Yoshitomo Nara

(Japanese, b. 1959)

in the pink lake by yoshitomo nara

Yoshitomo Nara

In the Pink Lake, 2004

Price on Request

Biography

Timeline

1959
Born in Hirosaki, Japan
1985 - 1987
Studied Fine Arts, Aichi Prefectural University of Fine Arts and Music, Nagakute Aichi, Japan
1985
BFA, Aichi Prefectural University of Fine Arts and Music, Nagakute Aichi, Japan
1987
MFA, Aichi Prefectural University of Fine Arts and Music, Nagakute Aichi, Japan
1988 - 1993
Studied at Kunstakademie Düsseldorf, Germany
2000
Moved to Tokyo, Japan
Lives and works in Tokyo, Japan

Exhibitions

2013
Yoshitomo Nara, Pace Gallery, New York, NY
2012 - 2013
Pop Art Accrochage, Fluegel-Roncak Gallery, Nuremberg, Germany
2012
Yokohama Museum of Art, Yokohama, Japan (solo)
Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo, Japan (solo)
Figuratively Speaking: A Survey of the Human Form, Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art, Las Vegas, NV
The Library of Babel / In and Out of Place, 176 Zabludowicz Collection, London, England
2010
Yoshitomo Nara: Nobody's Fool, Asia Society Museum, New York, NY (solo)
2009
Rites de Passage, Schunck Glaspaleis, Heerlen, Netherlands
Walking in My Mind, Hayward Gallery, London, England
Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
Crated Rooms for Iceland: Nara + Graf, Reykjavik Art Museum, Reykjavik, Iceland (solo)
2008
Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
Yoshitomo Nara + Graf, BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead, England
Galerie Meyer Kainer, Vienna, Austria (solo)
Yoshitomo Nara + Graf, Cemeti Art House, Jakarta, Indonesia
Encounters, Pace Beijing, China
The Masked Portrait, Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York, NY
Selections from the Hara Museum's Permanent Collection, Hara Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan
2007
GEM, The Hague, Netherlands
Sympathy for the Devil: Art and Rock and Roll Since 1967, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL
Pretty Baby, Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, TX
Disorder in the House, Vanhaerents Art Collection, Brussels, Belgium
Yoshitomo Nara + Graf, Centro de Arte Contemporáneo de Málaga, Málaga, Spain
2006
Yoshitomo Nara + Graf, Yoshii Brick Brew House, Aomori, Japan
2005
Yoshitomo Nara + Graf, Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Kiss Kiss, Atle Gerhardsen, Berlin, Germany
Yoshitomo Nara: From the Depth of My Drawer, Rodin Gallery, Seoul, South Korea
2004
Yoshimoto Nara: Nothing Ever Happens, Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, PA
Nowhere Land, Johnen & Schöttle, Cologne, Germany
Fiction Love: Ultra New Vision in Contemporary Art, Museum of Contemporary Art, Taipei, Taiwan
Strips & Characters/Kunst unter dem Einfluss von Comics Kunstverein, Wolfsburg, Germany

Public Collections

British Museum, London, England
Centre National des Arts Plastiques, Paris, France
Hara Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan
Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima, Japan
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL
Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan
Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Leeum, Samsung Museum of Art, Seoul, South Korea
National Museum of Art, Osaka, Japan