Infinito Wolfgang Laib_Mario Merz_Tatsuo Miyajima
28 Apr—30 Sep 2008

Wolfgang Laib

Born 1950 in Metzingen. Lives and works in Southern Germany.

Education
1968-1974 Studied Medicine University of Tuebingen
Grants and Awards

2015Praemium Imperiale for Sculpture, The Japan Art Foundation

Solo Exhibitions

2020
Buchmann Lugano, Lugano
Kenji Taki Gallery Tokyo
2019
Santa Croce, Pallazzo Medici Riccanti, Museo Marino Marini, Cappella Rucellai, Florence
2018
Sperone Westwater Gallery - New York City
2017
MASI Lugano, CH (cat.)
Old Secretary Building; Yangon, Myanmar
2016
Alfonso Artiaco, Naples, Italy
Galerie Andrea Caratsch, St. Moritz, Switzerland
2015
Kenji Taki Gallery
Buchmann Box
2014
Basilica of Sant'Apollinare in Classe, Ravenna
Galerie Konrad Fischer, Düsseldorf
Blueproject Foundation, Barcelona
Buchmann Galerie, Berlin
2013
Buchmann Galerie, Agra
Buchmann Lugano, Lugano
Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, New York
Sperone Westwater Gallery, New York
Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, New York
Museum of Modern Art, New York
2012
Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi, India
Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Salzburg
2011
Chemould Prescott Road, Mumbai
Gallery Chemould, Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai
Galeria Mirchandani + Steinruecke, Mumbai
The Rubin Museum of Art, New York
SAIC, School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Buchmann Galerie, Berlin
2010
Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt/Main
2009
Fondazione Merz, Turin
Sean Kelly, New York
Museo Universitario de Arte Contemporáneo - MUAC, Mexico City
The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City
2008
Buchmann Galerie, Berlin
Musée de Grenoble, Grenoble
2007
MNCARS - Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía; Palacio de Crystal, Madrid

