Yuichi Higashionna  (Japanese, 1951) 


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Yuichi Higashionna Biography
1951   Born in Tokyo, Japan
  Currently lives and works in Tokyo
  Graduated from the Department of Oil painting, Tama Art University, Tokyo
Selected Exhibitions
2009   METAMORPHOSIS - Objects today Vol.4 Yuichi HIGASHIONNNA,” Exhibition on the 80th Anniversary of Musashino Art University, gallery αM, Tokyo, September 12 - October 10 (solo)
2009   Nihonbashi Takashimaya Art Gallery X, Tokyo (solo)
2009   The Sculpture Garden Museum VANGEI MUSEO, Shizuoka, Japan (solo)
2009   “Flowers,” Utrecht/NOW IDeA, Tokyo, November 24 – December 6
2009   ”Second nature,” Rundetaarn, Copenhagen, Denmark, August 8 - Sepember 20
2009   “Discoveries: Artists,” selected artists’ exhibition by three curators at ”Shanghai Contemporary Art Fair 2009,” Shanghai Exhibition Center, Shanghai, September 10 –13
2009   "Constructivismes,” Almine Rech Gallery, Brussels, January 22 – February 27
2008   “Double Chonos,” ZAP, Tokyo, November 15 – 24
2008   “Chinese and Japanese Contemporary Paintings from Zeit-Foto Collection,” Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai, May 6 – 27
2008   “Chinese Inernational Gallery Exhibition 2008,” At Ziet-Foto Collection, Beijing, April 25 –28
2008   “The Bombay Sapphire Exhibition,” Salone del Mobile, Milano
2008   “The Masked Portrait,“ Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York, January 10 – February 9
2008   Marianne Boesky Gallery Project Space, New York, October 9 – November 1 (solo)
2008   "Chandelier,” Galerie Jean-Luc & Takako Richard, Paris, December 1 – February 9 (solo)
2008   Gallery M, Aichi, Japan, October 19 – November 16 (solo)
2008   "Refract,” Calm & Punk Gallery, Tokyo, May 16 – June 5 (solo)
2008   “White Light, White Heat,” Yumiko Chiba Associates, April 2 – 28 (solo)
2008   “dazzling & doodling,” GALLERY at lammfromm, Tokyo, March 7 – April 21 (solo)
2007   Yuichi Higashionna, Risa Sato, Kiyoshi Nakagami, Galerie Jean-Luc & Takako Richard, Paris
2006   Any Human There ?, Galerie Jean-Luc & Takako Richard, Paris
2006   Pusan Biennale, Sea Art Festival, Living Furniture, Pusan, South Korea
2006   Enjoyable House, Aichi Prefectural Museum of Art, Aichi, Japan
2006   Tokyo art fair, Tokyo
2006   Installation work, Marunouchi Bld. Tokyo (solo)
2006   Installation, Hermes, Tokyo (solo)
2005   Art Miami, Galerie Jean-luc & Takako Richard, Miami, USA
Art Rotterdam, Galerie Jean-Luc & Takako Richard, The Netherlands
artparis, Galerie Jean-Luc & Takako Richard, Paris
2004   Flowers, Galerie Jean-Luc & Takako Richard, Paris, France -solo
2004   Officina Asia, Bologna, Italia
art.fair, Galerie Jean-Luc & Takako Richard, Cologne, Germany
art paris, Galerie jean-Luc & Takako Richard, Paris
2004   Art Paris, Galerie Jean-Luc & Takako Richard, Paris
2003   Zone, Fuchu Art Museum, Fuchu, Tokyo
2003   Setagaya Art Museum, Tokyo -solo
Morimoto, Mansion Galler, Tokyo -solo
2002   Ise Foundation, New York-solo
Shibuya Seibu Art Gallery, Tokyo-solo
Yumiko Chiba Associates, Tokyo-solo
Inart Gallery, Osaka -solo
2001   Gallery 101, Ottawa, Canada -solo
Inart Gallery, Osaka -solo
Cassina, Tokyo -solo
Amus, Osaka -solo
2000   Nadiff, Tokyo -solo
Gallery NW House, Tokyo -solo
1998   Gallery NW House, Tokyo -solo
Tokyo University Komaba, Tokyo -solo
1997   Play Bill, Tokyo -solo
2009   Higashionna, Yuichi. Contributer, T Magazine, October
2008   Rosenberg, Karen. “Art in Review: Donald Moffett/Yuichi Higashionna,” The New York Times, October 30
2008   Vilades, Pilar. “White Castle,” T Magazine, October
2008   Higashiona, Yuichi. “Japanese Monster,” NY Arts, September/October
2007   “More Art to Life! Buy Art in a Hotel Room? Go to Art Fair!” SPUR Art Complex, A Guide to Arty Life, SPUR, No. 210, April 2007, pp.414-415
2007   Yuichi Higashionna’s Chandelier, Fujin Koron, April 2007, p.77
2007   My Dream Department Store ’03, Taro Nasu x Art Events, TITLE, July 2007, pp.116-117
2006   Maya Nago, “Dover Street Market Tokyo and Michael Kostiv’s World Archive,” Departments (column), high fashion, No.312, December 2006, p.15
2006   Yayoi Kojima, “Three Artists around Black,” Art (column), “Ryuko Tsushin 2nd Renewal Project, Wind, Rock, and United Arrows,” 2006, p.154
2005   Yoshio Kato: Asahi News, March.18, 2005 Mari Hashimoto, “A dazzling circle that has shone on all-Japanese-are-middle-class mentality,” ART Bit (column), Asahi Shimbun: WEEKLY AERA, March 21, 2005
2004   Shimzu, Minoru. Politics of a New Optical Art - Yuichi Higashionna's recent works, cat. Higashionna, Coll. Painters of the XXI century, Galerie Jean-Luc & Takako Richard, Paris
2000   Ozawa, Yuko. "A Day on Earth 45 Exhibitions 28 Countries 1 Day," CONTEMPORARY VISUAL ARTS, Issue 29, 2000
1999   Dipietro, Monty. "Color, light, sound, but not much heat, THE JAPAN TIMES, Feb. 28, 1999 (English))
1999   Ichihara, Kentaro. "Between 'Art' and 'Domestic', THE BOOK REVIEW PRESS, Mar. 13, 1999
1999   Shinkawa, Takashi. "Far away from a haze called 'Context'’, BT, n° 771, Jun. 1999, p.107-110
1998   Fujihara, Erimi. "When you stop and see objects or images around you…’’, BRUTUS, No.407, Apr. 15, 1998, p.112
1997   Fujihara, Erimi. (interview) "Exquisite Corpses," BT, n° 745, Aug. 1997, pp.103-120
1995   Fujihara, Erimi. "Yuichi Higashionna - A Light, Ironic Sampling," JA, Nov. 1995, p.1
1991   Kaihotsu, Chie. ’’Ai Gallery ‘’, BT, n°.636, Apr. 1991, p.248
1990   Sawaragi, Noi. ‘’Kobayashi Gallery’’, BT, n° 618, Jan. 1990, p.234
  Fujihara, Erimi. "Negative portraits on a detached view of newspaper fliers by Higashionnna Yuichi," BRUTUS, Oct.1, p.15