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Izumi Kato





Izumi Kato

b. 1969 Shimane, Japan

Education:
1992
Graduated from the Department of Oil painting, Musashino Art University

Solo Exhibitions:

2020
Perrotin, Paris, France
Exhibition from the Red Brick Art Museum Collection – Izumi Kato, Red Brick Art Museum, Beijing, China

2019
IZUMI KATO – LIKE A ROLLING SNOWBALL, Hara Museum, Tokyo and Gunma, Japan

Like A Rolling Stone, Item Éditions, Paris, France
Fundación Casa Wabi, Puerto Escondido, Mexico

2018
Perrotin, Seoul, South Korea
Izumi Kato, Red Brick Art Museum, Beijing, China

Galerie Perrotin, Hong Kong, China

2017
New Prints and Drawings, Item Éditions, Paris, France
2016
Galerie Perrotin, New York, USA

2014
Galerie Perrotin, Paris, France
Soft Vinyl Sculptures, CAPSULE; SUNDAY, Tokyo, Japan

Galerie Perrotin, Hong Kong, China

2012
SOUL UNION DELUXE, Kirishima Open-Air Museum, Kagoshima, Japan

2011
The View from After, COMME des GARÇONS OSAKA (Six), Osaka, Japan

Paintings and Sculptures, ARATANIURANO; NADiff Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

2010
Soul Union, ARATANIURANO, Tokyo, Japan

2008
The Riverhead, The Ueno Royal Museum Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

2007
Dear Humans, ARATANIURANO, Tokyo, Japan
MOKU, Takahashi Collection, Tokyo, Japan

2006
Murata & Friends, Berlin

2005
HADAKA NO HITO, SCAI THE BATHHOUSE, Tokyo, Japan
Galleria Astuni, Pietrasanta, Italy

2004
aM PROJECT Vol.5, ASK art space kimura, Tokyo, Japan
Murata & Friends, Berlin

2003
Ai Gallery, Tokyo
Drawings 1996-2003, 23GALLERY, Tokyo, Japan

2002
Galleria Chimera, Tokyo, Japan

2001
Criterium46, Izumi Kato, Contemporary Art Gallery, Art Tower Mito, Ibaraki,
Japan
Murata & Friends, Berlin
Focusing on a New Generation in Japan, Ai Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

2000
Ai Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
23GALLERY, Tokyo, Japan

1999
IBM-KAWASAKI City Gallery, Kanagawa, Japan

1996
GALLERY LE DECO, Tokyo 97, 98, Japan

1995
Ai Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

Group Exhibitions:

2020
Garden of Life: Eight Contemporary Artists Venture into Nature, Tokyo Metropolitan Teien Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan

On the Frontline of Contemporary Art: from the Taguchi Art Collection, Shimonoseki City Art Museum, Yamaguchi, Japan

Unconstrained Textiles: Stitching Methods, Crossing Ideas, Centre for Heritage, Arts and Textile (CHAT), Hong Kong, China

SCAI 30th Anniversary Exhibition, SCAI PARK, Tokyo, Japan

2019
My Name is Tokyo Kai and I am an Artoholic, Contemporary Art Museum Kumamoto, Kumamoto, Japan

Portraits: Selection from the Hara Museum Collection, Hara Museum ARC, Gunma, Japan

CONTACT connecting art exhibition of art in Japan and the world, Kiyomizu-dera Temple, Kyoto, Japan

NMAO collection with Alberto Giacometti II, The National Museum of Art, Osaka, Japan

Thousand-Armed Guanyin, Red Brick Art Museum, Beijing, China

Weavers of Worlds - A Century of Flux in Japanese Modern / Contemporary Art, Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan

2018
Bubblewrap, Contemporary Art Museum, Kumamoto, Kumamoto, Japan
MOMAT Collection, The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan

An Enchanting Future, Le Consulat, Paris, France

Contemporary Sculpture Art Works from Xin Dong Cheng Collection, Hubei Museum of Art, Wuhan, China

Contemporary Art of the 21st Century – Taguchi Art Collection, The Hiratsuka Museum of Art, Kanagawa, Japan

My Favorites: Toshio Hara Selects from the Permanent Collection, Hara Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan

Takahashi Collection – Face and Abstraction, Kiyoharu Art Colony, Yamanashi, Japan

Contemporary Wood-Caved Netsuke, The Japan Foundation Center for Cultural Exchange in Vietnam, Hanoi, Vietnam

The Ubiquity of Borders: Japanese Contemporary, Gallery Baton, Seoul, South Korea