Sean Kelly Gallery, New York
2006
Institute of Contemporary Arts, Lasalle-Sia, Singapore
Fondation Beyeler, Basel
Buchmann Galerie Berlin
2005
Auckland Art Gallery, Toi o Tämaki, New Zealand
De Pont foundation for contemporary art, Tilburg/ NL
Kunstmuseum Bonn
Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne
MACRO - Museo d`Arte Contemporaneo Roma, Rom
Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
Fondation Beyeler, Basel
Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery, University of Western Australia, Crawley/ Perth
2004
Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou, China
Buchmann Galerie, Köln
University of Fine Arts, Hanoi, Vietnam
Gallery Rizziero Arte, Pescara
2003
Gallery Caratsch de Pury & Luxembourg, Zurich
The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo
National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul
Buchmann Lugano – Skulpturenprojekte und Kunsthandel, Agra/ Lugano
Kenji Taki Gallery, Tokyo
Marugame Genichiro-Inokuma Museum of Contemporary Art, Marugame
Toyota Municipal Museum of Art, Toyota
2002
Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, New York
San Diego Museum of Contemporary Art, La Jolla/CA
Folkwang Museum, Essen
Haus der Kunst, München
Goethe-Institut, New York
2001
Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas/Texas
Henry Art Gallery, Seattle/Washington
Buchmann Skulpturenprojekte & Kunsthandel, Agra/ Lugano
Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA; Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX; Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Scottsdale
Sprengel Museum, Hannover
2000
Buchmann Galerie, Köln
Berkely, Kalofornien
Hirshhorn Museum, Washington
Buchmann Galerie, Köln
Sara Hildén Art Museum, Tampere
Anthony Meier Fine Arts, San Francisco
1999
Galeria 1000 Eventi, Mailand
Kunsthaus Bregenz
Carré d’Art, Musée d’art contemporain, Nîmes
1998
Galeria Artiaco, Neapel
The Arts Club of Chicago, Chicago
Galerie Sperone Westwater, New York
Kenji Taki Gallery, Nagoya/Tokyo
1997
Galerie Sperone Westwater, New York
Buchmann Galerie, Basel
L.A.C., Lieu d´Art Contemporain, Sigeau
Staatliche Kunsthalle Karlsruhe
1996
Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris
Barbara Mathes Gallery, New York
Galerie Artek, Helsinki
Galerie Ropac, Salzburg
Diözesanmuseum Köln, Köln
Galerie Kenji Taki, Nagoya/Japan
Galerie Konrad Fischer, Düsseldorf
1995
Sprengel Museum, Hannover
Galerie Sperone Westwater, New York
1993
Galerie Buchmann, Basel
Camden Arts Center, London
De Pont Foundation for Contemporary Art, Tilburg
Galerie Sperone Westwater, New York
Galerie Burnett Miller, Los Angeles
1992
capc Musée d’art contemporain, Bordeaux
Musée national d’Art Moderne Centre Pompidou, Paris
Kunstmuseum Bonn
The Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin
Museo Comunale d’Arte Moderna, Ascona
MOCA, Museum of Contemorary Art, Los Angeles
Galeria Artiaco, Neapel
1991
Galerie Buchmann, Basel
Galerie Senda, Hiroshima
Center for Contemporary Arts, Santa Fé/ New Mexico
Galerie Sperone Westwater, New York
Galerie Crousel-Robelin Bama
Galerie Kanransha, Tokyo
1990
Galerie Buchmann, Basel
Galerie Burnett Miller, Los Angeles
Kabinett für aktuelle Kunst, Bremerhaven
Galerie Konrad Fischer, Düsseldorf
Kunstmuseum Luzern
The Watari Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo (with Cy Twombly, Michel Verjux)
Galerie des Beaux-Arts, Bruxelles
Galerie Rhona Hoffmann, Chicago
1989
Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, (zus. mit Merz, Walther)
Fundació Joan Miró, Barcelona
Musée de Rochechouart, Limoges
Galerie Crousel-Robelin Bama, Paris
Galerie Buchmann, Basel
1988
Galerie Lelong, New York
Ruine der Künste, Berlin
Galerie Burnett Miller, Los Angele
Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines
1987
Galerie Buchmann Basel
1986
Galerie Maeght Lelong, New York
ARC, Musée d’Art Moderne, Paris
CAPC Musée d’Art Contemporain, Bordeaux
Galerie Crousel-Hussenot, Paris
1985
Whitechapel Art Gallery, London
Kunstverein St. Gallen
Galerie Maeght Lelong, New York (zus. mit Ryman, Wilson)
1984
Kabinett für aktuelle Kunst, Bremerhaven
1983
Galerie Konrad Fischer, Düsseldorf
Städtisches Museum Abteiberg, Mönchengladbach
1982
Gewad, Gent
Galerie Konrad Fischer, Zürich
1981
Kabinett für aktuelle Kunst, Bremerhaven
Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris
Galerie Max Hetzler, Stuttgart
Galerie Sperone Westwater Fischer, New York
1980
Ink, Zürich, (zusammen mit Marden, Merz, Zorio)
1979
Galerie Jean & Karen Bernier, Athen
Kabinett für aktuelle Kunst, Bremerhaven
Galerie Sperone Westwater Fischer, New York
1978
Galerie Rolf Preisig, Basel
Kunstraum München, München
Galerie Konrad Fischer, Düsseldorf
Galerie Salvatore Ala, Mailand
1976
Galerie Müller-Roth, Stuttgart

Group Exhibitions

2019
The Hepworth Wakefield (cat.)
Chiesa di Santa Maria delle Penitenti, Venice, Italy
Galleria Lia Rumma, Milan
2018
Buchmann Galerie Agra / Lugano
Pinakothek der Moderne, Schloss Herrenchiemsee
Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona
2017
Centro de Artes Visuales Helga de Alvear, Cáceres, Spain
Buchmann Galerie Agra / Lugano
Grand Palais, Paris (cat.)
2016
Buchmann Galerie
Museum Rietberg, Zurich
FRAC - Centre, Orleans, FR
National Museum of Modern Art Tokyo (MOMAT)
2015
Lakefront, Lugano
Eichbühl Cemetery, Zürich
Watari-Um - Watari Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo
Herrenchiemsee Palace, Herrenchiemsee
Axel & May Vervoordt Foundation, Venice
Musee de Grenoble
Marres - Centre for Contemporary Culture, Maastricht
MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York
2014
Palais des Beaux Arts de Lille
Herrenchiemsee Palace, Herrenchiemsee
2013
Centro de Artes Visuales Fundación Helga de Alvear, Cáceres
2012
Collezione Giancarlo e Danna Olgiati, Spazio -1, Lugano
Henry Art Gallery, Seattle
Roundtable: The 9th Gwangju Biennale, South Korea
Buchmann Galerie, Berlin
Ulmer Museum, Ulm
Musée Dépertemental dArt Contemporain de Rochechouart, Rochechouart
Konrad Fischer Galerie, Düsseldorf
2011
Städtische Kunsthalle, Mannheim
Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris
Abbaye St André, Centre d'art contemporain, Meymac
Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, New York City
Museum der Stadt Ratingen
Toyota Municipal Museum of Art
2010
Marlborough Chelsea, New York City
Musée d'art contemporain, Bordeaux
Suntory Museum, Osaka
Künstlerhaus Palais Thurn & Taxis, Bregenz
Hirshhorn Museum and Scuplture Garden, Washington DC
Konrad Fischer Galerie, Düsseldorf
2009
ZKM | Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie, Karlsruhe
Museum Frieder Burda, Baden-Baden
Martin Gropius Bau, Berlin
2008
Fondation pour l'art condemporain Claudine et Jean-Marc Salomon, 
Alex/ France
Buchmann Lugano, Agra/ Lugano

