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Shimabuku  1969, JP

Rank (2014): 1397 

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Video, Video installation, Installation

to top Most exhibitions in:

Japan 17
United Kingdom 14
France 9
Germany 9

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Artist Rank
Rirkrit Tiravanija  128 11
Pierre Huyghe  152 10
Tsuyoshi Ozawa  2069 9
Yayoi Kusama  53 8
Carsten Höller  258 8

to top Most exhibitions held at:

  ShugoArts, Japan 5
  Wilkinson Gallery, United Kingdom 4
  Watari-Um - Watari Museum of Contemporary Art, Japan 3
  Nogueras Blanchard, Spain 3
  Ikon Gallery, United Kingdom 3

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1969 Born in Kobe (JP)

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Public exhibitions (Selection) 89  Please report missing Information

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   Manners of Matter - Salzburger Kunstverein, Salzburg Send message

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   do it Moscow - Garage Center for Contemporary Culture - GCCC, Moscow Send message


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   Shimabuku - Flying Me - Kunsthalle Bern, Bern Send message


to top Solo shows   17

   Shimabuku - Something that Floats / Something that Sinks - Ikon Gallery, Birmingham (England)
   Shimabuku / Fish & Chips - Nassauischer Kunstverein, Wiesbaden

   Ausstellung zum »Overbeck-Preis für Bildende Kunst der Gemeinnützigen« 2011 - Overbeck-Gesellschaft, Lübeck
   Man should try to avoid contact with alien life forms - Centre international d´art et du paysage de l´île de Vassivière, Ile de Vassivière
   Shimabuku - Sur l´eau - CAPC - Musée d'art contemporain, Bordeaux
   Shimabuku - Wilkinson Gallery, London (England)

   Shimabuku - Watari-Um - Watari Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo
   Shimabuku - Sea, Sky, Language and so on - daadgalerie, Berlin
   The Street - Shimabuku - Whitechapel Art Gallery, London (England)
   Shimabuku- Shimabuku´s Fish & Chips - Nogueras Blanchard, Barcelona

   Shimabuku: Fish & Chips - Wilkinson Gallery, London (England)
   Shimabuku - The Story So Far - ShugoArts, Tokyo

   Shimabuku - From high in the sky to the bottom of the sea - Nogueras Blanchard, Barcelona

   Shimabuku - Wilkinson Gallery, London (England)

   SHIMABUKU - Watching the River Flow - ShugoArts, Tokyo

Description  Shimabuku - Cucumber Journey - Ikon Gallery, Birmingham (England)

   Shimabuku:In Search of Deer - Ota Fine Arts, Tokyo


to top Group shows   69

   The Imaginary of the Ocean Deep - Tate St. Ives, St. Ives, Cornwall (England)
Description  Aquatopia - The imagnary of the ocean deep - Nottingham Contemporary, Nottingham (England)
   Le Pont - MAC Musées d´Art Contemporain Marseille, Marseille
   Sharjah Biennial 11 - Sharjah Biennial, Sharjah

   Mount Fuji does not exist - FRAC - Ile-de-France Le Plateau, Paris
   Double Vision: Contemporary Art from Japan - Moscow museum of modern art - MMOMA, Moscow

   Impossible Community - Moscow museum of modern art - MMOMA, Moscow
Description and image  Yokohama Triennale 2011 - Yokohama Triennale Office, Tokyo
   Somewhere Else - Nogueras Blanchard, Barcelona
   Convivio ou la plastique culinaire - Micro Onde, Vélizy-Villacoublay
   Kaza Ana / Air Hole: Another Form of Conceptualism from Asia - NMAO National Museum of Art Osaka, Osaka

   EAT ART. Vom Essen in der Kunst - Kunstmuseum Stuttgart, Stuttgart
Description and image  Aichi Triennal 2010 - Arts and Cities - Aichi Triennal, Nagoya
   Still Vast Reserves - Gertrude contemporary art spaces, Melbourne, VIC
   Extra Ordinary - Grundy Art Gallery, Blackpool, Lancashire (England)
Description and image Galerie im TaxispalaisEating the Universe - Vom Essen in der Kunst - Galerie im Taxispalais, Innsbruck Send message
   Pierre Joseph et Shimabuku - From Apple Core to Glass / Kaki and tomato - Air de Paris, Paris
   NEANDERTHALIAN NIGHTS (The world is not at home) - Zero, Milan

