Takashi Somemiya Gallery - Past Events

Below is a list of all past events for Takashi Somemiya Gallery. Current and upcoming events, as well as other details, are available on the venue's page.

  • poster for Programing Exhibition

    Programing Exhibition

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    • Media: Graphics - Illustration - Painting
    • 2019-07-13 - 2019-07-27
  • poster for Satoru Goi “Liquid Action”

    Satoru Goi “Liquid Action”

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2018-11-10 - 2018-11-25

    Satoru Goi paints on canvas using a mixture of silicon and oil paint. The result is a glossy surface with a wet look a high degree of luminance. The silicon adds a three-dimensionality to Goi’s work.More »

  • poster for Yutaka Takahashi Exhibition

    Yutaka Takahashi Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Party
    • 2018-09-08 - 2018-09-23

    Paintings by Yutaka Takahashi.More »

  • poster for Takuma Ikeda “Surface Volume”

    Takuma Ikeda “Surface Volume”

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    • Media: Installation
    • 2018-06-09 - 2018-06-27

    For this exhibition, Takuma Ikeda asks the viewer to question what it means to “see” using video equipment to create visual expressions that can almost be felt.More »

  • poster for Gallery Show

    Gallery Show

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing
    • 2018-05-19 - 2018-05-27
  • poster for The Present

    The Present

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2018-03-17 - 2018-03-25

    Selected of new and yet to be exhibited works by artists affiliated with the gallery.More »

  • poster for Roberto Flores “Myths of Intuition and Matter”

    Roberto Flores “Myths of Intuition and Matter”

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture - Installation - Party
    • 2018-02-15 - 2018-02-17

    Roberto Flores is an artist active not only in Mexico, where he was born, but also in the U.S., Germany, the U.K., Italy, Croatia and various other countries. His practice is characterized by installations...More »

  • poster for Natsuko Kiura “Snapshot”

    Natsuko Kiura “Snapshot”

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    • Media: Painting - Party
    • 2017-12-13 - 2017-12-27

    Natsuko Kiura takes a photographic approach to painting, capturing casual scenes from everyday life that linger in her mind. More »

  • poster for Taro Yamanaka “Other Life”

    Taro Yamanaka “Other Life”

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2017-11-11 - 2017-11-26

    Taro Yamanaka depicts the human figures in his works so that they are tiny, the overall effect being akin to that of landscape painting. For this reason his paintings give the impression of objectivity...More »

  • poster for Motoko Otsuki “Passing Scenely”

    Motoko Otsuki “Passing Scenely”

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    • Media: Painting - Party
    • 2017-10-12 - 2017-10-29

    Motoko Otsuki pursues the relationship between human emotions and vision through painting. In the works presented here, he focuses on the deeper aspect of emotions as well as the domain of the unconscious....More »

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    Gallery Show

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    • Media: Illustration - Painting - Drawing - Manga
    • 2017-10-01 - 2017-10-09

    This gallery show will present works by artists affiliated with Takashi Somemiya Gallery as well as pieces by the mysterious Shuzinkou, who produces works incorporating familiar characters and patterns....More »

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    Group Show

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2017-03-23 - 2017-03-29

    Group exhibition showcasing work by artists represented by Takashi Somemiya Gallery.More »

  • poster for Takuma Ikeda “Matter is Memory”

    Takuma Ikeda “Matter is Memory”

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    • Media: Sculpture - Video and Film - Party
    • 2016-12-03 - 2016-12-24

    Takuma Ikeda has continued to cut out fragments of images and time which lie beyond our touch through the use of the video camera, often replacing parts of a physical object with the image of that object...More »

  • poster for Moe Hayamato “Picture Design”

    Moe Hayamato “Picture Design”

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    • Media: Party
    • 2016-03-26 - 2016-04-30

    Moe Hayamoto’s first exhibit at Takashi Somemiya Gallery in four years presents works that explore the concept of creating paintings without paint. In the past Hayamoto’s works have featured computer-produced...More »

  • poster for Satoru Goi “Strike While the Iron is Hot”

