Jiro Takamatsu

Born: Tokyo, Japan, 1936

Died: Tokyo, Japan, 1998

 

Education

1954-1958

Department of Painting National University of Fine Arts and Music, Tokyo, Japan

 

Solo Exhibitions (selected)

2019

Jiro Takamatsu, Royal Society of Sculptors, London, England

2017

Jiro Takamatsu: From Shadow to Compound, Fergus McCaffrey, New York, USA

Jiro Takamatsu: The Temperature of Sculpture, Henry Moore Institute, Wakefield, England

2016

Visiting an Artist’s Studio, Yumiko Chiba Associates, Tokyo, Japan

Kayne Griffin Corcoran, Los Angeles, USA

2015

Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England

Jiro Takamatsu: Trajectory of Work, National Museum of Art, Osaka, Japan

2014

Jiro Takamatsu: Mysteries, National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Japan

2013

Jiro Takamatsu, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England

2012

Smashing of Everything, Yumiko Chiba Associates / Viewing Room Shinjuku, Tokyo Japan

2011 

Jiro Takamatsu, McCaffrey Fine Art, New York, USA

Jiro Takamatsu Light and Shadow, Yumiko Chiba Associates / Viewing Room Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan

Jiro Takamatsu Words and Things, Refinement and Tautology, NADiff Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

2010 

Jiro Takamatsu Shadow Paintings, McCaffrey Fine Art, New York, USA

Jiro Takamatsu Early Works, Yumiko Chiba Associates / Viewing Room Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan 

2009 

Point Line, Form of Absence, Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima, Japan

The Space, Yumiko Chiba Associates/ Viewing Room Ginza, Tokyo, Japan

Enokura, Nomura, Tkamatsu: Photographs 1968-79, McCaffrey Fine Art, New York, USA

2008

Photograph of Photograph, Yumiko Chiba Associates/ Viewing Room Ginza, Tokyo, Japan

Light and Shadow, Yumiko Chiba Associates/ Viewing Room Ginza, Tokyo, Japan

2006

Drawings of Shadows, Miyake Fine Art, Tokyo, Japan

2004     

Yusuke Nakahara Selects: Jiro Takamatsu, NADiff, Tokyo, Japan

Universe of His Thoughts, Fuchu Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan

2003      

Jiro Takamatsu Works, Gallery Yume, Tokyo, Japan

Re-verification: Paintings of Jiro Takamatsu from his studio, Mitaka City Gallery of Art, Tokyo, Japan

2002

Jiro Takamatsu Exhibition, Viewing Room Yoyogi Garage/ Yumiko Chiba Associates, Tokyo, Japan

2001      

Wave, Series, Sculpture and Drawing, Jiro Takamatsu No.4, Viewing Room Yotsuya/ Yumiko Chiba Associates, Tokyo, Japan

2000     

1970s Three-dimensional Works and Others, Chiba City Museum of Art, Japan

Space in Two Dimensions, Viewing Room Yotsuya/ Yumiko Chiba Associates, Tokyo, Japan

1999       

Jiro Takamatsu part Ⅰ:early drawings (before ‘Point’ series), Viewing Room Yotsuya/ Yumiko Chiba Associates, Tokyo, Japan

Jiro Takamatsu part Ⅱ:Oneness of Paper series (‘70s), Viewing Room Yotsuya/ Yumiko

Chiba Associates, Tokyo, JapanShadow,The National Museum of Art,Osaka, Japan

1998       

Jiro Takamatsu New Works, Akira Ikeda Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

1997       

Jiro Takamatsu Recent Works, Akira Ikeda Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

1996       

Space in Two Dimensions, Akira Ikeda Gallery, Kanagawa, Japan

Jiro Takamatsu Works, Gallery Yume, Tokyo, April 6-29

Jiro Takamatsu at Present, Niigata City Art Museum, Niigata, Japan

1995       

Space in Two Dimensions, Akira Ikeda Gallery, Tokyo, May 12-June 30

Tropical Zone, Akira Ikeda Gallery, Aichi, Japan

1994       

Origin, Akira Ikeda Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

Origin, Akira Ikeda Gallery, Aichi, Japan

String, Slack of Net (60s―70s), Akira Ikeda Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

Oneness (70s), Akira Ikeda Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

1993       

Jiro Takamatsu Old Works, Akira Ikeda Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

Jiro Takamatsu Old Works, Akira Ikeda Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

1992       

Tropical Zone, Akira Ikeda Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

Jiro Takamatsu New Works, Akira Ikeda Gallery, Aichi, Japan

1991        

Jiro Takamatsu Exhibition, Yoshimitsu Hijikata Gallery, Aichi, Japan

1990      

Andromeda 4 Series, AC&T Corporation, Tokyo, Japan

Jiro Takamatsu Prints, Gallery Kuranuki, Osaka, Japan

Jiro Takamatsu New Paintings, Akira Ikeda Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

1989       

Jiro Takamatsu Drawings, Akira Ikeda Gallery, Aichi, Japan

1987       

Jiro Takamatsu, Tokyo Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

1986       

Thinking Perceptions, The Contemporary Art Gallery (Seibu Department Store Ikebukuro), Tokyo, Japan

1984

Jiro Takamatsu Exhibition, Gallery Shinkyo, Osaka, Japan

Painting and Woodblock Prints from Ancient Japanese Myths, Gallery White Avenue,Osaka, Japan

Jiro Takamatsu Exhibition, Suzukawa Gallery, Osaka, Japan

Drawings and Woodblock Prints, Galerie Humanite, Aichi, Japan

Jiro Takamatsu Exhibition, Shihou Gallery, Tokushima, Japan

Jiro Takamatsu, Galerie de L’Institut Franco-Japonais de Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan

1982       

Jiro Takamatsu Exhibition, Tokyo Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

1980

Jiro Takamatsu Small Works from the Gallery Collection, Kaneko Art Gallery,Tokyo,Japan

Jiro Takamatsu Exhibition, Tachi Gallery, Ibaraki, Japan

1979       

Exhibition of Jiro Takamatsu’s newly-published picture book, Tokyo Gallery,Tokyo,Japan

1978       

Jiro Takamatsu, Tokyo Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

Jiro Takamatsu Color Drawings, Kaneko Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

1976       

Jiro Takamatsu Drawings, Kaneko Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

Jiro Takamatsu, Tokyo Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

1973       

Jiro Takamatsu, Centro de Arte y Comunicacion (CAYC), Buenos Aires, Argentina 

Jiro Takamatsu, Oneness, on Paper Chandler Coventry, Australia

1971        

Jiro Takamatsu Exhibition, Tokyo Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

1970       

Jiro Takamatsu 1961~70, Pinnar Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

1969       

Jiro Takamatsu, Tokyo Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

1967

Jiro Takamatsu Exhibition, Galleria d’Arte del Naviglio, Milano, Italy

Jiro Takamatsu Exhibition, New Smith Gallery, Brussels, Belgium

1966

Identification, Tokyo Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

1959

Jiro Takamatsu Exhibition, Gallery Hiroshi, Tokyo, Japan

 

