Existence II [Part I] Nantenshi Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
A Bird in its Existence II [Part II], Nantenshi Gallery, Tokyo, Japan 

2007
New Works, M Gallery, Ashikaga, Japan 

2006
Keumsan Gallery, Heyri Art Village, Paju, Korea
A Bird in its Existence, Gallery Kaze, Osaka, Japan
Gallery K, Seoul, Korea

2005
A Bird in its Existence, Nantenshi Gallery, Tokyo, Japan 

2004
New Works," M Gallery, Ashikaga, Japan
Phoenix Shokusocho, Sezon Museum of Modern Art Factory, Tokyo, Japan
Small Works, Nantenshi Gallery, Tokyo, JapanGallery Kaze, Osaka, Japan
Keumsan Gallery, Seoul, South Korea 

2002
Nantenshi Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Nantenshi Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
lwaki City Art Museum, Iwaki, Japan 

2001
Reconsideration “Ranging Difference–Broken Shelter,” M Gallery, Ashikaga, Japan  

1999
Saisourou, Saison Art Program Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Art Today 1999: Kazumi Nakamura, Sezon Museum of Modern Art, Karuizawa, Japan
Saisorou, M Gallery, Ashikaga, Japan

1998
Nantenshi Gallery, Tokyo, Japan 

1997
Kazumi Nakamura from 1987 to 1997, M Gallery, Ashikaga, Japan 

1996
Broken Hermitage, Seibu Art Forum, Tokyo, Japan 

1995
Nantenshi Gallery SOKO, Tokyo, Japan 

1994
Kodama Gallery, Osaka, Japan 

1993
Nantenshi Gallery SOKO, Tokyo, Japan
M Gallery, Ashikaga, Japan 

1992
Fine Dinner & Contemporary Art – Kazumi Nakamura, Chez Pomre, Tokyo, Japan 

1991
Kodama Gallery, Osaka, Japan
Tempest (New Y + C opened), The Contemporary Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan 

1990
Nantenshi Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

1988
Nantenshi Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

1987
Akiyama Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Differential Painting, ESSES Gallery, Tokyo, Japan 

1985
Akiyama Gallery, Tokyo, Japan 

1984
Gallery K, Tokyo, Japan

1981
Gallery Parergon, Tokyo, Japan

Group Exhibitions

2019
Parergon: Japanese Art of the 1980s and 1990s, curated by Mika Yoshitake, Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, CA 

2018
New Wave: Japanese Contemporary Art of the 1980s, The National Museum of Art, Osaka, Japan
Starting Points: Japanese Art of the '80s, 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, Japan; traveled to Takamatsu Art Museum, Takamatsu, Japan; Shizuoka City Art Museum, Shizuoka, Japan
57th October Salon: The Marvellous Cacophony, Belgrade, Serbia
Face and Abstraction—Takahashi Collection, Kiyoharu Art Colony, Yamanashi, Japan 

2017
A Trip through the Tokyo Station Gallery Collection from Railway Art to Picasso, Tokyo Station Gallery, Japan
Takashi Murakami’s Super Flat Collection from Shohaku and Rosanjin to Kiefer, Yokohama Museum of Art, Yokohama, Japan 

2016
Imago Mundi the Art of Humanity, Pratt Institute the Rubella and Norman Schafler Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Juxtapoz x Superflat, curated by Takashi Murakami, Pivot Art + Culture, Seattle, WA; traveled to Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada

