Ryudai Takano “Instore”

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poster for Ryudai Takano “Instore”

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Ryudai Takano has produced works on the theme of gender and sexuality, as exemplified by his Ihei Kimura Photography Award-winning work “In My Room” (published in 2005). In this project, which he named “Everyday Photography,” he has been taking photographs every day without fail since 1998 and has been considering the institutionalized gaze and the characteristics and limitations of the photographic medium. The exhibition “Takano Ryudai: Mainichi Photography 1999-2021” at the National Museum of Art, Osaka, is based on his Mainichi Photography and includes about 130 works, including gender and sexuality-related works, “Kasubaba,” a photograph of disorderly streets unique to Japan, “Tokyo Tower,” which is a fixed-point observation, and shadow works and instructions, which he has been focusing on in recent years after the Great East Japan Earthquake. This is the first large-scale solo exhibition of the artist’s work, showing approximately 130 works in chronological order.

In the “Takahiro Takano Instore” exhibition at NADiff a/p/a/r/t this time, work on the theme of shadows, which he has been focusing on in recent years, will be displayed in a large 3-meter high work in the window of the store. In addition to the experimental works derived from his solo exhibition at the National Museum of Art, Osaka, Takano will also exhibit and sell his latest book “Copy Book” (published by Goliga), a special edition of his photo book “Kikuo” (published by Libraryman) with prints, and a print edition of “Nylon” (published by Editions Works). Editions Works) will be exhibited and sold. NADiff limited edition T-shirts produced for the exhibition “Takano Takahiro Mainichi Photography 1999-2021” will also be on sale. (A limited number of these T-shirts will be available only at the store.

Takahiro Takano’s large-scale works will be displayed in NADiff a/p/a/r/t. The “Takano Takahiro Instore” will be a place for the artist’s new endeavors, tracing the evolution of the artist along with his new books and other related publications.



from July 29, 2021 to August 29, 2021
Exhibition Hours 13:00-19:00. Closed on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays.


Ryudai Takano



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