Shugoarts - Past Events

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

  • poster for Masaya Chiba “What to Do With Memories by Utilizing Things Such as Indirect Lighting in Light Box Style, Yatsuzaki Halo, Feeling of Wanting to Kiss, Family Story, Sagamihara Stone Burger, Forget Medusa, and Element 50m Ahead”

    Masaya Chiba “What to Do With Memories by Utilizing Things Such as Indirect Lighting in Light Box Style, Yatsuzaki Halo, Feeling of Wanting to Kiss, Family Story, Sagamihara Stone Burger, Forget Medusa, and Element 50m Ahead”

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Party
    • 2017-10-20 - 2017-11-18

    Masaya Chiba has already produced numerous inventive works that deserve high regard as major achievements in early 21st-century painting. The greatness of his work lies in the tension and fearlessness...More »

  • poster for Leiko Ikemura “Limits of that world”

    Leiko Ikemura “Limits of that world”

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    • Media: Painting - Party
    • 2017-09-09 - 2017-10-07

    Leiko Ikemura distanced himself from the student movement that took hold in Japan in the late 1960s and set off alone for Spain, where he encountered art. He then relocated to Switzerland in 1979 and began...More »

  • poster for Aki Kondo “Fly Piglet, Fly!”

    Aki Kondo “Fly Piglet, Fly!”

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2017-07-21 - 2017-08-26

    Kondo was born and raised in Sapporo and showed a great gift for painting from a young age, the art world beginning to take notice of her extraordinary talent while she was still a student at Tohoku University...More »

  • poster for ShugoArts Show: From the 1980s to the 2010s

    ShugoArts Show: From the 1980s to the 2010s

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2017-06-03 - 2017-07-08

    As the subtitle indicates, this exhibition will feature art spanning four decades, starting with Shigeo Toya’s 1986 work “Something There,” which explored a new formalism in sculpture after the materialism...More »

  • poster for Lee Kit “Not Untitled”

    Lee Kit “Not Untitled”

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Installation - Video and Film - Party
    • 2017-04-15 - 2017-05-20

    In this exhibition “Not Untitled” (one of Lee’s best titles, filled with ironic logic), the artist uses several walls to partition the gallery and create a maze. He uses his projector paintings to cast...More »

  • poster for Ritsue Mishima “Stars”

    Ritsue Mishima “Stars”

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    • Media: Sculpture - Party
    • 2017-02-18 - 2017-04-01

    To Ritsue Mishima, who produces transparent glass works, there is no more important element for her creations than light. But rather than simply relying on light, Mishima actively takes advantage of it....More »

  • poster for Rie Nakajima “Here”

    Rie Nakajima “Here”

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    • Media: Installation - Performance Art
    • 2016-12-25 - 2016-12-25

    A year after the solo exhibition “Oto ni Naru” (Becoming Sounds), Rie Nakajima, an artist with a growing profile including a show at London’s Serpentine Gallery, presents a solo performance at Shugoarts....More »

  • poster for Shigeo Toya “Woods X”

    Shigeo Toya “Woods X”

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    • Media: Sculpture - Party
    • 2016-12-16 - 2017-02-05

    This exhibition, which will be held in ShugoArts’ new space, will present the tenth work created by Shigeo Toya for the “Woods” series that he first began in 1987. In conjunction with this, the gallery’s...More »

  • poster for Masato Kobayashi “Thrice Upon A Time”

    Masato Kobayashi “Thrice Upon A Time”

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    • Media: Painting - Party
    • 2016-10-21 - 2016-12-04

    Masato Kobayashi’s works are inundated with “life” in the sense of generation rather than destruction. During his 20s in the mid-80s, Kobayashi adopted the approach of exploring what is reasonably possible...More »

  • poster for Masaya Chiba “Pork Park”

    Masaya Chiba “Pork Park”

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture
    • 2016-09-10 - 2016-09-25
  • poster for Yoriko Takabatake “Bathing”

    Yoriko Takabatake “Bathing”

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    • Media: Painting - Party
    • 2016-08-27 - 2016-09-04

    In Takabatake Yoriko’s paintings, each line of paint is applied to the canvas like a thread that has been squeezed out. This is distinctly different from an action painting, in which, for example, Jackson...More »

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    Table Of Three

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture - Party
    • 2016-06-26 - 2016-08-07