2015
Mirror Neuron—Takahashi Collection, Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

2014
Abstract Painting: After World War II in Japan, Yokohama Museum of Art, Japan

2013
Yamato Collection VI: Key of the World, Okinawa Prefectural Museum and Art Museum, Naha, Japan
Across the Vision: Scenery of the Painting, Joshibi Art Gallery, Shanghai, China
Minimal / Post Minimal-The Contemporary Japanese Art From 1970s, Utsunomiya Museum of Art, Utsunomiya, Japan
Re: Quest—Japanese Contemporary Art since the 1970s, Museum of Art, Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea
50 Years of Painting in Japan, Museum of Modern Art, Wakayama, Japan
The Site of the Soul, Sezon Museum of Modern Art, Karuizawa, Japan
Imago Mundi [Collateral event at the Venice Biennale], Querini Stampalia Foundation, Venice, ItalyThe 35th Anniversary of The National Museum of Art, Osaka: the Allure of the Collection, The National Museum of Art, Osaka, Japan
The 10th Anniversary of Kawagoe City Art Museum: the Exhibition of the Great Collection, Kawagoe City Art Museum, Kawagoe, Japan
Charity Exhibition for the Victim of the Great East Japan Earthquake, Gallery Anita, Zama, Japan
Torn Light: Blue Catastrophe, Murasaki and Red Illusion, Sezon Museum of Modern Art, Karuizawa, Japan
The Exhibition from the Collection in Summer: Contemporary Painting, Kumamoto Prefectural Museum of Art, Kumamoto, Japan
Across the Vision: Beyond the Sight, Joshibi Art Gallery, Shanghai, China
Permanent Exhibition, GALLERY KAZE, Osaka, Japan
The 10th Anniversary of Art Karen: Begin with the Art Journey, Gallery Karen, Yokohama, Japan
Selected Works from the Ohara Museum of Art, Kumamoto Prefectural Museum of Art, Kumamoto, Japan

2011
Charity Exhibition for the Victims of the Great East Japan Earthquake, Gallery Anita, Zama,
Pictorial Theory of Evolution, Tochigi Prefectural Museum of Fine Arts, Utsunomiya, Japan
Restoration with the Power of Art, Now—Works from Art Museums of the Disaster Areas, The University Art Museum, Tokyo University of the Arts, Tokyo, Japan
Switchers 3 x 3: Joshibi University of Art and Design x Musashino Art University x Tokyo Zokei University, Ai Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Charity Auction to Benefit the Reconstruction after the Great East Japan Earthquake: Art of Our Time, Tokyo Bijutsu Club, Tokyo, Japan
Art Today 2011—Now and Then, Sezon Museum of Modern Art, Karuizawa, Japan
What is the Art Center? Three Days Opening Party!, Joshibi University of Art and Design, Art-Center Prep-Room, Sagamihara, Japan 

2010
Collection from Ohara Museum of Art, Utsunomiya Museum of Art, Utsunomiya, Japan
Is Nouveau Realisme Still Hot?, Sezon Museum of Modern Art, Karuizawa, Japan
Encounters in Chaos—Any Past Time Had Been the Future, Sezon Museum of Modern Art, Karuizawa, Japan
Resistance and Obedience: the 110th Anniversary of Joshibi University of Art and Design – 110 Years of Joshibi, The Ueno Royal Museum, Tokyo, Japan

2009
Caravan Pack up your caravan! We're leaving! To love, hope and chaos!, Nabis gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Caption Caption, Joshibi University of Art and Design Art Museum, Sagamihara, Japan
Contemporary Art: Seven Water Veins, Sezon Museum of Modern Art, Karuizawa, Japan
Kawagoe City Art Museum Collection: Discovering Art in Koedo, Kawagoe City Art Museum, Kawagoe, Japan
Painting: Monochrome and Multicolor, Sezon Museum of Modern Art, Karuizawa, Japan
Collection from Ohara Museum of Art: Be in Love with Masterpieces, Fukuoka Prefectural Museum of Art, Fukuoka, Japan
The 25th Anniversary of lwaki City Art Museum “All Around the Collection” My Best Selection, lwaki City Art Museum, Iwaki, Japan
Charity Exhibition of People Drawing a Picture 2009: Art Works Filling the Small Gallery, Gallery Karen, Yokohama, Japan
12 Horizons—Perspectives of Contemporary Painting, Old Shimbashi Station – Railway History Exhibition Hall, Tokyo, Japan

2008
Form of Wind—Kazumi Nakamura / Mio Kaneda / Midori Terashima, Gallery Kaze, Osaka, Japan
Memorial Exhibition for Relocation, M Gallery, Ashikaga, Japan
Art of Japan and Europe in the 20th Century: Selected Works from the Collection of Fukuyama Museum of Art, Fukuyama Museum of Art, Fukuyama, Japan
The Prognosticator Man Ray and the Contemporary Art in the 20th Century: from the Collection, Sezon Museum of Modern Art, Karuizawa, Japan
The Origin of Diversity: from the 1980s Collection, Sezon Museum of Modern Art, Karuizawa, Japan
Contemporary Art Expression—Material & Technique From Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein to Senju Hiroshi, Yasumasa Morimura, Miran Fukuda, The Niigata Bandaijima Art Museum, Niigata, Japan