Group Exhibitions (selected)

2020

25 Years, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England

2018 

Jiro Takamatsu, Hi Red Center, Hirata Minoru, Kim Ku Lim, David Roberts Art Foundation, London, England

2016

Postwar: Art Between the Pacific and the Atlantic 1945 – 1965, Haus Der Kunst, Munich, Germany

2015

Galerie de L’Epoque, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England

For a New World to Come: Experiments in Japanese Art and Photography 1986-1979, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas, USA

Geometries On and Off the Grid: Art from 1950 to the Present, The Warehouse, Dallas, Texas, USA

Twentieth Anniversary Exhibition, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England

2014

4x4, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England

Study from the Human Body, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England

Other Primary Structures, The Jewish Museum, New York, USA

Artevida, Casa França-Brasil, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Geometric Perspectives on Japanese Abstraction, BTAP, Tokyo, Japan

Image and Matter in Japanese Photography from the 1970s, Curated by Yumiko Chiba, Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York, USA

2013-2014

Parallel Views: Italian and Japanese Art from the 1950s, 60s and 70s, The Warehouse, Dallas, Texas, USA

2013   

Something interesting in your father's photos, isn't it? Meguro Museum of Art, Tokyo, Japan 

Tricks and Vision to Mono-ha, Tokyo Gallery + Beijing Art Projects

4 Exhibitions from The Collection of Toyota Municipal Museum of Art, Toyota Municipal 

Umi-Mori Art Museum, Hiroshima, Japan

Jr Tower Planis Hall, Hokkaido, Japan

Himeji City Museum of Literature, Hyogo, Japan

Setagaya Literary Museum, Tokyo, Japan

Sumpu Museum, Shizuoka, Japan

The 70s in Japan, 1968-1982, The Museum of Modern Art, Saitama, Japan

Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Japan

Best Selection - 100 Years of Modern Japanese Art: In celebration of the 60th Anniversary of  The National Museum of Modern Art Tokyo, The National Museum of Art, Tokyo, Japan 

Tokyo Art Meeting (III) Search for New Synesthesia, Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo, Japan

Now is the Time: Recent Acquisition, The Solomon R. Guggenheim, New York, USA 

Tokyo 1955 - 1970 New Advanced Guard, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA

Tama and the Present Time, Permanent Exhibition, Fuchu Art Museum, Aichi, Japan

Jiro Takamatsu, Kenichiro Ishiguro, Yoshihiro Suda, Gallery Kogure, Tokyo, Japan

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

2012

The Heart of Succumb Not To The Rain, Kenji Miyazawa Universe of Poetry and Pictures, Daimaru Museum, Kyoto, Japan

Sogo Museum of Art, Yokohama, Japan

Iwaki City Art Museum, Fukushima, Japan

Requiem for the sun: The Art of Mono-ha Blum & Poe, USA 

Gladstone Gallery, New York, USA

Independent, New York, USA

Art Osaka 2012 the 10th Anniversary Action and Abstraction Japanese Postwar Art, Gutai, Japan

Mono-ha Avangarde, Nakanoshima Design Museum, Osaka, Japan

The Artists of Mono-ha and Its Era, Rakusui-tei Museum of Art, Toyama, Japan

Collection: Focus on Mono-ha―Japanese Art of the‘70s, The National Museum of Art, Osaka, Japan

The World of Ishiko Junzo: From Art via Manga to Kitsch, Fuchu Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan 

2011

Akari, Yumiko Chiba Associates / Viewing Room Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan

Depicting the Uncanny: Tricks and Humor, The Yokosuka Museum of Art, Kanagawa, Japan

To the 1970s Turning Point of Photography & Art Copying, Reflection, and Projection Period Ⅰ Choosing Photos: Checking Vision, Yumiko Chiba Associates / Viewing Room Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan

Hachinohe City Museum of Art, Aomori, Japan

Takamatsu City Museum of Art, Kagawa, Japan

At/Form Tamagawa 1964-2009: Contemporary Japanese Art from a Graphical Viewpoint

Fuchu Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan

2010 

Shadows Works from the National Museums of Art, The National Art Center, Tokyo, Japan

29ª Bienal de São Paulo Pavilhão Ciccillo Matarazzo, Parque do Ibirapuera, São Paulo, Brasil 

MOT Collection Chronicle 1947-1963, Days of Independent Art Exhibitions, Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo Collection Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

Kushiro Art Museum, Hokkaido, Japan

Mie Prefectural Art Museum, Japan

Fukuyama Museum of Art, Hiroshima, Japan

Seiji Togo Memorial Sompo, Japan Museum of Art, Tokyo, Japan

Nagano Prefectural Shinano Art Museum, Nagano, Japan

The Miyagi Museum of Art, Japan

2009

World of Trick Art, Toyohashi City Museum Art and History, Aichi, Japan

Where Light Comes Together With Other Light, Fuchu Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan

The 8th Dazaifu Tenmangu Art Program Jiro Takamatsu/Ryudai Takano, Photograph of Photograph and Photograph, Dazaifu Tenmangu, Fukuoka, Japan

Masterworks from Japanese Art Museum Collections, The Japan Association of Art , Japan

Museum 25th Anniversary, Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan

Visual Deception, Nagoya City art Museum, Aichi, Japan

The Bunkamura Museum of Art, Tokyo, Japan

Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Art, Hyogo, Japan

Permanent Display, Niigata City Art Museum, Niigata, Japan

Thickness of painting: Exhibition from the Nerima Art Museum,Tokyo, Japan

Enokura, Nomura, Takamatsu: Photographs 1968-79, McCaffrey Fine Art, New York, USA

30 years of Fukuoka Art Museum: Collection/Connection, Fukuoka Art Museum, Fukuoka, Japan

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

Syuen A Treasured Article, Uramatsu Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

Permanent Display Ⅱ, Niigata City Art Museum, Niigata, Japan

Forest of Art: Japanese Artists of the Post-war, Kawamura Memorial Museum of Art, Chiba, Japan

2008 

The Masked Portrait, Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York, USA  

Self / Other, The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Japan

Permanent Display 1, Niigata City Art Museum, Niigata, Japan

Collection 1 Hiroshima Mon Amour, Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima, Japan

20th Century Photography Chiba City Museum of Art, Chiba, Japan

The 30th Anniversary: Collection of the National Museum of Art, Osaka, Japan

2007 

Living in the Material World: Things in Art of the 20th Century and 

Beyond, The National Art Center, Tokyo, Japan

Journey to the Fukuyama Museum of Art Collection, Searching for Beauty from Ryusei Kishida to Tadanori Yokoo, Kawagoe City Art Museum, Saitama, Japan

Exhibition of the Whole Collection, Part Ⅱ Prints, Niigata City Art Museum, Niigata, Japan

