Genpei Akasegawa  (Japanese, 1937) 


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Genpei Akasegawa, Screw type


Genpei Akasegawa
Screw type

Auction: Apr 19, 2014
SBI Art Auction Co., Ltd.
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Genpei Akasegawa, Homology (woman) / Homology (camera)


Genpei Akasegawa
Homology (woman) / Homology (camera)

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Genpei Akasegawa, The great Japanese zero-yen note


Genpei Akasegawa
The great Japanese zero-yen note

SCAI The Bathhouse/Shiraishi Contemporary Art Inc.
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Genpei Akasegawa, The Great Japanese Zero Yen Note


Genpei Akasegawa
The Great Japanese Zero Yen Note, 1967
offset lithograph


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Genpei Akasegawa, Imperial Japan zero yen


Genpei Akasegawa
Imperial Japan zero yen
offset lithograph


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Genpei Akasegawa, Screw type


Genpei Akasegawa
Screw type, 1969


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1937   Born in Yokohama, Japan / Real name: Katsuhiko Akasegawa
1952 - 1954   Asahigaoka High School, Art Course, Nagoya
1955 - 1956   Musashino College of Art, Tokyo
1963   Showed Enlarged Thousand-Yen Note and wrapped objects at 15th Yomiuri Independant Exhibition, Formed Hi Red Center group with Jiro Takamatsu and Natsuyuki Nakamishi
1965   Indicted for on charges of counterfeiting because of the reproductions of thousand-yen notes used in art works (convicted in final trial by Supreme Court in 1970)
1970   Began teaching a course at Bigakko Art School, started writing a series of art reviews for the Asahi Journal, "Yajiuma Gaho" (bystander's art report). From the fourth installment on the title was changed to "Sakura Gaho"
1979   Wrote under the pen name Katsuhiko Otsuji. Received the Chuo Koron New Writer's Prize for a novel"Hadazawari" under the name of
1986   Formed the "Rojo Kansatsu Gakkai"(Street Observation Academy
1989   Helped write script for the film "Rikyu" on the life of a tea master, directed by Hiroshi Teshigawara
  1981 Akutagawa Prize for a novel "Father Has Disappeared"
2001   "Baba Akira and artists of Sato gallery" Museum of Modern Art, Akita
2001   "Revolution of Eyes" Shoto Art Museum, Tokyo
2001   "Facts of Life" Hayward Gallery, London
2001   "Mega-Wave/Yokohama Triennale 2001 " Pacifico Yokohama, Yokohama
2001   "Century City" Tate Modern, London
2001   "Posters" Poster Haris Gallery, Tokyo (solo)
2001   "Paintings and drawings - Across the border" SCAI THE BATHHOUSE, Tokyo (solo)
2001   " Youth of the " Nagoya City Art Museum, Nagoya (solo)
2000   "Leica Association/Paris Liberation" Chukyo University C-Square, Nagoya
1999   "Leica Town in Kyobashi-ku" Inax Gallery, Tokyo
1999   "Worthless" Moderna Galerija Ljublijana
1999   "Global Conceptualism" Queens Museum of Art, New York
1999   Contemporary Art Tokyo, Museum of Contemporary Art Los Angeles
1997   "A Cat's Day" SCAI THE BATHHOUSE, Tokyo (solo)
1995   "Adventures of Genpei Akasegawa- Majo Action for Development of Cerebral Resort" Nagoya City Art Museum, Nagoya (solo)
1992   "Stereo Photographs - Journey to Mexico for Total Eclipse of the Sun" Photo Interform, osaka (solo)
1988   "Tomason Apocalypse-The 8th Exhibition Homage to Shuzo Takiguchi", Satani Gallery, Tokyo (solo)
1987   "Genpei Akasegawa Data Exhibition with assistance from Katsuhiko Otsuji", Kinokuniya Gallery, Tokyo (solo)
1983   "The World of Genpei Akasegawa" NAF Gallery, Nagoya (solo)
1971   "Three-Dimentional SakuraGaho" Kyoto Shoin, Kyoto (solo)