Kenji Yoshida  (Japanese, 1924) 

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Kenji Yoshida, Inochi To Heiwa (Life and Peace)

 

Kenji Yoshida
Inochi To Heiwa (Life and Peace)
2001

October Gallery
Kenji Yoshida, Inochi to Heiwa (KY128)

 

Kenji Yoshida
Inochi to Heiwa (KY128)
2007

October Gallery
Kenji Yoshida, La Vie

 

Kenji Yoshida
La Vie
1990

October Gallery
Kenji Yoshida, La Vie

 

Kenji Yoshida
La Vie
1993

October Gallery
Kenji Yoshida, Inochi To Heiwa (Life and Peace)

 

Kenji Yoshida
Inochi To Heiwa (Life and Peace)
2001

October Gallery
Kenji Yoshida, La Vie

 

Kenji Yoshida
La Vie
2008

October Gallery
Kenji Yoshida, La Vie

 

Kenji Yoshida
La Vie
1992

October Gallery
Kenji Yoshida, Inochi To Heiwa (Life and Peace)

 

Kenji Yoshida
Inochi To Heiwa (Life and Peace)
2004

October Gallery
Kenji Yoshida, La Vie

 

Kenji Yoshida
La Vie
1992

Glenn Green Galleries
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Kenji Yoshida, Peacock

 

Kenji Yoshida
Peacock
ink and color on paper

 

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Kenji Yoshida, La vie (No.Y 8)

 

Kenji Yoshida
La vie (No.Y 8), 1987
oil on gold leaf on canvas

 

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Kenji Yoshida, La vie (No.Y 39)

 

Kenji Yoshida
La vie (No.Y 39), 1985
oil on gold leaf on canvas

 

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1924   Born in Ikeda City (Osaka) on May 24
1943   Graduates as a teacher.Studies Art with Furukido Masaru Sensei, who told Yoshida: 'Don't go to war, Live'. Furukido himself died in World War II.
1943   Commenced art studies with Hayashi Kiyoshi Sensei that continued until Hayashi's death in 1988.
1943   Joins the Japanese Marine Air Force and trains as a kami-kaze pilot.
1945   At the end of the war returns to teaching in Osaka and continues his art educatio
1951   Moves to Tokyo and works as an art teacher.
1964   Moves to Paris and joins Stanley William Hayter's 'Atelier 17'. This relationship lasts until Hayter's death in 1987.
1966   Participates in the founding of "Atelier du Nord".
1968   Goes to Israel and lives at the Shamir Kibbutz for two months. Travels in Israel, Jordan, Syria, and Lebanon.
1972   Meets Spanish sculptor Apelles Fenosa and begins a life long relationship lasting until Fenosa's death in 1987. From this year on travels frequently in Europe and the Middle East.
1983   Returns to Japan for three month visit in search of the traditional, ancient Japanese spirit.
1987   Visits Egypt, including Cairo, Alexandria, and in particular Luxor and the Valley of the Kings.
1989   First exhibition in the UK at the October Gallery.
1989   First visit to the USA, visits Biosphere 2, location of one multi-panelled works.
1990   Travels in Mexico and Cuba where he conceives his "Maya Series".
1991   Second exhibition at October Gallery
1993   First living artist to be given a solo exhibition at the New Japanese Galleries of the British Museum.
1996   "Maya Series", Museum of Modern Art, Mexico City, touring to five cities in Mexico.
2000 - 2003   Large standing octagonal installation, Sei-mei, in Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin; Norwich Cathedral and Canterbury Cathedral as part of the Festival of Canterbury.
2004   Life Force: New Works. The October Gallery, London
2007   October Gallery, London, United Kingdom (solo)
2006   Château de Blois, Blois, France (solo)
2003   Canterbury Cathedral, Canterbury, United Kingdom (solo)
2003   October Gallery, London, United Kingdom (solo)
2002   Norwich Cathedral, Norwich, United Kingdom (solo)
2001   Park Tower Hall, Tokyo, Japan (solo)
2001   Galerie Prisma, Bolzano, Italy (solo)
2000   Christ Church Cathedral Dublin, Ireland (solo)
1998   Museo contemporanes Atened de Yucatan, Mexico (solo)
1998   Museo de Aguascalientes, Mexico (solo)
1997   Museo de Arte Moderno, Mexico (solo)
1993   The British Museum, London, United Kingdom (solo)
1991   Glenn Green Galleries, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA (solo)
1991   October Gallery, London, United Kingdom (solo)
1989   Château Soenderborg, Denmark (solo)
1989   October Gallery, London, United Kingdom (solo)
1983   Art-Houre Gallery, Tokyo, Japan (solo)
1979   Galerie Aujoird’hui, Geneva, Switzerland (solo)
1977   Galerie L’Estampille, Brussels, Belgium (solo)
1976   Fujiyoshi Gallery, Tokyo, Japan (solo)
1974   Modern-Art Galerie, Vienna, Austria (solo)
1973   Seibu Gallery, Tokyo, Japan (solo)
1972   Neue Galerie der Stat, Linz, Austria (solo)
1968   The Tikotin Museum of Japanese Art, Haifa, Israel (solo)
1966   Hammerlund Kunsthandelb, Oslo, Norway (solo)
1957   Muramatsu Gallery, Tokyo, Japan (solo)