photo:  Timothy Greenfield-Sanders


Lives and works in Berlin, Germany

1962               Born in Tokyo, Japan
1981-84        New York University, Tisch School of the Arts



2023      90’s and : /or 20’s  PARCEL and parcel, Tokyo

2012       S-Bahn: video installation,  Magic Room???, Tokyo
2008      Two Towers Phantom above Buildings, Mountain, and Water, Dai-ichi Life Gallery, Tokyo
Taro Chiezo – Posthuman Artist, Tokyo Wander Site Hongo, Tokyo
2003      Amoras Drawing, Gallery Cellar, Nagoya, Japan
2002      Amoras Project, Fuchu Art Museum, Tokyo
Project Amoras Age of Meral, Sinkyone Art Space, Osaka
2001      Alien/Encounter Project, SCAI the Bathhouse, Tokyo
Kohji Ogura Gallery, Nagoya
2000      Kohji Ogura Gallery, Nagoya
1999      Public Ghost: New Paintings 1999, Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo
Public Ghost: Paintings 1996-1999, Dai-ichi Life Gallery, Tokyo
Sandra Gering Gallery, New York
1997      Robot Love, Kirin Art Space Harajuku, Tokyo
1996      Sandra Gering Gallery, New York
Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo
1994      Galerie Ribbentrop, Eltville am Rhein, Germany
The Edge of Chaos, SCAI the Bathhouse, Tokyo
The Edge of Chaos, Sandra Gering Gallery, New York
1993      Sandra Gering Gallery, New York
Dolphin, Gallery Cellar, Nagoya, Japan
1992      Shiraishi Contemporary Art Inc., Tokyo, Japan