HVCCA-Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art Peekskill /NY
2007
DRAC PACA, Mouans-Sartoux

Buchmann Lugano - Skulpturenprojekte und Kunsthandel, Agra/ Lugano
Museum Kunst Palast, Düsseldorf

Alexander Ochs Galleries, Berlin/ Beijing

Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg
CeSAC - Centro Sperimentale per le Arti Contemporanee, Caraglio
Buchmann Box, Buchmann Galerie, Berlin
2006
The Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens
Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Salzburg
MoMA - The Museum of Modern Art, New York
Buchmann Galerie, Berlin
National Gallery of Art, Washington
Centre Pompidou, Paris
SITE Santa Fe
Villa Massimo, Rom
Toyota Municipial Museum of Art, Toyota City
Aichi Prefectural Museum of Art, Japan
MMoCA - Madison Museum of Contemporary Art Madison/ WI
2005
Buchmann Lugano – Skulpturenprojekte und Kunsthandel, Agra/ Lugano
Kasa-tei, Kodai-ji temple, Kyoto
Fondation Beyeler, Riehen/Basel
Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth
503 Mulino, Vicenza
2004
EMST - National Museum of Contemporary Art Athen
International Fair of New Art, New York/
 Buchmann Galerie
Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York
MMK Passau, Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Wörlen, Passau
2003
Ho-Am Art Gallery, Seoul
Buchmann Lugano – Skulpturenprojekte und KunsthandelAgra/ Lugano 

Ernst Barlach Museum Ratzeburg; Ernst Barlach Museum Wedel, Hamburg
Museum Franz Gertsch, Burgdorf/ CH
Kunstgipfel am Lago Maggiore, Vira Gabarogno/ CH
2002
Buchmann Galerie, Agra
2001
Contemporary Art Museum, Houston/TX
Sean Kelly Gallery, New York
Gallery, Houston/TX
2000
Buchmann Galerie, Agra
Galleria d´Arte Moderna, Bologna
The Museum of Modern Art, New York
Galerie Sfeir-Smeler, Hamburg
The Rooseum Center for Contemporary Art, Malmö
Museum of Modern Art Oxford, Oxford
Sperone Westwager, New York
P.S.1, New York
1999
Neue Nationalgalerie – Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin
Venedig
Weimar
Museum Ludwig, Köln
1998
Diözesanmuseum Freising, München
Le Musée d´Art Moderne et Contemporain, Straßburg
Fondation Beyeler, Basel
Fondation Cartier, Paris
KM Kulturunea, San Sebastian
1997
Lyon
Venedig
MoMA - The Museum of Modern Art, New York
Palazzo dei Esposizioni, Rom
Biennale Kwangju, Korea
Moderna Galerija, Ljubljana
1996
Buchmann Galerie, Köln
Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney
San Ildefonso, Mexico City
1995
Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt am Main
Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei
Kunst- und Ausstellungshalle der Bundesrepublik Deutschland, Bonn
1994
Lenbachhaus, München
Sprengel Museum, Hannover
1993
capcMusée d´art contemporain, Bordeaux
Chateau d´Oiron, Oiron
Kunsthalle Basel, Basel
1992
Kunst- und Ausstellungshalle der Bundesrepublik Deutschland, Bonn
Musée d´Art Moderne, Collioure
Neues Museum Weserburg, Bremen
De Pont Foundation, Tilburg
1991
Württembergischer Kunstverein, Stuttgart
Palais des Beaux-Arts, Charlesroi
1990
The National Museum of Contemporary Art, Oslo
Institue of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia
1989
Deichtorhallen, Hamburg
Städtisches Kunstmsueum, Bonn
The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo
Orto Botanico, Turin
1988
Rosc, Dublin
Museum der Gegenwart, Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin
1987
Kassel
Kunstverein Bonn, Bonn
Oude Kerk, Amsterdam
1986
Wien
Fellbach
Sydney
Hayward Art Gallery, London
Städtische Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf
1985
Kunsthalle Zürich
Castello di Rivoli, Turin
Jehangir Art Gallery, Bombay
Nationalgalerie, Berlin
1983
Helsinki
Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden / Tel-Aviv Museum
1982
Kassel
University Art Museum, Providence/Rhode Island
German Pavilion cur. by Johannes Cladders (with Hanne Darboven, Gotthard Graubner)
Nationalgalerie, Berlin
1981
Musée d´Art Moderne, Paris
Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden
1980
Frankfurt am Main
Buchmann Galerie Agra / Lugano, Agra/Lugano
Selected Collections

