SATOSHI HIROSE / ELLIE OMIYA / KEISUKE YAMAMOTO

group exhibition

Satoshi Ohno・Ellie Omiya・Kishio Suga・Rieko Hidaka・Satoshi Hirose ・Keisuke Yamamoto/ group exhibition

April 5 –April 10, 2017
Sogetsu Kaikan:http://www.sogetsu.or.jp/e/

Artist Profile

Satoshi Hirose

Satoshi Hirose was born in Tokyo in 1963. After graduating from Tama Art University in 1989 and then completing a degree at Milan’s Brera Academy of Fine Arts in 1997, he is now based in Milan and Tokyo. Hirose elaborates on the trans- cultural experience in his artistic visualizations, which use every-day materials to evoke sensations of clarity and floating.

This year, he had a solo exhibiton “Artists in Residence Project and exhibition” at Foundation Molise Culture, Campobasso, Italy and two group exbitons at Arts Maebashi Gallery, Gunma, Japan. His major group exhibitions include “The Vangi Sculpture Garden Museum Collection: on this planet” (2013, Vangi Sculpture Garden Museum, Shizuoka, Japan) and “Beppu Contemporary Art Festival 2012 ‘Mixed Bathing World’ (2013, Around Beppu City in Oita Pref., Oita, Japan). Other solo exhibitions include “Heteronym” (2015, Galleria Umberto Di Marino, Naples, Italy) “Cherubino” (2014, 8/ ART GALLERY/ Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo, Japan) and “Winter Garden” (2012, Galleria Maria Grazia Del Prete,Roma, Italy).

Ellie Omiya

Keisuke Yamamoto

Keisuke Yamamoto was born in 1979 in Tokyo. After graduating from the department of Sculpture of Tokyo Zokei University in 2001 he stayed at the university as a research student until 2003. He currently lives and works in Kanagawa. This show at Tomio Koyama Gallery is his sixth solo exhibition, and his major group exhibitions include “VOCA 2008” (2008, The Ueno Royal Museum, Tokyo), “Winter Garden: The Exploration of the Micropop Imagination in Contemporary Japanese Art” (2009, Hara Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, traveled to several international museums), “Twist and Shout: Contemporary Art from Japan” (2009, Bangkok Art and Culture Centre), and “Nostalgia and Fantasy: Imagination and Its Origins in Contemporary Art” (2014, National Museum of Art, Osaka). His work is collected by the National Museum of Art, Osaka and international private collections.