    Masato Kobayashi, Takeshi Makijima and Hiroshi Sugito, three generations of artists living in different regions of the world examine their points of shared space, despite divisions of time, and come to...More »

  • poster for Aki Kondo “Artist”

    Aki Kondo “Artist”

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing
    • 2016-04-16 - 2016-06-19

    In 2015 Aki Kondo unveiled her epic animation “Hikari” created from 14,000 frames of oil painting and hand drawn stills in response to the Great East Japan Earthquake. Following this she spent a 9 day...More »

  • poster for Yukio Fujimoto “Broom (Coal) / Tokyo”

    Yukio Fujimoto “Broom (Coal) / Tokyo”

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    • Media: Installation - Party - Talks - Performance Art
    • 2016-02-06 - 2016-03-06

    Fujimoto, who studied electronic music in the 1970s, quickly distanced himself from traditional musical venues such as the stage and studio. Instead, he set out to reevaluate sound and language based on...More »

  • poster for Rie Nakajima “Becoming Sounds”

    Rie Nakajima “Becoming Sounds”

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    • Media: Sculpture - Party - Performance Art
    • 2015-12-20 - 2016-01-31

    For this exhibition, Nakajima will spend six weeks visiting Shugoarts’ experimental, Jun Aoki-designed, gallery space – which has no front wall and no ceiling-mounted light fixtures – and she will gradually...More »

  • poster for Jun Aoki + Ritsue Mishima “Between the Light”

    Jun Aoki + Ritsue Mishima “Between the Light”

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    • Media: Architecture - Sculpture
    • 2015-10-31 - 2015-12-13

    In a collaboration between the architect or the unique space of ShugoArts Weekend Gallery, Jun Aoki, and Venetian glass maker Ritsue Mishima, a fusion of light, surface, reflection and transparency emerges...More »

  • poster for Shugo Arts: Weekend Gallery, Next to Mishuku Sunday

    Shugo Arts: Weekend Gallery, Next to Mishuku Sunday

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    • Media: Painting - Photography - Sculpture
    • 2015-09-13 - 2015-10-25

    ShugoArts Weekend Gallery launches in Mishuku, Tokyo as a space open from noon to 6pm every Saturday and Sunday. Designed by Jun Aoki to create a bright and uplifting environment, this gallery is located...More »

  • poster for Aki Kondo “Hikari”

    Aki Kondo “Hikari”

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    • Media: Painting - Video and Film - Party
    • 2015-02-17 - 2015-03-07

    Aki Kondo made the bold leap into film as an extension of her painting practice, hoping to accomplish what she could not in painting alone. While her works blend both live action and painted animation,...More »

  • poster for Teppei Kaneuji + Kesang Lamdark + Lee Kit “Material Analysis”

    Teppei Kaneuji + Kesang Lamdark + Lee Kit “Material Analysis”

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture
    • 2014-11-15 - 2014-12-20

    ShugoArts is pleased to present “MATERIAL ANALYSIS” a three-person exhibition featuring Teppei Kaneuji, Kesang Lamdark and Lee Kit. While Kaneuji, Lamdark and Lee have emerged from different cultural and...More »

  • poster for Yukio Fujimoto “Retard”

    Yukio Fujimoto “Retard”

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    • Media: Photography - Sculpture - Installation
    • 2014-10-04 - 2014-11-01

    The verb “to retard” means to slow up or delay in French and English. Marcel Duchamp made reference to it in his work “The Large Glass.” In his original notes on the work, published in Green Box, he describes...More »

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    The Way of Painting

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2014-09-02 - 2014-09-27

    Is painting still alive? And if it is in what way does it continue to live? Perhaps on the other hand we might say that painting is very much alive. This exhibition explores the way of painting in all...More »

  • poster for Aki Kondo “Works on paper 2011-2014”

    Aki Kondo “Works on paper 2011-2014”

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing
    • 2014-07-05 - 2014-08-02
  • poster for Masato Kobayashi “Nameless Horse”

    Masato Kobayashi “Nameless Horse”

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2014-05-10 - 2014-06-28
  • poster for Teppei Kaneuji “Deep Fried Ghost / Hard Boiled Daydream”

    Teppei Kaneuji “Deep Fried Ghost / Hard Boiled Daydream”

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    • 2014-03-20 - 2014-04-26

    Teppei Kaneuji references personal and shared imaginations coupled with intangible phenomenon and embodies them with shape, gravity and life through painting and sculpture. [Image: White Discharge...More »