Kunstmuseum Bonn 

Kunstmuseum Stuttgart

Neue Pinakothek, Munich

Sprengel Museum, Hannover

Kolumba Diözesanmuseum, Cologne

Centre Pompidou, Paris 

CAPC, Musée d’art contemporain de Bordeaux 

Collections de l’Etat Français, France

Musée d’art contempoarin, Nîmes, France

Musée départemental de Rochechouart, Rochechouart 

Museé de Grenoble

Galleria Civica d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Turin 

De Pont Foundation, Tilburg, The Netherlands

Kunsthaus, Zürich

LAC Museum of Contemporary Art, Lugano

Kunstmuseum St. Gallen

The Art Institute of Chicago 

The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles

The Museum of Modern Art, New York

The Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo

The Phillips Collection, Washington D.C.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.

San Francisco Museum of Art

Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney

The Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki

Toyota Municipal Art Museum, Toyota

Mario Merz

Solo Exhibitions

2019
Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid
2007
Sperone Westwater, New York
2006
Gagosian Gallery, London
2005
Castello Di Rivoli, Fondazione Torino Musei, Fondazione Merz, Turin
2004
Galleria Christian Stein, Milano
2003
Paço Imperial Rio de Janeiro
2002
Passante Ferroviario, Turin
2001
Fondazione Merz, Turin
2000
Fondazione Antonio Ratti, Como
1999
Christian Stein Gallery, Milan
1998
Konrad Fischer Galerie, Düsseldorf
1997
Skulpturen-Museum Glaskasten Marl
1996
Christian Stein Gallery, Milano
1995
Galerie Konrad Fischer, Düsseldorf
1994
Castel Ivano, Trento
1993
Stadtische Galerie im Alter Bau, Geislingen an der Steige
1992
Galerie Tschudi, Glarus/ CH
1990
Galerie Durand-Dessert, Paris
1989
MOCA - Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
1987
Musée d'Art Contemporain, Lyon
1986
Tucci Russo Gallery, Torre Pellice/ Torino
1985
Kunsthaus Zurich, Zurich
1981
Tucci Russo Gallery, Torre Pellice/ Torino
1980
Whitechapel Art Gallery London (solo)
1978
Tucci Russo Gallery, Torre Pellice/ Torino
1976
Tucci Russo Gallery, Torre Pellice/ Torino