Surrealism and Art Image and Reality, Utsunomiya Museum of Art, Tochigi, Japan

Toyota Municipal Museum of Art, Aichi, Japan

Yokohama Museum of Art, Kanagawa, Japan

Exhibition of All Artists in Niigata City Art Museum Collection II Prints, A Dream Print Gallery 2nd Period, Stroll in the Labyrinth, Books of the Collected Poems with Pictures, And Series of Prints, Niigata City Art Museum, Niigata, Japan

Views of Water: from Monet and Taikan to the Present, Yokohama Museum of Art, Kanagawa, Japan

The Photograph: What You See & What You Don’t, The University Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan 

University of The Arts, Tokyo, Japan

What is Mono-ha?,  Tokyo Gallery + BTAP , Beijing, China

The Latest Works of Japanese Modern Artists, Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Art, Hyogo, Japan

Matsumoto City Museum of Art, Nagano, Japan

The Suiboku Museum Toyama, Toyama, Japan

ANZAΪ: Personal Photo Archives 1970-2006, The National Art Center, Tokyo, Japan

2006 

Tokyo-Berlin / Berlin-Tokyo, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan

Art of Nerima 2006, Excellent Works from the Collection―100 works of the Century Nerima Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan

Permanent Display I, Niigata City Art Museum, Niigata, Japan

The World of Trick Art the Fun of Getting Tricked, Takasaki Museum of Art, Gunma, Japan 

Exhibition of the Family Scene Study Families in Japan, The Museum of Modern Art,Ibaraki, Japan

20th Century Art Through the Eyes of a Collector Tomio Isahai: Labyrinths and Art Museums, Takasaki Musseum of Art, Gunma, Japan

The Museum of Modern Art, Gunma, Japan

The Shoto Museum of Art, Tokyo, Japan

2005

The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Japan

The 5th Anniversary of the Museum Opening: Fluxus Art into Life, Urawa Art Museum, Saitama, Japan

Drifting Objects of Dreams: The Collection of Shuzo Takiguchi, Setagaya Art Museum,Tokyo, Japan

The Museum of Modern Art, Toyama, Japan

The Fascination of 20th Century Paintings, Toyohashi City Art Museum, Aichi, Japan

The 50th Anniversary Exhibition of the Museum: Make an Art Textbook from the Museum Collection, NiigataCity Art Museum, Niigata, August2-September 4

Xerography and 70s Art Space by Fuji Xerox, Tokyo, Japan

Reconsidering Mono-ha, The National Museum of Art, Osaka, Japan

Reading Art, The Tokushima Modern Art Museum, Japan

Colorful Hot Spring, Hot Spring of Painting, Mitaka City Gallery of Art, Tokyo, Japan

ABC in Contemporary Art, Art is close to you, Fukui City Art Museum (Art Lab Fukui), 

Fukui, Japan

Niitsu Art Forum, Niigata, Japan

Yawatahama Citizens Gallery (Mecenat Yawatahama), Ehime, Japan

Shunan City Museum of Art and History, Yamaguchi, Japan

2004 

Birth of New Art, Post-War Art, Kagawa Prefectural Culture Hall, Japan 

Remaking Modernism in Japan 1900-2000, The University Art Museum, Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music, Tokyo, Japan

Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo, Japan

Portray People, Works from Nerima Art Museum Collection, Nerima Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan

Shoroku Hatakeyama Collection, Yorozu Tetsugoro Memorial Museum of Art, Iwate, Japan

Kuma Museum of Art, Ehime, Japan

Traces: Body and Idea in Contemporary Art, The National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto, Japan

Locus of a Collection of a Businessman, Place for Post-war Japanese Art, Shunan City Museum of Art and History, Yamaguchi, Japan

Mitaka City Gallery of Art, Tokyo, Japan

Fukui Fine Arts Museum, Japan

Another History: Contemporary Japanese Art from the Collection of The Museum of Modern Art, Kamakura & Hayama, The Museum of Modern Art Hayama, Kanagawa, Japan 

Deceiving Space, Fifteen Patterns of Contemporary Perspective, Urawa Art Museum, Saitama

Permanent Display Ⅱ Special Exhibition Variety of Landscapes, Niigata City Art Museum, Niigata, Japan

2003 

Modern Japanese Art from the Museum Collection, The National Museum of ModernArt, Tokyo, Japan

Come to See Art, Kagawa Prefectural Culture Hall, Japan

Eleven Japanese, Kawamura Memorial Museum of Art, Chiba, Japan

About Drawing Sound of Paper and Outline of Thoughts, The Hiratsuka Museum of Art, Kanagawa, Japan

Period of Pop, Takamatsu City Museum of Art, Kagawa, Japan

Jiro Takamatsu and Akira Shimizu Jiro / Takamatsu and His Era, Viewing Room Yoyogi Garage/ Yumiko Chiba Associates, Gallery Jugenmon, Tokyo, Japan

Invitation to Contemporary Art Exhibition of the Collection, Hirano Museum of Art, Shizuoka, Japan

Project Exhibition from the Collection by Junior Curators, Wonder Beautiful, Nerima Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan

Art in Nerima 2003:Print/Semipainting/Antipainting Representation and Technique, Nerima Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan

Permanent Display Ⅱ, Niigata City Art Museum, Niigata, Japan

2002 

The Unfinished Century: Legacies of 20th century Art, The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Japan

About Western Painting from the Museum Collection, Nerima Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan Tracing Museum’s Dream with Collections of Matsukata, Ohara and Yamamura, Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Art, Japan

Retrospective of the Museum of Contemporary Art Nagaoka Award 1964-1968 Museum Reflecting the Times and Young Passionate Artists, The Niigata Prefectural Museum of Modern Art, Art and Culture Hall, The Nagaoka Chamber of Commerce & Industry 1F, Niigata, Japan

Contemporary Prints Museum of Contemporary Art, Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan

As a Historical Painting Trial to Crossing Genres of Japanese, Western and Contemporary Painting, Toyota Municipal Museum of Art, Aichi, Japan

The Best Exhibition, Shizuoka Prefectural Museum of Art, Japan

Chat @ Museum/Picasso,Ryusei Kishida,Warhl etc., Marugame Genichiro-Inokuma Museum of Contemporary Art, Kagawa, Japan

Art Recognizes Virtual Images Between Mona Lisa and Mammon, The Hiratsuka Museum of Art, Kanagawa, Japan

1960’s graphism, Printing Museum, Tokyo, Japan

Vitality in Modernism: Collection from Iwaki City Art Museum, Utsunomiya Museum of Art, Tochigi, Japan

Permanent Display II, Niigata City Art Museum, Niigata, October 6-December 23

Excellent Works from the Collection, II, Permanent Display for 2002, Part II, Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Art, Japan

Reconsidered Modern Art in Japan the 50th Anniversary of Museum Opening, The Museum of Modern Art Kamakura & Hayama, Japan

Through a Collector’s Eye: Japanese Art after 1945 The Museum of Modern Art, Gunma, Japan