    Satoru Goi “Strike While the Iron is Hot”

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    • Media: Painting - Party
    • 2015-12-05 - 2015-12-30

    Satoru Goi paints with the industrial product of silicone. This material is not well suited to the medium, and Goi must work within the limits of the silicone’s viscosity and solidifying speed. Furthermore,...More »

  • poster for Eiki Okuda “Sad Game”

    Eiki Okuda “Sad Game”

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    • Media: Painting - Video and Film - Party
    • 2015-10-17 - 2015-11-21

    Animation filled with child-like imagination is reconstructed as a screen of interference and the scenes of a paused video game are reinterpreted through video works. More »

  • poster for Analog 2.0

    Analog 2.0

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    • Media: Video and Film - Party
    • 2015-09-05 - 2015-10-03

    Takuma Ikeda, Eiki Okuda and Takeshi Nakashima are three artists who not only share in the same generation and the same medium of video, but also in their very approach to and questioning of that medium....More »

  • poster for Takuma Ikeda “The Substance/Touch of the Untouchable Void”

    Takuma Ikeda “The Substance/Touch of the Untouchable Void”

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    • Media: Video and Film
    • 2015-06-20 - 2015-07-25

    This solo exhibition features the video work of Takuma Ikeda recently presented in Gunma Biennale for Young Artists 2015. Here the very process in fixing a monitor to the wall is played within the monitor...More »

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    Gallery Show

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing
    • 2015-05-23 - 2015-06-06
  • poster for Mitsuhiro Kishimoto “Once Upon Times”

    Mitsuhiro Kishimoto “Once Upon Times”

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    • Media: Drawing - Photography - Crafts - Party
    • 2015-04-04 - 2015-05-09

    Presenting drawings and new works from Kishimoto’s “Subset” series arranging rectangular cutouts of a variety of materials with photos and 2D art. Asynchrony and fragmented images produced by probing memory...More »

  • poster for Motoko Otsuki “Gradually Moving Apart”

    Motoko Otsuki “Gradually Moving Apart”

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2015-02-07 - 2015-03-07

    Motoko Otsuki has the skill to pluck upon the moments of flux in human emotion, with scenes of brightness filled with a certain sense of loneliness. This exhibition focuses upon works of night landscapes....More »

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    Warp

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    • Media: Video and Film - Media Arts
    • 2015-01-17 - 2015-01-31

    New work from the artists Takuma Ikeda and Eiki Okuda who also showcased in Art Taipei 2014.More »

  • poster for Nami Shibata “Actor”

    Nami Shibata “Actor”

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    • Media: Painting - Party
    • 2014-11-22 - 2014-12-27

    In a thematic continuation of Nanami Shibata’s exhibition at Takashi Somemiya Gallery last year, she presents more works related to the theater. This time, however, her paintings shine a spotlight on characters....More »

  • poster for Taro Yamanaka “The World of a 2m Radius”

    Taro Yamanaka “The World of a 2m Radius”

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2014-10-04 - 2014-11-08

    Drawing on fragments of memory, photographs and other media Taro Yamanaka creates unique scenes in which characters appear to deride human prejudice and point towards the importance of standing upon a...More »

  • poster for Natsuko Kiura “Captured Landscapes”

    Natsuko Kiura “Captured Landscapes”

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    • Media: Drawing
    • 2014-07-05 - 2014-08-09

    Natsuko Kiura creates oil paintings like photographs, depicting scenes of the everyday with little stress placed on the uniqueness of her subject as if seemingly rejecting the specificity of objects and...More »

  • poster for Eiki Okuda “Reset”

    Eiki Okuda “Reset”

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    • Media: Video and Film - Party
    • 2014-05-17 - 2014-06-21

    In these game-themed works, this exhibition reconstructs a world liberated from established histories, dimensions, values, and physical laws by looking at them from absolutist perspectives based on “ground...More »

  • poster for Saki Sumida “The Seven Gods of Good Fortune”

    Saki Sumida “The Seven Gods of Good Fortune”