Group Exhibitions

2019
The Hepworth Wakefield (cat.)
Chiesa di Santa Maria delle Penitenti, Venice, Italy
Galleria Lia Rumma, Milan
2018
Buchmann Galerie Agra / Lugano
Pinakothek der Moderne, Schloss Herrenchiemsee
Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona
2017
Centro de Artes Visuales Helga de Alvear, Cáceres, Spain
Buchmann Galerie Agra / Lugano
Grand Palais, Paris (cat.)
2016
Buchmann Galerie
Museum Rietberg, Zurich
FRAC - Centre, Orleans, FR
National Museum of Modern Art Tokyo (MOMAT)
2015
Lakefront, Lugano
Eichbühl Cemetery, Zürich
Watari-Um - Watari Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo
Herrenchiemsee Palace, Herrenchiemsee
Axel & May Vervoordt Foundation, Venice
Musee de Grenoble
Marres - Centre for Contemporary Culture, Maastricht
MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York
2014
Palais des Beaux Arts de Lille
Herrenchiemsee Palace, Herrenchiemsee
2013
Centro de Artes Visuales Fundación Helga de Alvear, Cáceres
2012
Collezione Giancarlo e Danna Olgiati, Spazio -1, Lugano
Henry Art Gallery, Seattle
Roundtable: The 9th Gwangju Biennale, South Korea
Buchmann Galerie, Berlin
Ulmer Museum, Ulm
Musée Dépertemental dArt Contemporain de Rochechouart, Rochechouart
Konrad Fischer Galerie, Düsseldorf
2011
Städtische Kunsthalle, Mannheim
Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris
Abbaye St André, Centre d'art contemporain, Meymac
Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, New York City
Museum der Stadt Ratingen
Toyota Municipal Museum of Art
2010
Marlborough Chelsea, New York City
Musée d'art contemporain, Bordeaux
Suntory Museum, Osaka
Künstlerhaus Palais Thurn & Taxis, Bregenz
Hirshhorn Museum and Scuplture Garden, Washington DC
Konrad Fischer Galerie, Düsseldorf
2009
ZKM | Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie, Karlsruhe
Museum Frieder Burda, Baden-Baden
Martin Gropius Bau, Berlin
2008
Fondation pour l'art condemporain Claudine et Jean-Marc Salomon, 
Alex/ France
Buchmann Lugano, Agra/ Lugano

HVCCA-Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art Peekskill /NY
2007
DRAC PACA, Mouans-Sartoux

Buchmann Lugano - Skulpturenprojekte und Kunsthandel, Agra/ Lugano
Museum Kunst Palast, Düsseldorf

Alexander Ochs Galleries, Berlin/ Beijing

Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg
CeSAC - Centro Sperimentale per le Arti Contemporanee, Caraglio
Buchmann Box, Buchmann Galerie, Berlin
2006
The Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens
Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Salzburg
MoMA - The Museum of Modern Art, New York
Buchmann Galerie, Berlin
National Gallery of Art, Washington
Centre Pompidou, Paris
SITE Santa Fe
Villa Massimo, Rom
Toyota Municipial Museum of Art, Toyota City
Aichi Prefectural Museum of Art, Japan
MMoCA - Madison Museum of Contemporary Art Madison/ WI
2005
Buchmann Lugano – Skulpturenprojekte und Kunsthandel, Agra/ Lugano
Kasa-tei, Kodai-ji temple, Kyoto
Fondation Beyeler, Riehen/Basel
Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth
503 Mulino, Vicenza
2004
EMST - National Museum of Contemporary Art Athen
International Fair of New Art, New York/
 Buchmann Galerie
Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York
MMK Passau, Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Wörlen, Passau
2003
Ho-Am Art Gallery, Seoul
Buchmann Lugano – Skulpturenprojekte und KunsthandelAgra/ Lugano 