2001 

Small, Very Small Exhibition, Anatomy and Its Expressions, Fukui City Art Museum, Fukui, 

Vision, Selected Works from the Collection, Toyota Municipal Museum of Art, Aichi, Japan

Permanent Collection Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima, Japan

Enlarged Exhibition from the Museum Collection Site of Thought, Iwaki City Museum of Art, Fukushima, Japan

Shuzo Takiguchi Floatage in Dreams, Toyama Citizens’ Hall Art Museum, Japan

Try, Letters Exhibition from the Collection of Hakodate Museum of Art, Hokkaido Kushiro City Museum of Art, Hokkaido, Japan

Invitation to Contemporary Art Japanese Avant-garde in 1960s, Tottori Prefectural Museum, Japan

Permanent Display Ⅰ, Niigata City Art Museum, Niigata, Japan

Permanent Display II, Niigata City Art Museum, Niigata, Japan

2000 

Nine Artists of Post-War Art from the Museum Collection, Takamatsu City Museum of Art, Kagawa, Japan

Contemporary Japanese Art ’60-’80, Kamakura Gallery, Kanagawa, Japan

Fifteen Springs to Commemorate the 15th Anniversary of Museum Opening, Project Exhibition and the Collection, Niigata City Art Museum, Niigata, Japan

A Hundred Years of Modern Printsthe West and the East, Aioi Shinrin Museum of Art, Tokushima, Japan

Person Painting of the 20th Century from the Collection of the Tokushima Modern Art Museum, Kushiro City Museum of Art, Hokkaido, Japan

Department Store of Contemporary Art, Yamanashi Prefectural Museum of Art, Japan Another Door the 20th Century Artists’ Books, Urawa Art Museum, Saitama, Japan

Art Adventure IV, Surprising Dreams! The Museum of Modern Art, Shiga, japan

The Exhibition for Children 2000: Learning in and through Art Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima, Japan

To Draw, To Live Mitaka City Collection of Painting, Mitaka City Gallery of Art, Tokyo, Japan 

Japanese Art in the 20th Century 100 Years Depicted by Art Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan

MA Twenty Years On The University Art Museum, Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music, Tokyo, Japan

Recording on Contemporary Art By Shigeo Anzai1970-1999, The National Museum of 

Art, Osaka, Japan

Permanent Display I, Niigata City Art Museum, Niigata, Japan

The Modernity of Japanese Art, Kunstsammlungen Chemnitz, Chemnitz, Germany

Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt, Frankfurt, Germany

1999 

Contemporary Japanese Art I, 1950s-1970s from the Collection,The 10th Anniversary of Museum Opening, Introducing Newly Collected Works, Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima, Japan

Eyes Watching the Space, Enjoying Painting and Space, Niigata City Art Museum, Niigata, Japan

Japanese Prints 1945-1999, Expressions and Anti-Expressions of the Times, Machida City Museum of Graphic Arts, Tokyo, Japan

Against Educational Course of Contemporary Art, The 20th Anniversary of Museum Opening, Itabashi Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan

NICAF TOKYO ’99, The 6th International Contemporary Art Festival, Tokyo International Forum, Tokyo, Japan

Listening to Kaoru Abe, Ota Fine Arts, Tokyo, Japan

Out of Actions: Between Performance and the Object 1949-1979, The Museum of Contemporary Art at the Geffen Contemporary, Los Angeles, USA

MAK-Austrian Museum of Applied Arts, Vienna, Austria

Museu d’Art Contemporani, Barcelona, Spain

Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo, Japan

1998 

Observation of People’s Lives, Kariya City Art Museum, Aichi, Japan

Heated Expressions from 1960s Works, Muramatsu Gallery, Tokyo, March 30-April 11

Making it Visible: Graphic Elements in 20th Century Art, The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Japan

Aspects of Line, The National Museum of Art, Osaka, Japan

Art Exhibition for Children ’98, Looking with Eyes, Body and Heart. How I See It and Feel It, The Niigata Prefectural Museum of Modern Art, Japan

Special Exhibition Portraits of Women, Faces in Japanese Contemporary Art, The Shoto Museum of Art, Tokyo, Japan

1997 

Contemporary Art Seen By A Collector, Yamamura Collection, Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Art, Japan

Special Exhibition, The 20th Century Prints from the Collection, Tokushima Modern Art Museum, Japan

1997 Nagoya Contemporary Art Fair V, Nagoya City Museum, Aichi, Japan

Special Exhibition Print in the 1970s, The Shoto Museum of Art, Tokyo, Japan

The Twentieth Anniversary Exhibition: from the Permanent Collection, The National Museum of Art, Osaka, Japan

Japanese Art, 1960s First Phase: Japanese Summer 1960-64 I Don’t Give a Damn Anymore! Art Tower Mito/ Contemporary Art Gallery, Ibaraki, Japan

A 20-th Aniversare a Infratijii Yokohama si Constanta Colectia Galeriei Cetatenesti Yokohama, (Celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Town twinning between Yokohama and Constanta), Muzeul de Aeta Constanta, Romania

Gravity Axis of Contemporary Art, The National Museum of Art, Osaka, Japan

Special Exhibition Toward Light, Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art, Kyoto, Japan 

Expressions of Colors Winter Color, Spring Color, Looking At Changing Seasons, Kariya City Art Museum, Aichi, Japan

1996

Japanese Art 1964 Revived, Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo, Japan 

Introduction to Contemporary Art for Parents and Children, The Museum of Modern      Art, Gunma, Japan

Art in Tokyo Series No.8, Inside and Outside of Art, Why Viewpoints Changed, Itabashi Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan

Post-war Art Avant-garde in 1960s, Kurashiki City Museum of Art, Okayama, Japan

1996 Nagoya Contemporary Art Fair V, Nagoya City Museum, Aichi, Japan

Ten Years of Avant-garde Artists―Self-transformation and Sustainability Itabashi Art Museum, Tokyo June 5-30

Prints in 1970s, The Shoto Museum of Art, Tokyo, Japan

Excellent Works from Chiba City Collection, Chiba City Museum of Art, Chiba, Japan

Dialogue with Landscape Expressions of Nature Seen in the Collection, The 10th   Anniversary of Museum Opening, Shizuoka Prefectural Museum of Art, Japan

How Women Have Been Depicted, The Okayama Prefectural Museum of Art, Japan 

A Section of Post-War Art Yamamura Collection Loaned by Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Art, Chiba City Museum of Art, Chiba, Japan

Matter and Perception 1970: Mono-ha and the Search for Fundamentals, The Museum of Fine Arts Gifu, Japan

Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima, Japan

Kitakyushu Municipal Museum of Art, Fukuoka, Japan

The Museum of Modern Art, Saitama, Japan

Japan 1970, Matiere et Perception: Le Mono-ha et la Recherche des Fondements de l’Art Musee d’Art Moderne Saint-Etienne, Saint-Etienne, France

