Miwa Yanagi

Born in Kobe

Lives and work in Kyoto

 

SOLO SHOWS

 

2018 

 

“The Goddess and the God Separate Under The Peach Tree”, Loock Galerie, Berlin

 

2010 

 

“Lullaby”, Rat Hole Gallery, Tokyo

“Fairy Tales”, Kulturhuset Stockholm, Sweden

 

2009 

 

“po-po niang-niang”, National Museum of Arts, Osaka

“My Grandmothers”, Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Tokyo

Bienal de Venecia. Artista seleccionada en representación del pabellón de Japón

 

2008 

 

Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography

Natinal Museum of Art, Osaka

The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston: Caroline Wiess Law Building

Natinal Museum of Art, Osaka

Miwa Yanagi -Deutsche Bank Collection. The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston: Caroline Wiess Law Building

 

2007    

 

Beautiful New World: Contemporary Visual Culture from Japan. “798” Dashanzi Art District , Guangdong Museum of Art

Miwa Yanagi, Deutsche Bank Collection, Chelsea Art Museum (New York)

        

2006

 

Taipei Contemporary Art Museum

Aichi Contemporary Art Center

Gwangju-Biennial Korea

 

2005

 

Presentación del DVD “Suna Onna” en el Hara Museum of Contemporary Art

“The Incredible Tale of the Innocent Old Lady and the Heartless Young Girl” Hara Museum of Contemporary Art

 

2004 

 

“Fairy Tale & Video “Girls in her sand” Galería Leyendecker, Tenerife, Spain

“Miwa Yanagi – Sammlung Deutsche Bank” Deutsche Guggenheim / Berlin

“Miwa Yanagi Darkness of Girlhood & Lightness of Aging” Marugame

Genichiro-Inokuma Museum of Contemporary Art / Kagawa

“Granddaughters” Lille 2004, Lille, France

 

2003    

 

“My Grandmothers” Wohnmaschine / Berlin

“Miwa Yanagi” Galería Leyendecker / Islas Canarias (España)

 

2002

 

“My Grandmothers” Galerie Almine Rech / Paris

“Miwa Yanagi” Istituto Giapponese di Cultura in Roma / Rome

“Miwa Yanagi Granddauchters” Shiseido Gallery / Tokyo

“Miwa Yanagi” Fukuoka Art Museum / Fukuoka

“Miwa Yanagi My Grandmothers” KPO Kirin Plaza Osaka / Osaka

 

2001 

 

“Grandmother” Gallery Kodama / Osaka)

 

2000 

 

“Miwa Yanagi” Galerie Almine Rech (Paris)

“My Grandmother” Art Space Niji / Kyoto

 

1999 

 

“Midnight Dream Awakening” Gallery Kodama / Osaka

 

1998 

 

“Miwa Yanagi” Wohnmaschine / Berlin

“Miwa Yanagi” Art Space Niji / Kyoto

 

1997 

 

“Miwa Yanagi” Gallery Muramatsu / Tokyo

“CRITERIUM31” Art Tower Mito / Ibaragi

 

1994 

 

“Looking for the next story”, Gallery Sowaka( Kyoto)

 

1993 

 

The White Casket Art Space Niji( Kyoto)

 

GROUP SHOWS

 

2018    

 

“Dread & Delight: Fairy Tales in an Anxious World”, Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro

 

2017    

 

“All The Better To See You With: Fairy Tales Transformed”, The Ian Potter Museum of Art, Melbourne

“Asia Corridor Contemporary Art Exhibition”, Kyoto Art Center, Kyoto

“10 Years Old”, Fondazione Fotografia Modena, Modena

 

2016    

 

“Order & Reorder”, National Museum of Modern Art Kyoto (MOMAK), Kyoto
“Photographic Support”, Galería Leyendecker, Tenerife

 

2013    

 

Group Show, Galería Leyendecker, Tenerife

 

2011    

 

Gespenster, Magie und Zauber - Neues Museum - Staatliches Museum für Kunst und Design in Nürnberg, Nuremberg

