Jiro Takamatsu  (Japanese, 1936-1998) 


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Jiro Takamatsu Biography
1936   Born in Tokyo, Japan
1958   Graduated from the painting section of the Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music, Tokyo, Japan
1963   Formed the Hi Red Center collective with Genpei Akasegawa and Natsuyuki Nakanishi
1968   Won the Carlo Cardazzo Prize at the Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy
1968 - 1972   Taught at Tama Art University, Tokyo, Japan
1998   Died in Tokyo, Japan
Selected Exhibitions
2010   Jiro Takamatsu, McCaffrey Fine Art, New York, NY (solo)
2008   The Masked Portrait, Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York, NY
2004   Jiro Takamatsu: The Universe of His Thought, Fuchu Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan (retrospective)
Kitakyushu Municipal Museum of Art, Fukuoka, Japan (retrospective)
2001   In Time, Akira Ikeda Gallery, Taura, Japan
2000   Chiba City Museum of Art, Chiba, Japan (retrospective)
1999   National Museum of Modern Art, Osaka, Japan (retrospective)
1996   Niigata City Art Museum, Niigata, Japan (solo)
Jiro Takamatsu: Recent Works, Akira Ikeda Gallery, Taura, Japan (solo)
1994   Genshi, Akira Ikeda Gallery, Nagoya, Japan (solo)
1992   New Drawings, Akira Ikeda Gallery, Nagoya, Japan
1989   Image Space: People at Nagoya Station, Akira Ikeda Gallery, Nagoya, Japan (solo)
1977   Documenta VI, Kassel, Germany
1969   Biennale de Paris, Paris, France
1968   Japan Pavillion, Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy
1963   15th Yomiuri Independent Exhibition, Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan
Le Musée de l’Objet, Blois, France
Iwaki City Art Museum, Iwaki, Japan
Shizuoka Prefectural Museum of Art, Shizuoka, Japan
Toyota Municipal Museum of Art, Toyota Aichi, Japan
Mie Prefectural Art Museum, Tsu City, Japan