1995 

Small Sculptures and Drawings for Sculpture, Muramatsu Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

Small Two Dimensional Plain Works by 50 People, Muramatsu Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

Hyogo AID ’95 by Art, Exhibition of Posters to Support Restoration after Hanshin-Awaji Earthquake, Duo Kobe, Hyogo, Japan

Mito Annual ’95, Painting Container and Measure, Art Tower Mito Contemporary Art Center, Ibaraki, Japan

A Panorama of Modern Japanese Prints, Part II from the Museum Collection, Niigata City Art Museum, Niigata, Japan

1995 Nagoya Contemporary Art Fair, Nagoya City Museum, Aichi, Japan

Japanese Culture: The Fifty Post-War Years, Meguro Museum of Art, Tokyo, Japan

Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Japan

Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Art, Japan

Fukuoka Prefectural Museum of Art, Japan

Iwaki City Museum of Art Collection, From Post-War to the Present, Iwaki City Museum of Art, Fukushima, Japan

Art in Tokio Series No.7, About Lines Nonexistent Modernism, Invisible Realism, Itabashi Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan

ASIANA: Contemporary Art from the Far East, Palazzo Vendramin Calergi, Venice, Italy

Small Sculptures, Akira Ikeda Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

Special Exhibition of the Collection, Development of Human Figures, The Tokushima Modern Art Museum, Japan

Summer Show, Akira Ikeda Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

Invitation to Abstract Art, The National Museum of Art, Osaka, Japan

Method of Contemporary Art 1 Collage, Nerima Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan Contemporary History Engraved Prints of the World in 50 Years after the War, Kanagawa Prefectural Gallery, Japan

Japanese Art after 1945: Scream Against the Sky, Yokohama Museum of Art, Kanagawa, Japan

Guggenheim Museum Soho, New York, USA,

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art in Association with the Center for the Arts at   Yerba Buena Gardens, San Francisco, USA

Hiroshima A Message for the 21st Century, Kumamoto Prefectural Museum of Art,  

Daimaru Museum, Umeda, Osaka, Japan

Koriyama City Museum of Art, Fukushima, Japan

Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima, Japan

Art Exhibition for Children ’95 Light of Art, Art of Light, Hokkaido Museum of Modern   Art, Japan

Fukushima Prefectural Museum of Art, Japan

Yamanashi Prefectural Museum of Art, Japan

The Niigata Prefectural Museum of Modern Art, Japan

Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima, Japan 

1994

Permanent Display VI, Niigata City Art Museum, Niigata, Japan

Akira Ikeda Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

Art in Tokyo Series No.6, When KaradaTurns Into Art (Organs and Body become Substance), Itabashi Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan

1994 Nagoya Contemporary Art Fair, Nagoya City Museum, Aichi, Japan

Introduction to Contemporary Art Easy to Understand Contemporary Art, Change in   Art in the Post-War Period, Iwaki City Museum of Art, Fukushima, Japan

Summer Selection Paper Work, Galerie Humanite, Tokyo, Japan

Self Portrait in Japan I Looking At Myself, Mitaka City Gallery of Art, Tokyo, Japan

Permanent Display Ⅴ, Niigata City Art Museum, Niigata, Japan

Collection of Mitaka City Vol.1, Mitaka City Gallery of Art, Tokyo, Japan 

1993 

1993 Nagoya Contemporary Art Fair, Nagoya City Museum, Aichi, Japan

Spring Permanent Display, The Fukuyama Museum of Art, Hiroshima, Japan

Modern Japanese Art from the Museum Collection, The Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Japan

Taikoh Collection, Foreseeing View…Reconstructed: to Commemorate the Opening of the Niigata Prefectural Museum of Modern Art, The Niigata Prefectural Museum of Modern Art, Japan

Art in Tokyo Series No.5, Reproduction and Quotation, Itabashi Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan

1992 

1992 Nagoya Contemporary Art Fair, Nagoya City Museum, Aichi, Japan

Diverse Aspects of Small Groups, Formation of Post-War Art, Part 1 Ushio Shinohara and the Times 1961~1969, Muramatsu Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

Universe of Books Container to Carry Poetic Sentiment, Tochigi Prefectural Museum of Fine Arts, Japan

New Drawings, Akira Ikeda Gallery, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan

Contemporary Japanese Art ’92 Destination of Expressions IV Mitsukoshi Department Store, Nihonbashi, Tokyo, Japan

Original Works for the Picture Books Part II, Niigata City Art Museum, Niigata, Japan

World of Contemporary Art from the Collection of Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Art Shimane Prefectural Museum, Japan

Adam and Eve, The 10th Anniversary of Museum Opening, The Museum of Modern Art, Saitama, Japan

1991 

Painting of the Showa Period Post-War, Himeji City Museum of Art, Hyogo, Japan 

Contemporary Art, USA and Japan from the Collection of the Museum of Modern Art Shiga, The Museum of Modern Art, Saitama, Japan

Family Museum ’91, World of Children’s Stories / Kenji Miyazawa, The Museum of Modern Art, Ibaraki, Japan

Line in Contemporary Art The Destination of Eyes and Hands, The Museum of Modern Art, Saitama, Japan

Painting of the Showa Period, Part 3, Post-War Regeneration and Development, The 10th Anniversary of Museum Opening, The Miyagi Museum of Art, Japan

Japanese Anti Art: Now and Then, The National Museum of Art, Osaka, Japan 

Modernism and Beyond, The 20th Century Japanese Painting, The 3rd Anniversary of Museum Opening, The Fukuyama Museum of Art, Hiroshima, Japan

Contemporary Japanese Art Twelve Crossing Loci, Kawamura Memorial Museum of Art, Chiba, Japan

1990

A Section of 1960s Contemporary Art, Gallery Ueda, Tokyo, Japan

Akira Ikeda Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

1990 Nagoya Contemporary Art Fair III, Nagoya Electricity Museum Building, Aichi, Japan

Pharmakon ’90 Posters and Bags, Akira Ikeda Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

Pharmakon ’90, Contemporary Art Exhibition Nippon Convention Center, Makuhari Messe, Chiba, Japan

Art and Vision from Japanese Modern Art, The Miyagi Museum of Art, Japan

Lines as the words of picture, Niigata City Museum, Niigata, Japan

Our All time Favourites Western Style Art Masterworks of the Showa Period 

Matsuya Ginza Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

Mitsukoshi Hiroshima Gallery, Hiroshima, Japan

Daimaru Shinsaibashi Gallery, Osaka, Japan

1989 

Painting and Letter, Painted Letters and Written Paintings, Hakodate Museum of Art, Hokkaido, Japan

The Space: Material, Tension, Vacancy in Japanese Contemporary Art, The Museum of Modern Art, Saitama, Japan