2023   20 Century Image and Sound, Enoco, Osaka

2021 The Childhood, The Tokushima Art Museum, Japan

2018  Treasure box of Contemporary Art, Oita Prefectural Art Museum

2017  Mark Leckey: Containers and Their Drivers,  MOMA PS1,  New York
2016   Fashion for Children, Iwami Art Museum, Japan, Tokyo Metropolitan Teien Museum, Tokyo
2015    Eye, Heart, and Form: 20 century Art Collection of Ohsaka Prefecture, Ennoco, Ohsaka, Japan
2014   Distant Observation / Fukushima in Berlin, Kunstraum Kreuzberg/Bethnien, Berlin, Germany
2013    Tate Liverpool is 25, Tate Gallery Liverpool,  UK   
The Universal Addressability of Dumb Things: curated by Mark Leckey, Hayward Gallery, London, the Bluecoat, Liverpool, Nottingham Contemporary, UK
2012     Tomoyoshi Murayama: Get All of Me Seeing, The Museum of Modern Art Kamakura & Hayama, Japan, The National Modern Art Museum, Kyoto, Japan, Setagaya Art Museum, Tokyo
F.E.S.  featuaring Dokuro All Stars,  3331, Tokyo
2011      Crisis and Modern Art Manner, Tokyo Wonder Site Berlin, Berlin
2010      The Museum of Modern Art Wakayama, Japan
2009      TARO VS TARO, Okamoto Taro Museum, Kanagawa, Japan
2008      War and Art II : Terror and Simularcrum of Beauty, Galerie Aube, Kyoto, Japan
Human Figure 20 Century, Gunnma Museum of Art, Tatebayashi, Japan
2007      Collection of Satoshi Okada, TWS, Tokyo, Japan
Paradise of Illusion, MA2 Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
2006      Setagaya Art 2006, Setagaya Museum of Art, Tokyo, Japan
Painting of VOCA, Utsunomiya Museum of Art, Utsunomiya, Japan
2005      Happy Home-CAMK Collection, Contemporary Art Museum Kumamoto, Kumamoto, Japan
2004      Why not Live for Art, Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Contemporary Sculpture and Craftsmanship, Kanagawa Prefecture Gallery, Kanagawa, Japan
Secret Forest of Princess Knight, M.Y. Art Prospects, New York
Voca 1994~2003, Ohara Museum, Okayama, Japan
2003      Setagaya Art 2004, Setagaya Museum of Art, Tokyo
2002      Attitude, Contemporary Art Museum Kumamoto, Kumamoto, Japan
The Site of Circulation System at Art, Oita Art Museum, Oita, Japan
Dabble Reality, Fuchu Art Museum, Tokyo
2001      My Reality, Des Moines Art Center, traveled to Brooklyn Museum, New York,
The Contemporary Arts Center, Ohio,
Tampa Museum of Art, Florida,,,
Tokyo Pop, The Kansas City Jewish Museum, USA
2000      Yamanashi Museum, Japan
1999      Painting for Joy: New Japanese Painting in 1990s, The Japan Foundation Forum, Tokyo
Sampling, Ronald Feldman Gallery, New York
1998      Presumed Innocence, Anderson Gallery, Virginia, and Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati
Exterminated Angel, Ghislaine Hussenot, Paris
VOCA ’98, Ueno Royal Museum of Art, Tokyo
The Manga Age, The Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo
1997      Super Body, Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo
Papier, Hohenthal und Bergen, Munchen, Germany
Heaven, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, New York
Art Transpennine 98, Tate Gallery, Liverpool
1996      Human Figure, O Art Museum, Tokyo
Intangible Childhood, Mie Prefectural Art Museum, Tsu, Mie
Ideal Standard Life, Spiral, Tokyo
TOKYO POP, The Hiratsuka Museum of Art, Hiratsuka, Kanagawa
Ironic Fantasy, The Miyagi Museum of Art, Miyagi, Japan
Romper Room, Thread Waxing Space, New York
1995      Age of Anxiety, The Power Plant, Toronto
The 6th Fellbach Triennial of Small Scale Sculpture, Fellbach, Germany
Selected Work from the Collection, Tokushima Modern Art Museum, Tokushima, Japan
Forest of Image, Oguiss Memorial Art Museum, Inazawa, Japan
Osaka Triennial 1995 Sculpture, Mydome Osaka, Japan
1994      The Figure, Deutsche Bank Lobby Gallery, New York
Arrested Childhood, Center for Contemporary Art, North Miami, Florida
Desert of Desire, The Spiral, Tokyo
The Day After Tomorrow, Centro Cultural deBelem, Lisbon
Toys/ Art/ Us, The Castle Gallery, College of New Rochelle, New York
The Outer Layer, New Jersey Center for Visual Arts, Summit, New Jersey
Human Figure, Tokushima Museum of Modern Art
1993      Annina Nosei Gallery, New York
Sound, Museion, Balzano, Italy
Sittamenti, 45th Venezia Biennale, Italy
Summer Punch ’93, Kim Light Gallery, Los Angeles
Bodyguard, Hohenthal und Berben, Munich (travelled to Hohenthal und Bergen, Köln )
Hotel 48 Stunden, Modern Hotel Garni, Dusseldorf, Germany

The Return of the Cadavre Exquis, Drawing Center, New York

1992      Post Human, FAE Musee d’Art Contemporain, Lausanne, Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea,
Deste Foundation for Contemporary Art, Athens, Deichtorhallen, Hamburg, The Jewish Museum, Israel
1991      Hotel 48hs., Off-Soho Suites, New York
Invisible Body, Rempire Gallery, New York
1985      Japan Avant-garde and Future, Genova, Italy
Continuum 85, RMIT, Melbourne


2011      Crisis and Modern Art Manner, Tokyo Wonder Site Berlin, Berlin
2009      TARO VS TARO, Okamoto Taro Museum, Kanagawa, Japan
2007      Paradise of Illusion, MA2 Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
2004      Secret Forest of Princess Knight, M.Y. Art Prospects, New York


National Museum of Modern Art Tokyo

Fuchu Art Museum
Contemporary Art Museum Kumamoto
Japan Foundation
Tokushima Modern Art Museum
Oita Art Museum
Tate Gallery Archive
Peter Norton Family Foundation
Margulies Collection, Miami
O Collection, Tokyo
Takahashi Collection, Tokyo
Osaka Prefecture .
New York City
Genova University, Italy
Fuji Xerox co ltd
Shimizu Construction Corporation
Daiichi Life Insurance corporation

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