ENTROPIA - Philara - Sammlung zeitgenössischer Kunst, Dusseldorf

Be Alive! - Hara Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo

Off the Beaten Path: Violence, Women and Art - Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL

 

2010    

 

10 Jahre PaK - Palais für aktuelle Kunst - Palais für aktuelle Kunst - Kunstverein Glückstadt, Glückstadt

Tsubaki-kai - Shiseido Gallery, Tokyo

My Favorites - Index of a Certain Collection: Selections from the MoMAK Collection - National Museum of Modern Art Kyoto (MOMAK), Kyoto

Ruptures and Continuities: Photography Made after 1960 from the MFAH Collection - MFAH - Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Houston, TX

Great New Wave - Contemporary Art from Japan - Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, Victoria, BC

           

2009    

 

Merry-Go-Round -twinkling and twilight - Contemporary Art Museum, Kumamoto –CAMK, Kumamoto

Medicine and Art: Imagining a Future for Life and Love - Mori Art Museum, Tokyo

Golden Agers & Silver Surfers - Kunsthaus Baselland, Basel

Selections from the Hara Museum - Hara Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo

53nd International Art Exhibition Venice Biennale / Biennale di Venezia - La Biennale di Venezia, Venice

Second Skin - Spazio Paraggi, Treviso

Der Schmerz sitzt tief - Opelvillen, Rüsselsheim

 

2008 

 

Asian Dub Photography - Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Modena, Modena

Daegu Photo Biennale 2008 - Daegu Photo Biennale, Daegu

Inszenierte Wirklichkeit — Ursprung und Gegenwart der japanischen Fotografie - Sammlung March - Museum Villa Rot, Burgrieden-Rot

Ein Leben lang / All your life - Neue Gesellschaft für Bildende Kunst (NGBK), Berlin

El don de la vida. En torno al envejecimiento y su representación artística - Centre d’Art la Panera, Lleida

Great New Wave: Contemporary Art from Japan - Art Gallery of Hamilton, Hamilton, ON

Heavy Light: Recent Photography and Video from Japan - ICP - International Center of Photography, New York City, NY

Still / Motion - Liqiud Crystal Painting - NMAO National Museum of Art Osaka, Osaka

Still/Motion - Liquid-crystal Painting - Mie Prefectural Art Museum, Tsu City

Sheishedo Gallery. Japón

 

2007    

 

The 30th Anniversary - Collection of the National Museum of Art, Osaka - NMAO National Museum of Art Osaka, Osaka

Global Feminisms - Brooklyn Museum of Art, New York City, NY

“Tsubaki Kai Ten” Shiseido gallery

The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo

I Bienal de Arquitectura, Arte y Paisaje de Canarias      

 

2006

 

1. Bienal de Canarias - Bienal de Canarias, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

All the Best. The Deutsche Bank Collection and Zaha Hadid - Singapore Art Museum, Singapore

SlowTech - MOCA Taipei, Taipei

Short Stories - Leo Castelli Gallery, New York City, NY

Collection 1 - NMAO National Museum of Art Osaka, Osaka

“Gwabgju Biennale: Fever Variations” Gwangju Korea

“Chikaku: Perception, Time and Memory in Japan”, Taro Okamoto Museum of Art

“Enjoyable House” Aichi Prefectural Museum of Art

 

2005      

 

“Chikaku”. Tiempo y Memoria en Japon. Museo de Arte Contemporanea de Vigo

“Chikaku” Kunsthaus Graz

“Growing Old-The forms and Aesthetics of Aging” – Fukushima Museum

“Shangai Cool” – Shangai Duolun Museum of Modern Art

“Fashion & Style in Photography 2005” – The Museum Moscow House of Photography

 

2004    

 

“Roppongi Crossing New Visions in Contemporary Japanese Art 2004” Mori Art Museum Tokyo

“Takarazuka: The Land of Dreams” Suntry Museum, Osaka, Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery, Tokyo

“Self-Portrait Landscape”, Woo Je Gil Museum, Kwangju, Korea

           

2003    

 

“Girls Don’t Cry” Parco Museum, Tokyo.