  • poster for “Gallery Artists Show”

    “Gallery Artists Show”

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    • Media: Drawing
    • 2014-03-01 - 2014-03-15

    Artists: Masaya Chiba, Yukio Fujimoto, Carsten Höller, Mitsuhiro Koike, Takuya Ikezaki, Reiko Ikemura, Teppei Kaneuji, Shinichiro Shikano, Masato Kobayashi, Aki Kondo, Lee Kit, NaofumiMaruyama, Boris Mikhailov,...More »

  • poster for Lee Kit “By the Way,”

    Lee Kit “By the Way,”

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2014-01-11 - 2014-02-15

    Born in Hong Kong in 1978, Taipei based Lee Kit has extensively exhibited his work across Asia, Europe and America. Grounded in Asian Civilization and Hong Kong culture, his works subtly divert from modern...More »

  • poster for Naofumi Maruyama “How to Construct a Dream?”

    Naofumi Maruyama “How to Construct a Dream?”

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2013-11-22 - 2013-12-21

    Naofumi Maruyama presents a series of paintings which investigate the very surfaces of the support, taking the canvas as a pool of water which may ripple in the breeze, fill upon a rainy day and fade within...More »

  • poster for Ritsue Mishima “Kiyosumi”

    Ritsue Mishima “Kiyosumi”

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    • Media: Crafts - Party
    • 2013-10-24 - 2013-11-16

    As an associated event of the 55th Venice Biennale Ritsue Mishima presented “In Grimani” at the Palazzo Grimani di San Luca, drawing high praise for the freshness of this work. The exhibition at Shugo...More »

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    Gallery Collection

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2013-09-26 - 2013-10-31

    A collection of work from Masaya Chiba.More »

  • poster for Tomoko Yoneda “Rooms”

    Tomoko Yoneda “Rooms”

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2013-07-20 - 2013-09-07

    Presenting Tomoko Yoneda’s solo exhibition alongside the “Between Visible and Invisible” series of Ango Sakaguchi and new work from Kobo Abe. [Image: Tomoko Yoneda “Kimusa 2”(2009) C-Type Print, 65x83cm,...More »

  • poster for Yukio Fujimoto + Aki Kondo Exhibition

    Yukio Fujimoto + Aki Kondo Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture
    • 2013-07-09 - 2013-07-13
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    Gallery Show

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2013-05-18 - 2013-06-29

    [Image: 千Masaya Chiba “Great Nature #5” (2013) oil on canvas, 74×57.5cm]More »

  • poster for "The ShugoArts Show Recent Works / Early Works"

    "The ShugoArts Show Recent Works / Early Works"

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    • Media: Painting - Installation
    • 2013-03-19 - 2013-04-13

    [Image: LEE Kit "Fuck you – 200g (II)" (2013)]More »

  • poster for Kazuna Taguchi + Tadasuke Iwanaga "The Crimson Sun"

    Kazuna Taguchi + Tadasuke Iwanaga "The Crimson Sun"

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2013-01-26 - 2013-03-02

    This exhibition is the culmination of an idea that Taguchi had in the spring of 2011, when she was residing in Budapest and Iwanaga was in Kyushu Prefecture researching magic. Since returning in February...More »

  • poster for Leiko Ikemura Exhibition

    Leiko Ikemura Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture - Ceramics
    • 2012-11-01 - 2012-12-08

    Features ceramic sculptures from the "Memento Mori" series created in forests in Shiga. Her work is imbued with motifs of living today as a flower, the carpe diem spirit. [Image: ©Philipp von Matt]More »

  • poster for Mitsuhiro Ikeda "location/dislocation"

    Mitsuhiro Ikeda "location/dislocation"

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2012-09-01 - 2012-10-19

    Friction, control, extinction, earthquake, dependence, substance, transposition, symbol, unease, boundary, forgetfulness, mutability, radiation, metaphor, intervention, impulse, arbitrariness, gap, story,...More »

  • poster for Aki Kondo "An Earth of Eating"

    Aki Kondo "An Earth of Eating"

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2012-07-07 - 2012-08-04

    Kondo uses dynamic compositions, strong, vivid colors and a determined, confident brush in committing to her canvases images that encapsulate deep and complex stories. Creating multiple panels in continuous...More »

  • poster for Teppei Kaneuji "Something on the Planet"

    Teppei Kaneuji "Something on the Planet"

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    • Media: Prints
    • 2012-05-12 - 2012-06-23

