Susumu Shingu  (Japanese, 1937) 


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Susumu Shingu, Floating Town


Susumu Shingu
Floating Town

Galerie Jeanne-Bucher / Jaeger Bucher
Susumu Shingu, Night Flight


Susumu Shingu
Night Flight

Galerie Jeanne-Bucher / Jaeger Bucher
Susumu Shingu, Small Banquet


Susumu Shingu
Small Banquet

Galerie Jeanne-Bucher / Jaeger Bucher
Susumu Shingu, Snow Flower


Susumu Shingu
Snow Flower

Galerie Jeanne-Bucher / Jaeger Bucher
Susumu Shingu, Legend of Light


Susumu Shingu
Legend of Light

Galerie Jeanne-Bucher / Jaeger Bucher
Susumu Shingu, Astral Rhythm


Susumu Shingu
Astral Rhythm

Galerie Jeanne-Bucher / Jaeger Bucher
Susumu Shingu, Little wings


Susumu Shingu
Little wings

Galerie Jeanne-Bucher / Jaeger Bucher
Susumu Shingu, Arbre flottant


Susumu Shingu
Arbre flottant

Galerie Jeanne-Bucher / Jaeger Bucher
Susumu Shingu, Petit Bois/Small Forest


Susumu Shingu
Petit Bois/Small Forest

Galerie Jeanne-Bucher / Jaeger Bucher
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Susumu Shingu, Untitled


Susumu Shingu
Untitled, 1963
collage and acrylic


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Susumu Shingu, Untitled


Susumu Shingu
Untitled, 1988
stainless steel


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Susumu Shingu, Untitled (+ Untitled; 2 works)


Susumu Shingu
Untitled (+ Untitled; 2 works)
Plexiglas and metal


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1937   Born July 13, Osaka, Japan.
1960   Graduated from Tokyo University of Arts with a major in oil painting under Ryohei Koiso. Awarded scholarship by Italian government to study in Rome.
1960 - 1962   Studied oil painting under Franco Gentilini at Accademia di Belle Arti di Roma.
1966   First showing of three-dimensional sculptures at Galleria Blu, Milan. Returned to Japan.
1967   Ube Open-Air Art Museum prize at 2nd Contemporary Japanese SculptureShow.
1968   One of eight sculptors chosen to exhibit works at EXPO '70 Osaka.
1971 - 1972   Visiting Artist, Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts.
1979   4th Isoya Yoshida Prize. Prizes from National Museum of Art, Osaka, and Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Modern Art at 8th Contemporary Japanese Sculpture Show.
1980   8th Outdoor Sculpture Prize of Nagano City.
1986   Yokohama Biennale '86 Sculpture Exhibition grand prize and 18th Japan Grand Prix of Art.
1988   Invited to International Open-Air Sculpture Symposium to create a sculpture at Olympic Park in Seoul, South Korea.
1995   Osaka Art Award.
1997   25th Outdoor Sculpture Prize of Nagano City.
1998   Stage setting for "Issey Miyake Paris Collection spring-summer 1999."
2002   Mainichi Art Award for his Wind Caravan activities. Won the Medal with Purple Ribbon for his artistic activities.
2003   The Grand prize at the 20th Exhibition of Contemporary Japanese Sculpture Show.
2005   Created a sculpture for Jirí Kylián's dance program, "Toss of a Dice," with Nederlands Dans Theater I in The Hague, The Netherlands.
2007   Susumu Shingu was awarded the prestigious ENKU award in Japan.
2009   Susumu Shingu - Planet of Wind and Water, Galerie Jaeger Bucher, Paris France (solo).
2008   Espace Collectivités au Bourget, Paris, France (solo).
2006   Sculptures du Respir, Galerie Jeanne Bucher, Paris (solo)
2001   Wind Caravan on the frozen Lake Inari in the Arctic Circle of Finland, on the rocky hill of Tamdaght, Ouarzazate in Morocco, on the steppe of Undur Dov in Mongolia and on the dunes of Cumbuco, Ceará in Brazil.
2001   Encounter with Nature at Maison Hermès in Tokyo, Japan (solo).
2001   Glasgow School of Art and Podium Gallery at Glasgow School of Architecture, Scotland (solo)
2000   Exhibited in Vision on Water in The Hague, The Netherlands.
2000   Wind Caravan in the rice paddies in Sanda, Hyogo, Japan and on an Motukorea Island in Auckland, New Zealand.
1999   Exhibited in Champs de la Sculpture 2000 on Champs Elysees Avenue in Paris.
1998   Exhibited a sculpture at EXPO'98 Lisbon, Portugal.
1997   Maquettes of Wind Sculptures, Matsuya Ginza, Tokyo (solo).
1997   Spectacle show, "Cat's Cradle of the Stars," Saitama Arts Theater.
1994   Outdoor spectacle show, Kippis and His Friends, Aono Dam Park, Sanda. Japan.
1991   Aria Acqua Luce, Loggia della Mercanzia, Genova, Italy (solo).
1989   Windcircus, World Design Exhibition'89 in Nagoya.
1988   Windcircus, exhibited in the United States, World Trade Center in New York, Heritage State Park in Fall River, Massachusetts, Grand Park in Chicago, Esplanade in Boston and Wilshire Federal Building in Los Angeles. USA.
1987   Traveling outdoor exhibition, Windcircus, exhibited in Bremen, Germany, Parc de L'Espanya Industrial in Barcelona, Spain, Villa Demidoff-Parco di Pratolino in Florence, Italy, and Mukkula Camping Site in Lahti, Finland.
1984   Breathing Sculptures, Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Modern Art (solo).
1983   Exhibited in Seven Sculptors at Harvard, Carpenter Center for Visual Arts, Harvard University.
1981   Exhibited in Exhibition of Contemporary Japanese Art, Seoul, South Korea.
1973   Wind and Water Sculptures, PepsiCo Purchase, N.Y., USA (solo).
1967   Wind Structures, Shoho Gallery, Osaka and Hibiya Park, Tokyo (solo).