Ernst Barlach Museum Ratzeburg; Ernst Barlach Museum Wedel, Hamburg
Museum Franz Gertsch, Burgdorf/ CH
Kunstgipfel am Lago Maggiore, Vira Gabarogno/ CH
2002
Buchmann Galerie, Agra
2001
Contemporary Art Museum, Houston/TX
Sean Kelly Gallery, New York
Gallery, Houston/TX
2000
Buchmann Galerie, Agra
Galleria d´Arte Moderna, Bologna
The Museum of Modern Art, New York
Galerie Sfeir-Smeler, Hamburg
The Rooseum Center for Contemporary Art, Malmö
Museum of Modern Art Oxford, Oxford
Sperone Westwager, New York
P.S.1, New York
1999
Neue Nationalgalerie – Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin
Venedig
Weimar
Museum Ludwig, Köln
1998
Diözesanmuseum Freising, München
Le Musée d´Art Moderne et Contemporain, Straßburg
Fondation Beyeler, Basel
Fondation Cartier, Paris
KM Kulturunea, San Sebastian
1997
Lyon
Venedig
MoMA - The Museum of Modern Art, New York
Palazzo dei Esposizioni, Rom
Biennale Kwangju, Korea
Moderna Galerija, Ljubljana
1996
Buchmann Galerie, Köln
Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney
San Ildefonso, Mexico City
1995
Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt am Main
Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei
Kunst- und Ausstellungshalle der Bundesrepublik Deutschland, Bonn
1994
Lenbachhaus, München
Sprengel Museum, Hannover
1993
capcMusée d´art contemporain, Bordeaux
Chateau d´Oiron, Oiron
Kunsthalle Basel, Basel
1992
Kunst- und Ausstellungshalle der Bundesrepublik Deutschland, Bonn
Musée d´Art Moderne, Collioure
Neues Museum Weserburg, Bremen
De Pont Foundation, Tilburg
1991
Württembergischer Kunstverein, Stuttgart
Palais des Beaux-Arts, Charlesroi
1990
The National Museum of Contemporary Art, Oslo
Institue of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia
1989
Deichtorhallen, Hamburg
Städtisches Kunstmsueum, Bonn
The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo
Orto Botanico, Turin
1988
Rosc, Dublin
Museum der Gegenwart, Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin
1987
Kassel
Kunstverein Bonn, Bonn
Oude Kerk, Amsterdam
1986
Wien
Fellbach
Sydney
Hayward Art Gallery, London
Städtische Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf
1985
Kunsthalle Zürich
Castello di Rivoli, Turin
Jehangir Art Gallery, Bombay
Nationalgalerie, Berlin
1983
Helsinki
Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden / Tel-Aviv Museum
1982
Kassel
University Art Museum, Providence/Rhode Island
German Pavilion cur. by Johannes Cladders (with Hanne Darboven, Gotthard Graubner)
Nationalgalerie, Berlin
1981
Musée d´Art Moderne, Paris
Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden
1980
Frankfurt am Main
Buchmann Galerie Agra / Lugano, Agra/Lugano

Tatsuo Miyajima

Born 1957 in Tokyo. Lives and works in Ibaraki, Japan.

 

2012 - 2016Kyoto University of Art & Design Vice President

2006 - 2016Tohoku University of Art & Design Vice President

 

 

Education
1986 Completed postgraduate studies at Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music (M.A.)
1984 Graduated from Oil Painting Course, Fine Arts Department, Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music (B.A.)
Grants and Awards
1998 London Institute honorary doctorate
1993 Fondation Cartier pour l'art contemporain, Paris
1990–1991 DAAD Scholarship Berliner Kunstprogramm Berlin,
1990 ACC - Asian Cultural Council, New York

Solo Exhibitions

2021
Buchmann Box, Berlin
2020
Chiba City Museum of Art, Japan
2019
Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara (cat.)
EMMA - Espoo Museum of Modern Art, Espoo, Finland
Lisson Gallery, New York
Akio Nagasawa Gallery Ginza, Tokyo
Minsheng Art Museum, Shanghai
Buchmann Lugano, Lugano
2018
Buchmann Box, Berlin
2017
SCAI the Bathhouse, Tokyo
Buchmann Lugano
Buchmann Galerie, Berlin
CUPSULE, Tokyo
Akio Nagasawa Gallery, Tokyo
2016
Museum of Contemporary Art Australia, Sydney
Mizuho Oshiro Gallery, Kagoshima, Japan
Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Hong Kong
2014
Lisson Gallery, Milan
CAPSULE Gallery, Tokyo
2011
Mitsubishi-Jisho ARTIUM, Fukuoka, Japan
Comme de Garcons Six Gallery, Seoul
2010
BLD Gallery, Tokyo
2003
Buchmann Galerie, Köln
2001
Buchmann Galerie, Köln
1999
Buchmann Galerie, Köln
1998
The Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art (NMOCA), Overland Park, USA
1997
Buchmann Galerie, Köln
1996
Centre International d'Art Contemporain de Montreal, Montreal, Canada
1987
Lunami Gallery, Tokio

