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Tadashi Kawamata1953-

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Destoyed Church Project F-1, Project for Documenta 8, Kassel
title: Destoyed Church Project F-1, Project for Documenta 8, Kassel
size: 1800 × 2300 mm
medium: cardboard, acrylic paints, paper / 1987 / sold
Project Nove de Julho Cacapava
title: Project Nove de Julho Cacapava
size: 1800 x 2300 mm
medium: cardboard,acrylic, paper / 1987
 Limelight Project (F)
title: Limelight Project (F)
size: 1250 x 1540 mm
medium: cardboard, acrylic paint, paper / 1985
Ecole des Beaux Arts, Aix-en-Provence Plan A-2
title: Ecole des Beaux Arts, Aix-en-Provence Plan A-2
size: 1000 x 1220 mm
medium: cardboard, acrylic paint, pencil / 1987
Site Plan No. 7
title: Site Plan No. 7
size: 600 x 850 mm
medium: Card board, Acrylic paint, paper / 1991 / sold
Site Plan 1
title: Site Plan 1
size: 630 x 880 mm
medium: cardboard, acrylic paint, paper / 1991 / sold
Site Plan8
title: Site Plan8
size: 600 x 850 mm
medium: collage on paper / 1991
Starting Over, Under Construction  Maquette 3
title: Starting Over, Under Construction Maquette 3
size: 600 × 900 mm
medium: balsa, plywood, cardboard / 2017 / sold
Starting Over, Under Construction  Maquette 2
title: Starting Over, Under Construction Maquette 2
size: 60×90㎝
medium: balsa, wood, cardboard / 2017
Starting Over, Under Construction Maquette
title: Starting Over, Under Construction Maquette
size: 140 x 900 x 300 mm
medium: balsa, paint on wood etc / 2017
Starting Over, Under Construction Sketch 2
title: Starting Over, Under Construction Sketch 2
size: 422 x 536 mm
medium: pen, paper / 2017 /150,000JPY +tax
Site Plan 26
title: Site Plan 26
size: 810 x 1220 x 100 mm
medium: balsa, paint on wood / 1991
Site Plan 25
title: Site Plan 25
size: 810 x 1220 x 100 mm
medium: balsa, paint on wood / 1991
Installation for Hara Museum Arc (A-3)
title: Installation for Hara Museum Arc (A-3)
size: 810 x 1220 x 100 mm
medium: balsa, paint on wood / 1990
Project Begijnhof, Kortrijk no.14
title: Project Begijnhof, Kortrijk no.14
size: 810 x 1220 x 100 mm
medium: balsa, paint on wood / 1990
Limelight Project Plan (13)
title: Limelight Project Plan (13)
size: 810 x 1220 x 100 mm
medium: balsa, paint on wood / 1985
Site Plan 9
title: Site Plan 9
size: 600 x 850 mm
medium: collage on paper / 1991
Favelas in Houston, maquette 94
title: Favelas in Houston, maquette 94
size: 950 x 1850 x 2450 mm
medium: balsa, wood / 1991
Frauenbad (Model ,Large)
title: Frauenbad (Model ,Large)
size: 2200 x 3400 mm
medium: balsa, wood / 1993
Lime Light Project Plan
title: Lime Light Project Plan
size: 1020 x 1790 x 730 mm
medium: plywood, balsa wood / 1985

  • Destoyed Church Project F-1, Project for Documenta 8, Kassel
  • Project Nove de Julho Cacapava
  •  Limelight Project (F)
  • Ecole des Beaux Arts, Aix-en-Provence Plan A-2
  • Site Plan No. 7
  • Site Plan 1
  • Site Plan8
  • Starting Over, Under Construction  Maquette 3
  • Starting Over, Under Construction  Maquette 2
  • Starting Over, Under Construction Maquette
  • Starting Over, Under Construction Sketch 2
  • Site Plan 26
  • Site Plan 25
  • Installation for Hara Museum Arc (A-3)
  • Project Begijnhof, Kortrijk no.14
  • Limelight Project Plan (13)
  • Site Plan 9
  • Favelas in Houston, maquette 94
  • Frauenbad (Model ,Large)
  • Lime Light Project Plan

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Tadashi Kawamata1953-

Since participating in Venice Biennale in 1982, the aritst is working as international artist. His works shows that the working process to create art is a part of the artwork. In his large installations, the artist uses woods and the newly discovered space in the work becomes the artwork. In his work, movement of the audience also plays an important role and is the process of the creation of the work. Drawings or models of his installations are not merely showing his plans, but are individual works which content each of his working process, and are becoming more popular nowadays.