    Kaneuji has previously presented work whereby he gathers manufactured materials (plastics, wood) and re-constructs them into new forms that possess a meaning different to the original. In this exhibition,...More »

  • poster for Masato Kobayashi "Love more awful! and more beautiful because painting is all for love, spring 2012"

    Masato Kobayashi "Love more awful! and more beautiful because painting is all for love, spring 2012"

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2012-03-17 - 2012-04-28

    ShugoArts is pleased to present "LOVE more awful! And more beautiful because painting is all for love, Spring 2012." At his most recent solo show at ShugoArts in 2010, Kobayashi added a new dimension to...More »

  • poster for "4 Artists Show - painting" Exhibition

    "4 Artists Show - painting" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2011-12-10 - 2012-01-28

    Ikezaki Takuya was born in 1981 and graduated in 2005 from the oil painting department of Musashino Art University. In 2010 he completed an advanced course in experimental art at the Central Academy of...More »

  • poster for Tomoko Yoneda "Japanese House"

    Tomoko Yoneda "Japanese House"

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2011-10-29 - 2011-12-03

    This new exhibition from Tomoko Yoneda focuses on her usual themes of history and memory, this time turning her gaze on to the Japanese-style houses built in Taipei during the Japanese Occupation (1895-1945),...More »

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    "Double Sun" Exhibition

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    • Media: Photography - Sculpture - Party
    • 2011-08-23 - 2011-09-24

    First organized by Leiko Ikemura in Berlin, this exhibition of 6 artists examines the role of art in the wake of the March 11 earthquake. [Image: Yasumura Morimura, "White Darkness" 1994/2008]More »

  • "Gallery Show" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture
    • 2011-06-04 - 2011-07-09
  • poster for Yukio Fujimoto Exhibition

    Yukio Fujimoto Exhibition

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2011-04-09 - 2011-05-28

    20 years before Thomas Edison invented the phonograph, a French printer named Edouard-Leon Scott de Martinville produced the world's first sound recording: a visual document that captured sound vibrations...More »

  • poster for Masaya Chiba Exhibition

    Masaya Chiba Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2011-02-12 - 2011-03-12

    Masaya Chiba's work is a thorough exploration of the diverse range of visual and psychological effects produced in his viewers. On display at this exhibition are 10 new paintings. [Image: Masaya Chiba,...More »

  • poster for Takuma Nakahira "Documentary"

    Takuma Nakahira "Documentary"

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2011-01-08 - 2011-02-05

    For Takuma Nakahira, the most important task is to capture the world as it is. For him, capturing the "world as it is" means approaching the world having emptied one's mind of all preconceptions about...More »

  • poster for Naofumi Maruyama "Transparent Footsteps"

    Naofumi Maruyama "Transparent Footsteps"

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2010-11-27 - 2010-12-25

    Naofumi Maruyama’s paintings always provide new experiences in the act of looking. Looking does not consist entirely of viewing things that are close or far, or even stationary. We also look at things...More »

  • poster for Lee Kit "Well, that's just a chill."

    Lee Kit "Well, that's just a chill."

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2010-10-30 - 2010-11-20

    On display are two series of works created specifically for this exhibition. Lee Kit's "Story" series recreates towels and other objects found in online images, which are being displayed along with paintings...More »

  • poster for Masato Kobayashi "LOVE more awful! and more beautiful because painting is all for love"

    Masato Kobayashi "LOVE more awful! and more beautiful because painting is all for love"

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2010-09-18 - 2010-10-23

    ShugoArts is pleased to present an exhibition of new work by Masato Kobayashi, “More awful! And more beautiful, because painting is all for love.” Kobayashi is a rare kind of artist who has sought to extend...More »

  • poster for Jun Yang "A Short-Story on Forgetting and Remembering"

    Jun Yang "A Short-Story on Forgetting and Remembering"

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    • Media: Video and Film
    • 2010-07-24 - 2010-09-11

    ShugoArts is pleased to present the first solo exhibition in Japan for Jun Yang, "A Short-Story on Forgetting and Remembering." Jun Yang was born in the People's Republic of China in 1975. In 1979, he...More »

  • poster for Shigeo Toya "Minimalbaroque VI"

    Shigeo Toya "Minimalbaroque VI"

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    • Media: Drawing - Sculpture
    • 2010-05-08 - 2010-06-12

