hyper technik / solid shock / clever beauty  
     
     
                 
                 
   
Motoi YAMAMOTO / artist's website
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1966
Born in Hiroshima, Japan
Started working at a shipyard
1995
Graduated from Kanazawa College of Art
Lives and works in Kanazawa

Solo Exhibitions

2006
Ginza KOMATSU, Tokyo
2005
IERIMONTI GALLERY, Milano
Nizayama Forest Art Museum, Toyama
Art gallery ARTIUM, Fukuoka
CAI Contemporary Art International, Hamburg
2002
T.L.A.P., Tokyo
2001
Akiyama gallery, Tokyo
300 days Gallery, Tokyo
Gallery G2, Fukui
1999
Bellini Gallery, Kanagawa
Gallery LE DECO, Tokyo
1998
Gallery Moe, Tokyo
Gallery Arai, Tokyo
1997
Galerie Ando, Tokyo
Gallery Rasen, Toyama
1996
Gallery Miyuu, Tokyo
1994
Kanazawa Yomiuri Hall, Ishikawa

Group Exhibitions

2010
"MOT ANNUAL 2010; Neo-Ornamentalism from Japanese Contemporary Art", Museum of Conpemporary Art Tokyo
2009
"TANAGOKORO 9", Radi-um von Roentgenwerke AG, Tokyo
2008
"Landschaft IV", Radi-um von Roentgenwerke AG, Tokyo
Black, White and Gray, MA2 gallery, Tokyo
2007
Artist in residence Onomichi, Hiroshima
Charleston University, South Carolina C.A.R.K. 2006, U.S.A. (Artist in residence)
Patra, Greece
The library, Ashikaga Museum of Art, Tochigi
Polaris, Kanagawa
2005
Rising Sun / Melting Moon, Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Hoch hinaus, Thun Museum, Thun
The Road not Taken ユ05, Gallery Sowaka, Kyoto
2004
The Encounters in the 21st Century; Polyphony ミ Emerging Resonances,
The 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Ishikawa
2003
The First Steps, P.S. 1, New York
Landschaft, Roentgenwerke, Tokyo
Mutated Zen, London
respiri, Galleria Virttorio Emanuele II, Milan
2002
Phillip Morris K.K. Art Award 2002, Tokyo Kokusai Forum, Tokyo
Corresponding Sight, Hamburg
2000
Phillip Morris Art Award 2000, Ebisu Garden Place, Tokyo
Installations, Veracruz State Museo di Jardin, Mexico
1999
Standing in the Future, Telecom Center, Tokyo
The 5th ART IN HIROSHIMA, Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima
1998
THE LIBRARY KANAZAWA, Kanazawa Installations, The 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Ishikawa
1996
Kanazawa Citizenユs Art Center, Ishikawa
1995
Art Festival in Tsurugi ユ95, Ishikawa
1994
The 20th Japan-France Contemporary Art Exhibition, Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, Tokyo
The International Tannan Art Festival ユ94, Fukui
1992
The 31th Hokuriku-Chunichi Art Exhibition, Ishikawa Prefectural Art Museum, Ishikawa

Awards

2002
Phillip Morris K.K. Art Award 2002
2003
The Pollock-Krasner Foundation, NewYork