Taro Izumi

Born in 1976 in Nara (Japan)
Lives and works in Tokyo (Japan)
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SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017

Taro Izumi, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France*

2015

Wa Ra Doki Po Kai No Jyutsu, Art Center Ongoing, Tokyo, Japan

2014

Collection 2, The National museum of Art, Osaka, Japan
The Combine PI, The Liberty PO, Take Ninagawa, Tokyo, Japan
No Night, Day Neither, Nassauischer Kunstverein, Wiesbaden, Germany*

2013

La Source des Rides, Galerie GP & N Vallois, Paris, France
contact?, HIGURE 17-15, Contemporary Art Studio, Tokyo, Japan
Check, Arts Initiative Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
Dizzy Footing / Eel Getting Close to Numbed Legs, Hiromiyoshii roppongi, Tokyo, Japan

2011

Taro Izumi, SPROUT curation, Tokyo, Japan*
Brave Yawn, Hiromiyoshii, Tokyo, Japan
Cloud, looks like a spider, NADiff Window Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Taro Izumi, Tamagawa Art Gallery, Tamagawa University, Tokyo, Japan

2010

Kneading, Kanagawa Prefectural Gallery, Yokohama, Japan*
Manhunt & Sneak dating, Hiromiyoshii, Tokyo, Japan
Hide in a Whale’s Stomach, Mouse, Asahi Art Square, Tokyo, Japan

2009

My attempt to build a mountain ended up with a hole wide open, NADiff a/p/a/r/t, Tokyo, Japan
Helsinki, Galerie GP & N Vallois, Paris, France (Project Room)

2008

Magician’s Bread, Solar Eclipse, Hiromiyoshii, Tokyo, Japan
Jungle Book, Gallery Stump Kamakura, Kanagawa, Japan

2007

Game Pedestal (warehouse), Büro013 by Hiromiyoshii, Tokyo, Japan

2006

Trolley, Hiromiyoshii, Tokyo, Japan*

2005

GENIUS EPISODE 1&2, Hiromiyosii, Tokyo, Japan

2003

Zilent, Kojimachi Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

2002

Bargen (Fictitious), Pepper’s Loft Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016

Une forme olympique, curated by Jean-Marc Huitorel, Campus HEC, Paris, France
PARADOXAJAPANESE ART TODAY, Casa Cavazzini Contemporary Art Museum, Udine, Italy
Paris – Frame & Out of Frame, Galerie de l'Alliance Française, Mendoza (Argentine) ; Recife (Brésil) ; Joao Pessao (Brésil) ; Medellin (Colombie) ; Pereira (Colombie) ; Manizales (Colombie)

2015

Winter Garden: The Exploration of the Micropop Imagination in Contemporary Japanese Art,
Hong Kong Arts Centre, Hong Kong
HIKARI (Taro Izumi + Takuya Yamashita), Talion Gallery, Tokyo, Japon
Paris – Frame & Out of Frame, Galerie de l'Alliance Française,
Buenos-Aires, Argentina*(touring exhibition)
In Our Time : Art in Post-Industrial Japan, 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, Japan

2014

Japon, Abbaye Saint-André – Centre d’Art Contemporain, Meymac, France
Paris – Frame & Out of Frame, Galerie des Bibliothèques, Paris, France*(touring exhibition)
Twentieth Anniversary Special MOT Collection : Chronicle 1995, Musée d’Art Contemporain, Tokyo, Japan
Portrait de 3/4, Galerie GP & N Vallois, Paris, France

2013

HUMOR and LEAP of THOUGHT, Okazaki City Museum, Aichi, Japan
Mori Art Museum 10th Anniversary Exhibition – Roppongi Crossing 2013 : OUT OF DOUBT, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan
Rokko Meets Art 2013, Rokko Garden Terrace, Hyogo, Japan
Yumoa to Hiyaku, Okazaki City Museum, Aichi, Japan
CSLAB Exhibition vol. 2 Taro Izumi Kaizuka to Seikatsu, Tokyo Zokei University CSLAB, Tokyo, Japan
Why not live for Art? II – 9 collectors reveal their treasures, Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
MOT Collection: We Are 90 : 1923-2013 – Afterimages of tomorrow, Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan
Identity IX, Nichido Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan
The Storm for Art and Popular Culture, Nagoya Citizens’ Gallery Yada, Aichi, Japan

2012

Voice of images, Palazzo Grassi – Francois Pinault Foundation, Venice, Italy*
Koganei Artfull-Jack!, Bermuda Triangle, Chateau Koganei, Tokyo, Japan
Roppongi Art Night, Roppongi Hills, Tokyo, Japan, Italy
Marsupials curator: Taro Izumi, Talion Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Veranda, Tightrope Walking, Compulsive Plot curator: Shigeru Ikeda, Talion Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Humour, parodie et vidéos: créations vidéo du Japon contemporain, Maison de la Culture du Japon à Paris, France
Real Japanesque: The Unique World of Japanese Contemporary, The National Museum of Art, Osaka, Japan
The echo 2012 Berlin, Kunstraum Kreuzberg / Bethanien, Projektraum, Berlin, Germany

