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Taiyo Kimura





Taiyo Kimura



b.1970, Kamakura-city, Japan



Education:

1995 

Graduated from Sokei Academy of Fine Art and Design, Tokyo



Solo Exhibitions:

2015 

window display, Guardian Angel-Taiyo Kimura, Maison Hermes Ginza, Tokyo



2014 

Taiyo Kimura: 55 Bethune Street, NYC, ARTCOURT Gallery, Osaka, Japan 

Taiyo Kimura, Sprout Curation, Tokyo



2012

Taiyo Kimura new works, nca | nichido contemporary art, Tokyo

Taiyo Kimura The milk-white darkness, Osaka Seikei University Gallery, Osaka



2008

Taiyo Kimura, Propagation, Branch Gallery, North Carolina, USA



2007

Japanada: A Cross-Cultural Curatorial Exchange, Part One Taiyo Kimura, Art Gallery of Southwestern Manitoba, Canada



2005

TAIYO KIMURA, Yokohama portside Gallery, Yokohama, Japan



2004

TAIYO KIMURA Unpleasant Spaces, Wuerttembergischer Kunstverein, Stuttgart, Germany



1998

Gallery Yamaguchi, Tokyo, Japan



1997

TAIYO KIMURA, Gallery Point Kunitachi, Tokyo, Japan

Gallery Yamaguchi, Tokyo, Japan



1996

Gallery Yamaguchi, Tokyo, Japan



1994

Kunitachi Art Hall, Tokyo, Japan



Group Exhibitions:

2015

Laughter in Art, The Museum of Modern Art, Ibaraki, Japan



2014

SOUND VISION, Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, North Carolina, USA

Systematic Paradox, VCFA Gallery, Vermont, USA

Unique, Kobayashi Gallery, Tokyo

Sapporo Art Stage 2014 Art Street, Sapporo Art Stage 2014, Hokkaido, Japan

¬ preference, (Held by the laboratory of Shinji Ohmaki at Tokyo University of the Arts), Gallery Shibuya Ginza, Tokyo

Mixed Up!, Galerie Paris, Yokohama, Japan

Gray-Ryosuke Ogino, Taiyo Kimura, Tatsuo Majima, Sagacho Artchive Tokyo & Dragged out studio, Tokyo 2 venues



2013

Expo 1: New York, MoMA PS1, NYC, Museu de Arte Moderna, Rio, Brazil

SiteWork/HOPSCOTCH, Raleigh, NC

Curate NYC 2013, Gallery at 60 Bay NYC

Constellations, NARS Foundation Gallery, NYC

Borderline Collection 1, 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, Japan

Borderline Collection 2, 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, Japan

The Garden, NARS Foundation Gallery, NYC

small works, nca | nichido contemporary art Tokyo

Yebisu International Festival for Art Public⇄Diary, Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Tokyo



2012

theatre of the world, 2012-2013 Museum of Old and New Art, Tasmania, Australia / La Maison Rouge Fondation Antoine de Galbert, Paris France

Given/Lost, Sprout Curation, Tokyo

Son et Lumiere, et sages profonde, 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, Japan

Son et Lumiere Material, Transition, Time, 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, Japan

Gray, Kamiya Community Center / Beppu Art Month program, Beppu, Japan

cloud/crowd〜Im here〜organized by Department of Art Science, Tama Art university, Le deco Tokyo

group show, Kobayashi Gallery, Tokyo



2011

MONANISM Opening Exhibition. Museum of Old and New Art,Tasmania, Australia

OAP Sculpture Path 2011, ARTCOURT Gallery, Osaka, Japan

Small Works, nca | nichido contemporary art, Tokyo

Teleporters: Katsuhiro Saiki/ Taiyo Kimura, Maki Fine Arts,Tokyo

3 artists show, Kobayashi Gallery, Tokyo

Identity VII. curated by Fumihiko Sumitomo-, nca | nichido contemporary art, Tokyo



2010

The RECORD:Contemporary ARTand VINYL, Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, North Carolina, USA / The Institute of Contemporary Art/ Boston, USA / Miami Art Museum, Miami, USA / Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, USA

The Big Wave / August In Art 2010, Varna City Art Gallery, Varna, Bulgaria

Sense of Reality, Water and Sculpture ICHIHARA, Chiba, Japan

The Gotoh Memorial Foundation 20th Anniversary Exhibition Stream of Art, Bunkamura The Museum, Tokyo