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    • Media: Painting - Party
    • 2014-03-29 - 2014-04-26

    Saki Sumida is an artist who explores the strange sense of disquiet encountered in the misappropriations of western culture into the culture of Japan, seen for example in the appearance of Andy Warhol...More »

  • poster for Takuma Ikeda “Traffic Dance - Way of the City”

    Takuma Ikeda “Traffic Dance - Way of the City”

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    • Media: Installation - Party
    • 2014-01-11 - 2014-02-15

    Takuma Ikeda has hitherto dealt with the data of time, space and memory and here in this exhibition he approaches the city as an extension of the human body, examining the relation between the urban space...More »

  • poster for Yutaka Takahashi “White Camouflage”

    Yutaka Takahashi “White Camouflage”

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    • Media: Painting - Party
    • 2013-11-30 - 2013-12-28

    In the paintings of Yutaka Takahashi, light gradually creeps in from the darkness, forming images in compositions that seem photographic or cinematic in the way they adjust light, sometimes injecting it...More »

  • poster for Motoko Otsuki “Going Far Away”

    Motoko Otsuki “Going Far Away”

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    • Media: Painting - Party
    • 2013-10-12 - 2013-11-16

    Motoko Otsuki’s travels around South America confirmed the somewhat depressing reality of boredom in everyday life, yet the unique colors, blurred focus, and ambiguous motifs of her paintings have a comforting...More »

  • poster for Taro Yamanaka “A Quiet Place”

    Taro Yamanaka “A Quiet Place”

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2013-09-07 - 2013-10-05

    The landscapes of Taro Yamanaka are always based upon his own experience, yet this may not necessarily always be a direct encounter but also includes the scenes observed through magazines, television and...More »

  • poster for Ken Hayashida “White Light / Melancholia”

    Ken Hayashida “White Light / Melancholia”

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2013-07-27 - 2013-08-24

    At first glance Ken Hayashida’s landscapes fail to catch the eye, but when examined more closely the power and delicacy of this work is quite overwhelming. These are plain scenes of a rundown apartment...More »

  • poster for Satoru Goi “Stand Still Scenes”

    Satoru Goi “Stand Still Scenes”

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2013-06-01 - 2013-06-29

    Employing the unique properties of silicon and oil paint, the world rendered by Satoru Goi at first glance appears to be that of thermography, obstructing at first recognition of these images as landscapes....More »

  • poster for Gallery Collection

    Gallery Collection

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing
    • 2013-04-23 - 2013-05-18

    A group exhibition of works from artists who have recently held solo exhibitions at Takashi Somemiya Gallery.More »

  • poster for Nami Shibata "Yellow Stage"

    Nami Shibata "Yellow Stage"

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    • Media: Painting - Party
    • 2013-03-09 - 2013-04-13

    Fourteen new artworks by this artist who uses rich colors and painting materials. [Image: Nami Shibata, "Stage (left), Stage (right)" (2013)]More »

  • poster for Permanent Exhibition

    Permanent Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2013-01-08 - 2013-02-15

    Works by artists who held solo shows last year and who are planning shows soon.More »

  • poster for Kazuki Okamura Exhibition

    Kazuki Okamura Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Photography
    • 2012-12-01 - 2012-12-28

    On display are works documenting communities in Fukushima after the quake that combine digital photography with digital drawing methods.More »

  • poster for Motoko Otsuki Exhibition

    Motoko Otsuki Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2012-10-06 - 2012-11-09
  • poster for Tomoe Hayama "Oriental"

    Tomoe Hayama "Oriental"

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    • Media: Graphics
    • 2012-08-25 - 2012-09-28

    Exhibition of works made out of stickers used for model cars, combining words and patterns in a collage-like composition, by artist who moved to Taiwan in 2010.More »

  • poster for Taro Yamanaka "fifth door"

    Taro Yamanaka "fifth door"

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2012-07-07 - 2012-08-03

    On display are 20 oil paintings including new works. [Image: Taro Yamanaka "Waterfront" oil on canvas 130.3x80.4cm]More »

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