Description and image Kunsthalle DüsseldorfEating the Universe. Vom Essen in der Kunst - Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Dusseldorf Send message
   Counter Photography: Japan’s Artists Today - Photographic Center Northwest , Seattle, WA
   Summer Exhibition - Wilkinson Gallery, London (England)
Description and image  Hundred Stories about Love - Zone 1 - 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art - Kanazawa, Kanazawa
   Mash Up - Artspace, Auckland
Description and image  Rirkrit Tiravanija - "The house the cat built" - Galeria Salvador Díaz, Madrid

Description and image  Experimenta FOLKLORE - Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt/Main
Description  I Still Believe in Tomorrow: Contemporary Video from Asia - MFAH - Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Houston, TX
   BETWEEN ART AND LIFE. PERFORMATIVITY IN JAPANESE ART. - Centre d´Art Contemporain Geneve, Geneva
   I Still Believe in Tomorrow: Contemporary Video from Asia - MFAH - Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Houston, TX
   Counter-Photography – Japan’s Artists Today - Blue Star Contemporary Art Center, San Antonio, TX
   ALL OUR EVERYDAYS - Gallery VER, Bangkok
   Laughing in a foreign language - Hayward Gallery, London (England)
   Counter – Photography: Japan Artists Today - Selasar Sunaryo Art Space, Bandung

   Tomorrow - Kumho Museum of Art, Seoul
   Beautiful New World - Beijing Tokyo Art Projects, Beijing
   BEAUTIFUL NEW WORLD - Contemporary Visual Culture from Japan - BTAP (Beijing Tokyo Art Projects) - Beijing, Beijing
   Elsewhere - University of South Florida Contemporary Art Museum, Tampa, FL
   Cómo vivir juntos - MAC Museo de Arte Contemporáneo. Universidad de Chile, Santiago
   The Door into Summer - The Age of Micropop - Art Tower Mito ATM, Mito
   Shimabuku / Ortega, Damian - daadgalerie, Berlin

   27° Bienal de São Paulo - Bienal de Sao Paulo, São Paulo
   Liverpool Biennial 2006 - Liverpool Biennial of Contemporary Art, Liverpool (England)
Description and image Haus am Waldsee - Der Ort internationaler Gegenwartskunst in BerlinANSTOSS BERLIN - Kunst macht Welt - Haus am Waldsee - Der Ort internationaler Gegenwartskunst in Berlin, Berlin Send message
   Berlin-Tokyo/Tokyo-Berlin. Die Kunst zweier Städte - Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin
   I Love Art 8 - Watari-Um - Watari Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo

   From east and west - ShugoArts, Tokyo
   videoDictionary - Arts Santa Mònica, Barcelona
   Summer Show - ShugoArts, Tokyo
   videoDictionary - La Casa Encendida, Madrid
   Circa Berlin - Kunsthallen Nikolaj, Copenhagen

   Expat-art Centre / EA C - Contemporary Art Centre (CAC), Vilnius
   Eijanaika Yes Future - Collection Lambert, Avignon
   Why not live for Art? - Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery, Tokyo
Description and image  Expat-Art Centre - ICA - Institute of Contemporary Arts London, London (England)
   MixMax - Artsonje Center, Seoul

   10e Biennale de l'Image en Mouvement - Biennale de l'Image en Mouvement, Geneva
Description  2nd Bienniale Tirana 2003 - National Gallery of Arts - Tirana, Tirana
Description and image  50th International Art Exhibition Venice Biennale / Biennale di Venezia - La Biennale di Venezia, Venice
   Time After Time - Asia and Our Moment - Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA
   Gallery Opening Show - ShugoArts, Tokyo

   Rendez-vous #3 - Collection Lambert, Avignon
   Yokohama 2001 - International Triennale of Contemporary Art - Yokohama Triennale Office, Tokyo
   IKIRO/Be alive - Contemporary art from Japan – 1980 to the present - Kröller-Müller Museum, Otterlo
   Encounter - Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery, Tokyo

Description  Transformer - Galerie Martin Janda, Vienna
Description  as it is - Ikon Gallery, Birmingham (England)
   Elysian Fields. Une proposition du Purple Institute - Centre Pompidou - Musée National d´Art Moderne, Paris

   Empty Garden - Watari-Um - Watari Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo
Description  Space - Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam

   11th Biennale of Sydney 1998 - Biennale of Sydney, Sydney, NSW


 Dealer Directory  5


 Air de Paris, Paris


 Zero, Milan


 ShugoArts, Tokyo


 Nogueras Blanchard, Barcelona

United Kingdom

 Wilkinson Gallery, London (England)


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 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art - Kanazawa, Kanazawa


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