Group Exhibitions

2019
The Hepworth Wakefield (cat.)
Chiesa di Santa Maria delle Penitenti, Venice, Italy
Galleria Lia Rumma, Milan
2018
Buchmann Galerie Agra / Lugano
Pinakothek der Moderne, Schloss Herrenchiemsee
Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona
2017
Centro de Artes Visuales Helga de Alvear, Cáceres, Spain
Buchmann Galerie Agra / Lugano
Grand Palais, Paris (cat.)
2016
Buchmann Galerie
Museum Rietberg, Zurich
FRAC - Centre, Orleans, FR
National Museum of Modern Art Tokyo (MOMAT)
2015
Lakefront, Lugano
Eichbühl Cemetery, Zürich
Watari-Um - Watari Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo
Herrenchiemsee Palace, Herrenchiemsee
Axel & May Vervoordt Foundation, Venice
Musee de Grenoble
Marres - Centre for Contemporary Culture, Maastricht
MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York
2014
Palais des Beaux Arts de Lille
Herrenchiemsee Palace, Herrenchiemsee
2013
Centro de Artes Visuales Fundación Helga de Alvear, Cáceres
2012
Collezione Giancarlo e Danna Olgiati, Spazio -1, Lugano
Henry Art Gallery, Seattle
Roundtable: The 9th Gwangju Biennale, South Korea
Buchmann Galerie, Berlin
Ulmer Museum, Ulm
Musée Dépertemental dArt Contemporain de Rochechouart, Rochechouart
Konrad Fischer Galerie, Düsseldorf
2011
Städtische Kunsthalle, Mannheim
Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris
Abbaye St André, Centre d'art contemporain, Meymac
Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, New York City
Museum der Stadt Ratingen
Toyota Municipal Museum of Art
2010
Marlborough Chelsea, New York City
Musée d'art contemporain, Bordeaux
Suntory Museum, Osaka
Künstlerhaus Palais Thurn & Taxis, Bregenz
Hirshhorn Museum and Scuplture Garden, Washington DC
Konrad Fischer Galerie, Düsseldorf
2009
ZKM | Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie, Karlsruhe
Museum Frieder Burda, Baden-Baden
Martin Gropius Bau, Berlin
2008
Fondation pour l'art condemporain Claudine et Jean-Marc Salomon, 
Alex/ France
Buchmann Lugano, Agra/ Lugano

HVCCA-Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art Peekskill /NY
2007
DRAC PACA, Mouans-Sartoux

Buchmann Lugano - Skulpturenprojekte und Kunsthandel, Agra/ Lugano
Museum Kunst Palast, Düsseldorf

Alexander Ochs Galleries, Berlin/ Beijing

Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg
CeSAC - Centro Sperimentale per le Arti Contemporanee, Caraglio
Buchmann Box, Buchmann Galerie, Berlin
2006
The Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens
Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Salzburg
MoMA - The Museum of Modern Art, New York
Buchmann Galerie, Berlin
National Gallery of Art, Washington
Centre Pompidou, Paris
SITE Santa Fe
Villa Massimo, Rom
Toyota Municipial Museum of Art, Toyota City
Aichi Prefectural Museum of Art, Japan
MMoCA - Madison Museum of Contemporary Art Madison/ WI
2005
Buchmann Lugano – Skulpturenprojekte und Kunsthandel, Agra/ Lugano
Kasa-tei, Kodai-ji temple, Kyoto
Fondation Beyeler, Riehen/Basel
Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth
503 Mulino, Vicenza
2004
EMST - National Museum of Contemporary Art Athen
International Fair of New Art, New York/
 Buchmann Galerie
Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York
MMK Passau, Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Wörlen, Passau
2003
Ho-Am Art Gallery, Seoul
Buchmann Lugano – Skulpturenprojekte und KunsthandelAgra/ Lugano 