    Toya is well known for wooden sculpture made using a chainsaw. In recent years he has been experimenting with making multiple linear cuts in the wood, which form crease-like patterns. With these creases,...More »

  • poster for Teppei Kaneuji "Post-Something"

    Teppei Kaneuji "Post-Something"

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    • Media: Sculpture
    • 2010-01-16 - 2010-02-27

    Solo show by acclaimed sculptor who creates new forms out of everyday industrial products, toy figures and other objects.More »

  • "Gallery Show"

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture
    • 2009-11-28 - 2009-12-19
  • poster for Reiko Ikemura "Me Za Me"

    Reiko Ikemura "Me Za Me"

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2009-10-10 - 2009-11-21

    3rd exhibition at Shugoarts in 3 years by Reiko Ikemura. [Image: "Lago with a Girl" (2009) oil on Jute 90x120cm]More »

  • poster for Tomoko Yoneda "Rivers Become Oceans"

    Tomoko Yoneda "Rivers Become Oceans"

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2009-09-05 - 2009-10-03

    Shugoarts is holding a solo exhibition by Tomoko Yoneda, who gained much attention with "An End is a Beginning" held at Hara Museum last year. Yoneda has worked with the themes of invisible "histories"...More »

  • "Gallery Show"

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture
    • 2009-08-01 - 2009-08-29
  • poster for Mitsuhiro Ikeda "Floating Density"

    Mitsuhiro Ikeda "Floating Density"

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2009-06-27 - 2009-07-25

    [Image: "Untitled" (2009) oil on canvas 145.4x227.7cm]More »

  • "Gallery Show"

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture
    • 2009-05-30 - 2009-06-20
  • poster for Kazuna Taguchi "It is as it is"

    Kazuna Taguchi "It is as it is"

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    • 2009-04-11 - 2009-05-23

    Kazuna Taguchi starts by assembling images of parts of human faces from the various media that surround us in our daily lives. She then combines them in a photographic montage, paints a picture from the...More »

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    "Gallery Show" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Prints - Sculpture
    • 2009-02-27 - 2009-04-04

    [Image: Naofumi Maruyama "Void" (2008) acrylic on cotton 130.3x194.0cm]More »

  • Yukio Fujimoto "Perspective"

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    • Media: Sculpture
    • 2009-01-17 - 2009-02-21

    "Leonardo da Vinci said that painting is just like a miracle that makes things close seem far away. By simply taking something that is "here" and shifting it a little bit over "there", you will have created...More »

  • Masaya Chiba Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2008-11-29 - 2009-01-10
  • poster for Ritsue Mishima "Hundred Years Later -Incomplete Archaeology"

    Ritsue Mishima "Hundred Years Later -Incomplete Archaeology"

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    • Media: Installation - Crafts
    • 2008-10-18 - 2008-11-15

    This is a solo exhibition by glass artist Ritsue Mishima, who has done collaborations with the glass blowers of Murano, Venice. Mishima's installation work "Quiet Particles," exhibited at the Sculpture...More »

  • poster for Ylva Ogland "She Who Shows the Way -Falling Asleep"

    Ylva Ogland "She Who Shows the Way -Falling Asleep"

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    • Media: Painting - Installation
    • 2008-06-28 - 2008-07-26

    Shugoarts is pleased to present the first solo show in Japan for Ylva Ogland, an artist born in Sweden in 1974 who made her stunning debut in the New York art scene just last year. Ogland's paintings...More »

  • Shigeo Toya Exhibition

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    • Media: Drawing - Sculpture
    • 2008-05-24 - 2008-06-21

    Toya calls his recent series "minimal baroque", a concept that arises from the tension between two contradictory elements - minimal and baroque- when these polar points that are yet part of a continuum...More »

  • poster for Runa Islam "The Restless Subject"

    Runa Islam "The Restless Subject"

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    • Media: Video and Film - Party
    • 2008-04-05 - 2008-05-17

    This artist, who says she has been influenced by Nouvelle Vague film directors such as Federico Fellini and Jean-Luc Godard, casts sharp questions about the essence of film by deconstructing and reconstructing...More »

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    Gallery Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2008-03-01 - 2008-03-22

    [Image: "Forte dei Marmi Ballerina" (2007) C-Print mounted on aluminum 117.5 x 149cm ed.3]More »

  • poster for Yasumasa Morimura "Twilight of the Turbulent Gods / A Requiem: Chapter 2"