1969: Floating Sound, Expo'70 Osaka, Japan
1970: Path of the Wind, Senrikita Park, Osaka, Japan
1977: Zasso Forest School, Kyotanabe-Shi, Kyoto, Japan
1978: Neverending Dialog, Hakone Open-Air Museum, Japan
1979: Distant Rhythm, Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Art, Japan
1983: Echo of the Waves, New England Aquarium, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
1985: Sky Image, Cultural Center of Suita, Osaka, Japan
1985: Gift of the Wind, Porter Square MBTA Station, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
1986: White Flower, Nipponmaru Memoral Park Yokohama, Japan
1988: Sky Beat, Yomiuri Telelvision, Osaka, Japan
1988: Wing's Breath, Olympic Park, Seoul, Korea
1989: Our Planet, Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima, Japan
1989: Wind Musical Notes, Yokohama Museum of Art, Japan
1990: Meadow of Clouds, Sapporo Sculpture Garden, Japan
1991: Astral Time, Akatsuky Park, Chuo-ku, Tokyo
1991: Wings of the Waves, Ikuchi Island, Setoda-cho, Hiroshima, Japan
1992: Rowing across the Milky Way, Murasaki River, Kitakyushu, Japan
1992: Wind Kaleidoscope, Brain Center Inc., Osaka, Japan
1992: Columbus's Wind, Port of Genoa, Italy
1992: Water Tree, Astral Statue, Aono Dam Park, Sanda, Hyogo, Japan
1992: Lighthouse for the Stars, Harborland, Kobe, Japan
1993: Wind Message, Cloud, Costa Romantica, Italian cruise ship
1994: Boundless Sky, Kansai International Airport, Japan
1994: Memory of the Waves, Mermaid Plaza, Tempozan, Osaka (Suntory Museum), Japan
1994: Wings of the Moon, Saitama Arts Theather, Yono, Saitama, Japan
1994: Visitor, Faret Tachikawa, Tachikawa, Tokyo
1995: Locus of Rain, Lingotto, Turin, Italy
1995: Dialog with the Sun, Queens Criminal Court, NY, New York, USA
1997: Reflection of Rainbow, Itaú Bank Headquarters, São Paulo, Brazil
1998: Sky Reflection, EXPO'98, Lisbon, Portugal
1998: Duet of Water, Montecatini Terme, Italy
1998: Dialogue with Clouds, Centro Meridiana, Lecco, Italy
1999: Water Flower, Banca Italiana, Lodi, Italy
1999: Resonance of Life, Hakone Open-Air Museum, Japan
2000: Wind Traveler, Eastport Park, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
2000: Birth of Sky, McArthur Glen Designer Outlet Center, Livingstone, Scotland
2001: Song to the Sun, Itaú Bank, Juscelino Kubitschek Branch, São Paulo, Brazil
2001: Hommage au Cosmos, Maison Hermès, Ginza, Tokyo, Japan
2004: Birth of Rainbow, Nankang Software Park, Taipei, Taiwan
2004: Cloud of Light, Il Sole 24Ore, Milan, Italy
2005: Symphony of the Sea, Happy Village, Marina di Camerota, Italy
2005: Wind Navigator, Happy Village, Marina di Camerota, Italy
2005: Wings of the Earth, Château d'Arsac, Margaux, France
2006: Tree of the Sun, La Winery Philippe Raoux, Médoc, France
2006: Light Bearing Tree, IGuzzini S.p.a., Recanati, Italy
2006: Birth of Water, Sanpellegrino S.p.a., Milan, Italy
2007: Silent Conversation, National Tsin Hwa University, Hshinchu, Taiwan
2007: Water Beat, Banca di Lodi, Italy

2008    Shingu. (Découvrons L'Art), Bernard Vasseur. Edition Cercle d'Art, Paris, France.
2006    Shingu. Pater Buchanan, Renzo Piano, Jirí Kylián and Yusuke Nakahara. Edition Cercle d'Art, Paris, France.
2006    Les Petits Oiseaux. Gallimard Jeunesse, Paris.
2004    When You Turn on the Faucet (« Little Children's Science Companion », No 25) Fukuinkan Shoten Publishers, Inc.
2004    Wind Planet. Fukuinkan Shoten Publishers, Inc.
2003    Wind Caravan. Brain Center Inc.
2002    Wind Traveler ( Kase-no-Tabibito). Fuso Publishing Inc.
1999    Little Pond, Fukuinkan Shoten Publishers, Inc.
1997    Shingu : Message from Nature. Renzo Piano, Pierre Restany and Susumu Shingu. Abbeville Press Publishers, New York, USA.
1994    Shingu Principal Works, 1991 - 1994. Susumu Shingu.
1994    Kippis's Earth Journey (« A World of Wonders », No. 111) Fukuinkan Shoten Publishers, Inc.
1991    Whale Shark. Fuso Publishing Inc.
1991    Shingu : Rhythm of Nature. Rudolf Arnheim and Yusuke Nakahara, BrainCenter Inc., Osaka, Japan.
1989    Windcircus. Shinchosca Inc.
1983    Wind and Water. Susumu Shingu.
1983    Dialogue with Nature : Susumu Shingu. Louis J. Bakanowsky, Process Architecture Publishing Co, Ltd., Tokyo, Japan.
1979    Spider. Bunka Publishing Bureau.
1975    Strawberries. Bunka Publishing Bureau.
1973    Shingu. Edward F. Fry and Takahiko Okada. Harry N. Abrams, New York, USA.