Contemporary Japanese Prints, Taipei, Taiwan

The Yamamura Collection Complete Works, The Museum of Modern Art, Hyogo, Japan

Himeji Shirotopia Expo ’89, Art in Himeji Beautiful Castle, People and Time, Himeji City Museum of Art, Hyogo, Japan

1989 Nagoya Contemporary Art Fair, Nagoya Electricity Museum Building, Aichi, Japan

Art Today the Museum Collection, Iwaki City Museum of Art, Fukushima, Japan

Print Works by Twelve Artists, Heineken Village, Tokyo, Japan

Painting & Relief, Akira Ikeda Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

Art of the Showa Period from the Museum Collection, The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Japan

Drawing as Itself, The National Museum of Art, Osaka, Japan

On Kawara Again and Against, ICA Nagoya, Aichi, Japan

Contemporary Japanese Art after 1945 Collection of the National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo Hachinohe City Museum of Art, Aomori, Japan

Aichi Prefectural Museum of Art, Japan

Sumpu Museum, Shizuoka, Japan

Sogo Museum of Art, Kanagawa, Japan

1988 

Museum for Children and Parents ’88, Looks So Real Realistic World, Hokkaido Museum of Modern Art, Japan

Homage to Tomio Miki, 10th Anniversary of His Death, Galerie Tokoro, Tokyo, Japan

The 13th Original Works for Picture Books, Special Exhibition World of Kenji Miyazawa Otani Memorial Art Museum, Nishinomiya, Hyogo, Japan

Paintings of the Twentieth Century to Commemorate the Museum Opening, Nagoya City Art Museum, Aichi, Japan

Contemporary Art 1988 by Eleven Artists Kahitsukan, Museum of Contemporary Art, Kyoto, Japan

Permanent Display Human Nature, Niigata City Art Museum, Niigata, Japan

1987 

Icons in Contemporary Art Within Paper, Humans, Things and Time, The Museum of 

Modern Art, Saitama, Japan

Housaku Saito and Japanese Pointillism, The Museum of Modern Art, Saitama, Japan

Contemporary Painting of Japan from the Perspective of Avant-garde, Kumamoto Prefectural Museum of Art, Japan

Japon des Avant-gardes 1910-1970 (Japanese Avant-gardes), Le Centre National d’Art et de Culture Georges Pompidou, Paris, France

1986 

The Frederick R.Weisman Foundation Collection of Art  Laforet Harajuku, Tokyo, Japan

Institute of Contemporary Arts Nagoya, Aichi, Japan

Navio Museum, Osaka, Japan

Sogo Museum of Art, Kanagawa, Japan

Original Works for the Picture Books, Niigata City Art Museum, Niigata, Japan

Today’s Watercolor ’86, Kaneko Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

The 14th Ryu Contemporary Art Sakaide Civic Art Museum, Kagawa, Japan

Contemporary Japanese Art, The Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taiwan

Black and White in Art Today, The Museum of Modern Art, Saitama, Japan

Kanagawa Art Dialogue for Peace, Okurayama Memorial Hall, Kanagawa, Japan

Culture of Water, Effects of Trees, Ishinomaki Culture Center, Hokkaido, Japan

Twelve Months by Twelve Artists, Tokyo Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
1985 Japanese Prints, Tochigi Prefectural Museum of Fine Arts, Japan

A Panorama of Modern Japanese Prints from the Museum Collection, Niigata City Art Museum, Niigata, Japan

Reconstructions: Avantgarde Art in Japan 1945-1965, Museum of Modern Art Oxford, Oxford, England

Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh, England

1985 

Special Exhibition Series 1 … from 1960s, Tokyo Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

The 10th Anniversary of Museum Opening, Contemporary Sculpture in Japan, Wood Kanagawa Prefectural Gallery, Japan

Locus of Contemporary Prints; Post-war Prints by 43 Artists, Fukushima Prefectural Museum of Art, Japan

Conceptual Art, Kamakura Gallery, Kanagawa, Japan

Self-Portrait Today, The Museum of Modern Art, Saitama, Japan

10th Anniversary of New Building 40 Years of Japanese Contemporary Art, Tokyo 

Metropolitan Art Museum, Japan

Imaginary Monuments Vision, Dream, Image, Kaneko Art Gallery, Tokyo, JapanWith Contemporary Art―Anniversary of Gallery’s Opening Soh Gallery, Tokyo, japan

Group Show of Mitsuo Kano, Jiro Takamatsu, and Koichi Tanigawa, Galerie Humanite, Tokyo, Japan

Yamamura Collection Research Meeting, The National Museum of Art, Osaka, Japan

1984 

Three Sculptors and Painters Koshimizu, Takamatsu, Miyawaki II, L’Institut franco-japonais de Tokyo, Japan

Japanese Contemporary Paintings; 1960-1980, The Museum of Modern Art, Gunma, Japan

Original Works of New Picture Books: Jiro Takamatsu for Kenji Miyazawa’s The Fourth Day of the Narcissus Month, and Ufan Lee for Miyazawa’s Acorns and Wildcat, Tokyo Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

The 3rd Tokyo Gallery Human Documents ’84, ’85, Tokyo Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

To Commemorate the Opening of Tsurui Yoseimura Hospital and Yoseimura Art Museum Sasaki Gallery, Hokkaido, Yoseimura Art Museum, Japan

Tsurui Yoseimura Hospital, Hokkaido, Japan

Trends of Contemporary Japanese Art 1970-1984; Its International Quality and Uniqueness, Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, Japan

Artists To-day ’84, Contemporary Expression of Faces, Yokohama Civic Art Gallery, Kanagawa, Japan

Diversified Contemporary Art, Sculpture and Prints Museum Collection and More, Iwaki City Museum of Art, Fukushima, Japan

1983 

Shape and Spirits in Wood Works, The Museum of Modern Art, Saitama, Japan

DADA in Japan: Japanische Avangarde 1920-1970 (Exhibition of documentary photos), Kunstmuseum Dusseldorf, Dusseldorf, Germany

Now Frontier of Art, Isetan Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan

Realism Now, Museum of Modern Art, Saitama, Japan

Trends of Japanese Art in the 1960s Departure for Diversity, Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, Japan

1982 

Modern Japanese Art Part 1 (1945); the 30th Anniversary Exhibition from the Museum 

Collection, The Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Japan

Today’s Illustration, The Miyagi Museum of Art, Japan

A Panorama of Contemporary Art in Japan Oil Painting, The Museum of Modern Art, Toyama, Japan

The 1960s A Decade of Change in Contemporary Japanese Art, The National Museum of 

Modern Art, Tokyo, Japan

The National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto, Japan

Art of Miyagi from Museum Collection, Special Opening Exhibition Part 2, The Miyagi Museum of Art, Japan

1981 

The world in Contemporary Prints 1955 – 1980, Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, Japan 

Tochigi Prefectural Museum of Fine Arts, Japan

Hiroshima Prefectural Art Museum, Japan

New Art Collection of Iwaki City in 1980 15th Anniversary of Iwaki City, Iwaki Culture Center, Fukushima, Japan