    Yasumasa Morimura "Twilight of the Turbulent Gods / A Requiem: Chapter 2"

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2007-12-22 - 2008-02-16

    Following on from the popular Chapter 1 exhibition, which was held late last year, Chapter 2 continues the artist’s critical examination of the question, “What did the 20th Century mean?” The exhibition...More »

  • poster for Mitsuhiro Ikeda "Generating Void"

    Mitsuhiro Ikeda "Generating Void"

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2007-11-10 - 2007-12-08

    Shugoarts presents "Generating Void," a solo exhibition by Mitsuhiro Ikeda who was part of the positively received exhibition "Four Artists Show" held in June. Numerous spaces are overlapped within one...More »

  • poster for Yukio Fujimoto "Silent et Listen"

    Yukio Fujimoto "Silent et Listen"

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    • Media: Sculpture - Installation
    • 2007-10-06 - 2007-11-02

    SHUGOARTS is pleased to welcome back sound artist Yukio Fujimoto for his first solo exhibition in Tokyo in three years. Fresh from his successes at this year’s Venice Biennale, Fujimoto now unveils a collection...More »

  • poster for Masato Kobayashi "Light Painting"

    Masato Kobayashi "Light Painting"

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2007-09-01 - 2007-09-29

    This exhibition is comprises new works from the artist's "Lighting Painting" series. This artist has continued to face the challenge of expressing the existence of light that is not actually there as painting....More »

  • poster for Shimabuku "The Story So Far 2"

    Shimabuku "The Story So Far 2"

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    • Media: Photography - Installation
    • 2007-07-12 - 2007-08-11

    This artist, who is currently based in Berlin, has been working on his art pieces which are mainly site-specific art projects and performances throughout the world since the early 1990s. When he visits...More »

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    Takuma Nakahira Exhibition

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2007-04-07 - 2007-05-12

    In this exhibition, photographs taken between 2005 and 2007 were carefully selected by the photographer and are displayed in print and slideshow formats. Also, the artist himself will post prints on the...More »

  • poster for Jan Fabre "The most sexy part of the body"

    Jan Fabre "The most sexy part of the body"

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture
    • 2007-02-10 - 2007-03-10

    Jan Fabre was born in Antwerp in 1958 and studied at the Royal Academy of Fine Art and the Municipal Institute of Decorative Arts and Crafts in Antwerp. He is recognized internationally as a avant-garde...More »

  • poster for Boris Mikhailov "Yesterday's Sandwich"

    Boris Mikhailov "Yesterday's Sandwich"

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    • Media: Photography - Party - Talks
    • 2006-12-22 - 2007-02-03

    Boris Mikhailov (1938-) was born in Kharkov, Ukraine and started taking photographs when he was 28 years old while working as an electrician for the national railroad company. His work began to gain attention...More »

  • poster for Yasumasa Morimura "Seasons of Passion / A Requiem Season One"

    Yasumasa Morimura "Seasons of Passion / A Requiem Season One"

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    • Media: Painting - Photography - Party
    • 2006-11-11 - 2006-12-16

    New works by Yasumasa Morimura under the theme of 'Men', restructuring happenings that occurred to a variety of men. Morimura says that the history of the 20th century is symbolized by 'men'. Men worked,...More »

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    Reiko Ikemura "Pacific"

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture
    • 2006-09-26 - 2006-11-04

    This exhibition features new paintings and sculptures of oceanscapes by Reiko Ikemura, for whom the horizon is a metaphor for boundaries in any dimension. More »

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    Masato Kobayashi Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2006-09-02 - 2006-09-16

    This is a display of eight paintings by Masato Kobayashi from 1982-1992.More »

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    Four Artists Show

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2006-06-03 - 2006-08-05

    Powerful works by up-and-coming artists in their 20s and 30s. The essence of change in the relation between art and society can be felt through this collection, as well as an aggressive hope toward the...More »

  • poster for Tomoko Yoneda "Monochrome Works 1996-2003"

    Tomoko Yoneda "Monochrome Works 1996-2003"

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2006-05-09 - 2006-05-27

    A look at London-based Tomoko Yoneda's early years. Born in Hyogo Prefecture in 1965, she has studied at Illinois University and Royal College of Arts. Her works have a common theme: 'memory' and 'history'....More »

  • poster for Shigeo Toya "Minimalbaroque"

    Shigeo Toya "Minimalbaroque"

