Artists

YAMAMOTO Masao

1957 Born in Aichi Prefecture, Japan


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Solo Exhibitions

2013


“Kawa-Flow” Galerie de Moderne, Mü粮chen”YAMAMOTO MASAO” , Etherton Gallery,Tucson(U.S.)


“YAMAMOTO MASAO” , Gallery Kochuten, Nagoya (Japan)one-day exhibition by Jeff Cowen and Yamamoto Masao, PUG(Oslo)


“YAMAMOTO MASAO”, Gallery Albert Baumgarten , Freiburg (Germany)


“KAWA=FLOW” Städt. Galerie im Schloss, Isny Allgäu (Germany)


 


2012


KAWA=FLOW, Installations, Breda Photo, Breda, Netherlands


“YAMAMOTO MASAO” Valid Foto Gallery, Barcelona, Spain


Shizuka=Cleanse, Galeria Massimo Minini, Brecia, Italy


KAWA=FLOW, Yancey Richardson Gallery, New York


 


2011


“YAMAMOTO MASAO” Gallery MOMOGUSA, Tajimi, Gifu, Japan


“YAMAMOTO MASAO” Galeria Marcelo Guanieri, Sao Paulo


KAWA=FLOW, Mugaen Museum, Hekinan, Aichi, Japan


KAWA=FLOW, Mizuma & One Gallery(CaoChangDi Photo Spring 2011), Beijin


KAWA=FLOW, PDX Contemporary Art, Portland, USA


KAWA=FLOW, Robert Klein Gallery, Boston, USA


KAWA=FLOW, Yancey Richardson Gallery, New York


KAWA=FLOW, Craig Krull Gallery, Santa Monica, USA


KAWA=FLOW, maerz galerie, Leipzig, Germany


 


2010


KAWA=FLOW, maerz galerie, Berlin


KAWA=FLOW part ?, semina rerum, Zurich


KAWA=FLOW, Robert Koch Gallery, San Francisco, USA


KAWA=FLOW, Galleria Alesso Nobilli & C., Milan, Italy


KAWA=FLOW, Galerie Camera Obscura, Paris


KAWA=FLOW, Woolrich Woolen Mills, Milan, Italy


 


2009


[e], Etherton Gallery, Tucson, Arizona, USA


KAWA=FLOW, PDX Contemporary Art, Portland, USA


KAWA=FLOW, Jackson Fine Art, Atlanta, USA


KAWA=FLOW, MiCamera, Milan, Italy


KAWA=FLOW, semina rerum, Zurich


KAWA=FLOW, Fifty One Fine Photography, Antwerp, BelgiumPhotography Festival Krakow, Poland


KAWA=FLOW, Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo


KAWA=FLOW, Forum Fotografie, Cologne, Germany


KAWA=FLOW, Gallery Sincerite, Toyohashi, Japan


KAWA=FLOW, Gallery Albert Baumgarten, Freiburg, Germany


KAWA=FLOW, Pobeda Gallery, Moscow


 


2008


“YAMAMOTO MASAO” Craig Krull Gallery, Santa Monica, USA


Nakazora, Gallery Bienio, Nagoya, Japan


KAWA=FLOW, Yancey Richardson Gallery, New York


Nakazora, The Print Center, Philadelphia, USA


KAWA=FLOW, Gallery la-condition-japonaise, Berlin


“YAMAMOTO MASAO,” Gallery OUT of PLACE, Nara, Japan


 


2007


“YAMAMOTO MASAO” Center for Photographic Art, Camel, USA


“YAMAMOTO MASAO” PDX Contemporary Art, Portland, USA


“YAMAMOTO MASAO” Galleria Carla Sozzani, Milan, Italy


“Nakazora” Quinzaine photographique Nantes, France


“Nakazora” Galerie Gabriel Rolt, Amsterdaman exhibition at Center for Photographic Art, Camel, U.S.A.


an exhibition at PDX Contemporary Art, Portland, USA


an exhibition at Galleria Carla Sozzani, Milan, Italy


an exhibition at Quinzaine photographique Nantes, Francean exhibition at Galerie Gabriel Rolt, Amsterdam


 


2006


Nakazora, Galerie Camera Obscura, Paris


Installations, Hackelbury Fine Art, London


[e], Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo


[e], Gallery Sincerite, Toyohashi, Japan


 


2005


[e], PDX Contemporary Art, Portland, USA


[e], Craig Krull Gallery, Santa Monica, USA


[e], Jackson Fine Art, Atlanta, USA


 


2004


[e], Stephen Wirtz Gallery, San Francisco, USA


Nakazora “valiantly-that too, pitifully-that too, white boxes”,


PDX Contemporary Art, Portland, USA


Nakazora, Craig Krull Gallery, Santa Monica, USA


 


2003


Nakazora, Daniela Facchinato Image Gallery, Bologna, Italy


Nakazora, Chiesa dei SS.Jacopo e Filippo, Certaldo, Italy


Omizuao, Yancey Richardson Gallery, New York


Nakazora, Jackson Fine Art, Atlanta, USA


Santoka, Gallery Sincerite, Toyohashi, Japan


 