“The History of Japanese Photography” The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston / Houston

“The American Effect” Whitney Museum of American Art / New York

“Contemporary Art Exhibition “Du Cote De Chez…”” Eglise Sainte Marie-Madeleine / Lille (France)

“Kokoro no Arika – Location of the Spirit; Japanese Contemporary Art” Ludwig Museum Budapest – Museum of Contemporary Art / Budapest

           

2002    

 

“Chameleon Dream- Trans / Forming Identity in Contemporary Japanese Photography” Julia Friedman Gallery, Chicago

“Biennal of Sydney: The World May Be (Fantastic)” / Sydney

 Photo España – Chicas Vs. Abuelas” / Madrid

“Future Plan“( Hyogo Prefecrural Museum of Art,Hyogo)

 

2001

 

“Complicity (Connivence), Biennale of  Lyon 2001 Prelude to 2003” / Lyon

“YOKOHAMA 2001: International Trienanale of Contemporary Art” / Yokohama

“Senritsumirai- Futuro anteriore: Arte Attuale dal Giappone” (Centro per l’arte contemporanea Luigi Pecci, Prato, Italy)

“Neo-Tokyo : Japanese Art Now” (Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney)

 

2000 

 

“Freeze” (Espaco Cultural Sergio Porto, Rio de Janeiro)

“Elysian Fields“ (Centre Pompidou, Paris)

“Department Store of Contemporary Art” Yamanashi Prefectural Museum of Art / Yamanashi

“Japan medium light” (Montevideo  Time Based Arts. Netherlands Media Art Institute / Amsterdam)

“GENDAI CONTEMPORARY JAPANESE ART BETWEEN BODY AND SPACE” The Centre for Contemporary Art, Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw (Poland)

 

1999 

 

“The Vision of Contemporary Art’99” The Ueno Royal Museum / Tokyo

“Visions of the Body: Fashion or Invisible Corset” National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto / Kyoto, Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo / Tokyo

“A Window, Inside and Outside” Kwangiu City Art Museum, Kwangju

“Melbourne International Biennale: Signs of Life” / Melbourne

“Fancy Dance-Contemporary Japanese Art After 1990” Art Sonje Museum / Kyongju, Art Sonje Center / Seoul

 

1998 

 

“Subterranean”(Gallery Nikko, Tokyo)

“TAIPEI Biennial Site of Desire”(Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei)

“Women Photographers from Japan,1864-1997. An Incomplete History” (Visual Studies Workshop, Rochester) (USA)

“Max Mara Japan Art Collection” Max Mara Japan / Tokyo

“Between the Unknown Straits Art Now in Japan and Korea” Meguro Museum of Art / Tokyo, The National Museum of Art / Osaka, The Korean Culture & Arts Foundation, Art Center

TechnoTherapy -produced by Yasumasa Morimura-(Central Public Hall,Osaka)

“Tastes and Pursuit Japanese Art in the 1990s” National Museum, New Delhi / New Delhi, Metropolitan Museum of Manila / Manila (Philipinas)

 

1997    

 

“Lust und Leere”(Kunsthalle Wien) / Vienna, Arken Museum of Modern Art / Copenhagen, Kunsthalle zu Kiel / Kiel (Germany)

“Future Recollections” Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art – Kyoto

“Du Construit, du Paysage” Centre Regional d’Art Contemporain Languedoc – Roussillon / Sete (France)

“Moment Giinza” Forgfabriken/Stockholm (Sweden)

“Cities on the Move” Secession / Vienna and World Tour

“Legende” Centre Regional d’Art Contemporain Languedoc Roussillon / Sete (France)

 

1996 

 

“Prospect ‘ 96” Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt / Frankfurt

“Art in Flux Oh, My “Japanese Landscapes’?” FUKUOKA ART MUSEUM / Fukuoka

 

1995 

 

“Contemporary Art From Galleries '95” (Osaka Contemporary Art Center, Osaka)

 

1994

 

“ART NOW '94” (Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Modern Art, Hyogo)