2007
New Works 2007, Kawagoe Gallery, Kawagoe, Japan
The Exhibition from the Collection: Similarity and Difference, Dialogue with Contemporary Art, Sezon Museum of Modern Art, Karuizawa, Japan
China International Gallery Exposition, China World Trade Center, Beijing, China
The Diversity of Contemporary Art: Form, Color and Structure, Sezon Museum of Modern Art, Karuizawa, Japan
Heyri Asia Project II Japanese Contemporary Art Festival, Heyri Art Village, Paju, South Korea
Selections from the Hara Museum's Permanent Collection—Japan/ Asia Today, Hara Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan
The 10th Anniversary of Yoshio Kato Art Project Room: Yocchan's Room vol. 3, the Solo Exhibition of the Independent Curator, The Lives and Works of Contemporary Artists, Osaka Zokei Center, Osaka, Japan
Permanent Exhibition Part 3: Modern and Contemporary Art, Toyota Municipal Museum of Art, Toyota, Japan
Small Works for "the Documentary of Koji Enokura" by Liu Xu Guang, Space 23˚C, Tokyo, Japan
The 30th Anniversary: Collection of the National Museum of Modern Art, Osaka, National Museum of Modern Art, Osaka, Japan

2006
MOT Collection: Special Exhibition—Katsuro Yoshida / Kazumi Nakamura," Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo, Japan
Enjoyable House, Aichi Prefectural Museum of Art, Nagoya, Japan
Art in Caso / OSAKA 2006, Contemporary Art Space Osaka, Japan
2006 Asian [Soshitsu] From Particle to the Whole of Art in Asia, Bridge Gallery, Beijing, ChinaKazumi Nakamura / Naofumi Maruyama, Cafe Gallery Seihou, Shizuoka, Japan
Collection-re-Collection Toccata in the Fine Interval, Utsunomiya Museum of Art, Utsunomiya, Japan
The Best Selection of the Yokohama Museum of Art Collection, Yokohama Museum of Art, Yokohama, Japan
The 1st Pocheon Asian Art Festival, Pocheon Banwol Hall, Pocheon, South Korea
The Power of Painting: Painting Today Focusing on the Recent Acquisition, lwaki City Art Museum, Iwaki, Japan
The Session of People Drawing a Picture 3, Gallery Karen, Yokohama, Japan
The Ando Collection: Contemporary Art Exhibition, Dynamic and Humorous, Hida Earth Wisdom Center, Takayama, Japan
The Best of Collection: Japan, Fukuyama Museum of Art, Fukuyama, Japan

2004
Minamata - Kawasaki Exhibition, Art Garden Kawasaki, Japan
Permanent Collection: 50 Years of Contemporary Art, Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
New Works 2004, Kawagoe Gallery, Kawagoe, Japan
Remaking Modernism in Japan 1900–2000, The University Art Museum, Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music and Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan
Closing Exhibition: From Now On, 23 Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
The Exhibition of the Excellent Works Purchased by the Agency for Cultural Affairs: Art after the War, The Glitter of the Genius—From lkuo Hirayama, Takeo Yamaguchi to Hiroshi Senju, Koji Kinutani, Kawagoe City Art Museum, Kawagoe, Japan
Against the Light, Gallery Brocken, Tokyo, Japan
The Exhibition from the Collection: Color and Form Part 4, Form of Color, Tochigi Prefectural Museum of Fine Arts, Utsunomiya, Japan
The Session of People Drawing a Picture 2, Gallery Karen, Yokohama, Japan
Exhibition of the Collection 2004—111 Vanishment and Future: Works of Yutaka Matsuzawa and Other Works Selected by Him, Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima, Japan
New Expression of Asian Art Exhibition, Tainan Municipal Cultural Center, Tainan, Taiwan 