2002


Nakazora, S.K.Josefsberg Studio, Portland, USA


Nakazora, Craig Krull Gallery, Santa Monica, USA


 


2001


Nakazora, Yancey Richardson Gallery, New York


 


2000


A Box of “Ku” XI , Sepia International, New York


A Box of “Ku” XI , Spiral Gallery, Tokyo


 


1999


A Box of” Ku” X, Gallery Sincerite, Toyohashi, Japan


A Box of” Ku” X, Jackson Fine Art, Atlanta, USA


 


1998


A Box of” Ku” X, Stephen Wirtz Gallery, San Francisco, USA


 


1997


A Box of” Ku” IX, Kohji Ogura Gallery, Nagoya, Japan


A Box of” Ku” IX, Shapiro Gallery, San Francisco, USA


 


1996


A Box of” Ku” VIII, Yancey Richardson Gallery, New York


 


1995


A Box of” Ku” VI, Gallery NAYUTA, Yokohama, Japan


 


1994


A Box of” Ku” IV, PARCO Kichijyoji, Tokyo


A Box of” Ku” V , Shapiro Gallery, San Francisco, USA


 


1993


A Box of” Ku” I, Gallery White Art,TokyoA Box of” Ku” II, Hosomi Gallery, Tokyo


A Box of” Ku” III, Gallery Sincerite, Toyohashi, Japan


Group Exhibitions

2012


“Where they met” semina rerum, Zurich


“Eloge de la miniature” Camera Obscura, Paris


“Japanese Photographers” University of the Pacific, Stockton, USA


“Where they met” Fifty One Fine Art Photography, Antwerp, Belgium


 


2011


Les Fables, Camera Obscura, Paris2010CIELS!, Musee Malraux, Le Havre, France


 


2009


Poetics Of Light, Etherton Gallery, Tucson, Arizona, USA


PHOTOGRAPHY NOW ‘vision devotion revelation’, Hackelbury Fine Art, London, UK


Espacios imaginarios, Kowasa Galelry, Barcelona, Spain


Uit Japan, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, Netherlands


STILL SEEN, Robert Klein Gallery, Boston, USA


Ugo Ferranti Gallery, RomeMuseo di Roma, Rome


MEP Collection recent acquitions and donations, Maison Europeenne de la Photographie, Paris


 


2008


“l’invito alla mostra Immagine la vita” at Fotografia e Immagine


CONTEMPORANEA Spazio Gerra, Reggio Emilia, Italy


Wave Gallery, Brecia, Italy by Magazine Zoom


“In Palmo di Mano” at La Nuova Pesa Centro per l’Arte Contemporanea, Rome


maerzgalerie, Leipzig, Germany


 


2006


Picturing Eden, George Eastman House, New York


 


2004


Artists of Nazraeli Press White Wall Gallery ,Seoul


 


2003


Japanese Photography 1970’s-1980’s, S.K.Josefsberg Studio, Portland, USA


 


2000


“Chorus of Light” Photographs from the Sir Elton John Collection,High Museum of Art, Atlanta, USA


 


1999


Modena per la Fotografia 1999 , Modena, ItalyHOLND FSTVL, Amsterdam


 


1998


“Waterproof” EXPO’98 LISBOA


MEDIALOGUE Photography in Contemporary Japanese Art ’98, Tokyo


Metropolitan Museum of Photography


UNDER/EXPOSED, Stockholm


 


1996


Ten Year Anniversary Exhibition, Lisa Sette Gallery, Scottsdale, USA


Contemporary Japanese Photography, Jackson Fine Art, Atlanta, USA


 


1995


The 1st Tokyo International Photo Biennale, A Box of” Ku”VII


A Box of” Ku” VII, Lisa Sette Gallery, Scottsdale, USA


A Box of” Ku” VII, Catherine Edelman Gallery, Chicago, USA


 


1994


“Flower Studies” SHAPIRO GALLERY, San Francisco, USA


“intimate memories” A.O.I Gallery, Santa Fe, USA


 


1990


“SPIRAL Take Art Collection” Aoyama Spiral Gallery, Tokyo


 


1988


FOTOFEST ’88, Huston, USA


“New From Tokyo 11 Japanese Photographers”


“Japanese Avantgardo” Ken Damy Gallery, Milan, Itary


“New Age Art Exhibition”, Shinjuku Isetan department store, Tokyo


 


1987


Torino International Photo Biennale, Torino, Italy


Public Collection

Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, MA


Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA


Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX


The International Center of Photography, New York, NY


Center for Creative Photography (CCP), Tucson, AZ


Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton, NJ


Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA


Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR


Center for Photographic Art, Carmel, CA


Victoria & Albert Museum, London


Meison Europeenne de la Photographie, Paris


Quinzaine photographique Nantes, France


Musei Civici Comune di Reggio Emilia, Itary


Forum fur Fotografie , Koln, Germany


Fondation d’entreprise Hermes, Paris