Biography
1953 Born in Hokkaido
1979 BA in oil painting, Tokyo University of the Arts
1999-2005 Professor at Tokyo University of the Arts
Currently Professor at the Ecole des Beaux-arts in Paris
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Solo Exhibitions
2017 Starting Over, Under Construction, Art Front Gallery / Tokyo
Tadashi Kawamata : Crossroads, Kiyotsu Warehouse Museum / Niigata
2016 Under the Water, Centre Pompidou, Metz / France
2014 Permanent Collection Asia Museum fur Angewandte Kunst(MAK)/ Wien(Austria)
2013 44th Basel Art Fair / Swiss
2012 BankArt Studio NYK / Yokohama
2011 Hokkaido in progress / Hokkaido (’12, ’13)
2010 Tokyo in Progress / Tokyo (’11, ’12, ’13)
2009 Coal Mine Project, Meguro Museum of Art / Tokyo
2008 Tree Hut / New York / Florida / Paris
Gandamaison / Versailles
Walkway, Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo
Tadashi Kawamata: after Under Construction, Hillside Forum / Tokyo
2007 Observatoire, Estuaire2007 / Nante, France
2005-6 Memory in Progress, Saint Thelo
2004 Work in Progress Toyota, / Toyota
Wooden Terrace Beach, / Basel
2003 Kawamata Coal Mine Project Tagawa 2003, / Tagawa
2001 Daily News, Art Tower Mito Contemporary Art Gallery / Mito
2000 Trench and Bridge, / Middelheim
Lodging London, / London
Sur la voie, / Evreux
1998 Haus der Kunst, Staatsgalerie Moderner Kunst,/ M?nchen
Les Chaises de Traverse, H?tel Saint-Livier
1997 Le passage de chaises, Chapelle Saint-Louis de la Salp?tri?re / Paris.
1996 Side Walk, Wiener Neustadt
1993 Frauenbad, Limmat River and Helmhaus / Zurich
1992 Project on Roosevelt Island, / New York
1984 Under Construction, Hillside Terrace / Tokyo
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Group Exhibitions
2018 Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennale 2018 / Niigata (’03, ’06, ’09, ’12, ’18)
2010 Setouchi Art Triennale / Kagawa
2003 Valencia Biennnale
2002 Busan Biennale
4th Shanghai Biennale
1998 11th Sydney Biennale
1997 3rd Sculptureproject in Munster
1987 19th Sao Paulo Biennnale
Documenta9 / Kassel (’92)
1982 40th Venezia Biennnale
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Awards
2013 win the Culture Minister‘s prize from Cultural Affairs Agency
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Collection / Public Art
National Museum of Modern Art , Tokyo
National Musrum of Art, Osaka
Toyota Municipal Museum of Art
Takamatsu City Museum of Arts
Meguro Museum of Art
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
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Destoyed Church Project F-1, Project for Documenta 8, Kassel
title: Destoyed Church Project F-1, Project for Documenta 8, Kassel
size: 1800 × 2300 mm
medium: cardboard, acrylic paints, paper / 1987 / sold
Project Nove de Julho Cacapava
title: Project Nove de Julho Cacapava
size: 1800 x 2300 mm
medium: cardboard,acrylic, paper / 1987
 Limelight Project (F)
title: Limelight Project (F)
size: 1250 x 1540 mm
medium: cardboard, acrylic paint, paper / 1985
Ecole des Beaux Arts, Aix-en-Provence Plan A-2
title: Ecole des Beaux Arts, Aix-en-Provence Plan A-2
size: 1000 x 1220 mm
medium: cardboard, acrylic paint, pencil / 1987
Site Plan No. 7
title: Site Plan No. 7
size: 600 x 850 mm
medium: Card board, Acrylic paint, paper / 1991 / sold
Site Plan 1
title: Site Plan 1
size: 630 x 880 mm
medium: cardboard, acrylic paint, paper / 1991 / sold
Site Plan8
title: Site Plan8
size: 600 x 850 mm
medium: collage on paper / 1991
Starting Over, Under Construction  Maquette 3
title: Starting Over, Under Construction Maquette 3
size: 600 × 900 mm
medium: balsa, plywood, cardboard / 2017 / sold
Starting Over, Under Construction  Maquette 2
title: Starting Over, Under Construction Maquette 2
size: 60×90㎝
medium: balsa, wood, cardboard / 2017
Starting Over, Under Construction Maquette
title: Starting Over, Under Construction Maquette
size: 140 x 900 x 300 mm
medium: balsa, paint on wood etc / 2017
Starting Over, Under Construction Sketch 2
title: Starting Over, Under Construction Sketch 2
size: 422 x 536 mm
medium: pen, paper / 2017 /150,000JPY +tax
Site Plan 26
title: Site Plan 26
size: 810 x 1220 x 100 mm
medium: balsa, paint on wood / 1991
Site Plan 25
title: Site Plan 25
size: 810 x 1220 x 100 mm
medium: balsa, paint on wood / 1991
Installation for Hara Museum Arc (A-3)
title: Installation for Hara Museum Arc (A-3)
size: 810 x 1220 x 100 mm
medium: balsa, paint on wood / 1990
Project Begijnhof, Kortrijk no.14
title: Project Begijnhof, Kortrijk no.14
size: 810 x 1220 x 100 mm
medium: balsa, paint on wood / 1990
Limelight Project Plan (13)
title: Limelight Project Plan (13)
size: 810 x 1220 x 100 mm
medium: balsa, paint on wood / 1985
Site Plan 9
title: Site Plan 9
size: 600 x 850 mm
medium: collage on paper / 1991
Favelas in Houston, maquette 94
title: Favelas in Houston, maquette 94
size: 950 x 1850 x 2450 mm
medium: balsa, wood / 1991
Frauenbad (Model ,Large)
title: Frauenbad (Model ,Large)
size: 2200 x 3400 mm
medium: balsa, wood / 1993
Lime Light Project Plan
title: Lime Light Project Plan
size: 1020 x 1790 x 730 mm
medium: plywood, balsa wood / 1985

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