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    • Media: Sculpture - Installation
    • 2006-03-18 - 2006-04-28

    Toya was born in Nagano in 1947, and currently lives and works in Saitama, Japan. In this exhibition, he uses a chainsaw to cut up chunks of trees. The surfaces thus created visually transmit an impression...More »

  • poster for Masato Kobayashi "Nude"

    Masato Kobayashi "Nude"

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing
    • 2006-02-10 - 2006-03-11

    Kobayashi was born in Tokyo in 1957, and currently works and lives in Gent, Belgium. He considers his work as a body consisting of a canvas skin and a frame. His peculiar style of painting, rubbing paint...More »

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    From East and West

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    • Media: Drawing - Photography - Sculpture - Video and Film
    • 2005-12-21 - 2006-02-04
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    Naofumi Maruyama "Between Morning and Night"

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2005-11-11 - 2005-12-17

    Naofumi Maruyama was born in Japan in 1964 and started his artistic career in the early 90's. After a two-year stay in Berlin, he showed his work at the Taipei Biennial in 2002, the inaugural exhibition...More »

  • poster for Tomoko Yoneda - After the Thaw

    Tomoko Yoneda - After the Thaw

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2005-09-10 - 2005-10-01

    "Memory" and "Time" are the basic themes of Yoneda's art works. With this series, Yoneda is warning us against forgetting historical realities when enjoying beautiful images. The artist is suggesting that...More »

  • poster for Summer Show - Christmas in the Southern Hemisphere

    Summer Show - Christmas in the Southern Hemisphere

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    • Media: Painting - Photography - Installation
    • 2005-07-09 - 2005-08-06

    This exhibition regroups four artists. Yukio Fujimoto combines objects from daily life and produces art works that stretch our senses. For this occasion, his “ROOM” that was exhibited at the Venice Biennale...More »

  • poster for Yasumasa Morimura "Los Nuevos Caprichos"

    Yasumasa Morimura "Los Nuevos Caprichos"

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2005-05-21 - 2005-07-02

    The works in Morimura's solo show focuses on Francisco Goya's etching print book called "Los Caprichos". In this series, Goya critically depicted politics and religion, vice and evil habit, to satirize...More »

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    Carsten Hoeller

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    • Media: Installation - Video and Film
    • 2005-04-09 - 2005-05-14

    Carsten Hoeller is German, born in Brussels in 1961. He currently lives and works in Stockholm. Holler originally studied Agricultural Sciences, and started his artistic activities at the end of the ‘80s....More »

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    Earlier Works

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Sculpture
    • 2005-03-01 - 2005-03-26

    Shugoarts will be exhibiting past works by the artists represented at the gallery. More »

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    Toeko Tatsuno Recent Works

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2005-01-15 - 2005-02-19

    Shugoarts is pleased to exhibit a show of new works by Toeko Tatsuno. Tatsuno paints with rich colors that give very much depth to organic forms... these forms give the appearance of representation but...More »

  • poster for Masato Kobayashi Slide Talk Show "Starry Paint: Star of Outer Space by Pure Painting"

    Masato Kobayashi Slide Talk Show "Starry Paint: Star of Outer Space by Pure Painting"

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2005-01-08 - 2005-01-08

    Shugoarts will host a slide talk show entitled "Starry Paint: Star of Outer Space by Pure Painting" by the artist Masato Kobayashi on his recent works. From October 2004, Kobayashi spent three weeks...More »

  • poster for Takuma Nakahira "Why an Illustrated Human-Animal Dictionary?"

    Takuma Nakahira "Why an Illustrated Human-Animal Dictionary?"

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2004-11-26 - 2004-12-25

    A solo photography exhibition of Takuma Nakahira, renowned for his association with the "Provoke" magazine in the late 60s to the early 70s and the "are/bure/boke" (grainy, shakey, blurry) style that tried...More »

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    Ritsue Mishima --Stream of Light on

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    • Media: Installation - Crafts
    • 2004-10-22 - 2004-11-20

    SHUGOARTS presents "Engawa of Light", glass sculptures garden by Ritsue Mishima. Mishima was born in Kyoto in 1962, and moved to Venice, Italy in 1989. She started working with glass after she had an...More »

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    Masato Kobayashi

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2004-09-04 - 2004-10-16

    This solo show is going to be consisted from a series of nude paintings called "Starry Paint", that he has started working on last year. Although it looks as if a painting of a naked blonde, Kobayashi...More »

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