2011

Cinéphémère, Fiac Hors les Murs / Galerie GP & N Vallois, Jardin des Tuileries, Paris, France
Violence and Universe, Island, Kashiwa, Japan
Shifting Surfaces: Experience, Perspectives and Media, Artsonje Museum, Gyeongju, Korea
Japancongon: Carsten Hollers double-take on Jean Pigozzis collection Le Magasin, Centre national d’art contemporain, Grenoble, France / Moscow Centre for Contemporary Art / Palazzo Reale di Milano, Italy
Silent Narrator: On Plural Stories, Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo, Japan
Invisibleness is Visibleness: International Contemporary Art Collection of a Salaryman – Daisuke Miyatsu, Museum of Contemporary Art Taipei, Taiwan, China
Our Magic Hour – How Much of the World Can We Know?, Yokohama Triennale 2011, NYK
Waterfront Warehouse (Bank ART Studio NYK), Yokohama, Japan
Omnilogue: Alternating Currents – Japanese Art After March 2011, Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts(PICA), Perth, Australia

2010

MOT Collection: Enter Here – What do you see?, Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
Azumabashi Dance Crossing, Asahi Art Square, Tokyo, Japan
Trust: Media City Seoul, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
City 2.0: The Evolutionary Theory of City on the Web Generation, EYE OF GYRE, Tokyo, Japan

2009

UNLIMITED, A+, Tokyo, Japan
Waiting for Video: Works from the 1960s to Today, The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Japan
Re:Membering, Next of Japan, Gallery LOOP, Seoul, Korea
Winter Garden: Exploration of the Micropop Imafination in Contemporary Japanese Art, Hara Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan
Summer Museum for All Ages: Art Everyday!, The Museum of Modern Art, Gunma, Takasaki, Japan*
CREAM International Festival for Arts and Media Yokohama 2009, Nogeyama Animal Park, Yokohama, Japan
POST. O: The Reverse of TOPOS, Garden City Space of Art, Taipei, Taiwan, China
Extra/Ordinary: Video Art from Asia, University of Kansas, Spencer Museum of Art, Lawrence, USA
TWIST & SHOUT: Contemporary Art form Japan, Bangkok Art and Culture Centre, Bangkok, Thailand
Everyday Life, Another Space, Kanagawa Prefectural Gallery, Yokohama, Japan

2008

Chimney Sweeper, Art 39 Basel, Statement, Basel, Switzerland
Between Art and Life, Performativity in Japanese Art, Centre d’Art Contemporain, Geneva, Switzerland
Tokyo Nonsense, Scion, Los Angeles, USA*
The Echo, Zaim, Yokohama, Japan
Food and Contemporary Art, BankART 1929, Yokohama, Japan
Landmark Project 3, Nogechiku, Yokohama, Japan

2007

Out of the Ordinary: New Video from Japan, The Getty Center, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, USA
The Door into Summer: The Age of Micropop, Mito Arts Foundation, Art Tower Mito, Mito, Japon*
Collectior’s choice : Collection 2, Daelim Contemporary Art Museum, Seoul, Korea
Techniques of Storytelling, speaking of unspeakable, Samzie Space, LOOP, Seoul, Korea

2006

Fukutakehouse in Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennial 2006, Nigata, Japan
After The Reality, Deitch Projects, New York, USA
Theory of everything: videoart from Tokyo, Caochangdi Workstation Art Center, Beijing / Location One, New York / New York University, USA

2005

The World is Mine, Hiromiyoshii Five, Tokyo, Japan
Gallery Artist Show, Hiromiyoshii, Tokyo, Japan

2004

Field of Dreams, Project Room/Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

2001

Gallery Le Deco, Tokyo, Japan

SELECTED PERFORMANCES

2014

Jins Art Project, Jins Kichiijyoji, Tokyo, Japan

2013

hubn’t, Art Center Ongoing, Tokyo, Japan (as a member of Orrorin)
Roppongi Art Night « Walking Roof », Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan (artist alone, and as a member of Orrorin)

2012

Campfire, blanClass, Kamakura, Japan
Sumida River Art Project, Performance in collaboration with Zakuro Yamaga, Asashi Art Square, Tokyo, Japan

2010

Azumabashi Dance Crossing, Asashi Art Square, Tokyo, Japan

2008

Performance en collaboration avec Zakuro Yamaga, Toyota Choregraphy Award 2008, Tokyo, Japan

2007

Harajyuku Performance Plus, Laforet Harajyuku, Tokyo, Japan

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