Ernst Barlach Museum Ratzeburg; Ernst Barlach Museum Wedel, Hamburg
Museum Franz Gertsch, Burgdorf/ CH
Kunstgipfel am Lago Maggiore, Vira Gabarogno/ CH
2002
Buchmann Galerie, Agra
2001
Contemporary Art Museum, Houston/TX
Sean Kelly Gallery, New York
Gallery, Houston/TX
2000
Buchmann Galerie, Agra
Galleria d´Arte Moderna, Bologna
The Museum of Modern Art, New York
Galerie Sfeir-Smeler, Hamburg
The Rooseum Center for Contemporary Art, Malmö
Museum of Modern Art Oxford, Oxford
Sperone Westwager, New York
P.S.1, New York
1999
Neue Nationalgalerie – Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin
Venedig
Weimar
Museum Ludwig, Köln
1998
Diözesanmuseum Freising, München
Le Musée d´Art Moderne et Contemporain, Straßburg
Fondation Beyeler, Basel
Fondation Cartier, Paris
KM Kulturunea, San Sebastian
1997
Lyon
Venedig
MoMA - The Museum of Modern Art, New York
Palazzo dei Esposizioni, Rom
Biennale Kwangju, Korea
Moderna Galerija, Ljubljana
1996
Buchmann Galerie, Köln
Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney
San Ildefonso, Mexico City
1995
Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt am Main
Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei
Kunst- und Ausstellungshalle der Bundesrepublik Deutschland, Bonn
1994
Lenbachhaus, München
Sprengel Museum, Hannover
1993
capcMusée d´art contemporain, Bordeaux
Chateau d´Oiron, Oiron
Kunsthalle Basel, Basel
1992
Kunst- und Ausstellungshalle der Bundesrepublik Deutschland, Bonn
Musée d´Art Moderne, Collioure
Neues Museum Weserburg, Bremen
De Pont Foundation, Tilburg
1991
Württembergischer Kunstverein, Stuttgart
Palais des Beaux-Arts, Charlesroi
1990
The National Museum of Contemporary Art, Oslo
Institue of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia
1989
Deichtorhallen, Hamburg
Städtisches Kunstmsueum, Bonn
The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo
Orto Botanico, Turin
1988
Rosc, Dublin
Museum der Gegenwart, Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin
1987
Kassel
Kunstverein Bonn, Bonn
Oude Kerk, Amsterdam
1986
Wien
Fellbach
Sydney
Hayward Art Gallery, London
Städtische Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf
1985
Kunsthalle Zürich
Castello di Rivoli, Turin
Jehangir Art Gallery, Bombay
Nationalgalerie, Berlin
1983
Helsinki
Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden / Tel-Aviv Museum
1982
Kassel
University Art Museum, Providence/Rhode Island
German Pavilion cur. by Johannes Cladders (with Hanne Darboven, Gotthard Graubner)
Nationalgalerie, Berlin
1981
Musée d´Art Moderne, Paris
Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden
1980
Frankfurt am Main
Buchmann Galerie Agra / Lugano, Agra/Lugano
Selected Collections

National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto, Japan

Hara Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan

Museum of Modern Art, Shiga, Japan

Nagoya City Art Museum, Nagoya, Japan

Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan

Panasonic Museum in Osaka, Japan

FARET Tachikawa, Tokyo, Japan

TV Asahi building, Tokyo, Japan

Tokyo Opera City, Tokyo, Japan

Chiba City Museum, Chiba, Japan

Group Home Sala in Florence Village, Akita, Japan

The Museum of Modern Art, Saitama, Japan

Contemporary Art Museum, Kumamoto, Japan

Toyota Municipal Museum of Art, Aichi, Japan

Saitama Prefectural University, Saitama, Japan

Izumi City Plaza, Osaka, Japan

Naoshima Contemporary Art Museum, Kagawa, Japan

Iwaki City Art Museum, Fukushima, Japan

Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima, Japan

 

M+ Museum, Hong Kong

Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taiwan

Samsung Cultural Foundation, Seoul, Korea

Leeum, Samsung Museum, Seoul, Korea

Chinese Telecom, Taipei, China

 

Tate Gallery, London, UK

The British Museum, London, UK

Deste Foundation for Contemporary Art, Athens, Greece

Fondation Cartier pour l'art contemporain, Paris, France

Kunstmuseum Bern, Bern, Switzerland

Kunstmuseum St. Gallen, Switzerland

Université de Genève, Switzerland

La Caixa, Barcelona, Spain

Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich, Germany

Kunstmuseum Stuttgart, Germany

Fondazione TESECO per l'Arte, Pisa, Italy

Chateau La Coste, Aix-en-Provence, France  

 

Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Texas, U.S.A.

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, U.S.A.

Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, U.S.A.

Dallas Museum of Art, U.S.A.

Denver Art Museum, Denver, U.S.A.

Dannheisser Foundation, New York, U.S.A.

National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Canada

Oakville Galleries, Oakville, Canada

Australian Museum, Sydney, Australia

Other Projects
2005 ARTISTS SUMMIT, KYOTO, Kyoto University of Art and Design, Kyoto, Japan
2002 Collaboration with SOPHNET (fashion design brand) 2002 A/W Collection Tokyo
1000 Real Life Project - Death Clock, Tokyo
2000 Floating Time - Hospice Project, Sotoasahikawa Hospital, Akita
1998 Portfolio for The Edge of Awareness
1995 Portfolio for 4. Uluslararasi Istanbul Bienali-ORIENT / ATION
1994 Mirror, multiple, Spiral, Tokyo
1993 Over Economy, acrylic, pencil on bank note \10,000
1992 Project for PARKETT
1984 Time Funeral, record jacket, SMS Records