2003
The Ando Collection: Contemporary Art Exhibition, Museum of Fine Arts, Gifu, JapanSelections from the Hara Museum's Permanent Collection, Hara Museum ARC, Shibukawa, Japan
The Power of Painting: Japanese Painting since 1980s, Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan
The Collection of Sezon Museum of Modern Art Curated by Tomoaki Shinohara: Purple, Mabusabi, Sezon Museum of Modern Art, Karuizawa, Japan
Contemporary Art from the Collection: Aesthetic Sense of Self-Innovation, Sezon Museum of Modern Art, Karuizawa, Japan
Painting in Our Time, Niigata Bandaijima Art Museum, Niigata, Japan
The Love for the Land: Italy and Japan the 54th Michetti Prize, Michetti Museum, San Domenico Palace, Francavilla al Mare, Italy
Selections from the Hara Museum's Permanent Collection, Hara Museum ARC, Shibukawa, Japan
The Session of People Drawing a Picture, Gallery Karen, Yokohama, Japan
Sekaino Mikata '03, Gallery Kaku, Tokyo, Japan
ries of Painting," Sakura City Museum of Art, Sakura, Japan
Yurinso in Fall Part 2: Learning a Lesson from the Past - Future in the Past, Yurinso, Ohara Museum of Art, Kurashiki, Japan

2002
The Unfinished Century: Legacies of 20th Century Art, National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Japan
New Works 2002, Kawagoe Gallery, Kawagoe, Japan
Kazumi Nakamura / Toru Nakamura, Cafe Gallery Seihou, Shizuoka, Japan
New Collection: Introduction of Contemporary Painting, Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima, Japan
Vitality in Modernism Collection from lwaki City Art Museum, Utsunomiya Museum of Art, Utsunomiya, Japan
Slanting House / Statements by the Artists in Japan Since 9.11, Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan

2001
Image of Today V: Painting beyond Formalism for lnteractionism, Kumamoto Prefectural Museum of Art, Chibajo Branch, Kumamoto, Japan
Pleasure of Retinal Paintings: Kazumi Nakamura / Ryuhei Yuasa," Contemporary Art Space Osaka and Gallery Kaze, Osaka, Japan
Special Permanent Exhibition: the Site of Consideration, Focusing on the Collection, lwaki City Art Museum, Iwaki, Japan
The Collection of Sezon Museum of Modern Art Curated by Yasuo Kobayashi: Politics of Brushstrokes / What makes "Painting-like"?, Sezon Museum of Modern Art, Karuizawa, Japan
Selections from the Hara Museum's Permanent Collection, Hara Museum ARC, Shibukawa, Japan 

2000
The 20th Century Masterpieces of Sezon Museum of Modern Art, Museum of Modern Art, Toyama, Japan
by the line, with the line, Saison Art Program Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Exhibition of Invisible Boundary: Metamorphosed Asian Art, Niigata Prefectural Civic Center Gallery, Niigata, Japan; traveled to Utsunomiya Museum of Art, Utsunomiya, Japan
Japanese Art in the 20th Century, Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan
Sélectus: Kazumi Nakamura / Lee Ufan, 23 Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Kazumi Nakamura / Kenichi Wada, Kawagoe Gallery, Kawagoe, Japan 

1999
Toward Clarity, Saison Art Program Gallery, Tokyo, Japan 

1998
Plane and Depth, Ashikaga Museum of Art, Ashikaga, Japan
Fujino International Art Symposium 1998 Summer Art Festival, Fujinocho, Japan
'98 Pusan International Contemporary Art Festival: Light on the New Millennium—Wind from the Extreme Orient, Busan Metropolitan Museum of Art, Busan, South Korea 

1997
International Biennial of Water Color, Castle of Zaprice, Kamnik, Slovenia
Quantity and Quality—Selection from the Hara Museum Collection, Hara Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan
A Point of Contact—Korean Chinese Japanese Contemporary Art, Taegu Art & Cultural Hall, Taegu, South Korea
Field Work in Fujino, Fujinocho, Japan
Art Today 1997—Opera Aperta, Sezon Museum of Modern Art, Karuizawa, Japan
On Healing: the Curative Power of Art, Hara Museum ARC, Shibukawa, Japan
Spirit of Hypocrites, Kawagoe Gallery, Kawagoe, Japan

1996
Requiem—Koji Enokura and 33 Artists [Part 1], Saito Memorial Kawaguchi Museum of Contemporary Art, Kawaguchi, Japan
The 7th Anniversary: My Favorite Five Artists + One [Part 2]," M Gallery, Ashikaga, Japan 