0 gms, whitespace gallery, Bankok, Thai

0 gms drawer / Ivan Moudov, Stiftung Binz39, Zurich, Swiss





2009

EMPORIUM, Museo Nazionale della Scienza e della Tecnologia, Leonardo da Vinci, Milano, Italy

Every life Another space, Kanagawa Prefecture Hall Gallery, Yokohama, Yokohama, Japan

Urban Sensitivity, M Wakasa Presents, New York, USA

From Home to the Museum: Tanaka Tsuneko Collection, The Museum of Modern Art, Wakayama, Wakayama, Japan

The 28th Biennial of Graphic Arts, Ljubljana, International Centre of Graphic Arts (MGLC), Ljubljana, Slovenia

Hundred Stories About Love, 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa

Yebisu International Festival for Art & Alternative Visions, Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Tokyo, Japan

one room 9, Club Box, Kyoto Saga University of Arts, Kyoto, Japan

αM project Taiyo Kimura and Pol Malo, Art Space Kimura, Tokyo, Japan

The view from elsewhere /Small acts, Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane, Australia / Sherman Contemporary Art Foundation, Sydney



2008

Laughing in a Foreign Language, Hayward Gallery, London, UK

Tanaka Tsuneko Collection vol.3, ARTCOURT Gallery, Osaka, Japan

YESTERDAY TODAY TOMORROW, Galerie Hans Mayer, Dusseldorf, Germany



2007

10th Istanbul Biennial, İstanbul Foundation For Culture and Arts, İstanbul, Turkey

Collection II, 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art Kanazawa, Kanazawa, Japan

Global Players in Sapporo, CAI Contemporary Art Institute, Sapporo, Japan

The Party, Gallery Q, Tokyo, Japan

Floating World, Branch Gallery, Durham, North Carolina, USA

Vital Signs, Yokosuka Museum of Art, Yokosuka, Japan.

All About Laughter, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan



2006

Real Utopia, 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art Kanazawa, Kanazawa, Japan

FIX・MIX・MAX, Hokkaido Museum of Modern Art, Sapporo, Japan

Ube Art Project, Yamaguchi, Japan

Beautiful Game, Roebling Hall Gallery, New York, USA



2005

Living for the City, Jack Shainman Gallery, New York, USA / Centre International d e Expocision de Larouche, Canada,

15th Anniversary of Gotoh Memorial Foundation, Bunkamura Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

Global Players, Bankart, Yokohama, Japan / Ludwig Forum, Aachen, Germany



2004

Psionic Distortion, Super Deluxe, Tokyo, Japan / Plum Blossoms Gallery, New York, USA

Jahresgabe, Wuerttembergischer Kunstverein Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany



2002

Kagegi Metaphor, Stux Gallery, New York, USA / Link Art Gallery, San Francisco, USA

Summer Show, Stux Gallery, New York, USA

Weiche Brueche Japan, Kunstraum Innsbruck, Austria



2001

Collection of 21st Century of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, Kanazawa City Hall, Kanazawa, Japan

Am Ort des Anderen, Japanisches Kulturinstitut, Cologne, Germany

Gallerie Mueller, Schutz & Rohs, Cologne, Germany



2000

Sagacho 2000, Sagacho Exhibit Space, Tokyo, Japan

10th Anniversary of Gotoh Memorial Foundation, Bunkamura Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

Box Project, Museum Of Installation, London, UK

Tokyo Shock, Cologne, Germany

Land/mind/bodyscapes in the Age of Cold Burn, MOT Annual 2000, Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan



1998

Philip Morris Art Award 1998: Final Selection, Tokyo International Forum, Tokyo, Japan

Kanagawa Art Annual 98, Kanagawa Prefectural Hall Gallery, Yokohama, Japan



1997

Art Expansion: Sign 97, Tsukuba Museum of Art, Ibaraki, Japan



1996

Morphe 96, Cosmos Aoyama, Tokyo, Japan



1995

BAD-NICE/Contemporary Artists Center, Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan



Awards:

2013

Fellowship Grant by Asian Cultural Council



2002

Pola Art Foundation Scholarship



1999

Gotoh Memorial Foundation Most Promising Talent Prize



Public Collections:

Kadist Art Foundation, San Francisco, USA

Museum of Old and New Art Tasmania, Australia

Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, USA

Artsonje center, Seoul

21st Century of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, Japan

Museum of Modern Art, Wakayama, Wakayama, Japan