2014
Twentieth Anniversary Special MOT Collection: Contacts, Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan

Taguchi Art Collection : TAG−TEN, Matsumoto City Museum Of Art, Nagano, Japan

Mindfulness! – TAKAHASHI COLLECTION 2014, Nagoya City Art Museum, Aichi, Japan

2013
Visceral Sensation – Voices So Far, So Near, 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, Ishikawa, Japan

Re:Quest – Japanese Contemporary Art since the 1970s, Museum of Art, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea

2012
Art HK, ARATANIURANO, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center, Hong Kong
Drawings, Izumi Kato, Akiko Kinugawa, Toshiyuki Konishi, Mana Konishi, ARATANIURANO, Tokyo

2011
JARAPAGOS, Mitsubishi-jisho ARTIUM, Fukuoka, Japan

2010
Living with Art - Contemporary Art from Japan and Taiwan, Yi&C. Contemporary Art, Taipei, Taiwan
Neoteny Japan - From TAKAHASHI Collection, The Museum of Art Ehime, Ehime, Japan
New Kore Shizuoka - New and Previous Collections and Art Closely Connected to Shizuoka, Shizuoka Prefectural Museum of Art, Shizuoka, Japan
Garden of Painting/ Japanese Art of the 00s, The National Museum of Art, Osaka, Japan

2009
Neoteny Japan, From TAKAHASHI Collection, Akita Museum of Modern Art, Akita, Japan
Selection from the Hara Museum Collection, Hara Museum Arc, Gunma, Japan
neoteny japan, From TAKAHASHI Collection, Niigata Prefectural Museum of Modern Art, Niigata, Japan
neoteny japan, From TAKAHASHI Collection, Ueno Royal Museum, Tokyo, Japan
Dorodoro, Doron, The Uncanny World in Folk and Contemporary Art in Asia, Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima
Long Season, Michael Ku Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan
TOYOTA ART COLLECTION 2008, Kuragaike Art Salon, Kuragaike Commemorative Hall, Aichi, Japan

2008
neoteny japan, From TAKAHASHI Collection, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan
FORWARDS 08, Daimler Awards for Contemporary Art from Germany, Japan, South Africa and the USA, Daimler Contemporary, Berlin, Germany
Kankai Pavilion Opening Exhibition, Beyond Time, Beyond Space, supervised by Arata ISOZAKI, Hara Museum ARC, Gunma, Japan
neoteny japan, From TAKAHASHI Collection, Kirishima Open-Air Museum, Kagoshima, Japan
Art Scope 2007-2008, Faces of Existence, Hara Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan
Selection from the Hara Museums Permanent Collection, Hara Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan

2007
MOT Annual 2007, From a World as Large as Life, Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo, Japan
Painting as Forest: Artist as Thinker, Okazaki Mindscape Museum, Aichi, Japan
Venice Biennale 52nd International Art Exhibition Think with the Senses, Feel with the Mind. Art in the Present Tense, Italian Pavilion at Giardini, Venezia, Italy

2006 
GLOBAL PLAYERS-Deutsche und japanische Kunst der Gegenwart    Ludwig Forum Aachen, Germany
The Child, Toyota Municipal Museum of Art, Aichi, Japan

2005
Izumi KATO, Junya SATO, Yuken TERUYA, Galerie 14-1, Stuttgart,
Little Boy, Japan Society, New York, USA
GLOBAL PLAYERS-Deutsche und japanische Kunst der Gegenwart
BankART 1929, Yokohama, Japan

2004
Body, Galerie Robert Dress, Hannover, Germany
lonely planet, Contemporary Art Gallery, Art Tower Mito, Ibaraki, Japan
Pro Tsubo, Neue Galerie Landshut, Germany
Galleria Astuni, Pietrasanta, Italy

2003
The 1st Magical Art Exhibition Magic Room, PROJECT ROOM, Tokyo, Japan
ZONE, Clairvoyants in this threatening age, Fuchu Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan

2002
VOCA 2002, Ueno Royal Museum, Tokyo, Japan
Pro-Tsubo, Zeitgenassische junge Kunst aus Japan, Theodor-Zink-Museum, Kaiserslautern, Germany

2000
Four Emerging Artists, Theatres des SENS, Tokyo, Japan

1997
Bi and Jutsu, Ai Gallery, Tokyo, Japan


Public Collections
Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo, Japan
The National Museum of Art, Osaka, Japan
Toyota Museum of Contemporary Art, Aichi, Japan
Hara Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan
Okazaki Mindscape Museum, Aichi, Japan
Frank Suss Collection