Toyama Now ’81 New Art Around the Pacific, The Museum of Modern Art, Toyama, Japan

A Scene of Contemporary Japanese Art 1st Anniversary of Museum Opening, The Miyagi Museum of Art, Japan

Japanese Contemporary Art, Japanese Art from 1970s, Korean Cultural Center’s Art Hall, Seoul, Korea

Small Works, Tokyo Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

Special Museum Collection, Tokyo Gallery, Japan

1980 

Artists Today 2 Jiro Takamatsu Sadamasa Motonaga, The National Museum of Art, Osaka, Japan

Form and Spirit in Japanese Art, The Albuquerque Museum, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA

Collages, Jiyugaoka Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

Expressions with Paper, Tokyo Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

One Aspect of Contemporary Prints, Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, Japan

Contemporary Asian Art Show II, 1st Anniversary of Museum Opening Fukuoka Art Museum, Fukuoka, Japan

Small Works (New Works and Works from 1969s), Tokyo Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

1979 

Japanese Abstract Art Blooming in 1960s, Galerie Humanite, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan

Course of Modern Japanese Art from Meiji, Taisho to Showa Period, Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Art, Japan

Kyoto Municipal Art Museum, Japan

Kusuo Shimizu and Artists, Minami Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

Great Artists Series III Post-War Contemporary Art, The Museum of Modern Art Kamakura & Hayama, Kanagawa, Japan

Small Works, Tokyo Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

MA Espace Temps du Japon, Musee d’Arts Decoratifs Paris, France

MA Space Time in Japan, Cooper-Hewitt Museum, The Smithsonian Institutions, National Museum of Design, New York, USA

1978 

Tokyo Gallery Exhibition, Tokyo Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

Testimony of Age; Paris Biennale ’59-’73, Contemporary Art Where it is heading, Sezon Museum of Art, Tokyo, Japan

Shapes of Chairs from Design to Art, The National Museum of Art, Osaka, Japan

1977 

Tokyo Gallery Exhibition, Tokyo Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

Five Contemporary Artists Drawing and Watercolor, Kaneko Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

Painting and Photography from 1980 to Today, Kunsthaus Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

Documenta 6, Kassel, Germany

Drawings by Five Artists, Minami Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

Forms Today Architecture and Sculpture, Tokyo Central Annex, Tokyo, Japan

Contemporary Art in Japan Domestic Art and International Art, 5th Anniversary of Tochigi Prefectural Museum of Fine Arts, Tochigi Prefectural Museum of Fine Arts, Japan

Artists Today ’77 The Richness of Painting, Yokohama Civic Art Gallery, Kanagawa, Japan

The 10th Japan Art Festival, Nihonbashi Takashimaya Department Store, Tokyo, Japan

1976 

Seven Italian Artists and Seven Japanese Artists, Italian Cultural Institute Hall, Tokyo, Japan

1975 

Modern Japanese Art, The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Japan 

A Quarter Century of Contemporary Art 1970-1975, Tokyo Central Museum, Tokyo, Japan

View of Japanese Contemporary Art, Sezon Museum of Art, Tokyo, Japan

Tokyo Gallery ’76, Tokyo Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

Exhibition of Eight Artists

Japan in Louisiana, Louisiana Museum for Moderne Kunst Humlebaek,

Denmark

Goteborgs Konst Museum med Konsthallen, Sweden

Henie Onstad Kunstsenter Hovikodden, Norway

1974 

Aspect ’74, Fukuoka Prefectural Culture Hall, Japan

Japan: Tradition and Modernism, Stadtlische Kunsthalle, Dusseldorf, Germany

The 11th Tokyo Biennale, Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, Japan

Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art, Japan

Fourth British International Print Biennale, Cartwright Hall, Bradford, Yorkshire, England

Nomura Multiple Art, Takashimaya Department Store, Tokyo, Japan

Today’s Japanese Art ’74, Musee d’Art Contemporain de Montreal, Montreal and other locations, Canada

1973 

The 11th Contemporary Art Exhibition of Japan, Twenty Years of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan

Metropolitan Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan

The 8th Japan Art Festival, Japan Exhibition, Tokyo Central Museum, Tokyo, Japan

Japan Art Festival, Moderna Galeria Ljubljana, Jugoslavia

Stadtmuseum, Dusseldorf, Germany

The Art of Surface: a Survey of Contemporary Japanese Art, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia and other locations in Australia

The 12th Sao Paolo Biennale, Sao Paulo, Brasil

Show windows by Contemporary Artists, Yamagiwa Show Window, Tokyo, Japan

The 1st Contemporary Japanese Graphics Exhibition, Institute of Contemporary Art, ICA, 

London, England

Seibu Department Store Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan

The 8th International Biennale of Prints, The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Japan

The National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto, Japan

1972 

Development of Postwar Japanese Art: Figurative Art, The National Museum of Modern Art,Tokyo, Japan

Japan Art Festival, Museo de Ciencias y Arte de la UNAM, Mexico City, Mexico

Birds Eye View of Japanese Contemporary Art, The National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto, Japan

Exhibition of Parts, Shinanobashi Gallery Apron, Osaka, Japan

Vesuvius Project, Japan Version, Minami Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

Galleria II Centro, Napoli, Italy

Catastrophe, Pinnar Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

La Galleria San Fedele, Milano, Italy

The 1st Contemporary Print Exhibition, Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA), London, England

Gohyo-kai (with “Juku” members), Mitaka, Tokyo, Japan

1971 

6th Guggenheim International Exhibition, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, USA

Words and Image, Pinnar Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

Chronicle of Post-War Art, The Museum of Modern Art Kamakura & Hayama, Japan

Tokyo Gallery Exhibition 1971, Tokyo Gallery, Tokyo/Pinnar Gallery, Tokyo/Saikodo Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

The 10th Contemporary Art Exhibition of Japan: Humans and Nature, Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, Japan

Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art, Japan

Aichi Cultural Hall, Japan

Miyazaki Prefectural Museum of Nature and History, Japan

Sasebo Central Citizens Hall, Nagasaki, Japan

Fukuoka Prefectural Culture Hall, Japan

Beaupin Exhibition, Pinnar Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

The 1st Anniversary Exhibition & 100th Anniversary of Mainichi Shimbun, Today’s 100 People, Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Art, Japan

Contemporary Japanese Prints, Yokohama Civic Art Gallery, Kanagawa, Japan

Contemporary Japanese Art, Staempfi Gallery, New York, USA 

The 5th Japan Art Festival, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, USA

The 7th International Biennial Exhibition of Prints in Tokyo, The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Japan

The National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto, Japan

The 5th Japan Art Festival, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, USA

Contemporary Japanese Art, Staempfi Gallery, New York, USA 

The 5th Japan Art Festival, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, USA

The 7th International Biennial Exhibition of Prints in Tokyo, The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Japan

The National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto, February 20-March 21

The 5th Japan Art Festival, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, USA

