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Taro Izumi





Taro Izumi

b. 1976, Nara, Japan
Lives and works in Tokyo, Japan

Education:
2002
MA (Oil Painting), Tama Art University, Japan

2000
BA (Oil Painting), Tama Art University, Japan

Solo Exhibitions:

2020
ex, Museum Tinguely, Basel
The Dawn of Compact Structure, Take Ninagawa, Tokyo

2017
A Child Suddenly, 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa
←contact, Take Ninagawa, Tokyo
Night Lie, Galerie Georges-Philippe & Nathalie Vallois, Paris
Pan, Palais de Tokyo, Paris

2015
Wa Ra Doki Po kai No Jyutu, Art Center Ongoing, Tokyo

2014
No Night, Day Neither, Nassauischer Kunstverein, Wiesbaden, Germany
2011
Brave Yawn, Hiromi Yoshii, Tokyo, Japan
Taro Izumi Drawings, Sprout Curation, Tokyo, Japan
Cloud Looks like a Spider, NADiff a/p/a/r/t, Tokyo, Japan
The Combine PI, The Liberty PO, Take Ninagawa, Tokyo

2010
KNEADING, Kanagawa Prefectural Gallery, Kanagawa
Manhunt and Sneak dating, hiromiyoshii, Tokyo
Hide in a whales stomach, Mouse, ASAHI ART SQUARE, Tokyo

2009
My attempt to build a mountain ended up with a hole wide open, NADiff a/p/a/r/t, Tokyo
Helsinki, Galerie Georges-Philippe & Nathalie Vallois, Paris

2008
Magicians Bread, Solar Eclipse, hiromiyoshii, Tokyo
Chimney Sweeper, Art 39 Basel, Statement, Basel
Jungle Book, Gallery Stump Kamakura, Kanagawa

2007
Game Pedestal (warehouse), Buro013 by hiromiyoshii, Tokyo

2006
Trolley, hiromiyoshii, Tokyo

2005
GENIUS EPISODE 1&2, hiromiyosii, Tokyo

2003
Zilent, Kojimachi Gallery, Tokyo

2002
Bargen (Fictitious), Peppers Loft Gallery, Tokyo

Group Exhibitions:

2019
15th Anniversary Exhibition: Where We Now Stand—In Order to Map the Future [2], 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, Ishikawa
Weavers of Worlds: A Century of Flux in Japanese Modern / Contemporary Art, Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo

2018
Stop and Go, Hara Museum ARC, Gunma
Visions of Exchange: Mercedes-Benz Art Scope Award 2009–2017, Daimler Contemporary Berlin
Par amour du jeu 1998-2018,” Magasins généraux, Pantin

2017
In Focus: Contemporary Japan, Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minnesota
Japanorama – A new vision on art since 1970, Centre Pompidou-Metz
“Mercedes-Benz Art Scope 2015-2017: Wandering to Wonder,” Hara Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo

2016
Paradoxa, Japanese Art Today, Casa Cavazzini, Udine
2015
In Our Time: Art in Post-industrial Japan, 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa

2015
In Our Time: Art in Post-industrial Japan, 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa

2014
Art Basel Hong Kong, Take Ninagawa, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Hong Kong
Paris champ & hors champ, Galerie des bibliotheques de la Ville de Paris
Collection II, The National Museum of Art, Osaka
Art Basel in Miami Beach, Nova Sector, Take Ninagawa Gallery

2013
Double Message, Scai the Bathhouse, Tokyo
Out of Doubt: Roppongi Crossing 2013, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo

2012
Real Japanesque: The Unique World of Japanese Contemporary Art, The National Museum of Art, Osaka

2011
JAPANCONGO, Le Magasin - Centre National d Art Contemporain, Grenoble; The Garage Center For Contemporary Culture, Moscow; Palazzo Reale, Milan
Violence and Universe, island ATRIUM, Kashiwa

2010
Media Landscape, Zone East, Liverpool Biennial, Contemporary Urban Center, Liverpool
CITY 2.0: Web Generations Urban Theory of Evolution, EYE OF GYRE, Tokyo
TRUST, Media City Seoul 2010, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul
MOT Collecton: Enter here what do you see?, Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo
Everyday life Another space, Kanagawa Kenmin Hall, Yokohama
Azumabashi Dance Crossing, Asahi Art Square, Tokyo, Japan


2009
Everyday life, another place, Kanagawa Prefectural Gallery, Yokohama, Japan
TWIST and SHOUT Contemporary Art From Japan
Bangkok Art and Culture Centre, Bangkok
Extra/Ordinary: Video Art from Asia, Spencer Museum of Art, Kansas
CREAM International Festival for Arts and Media Yokohama 2009, Nogeyama Zoo, Kanagawa
POSTO: The reverse of TOPOS, MOCA Studio, Taipei
Art every day!!, The Museum of Modern Art, Gunma, Gunma
Winter Garden: Exploration of the Micropop Imagination in Contemporary Japanese Art, Hara Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo
Koln Japanese Culture Institute, Koln
Rome Japanese Culture Institute, Rome
Re: Membering - Next of Japan, Alternative Space LOOP, Seoul
Waiting for Video: Works From the 1960s To Today, The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Tokyo
UNLIMITED, A+, Tokyo

2008
Between Art and Life, Centre D Art Contemporain Geneve, Geneve
TOKYO NONSENSE, SCION Installation LA, Los Angeles
The ECHO, ZAIM, Yokohama
Food and Contemporary Art, BankART 1929, Yokohama
Landmark Project IIII, Lets Cross the Route 16!←Lets Go Noge!, Yokohama, Japan

2007
Out of the Ordinary: New Video from Japan, The Getty Center, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
The Door into Summer: The Age of Micropop, MITO ARTS FOUNDATION, Ibaraki
COLLECTORS CHOICE: Collection 2,
Daelim Contemporary Art Museum, Seoul
Techniques of Storytelling speaking of unspeakable,
SSamzie Space, LOOP, Seoul

2006
FUKUTAKEHOUSE in Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennial 2006, Nigata
After The Reality, Deitch Projects, New York

2005
The World is Mine, HIROMI YOSHII FIVE, Tokyo
Gallery Artist Show, hiromiyoshii, Tokyo

2004
Field of Dreams, Project Room/Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo

2001
Gallery Le Deco, Tokyo

Awards:
2014
7th Follow Fluxus - After Fluxus Grant, awarded by the Hesse State Capital Wiesbaden and the Nassauischer Kunstverein Wiesbaden