1995
Spirit of Hypocrites, Galleria Finarte, Nagoya, Japan
Art in Japan Today, Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan
Japanese Culture: The Fifty Postwar Years, Meguro Museum of Art, Tokyo, Japan; traveled to Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima, Japan; Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Art, Kobe, Japan; Fukuoka Prefectural Museum of Art, Fukuoka, Japan
About Lines: Non-Existing Modernism and Invisible Realism, ltabashi Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan
Allegory of Seeing 1995: Painting and Sculpture in Contemporary Japan, Sezon Museum of Art, Tokyo, Japan
Japan Today, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebæk, Denmark
Circulating Currents—Japanese and Korean Contemporary Art, Aichi Prefectural Museum of Art, Nagoya, and Nagoya City Art Museum, Japan
Works on Paper, Nantenshi Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Field Work in Fujino 1995—Rising Green Labyrinth, Fujinocho, Japan

1994
Exhibition of the Collection of the Museum of Fine Arts, Gifu: Contemporary Art after 1960, Art Gallery of the Ogaki City Suitopia Center, Ogaki, Japan
Japanese Art after 1945: Scream against the Sky, Yokohama Museum of Art, Yokohama, Japan
Cross and Square–Grids, The Museum of Modern Art, Saitama, Japan
Spirit of Hypocrites [Part 1], Galley Gen, Koshigaya, Japan
Experiment l, M Gallery, Ashikaga, Japan
The Collection of Kawaguchi Museum of Contemporary Art [Part 3], Saito Memorial Kawaguchi Museum of Contemporary Art
Creativity in Asian Art Now [Parts 1 and 2], Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima, Japan
Aspects 1979–1994: 15th Anniversary of the Hara Museum of Contemporary Art, Hara Museum ARC, Shibukawa, Japan
The 13th Parallel Art Exhibition: Painting in Full-Scale Development Phase Ill, a Cast of the Rhetoric, Espace Ohara, Tokyo, Japan

1993
Selection from the Permanent Collection, Hara Museum ARC, Shibukawa, Japan
Japan in '90: The Proposal of 13 Artists. Folklore Museum, Rome, Italy; traveled to Dusseldorf City Museum, Dusseldorf, Germany
Mycotrophy—Across Newman through Keita Egami / Kazumi Nakamura [Part 1], MOMA Contemporary, Fukuoka, Japan
Mycotrophy—Across Newman through Keita Egami / Kazumi Nakamura [Part 2], MOMA Contemporary, Fukuoka, Japan
Imaginary Landscape Art Stage No. 5, Kumamoto Prefectural Museum of Art, Chibajo Branch, Kumamoto, Japan
Image and Afterimage from the Hara Museum Collection, Hara Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan

1992
1st Transart Annual—Painting / Crossing, Yokohama Galleria Bellini Hills Gallery, Yokohama, Japan
A Perspective on Contemporary Art: Among the Figures, National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Japan; traveled to The National Museum of Art, Osaka, Japan
TEMPVS VICTVM – Vitality in 80s, Espace Ohara, Tokyo, Japan
Museum City Tenjin '92 Mobile, Fence at the Nishitetsu Fukuoka Station, Fukuoka, Japan
Seductive Brush Marks: from the Late 19th Century to the Present Day, Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art, Kyoto, Japan
Independent Drawing, MOMA Contemporary, Fukuoka, Japan
Selections from the Permanent Collection, Hara Museum ARC, Shibukawa, Japan
10 Artists: Contemporary Japanese Art of the 1980-90s—from the Acquisition for the New Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan 

1991
Hara Museum Collection—The Hara Annual Decade, Hara Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan
The 7th Art Now Contemporary Art—The Mind of Japan, The Museum of Fine Arts, Gifu, Japan
Paintings from the Showa Era (1926-1989)—Part 3: 1945 and After, The Miyagi Museum of Art, Sendai, Japan
The 3rd Anniversary Exhibition: Japanese Painting in the 20th Century, Fukuyama Museum of Art, Fukuyama, Japan
Poetics of Hue: A Message from Two Dimensions of Contemporary Painting, Kawasaki City Museum, Kawasaki, Japan
Japan Art Today: Diversity of Japanese Contemporary Art, Sezon Museum of Modern Art, Karuizawa, Japan

