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Kazuo Shiraga  1924-2008, JP

Rank (2014): 1636 – 

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Japan 19
Germany 19
USA 15
Italy 8
France 5

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Artist Rank
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Saburo Murakami  3265 15
Shozo Shimamoto  4030 14

to top Most exhibitions held at:

  Galerie Georg Nothelfer, Germany 6
  Galerie Georg Nothelfer - Charlottenburg, Germany 6
  Palazzo Fortuny, Italy 3

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1924 Born in Hyogo prefecture (JP)

2008 Died

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Public exhibitions (Selection) 78  Please report missing Information

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   Kazuo Shiraga - Axel Vervoordt Gallery, Antwerp

   Kazuo Shiraga - McCaffrey Fine Art, New York City, NY

   Shiraga Kazuo - Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Art, Kobe
   Kazuo Shiraga – Paintings - Peter Lund, Oslo

   Painting Born Of Fighting - Yokosuka Museum of Art, Yokosuka-city
   Kazuo Shiraga: Six Decades - McCaffrey Fine Art, New York City, NY

   Kazuo Shiraga. "Paintings and Watercolours" - Annely Juda Fine Art, London
   Kazuo Shiraga - Galerie Christophe Gaillard, Paris

   Kazuo Shiraga zum 80. Geburtstag - - Galerie Georg Nothelfer - Charlottenburg, Berlin (closed)
   Kazuo Shiraga zum 80. Geburtstag - Galerie Georg Nothelfer, Berlin

   Kazuo Shiraga - Paintings and Watercolours - Annely Juda Fine Art, London

   Kazuo Shiraga - Bilder von 1960 - 1991 - - Galerie Georg Nothelfer - Charlottenburg, Berlin (closed)

   Kazuo Shiraga - Galerie Stefan Röpke, Cologne


to top Group shows   65

   Mud and Jelly - National Museum of Modern Art Tokyo (MOMAT), Tokyo

   Clues of Asia - Asian Contemporary Art from Long Collection - Long Museum, Shanghai
   Gutai - Whitestone Gallery, Tokyo
   Gutai -from G Collection- - Gallery Toki No Wasuremono, Tokyo
   Destroy the Picture: Painting the Void, 1949–1962 - Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (MCA), Chicago, IL
   Gutai: Splendid Playground - Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York City, NY
   Gutai • Kusama - SEM-ART Gallery, Monaco

   A Bigger Splash: Painting after Performance - Tate Modern, London
   Specific Pieces Exhibition - Art-U room, Tokyo
  Hauser & Wirth New York A Visual Essay on Gutai - Hauser & Wirth New York , New York City, NY Send message
   Explosion! - Painting in Action - Moderna Museet, Stockholm

Description  Dance Your Life - Centre Pompidou - Musée National d´Art Moderne, Paris
   End of Year Sale - Whitestone Gallery, Tokyo
   Symbiosis: Conversations Between East And West - Hackett I Mill, San Francisco, CA
   Farbe im Fluss - 20 Jahre Weserburg - