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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:

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:

2016

Art Basel Hong Kong, Take Ninagawa Gallery Booth, The Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Hong Kong



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