1990
Painting / Japan: Emerging through Discontinuity, Touko Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan
My Favorite Five Artists + One, M Gallery, Ashikaga, Japan
Kazumi Nakamura / Kenichi Wada: NW in NW, Gallery NW House, Tokyo, Japan
Muramatsu in Fall 1990, Muramatsu Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Hara Annual X." Hara Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan
Museum City Tenjin: Circulation of the Sensitivity—City in Gaze, Art in Action, Space Media MA, Fukuoka, Japan
Japan Art Today: Elusive Perspectives / Changing Visions, Cultural Center of Stockholm, Sweden; traveled to Charlottenborg Exhibition Hall, Copenhagen, Denmark; Helsinki Municipal Art Museum, Helsinki, Finland; Reykjavik Municipal Art Museum, Reykjavik,
Iceland
Muscat 2nd Youth Biennale, Sultan Quaboos Sports Complex, Oman
The 30th Anniversary of the Peter Stuyvesant Collection, The Factory of Turmac Tobacco Company, Zevenaar, Netherlands

1989
Makoto Ito / Kazumi Nakamura / Koji Sagawa, Muramatsu Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Image of Today Ill: Vision beyond Construction for Deconstruction, Kumamoto Prefectural Museum of Art, Kumamoto, Japan
Painting Concerning the Painting 2 – Form in AC, Gallery Haku, Osaka, Japan
Contemporary Art Exhibition for Raising Relief Fund to the Victim's Family in China with Sympathy, Hillside Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Drawing as Itself, The National Museum of Art, Osaka, Japan
Japan '89, The Municipal Museum of Contemporary Art, Ghent, Belgium
Inaugural Exhibition: My Collection, M Gallery, Ashikaga, Japan

1988
Professors, Assistants, Students of Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music, Space Niki, Tokyo, Japan
8 Drawings, Kodama Gallery, Osaka, Japan
Selected Works, ESSES Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

1987
Art Today 1987: A Slap in the Face of Tasteful Public, The Museum of Modern Art, Seibu Takanawa, Japan
Art In Flux – I Fevering Surface, Fukuoka Art Museum, Fukuoka, Japan
The 23rd 'Artists Today' Exhibition: Phases Material, Table and Apocalypse, Yokohama Civic Art Gallery, Yokohama, Japan

1986
1986 Spring Show [Part 1], Gallery K, Tokyo, Japan
Analogy '86, Chiba Prefectural Museum of Art, Chiba, Japan
Kazumi Nakamura / Kenichi Wada, Gallery Haku, Osaka, Japan
Five Expressions, Muramatsu Gallery, Tokyo, Japan 

1985
The Critical Point in Art, Muramatsu Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Exhibition: Scene, University Gallery, Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music, Tokyo, Japan 

1982
Swimming Pool, Further Educational Institution, Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan 

1981
New Air Generation, Kanagawa Kenmin Hall Gallery, Yokohama, Japan 

1980
Ueno '80 [Part 3], University Gallery, Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music, Tokyo, Japan
Ueno '80 Hot Sence, University Gallery, Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music, Tokyo, Japan 

1978
Size 50 White Canvas Exhibition, Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music, Tokyo, Japan

Awards and Grants

2015
Japan Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology’s Art Encouragement Prize

2007
Takashimaya Art Award

2001
Takashimaya Cultural Foundation: Takashimaya Art Award 

Museum and Public Collections
Aichi Prefectural Museum of Art, Nagoya, Japan
Busan Museum of Art, Busan, South Korea
Chiba City Museum of Art, Chiba, Japan
Fukuoka Art Museum, Fukuoka, Japan
Fukuyama Museum of Art, Fukuyama, Japan
Hara Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan
Iwaki City Art Museum, Iwaki, Japan
Kawagoe City Art Museum, Kawagoe, Japan
Kitakyushu Municipal Museum of Art, Kitakyushu, Japan
Kumamoto Prefectural Museum of Art, Kumamoto, Japan
Museum of Art, Kōchi, Japan
Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan   
Museum of Fine Arts, Gifu, Japan
Museum of Modern Art, Wakayama, Japan
National Museum of Art, Osaka, Japan
Niigata Bandaijima Art Museum, Niigata, Japan
Ohara Museum of Art, Kurashiki, Japan
Reykjavik Municipal Art Museum, Reykjavik, Iceland
Sezon Museum of Modern Art, Karuizawa, Japan
Takamatsu City Museum of Art, Takamatsu, Japan
Tochigi Prefectural Museum of Art, Utsunomiya, Japan
Toyota Municipal Museum of Art, Toyota, Japan
Utsunomiya Museum of Art, Utsunomiyam Japan
Yokohama Museum of Art, Yokohama, Japan  

 

 

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