TARO Chiezo

TARO Chiezo


1962     Born in Tokyo, Japan
1980-84  New York University, Tisch School of the Arts


Selected Solo Exhibitions

2008     "Two Towers Phantom above Buildings, Mountain, and Water," Dai-ichi Life Gallery
2002     Fuchu Art Museum, Tokyo
1999     "Paintings 1996-1999," Dai-ichi Life Gallery, Tokyo
1997     "Robot Love," Kirin Art Space Harajuku, Tokyo
1996     Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo (1999)
1994     Galerie Ribbentrop, Eltville am Rhein, Germany
          SCAI the Bathhouse, Tokyo (2001)
1993     Sandra Gering Gallery, New York (1994,1996,1999)
1992     Shiraishi Contemporary Art Inc., Tokyo, Japan

Selected Group Exhibitions

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     "Magical Art Life," TWS, Tokyo, Japan
          "Paradise of Illusion," MA2 Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
2006     Utsunomiya Museum of Art, Utsunomiya, Japan
2005     "Happy Home," Contemporary Art Museum Kumamoto, Kumamoto, Japan
2004     "Why not Live for Art," Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
       "Voca 1994-2003," Ohara Museum, Okayama, Japan
          "Secret Forest of Princess Knight," M.Y. Art Prospects, New York
2002     "The Site of Circulation System at Art," Oita Art Museum, Oita, Japan
        "Attitude," Contemporary Art Museum Kumamoto, Kumamoto, Japan
       "Dabble Reality," Fuchu Art Museum, Tokyo
2001     "My Reality," Des Moines Art Center, (traveled 5 museums)
          "Tokyo Pop," The Kansas City Jewish Museum, USA
2000     Yamanashi Museum, Japan
1999     "Painting for Joy: New Japanese Painting,," Japan Foundation, Tokyo
1998     "Art Transpennine 98," Tate Gallery, Liverpool
          "Presumed Innocence," Anderson Gallery, Virginia,
         "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
          "Heaven," P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, New York
1996     "Human Figure," O Art Museum, Tokyo
          "TOKYO POP," The Hiratsuka Museum of Art, Hiratsuka, Kanagawa
         "Ironic Fantasy," The Miyagi Museum of Art, Miyagi, Japan
1995     "Age of Anxiety," The Power Plant, Toronto
          "Triennial of Small Scale Sculpture," Stuttgart Kunsthall, Germany
1994     "Arrested Childhood," Center for Contemporary Art, North Miami, Florida
          "The Figure," Deutsche Bank Lobby Gallery, New York
         "Desert of Desire," The Spiral, Tokyo
        "The Day After Tomorrow," Centro Cultural deBelem, Lisbon
       "Human Figure," Tokushima Museum of Modern Art
1993     "Sittamenti, 45th Venezia Biennale," Italy
          Annina Nosei Gallery, New York 
         "Bodyguard," Hohenthal und Berben, Munich
1992     "Post Human," FAE Musee d'Art Contemporain, Lausanne, (traveled 6 museums)
1991     "Invisible Body," Rempire Gallery, New York
          "Hotel 48hs.," Off-Soho Suites, New York

Selected Public Collection

Tokushima Modern Art Museum, Fuchu Art Museum, Oita Art Museum, Contemporary Art Museum Kumamoto, Osaka Prefecture,Japan Foundation, Peter Norton Family Foundation,Margulies Collection New York City, Daiichi Life Insurance corporation., Shimizu Construction Corporation Fuji Xerox co ltd.

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