1970 

EXPO ’70, Museum of Sunday Plaza, Osaka, Japan

The 10th Tokyo Biennale ’70; Human and Materials, Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, Japan

Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art, Japan

Aichi Cultural Hall, Japan

Tokyo Gallery Human Documents ’70, 3 groups, Tokyo Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

Art Clock, Mitsukoshi Department Store, Nihonbashi, Tokyo, Japan

August 1970; Aspects of New Japanese Art, The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Japan

Open Atelier with Renjin Tajima and Chokichi Kawaiat his residence, Tokyo, Japan

1969 

The 9th Contemporary Art Exhibition of Japan, Part 2, Frontier of Contemporary Art Three-dimensional and Concept, Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan

Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art, Japan

Aichi Prefectural Museum of Art, Japan

Contemporary Art: Dialogue between the East and the West, The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Japan

The 1st International Exhibition of Contemporary Sculpture, Hakone Open Air Museum, Kanagawa, Japan

Excellent Works of Contemporary Art, Exhibition to commemorate 100th Anniversary of Cultivation of Kushiro City, Marusan Tsuruya, Hokkaido, Japan

The 6th Paris Biennale, Musee d’Art Moderne de la Ville, Paris, France

Three dimensional Out and In, Ginza Tajima, Tokyo, Japan

Japanese Contemporary Art (Tour of ICA London exhibition), Tokyo Gallery, Tokyo/

Minami Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

Fluorescent Chrysanthemum, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, England

1968 

Preview exhibition of the 34th Venice Biennial Exhibits from Japan, The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Japan

Tricks and Vision, Tokyo Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

Muramatsu Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

The 34th Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy

Mutual Influences between Japanese and Western Arts, The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Japan

The 5th Exhibition of the Museum of Contemporary Art Nagaoka Award, Seibu Department Store Ikebukuro, Tokyo, Japan

The 2nd Japan Art Festival, Ilicai, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA

Maison Blanche Department Store, New Orleans, USA

The May Department Store, Cleveland, USA

Natural Gaz, Houston, USA

Southern Methodist University, Dallas, USA

1967 

The 9th Tokyo Biennale ’67, Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, Japan

Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art, Japan

Takamatsu City Museum of Art, Kagawa, Japan

Kitakyushu Municipal Museum of Art,Fukuoka, Japan

Sasebo Central Citizens Hall, Nagasaki, Japan

Nagasaki Prefectural Art Museum, JapanAichi Prefectural Museum of Art, Japan

The 2nd Preliminary Show of Japan Art Festival, The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Japan

Inconvenience of Expressions, Muramatsu Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

The 5th Paris Biennale, Musee d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris, France

Object 67, Galerie Fels et Cie, Paris, France

Art in Wonderland, Tokyo Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

AN 10 Exhibition, New Smith Gallery, Brussels, Belgium

1966 

New Generation of Contemporary Art, The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Japan

Contemporary Portraits, Baikatei Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

Trends in Contemporary Art, The National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto, Japan

Modern Art of Japan, Galleria d’Arte del Cavallino, Venice, ItalyThe 10th Shell Art Award Exhibition, Shirakiya Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

Artists Today Exhibition 1966, Yokohama Civic Art Gallery, Kanagawa, Japan

From Space to Environment, Matsuya Department Store Ginza, Tokyo, Japan

1965 

Big Fight, Tsubaki Kindai Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

The 9th Shell Art Award Exhibition, Gallery Itoh, Tokyo, Japan

The 2nd Exhibition for the First Prize of the Museum of Contemporary Art, Nagaoka 

The Museum of Contemporary Art, Niigata, Japan

Critical Art Exhibition, Part 2, Baikatei Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

1964 

Large Panorama Exhibition, Naiqua Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

OFF MUSEUM, Tsubaki Kindai Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

Independent ’64 Exhibition, Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, Japan

The 8th Shell Art Award Exhibition, Nihonbashi Shiraki-ya, Tokyo, Japan

1963 

The 15th Yomiuri Independent, Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, Japan

The 5th Mixer Plan, Shinjuku Daiichi Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

The 6th Mixer Plan, Miyata Naika, Tokyo, Japan

Room in Alibi, Naiqua Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

Market Exhibition, NHK Studio, Tokyo, Japan

Naiqua Collection, Naiqua Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

1962 

The 14th Yomiuri Independent, Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, Japan

Yamanote Line Festival, Yamanote Line and Platform, Japan

1961 

The 13th Yomiuri Independent, Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, Japan

1960 

Group Exhibition of Artists in their 20s, Mitsukoshi Department Store Ikebukuro, Tokyo, Japan

1959 

The 11th Yomiuri Independent, Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, Japan

1958 

The 10th Yomiuri Independent, Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan

1957 

The 5th Nippon Exhibition, Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan

 

Publications (selected)

2020

25 Years, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England (exhibition catalogue)

2015

Jiro Takamatsu, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England (exhibition catalogue)

20 Years, essays by Stephen Friedman and Sarah Thornton, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England (exhibition catalogue)

Jiro Takamatsu: Trajectory of work, The National Museum of Art, Osaka, Japan (exhibition catalogue)

2014

Takamatsu Jiro: Mysteries, The National Museum of Modern Art Tokyo, Japan (exhibition catalogue)

2013

Jiro Takamatsu, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England (exhibition catalogue)

2012

Words and Things: Jiro Takamatsu and Japanese Art, 1961-72, Yumiko Chiba Associates, Tokyo, Japan and McCaffrey Fine Art, New York, USA

Jiro Takamatsu Critical Archive, Yumiko Chiba Associates, Japan

2009

Jiro Takamatsu: Collection in Hiroshima, Japan

Jiro Takamatsu: All Drawings, Daiwa Press, Hiroshima, Japan, Yumiko Chiba Associates, Tokyo, Japan

2008

Photograph: Jiro Takamatsu, Akaaka, Tokyo, Japan

2004

Takamatsu Jiro: Universe of His Thought, Fuchu Art Museum, Kitakyushu Municipal Museum of Art, Japan (catalogue)

 

Public Collections

Aomori Museum of Art, Japan

Dallas Museum of Art, USA

Fuchu Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan

The Hiratsuka Museum of Art, Japan

Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Art, Kobe, Japan 

Iwaki City Art Museum, Iwaki, Japan

Le Musée de l’Objet, Blois, France

Mie Prefectural Art Museum, Tsu City, Japan

The Museum of Modern Art, Kamakura & Hayama

The Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA

The Minneapolis Institute of Arts, USA

Miami Art Museum, USA

Mitaka City Gallery Of Art, Japan

The Miyagi Museum of Art, Japan

The National Museum of Art, Osaka, Japan

The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Japan 

Niigata City Art Museum, Japan

Shizuoka Prefectural Museum of Art, Shizuoka, Japan

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, USA

Tate Modern, London, England

Toyota Municipal Museum of Art, Toyota Aichi, Japan

Utsunomiya Museum of Art, Japan

 

 

 

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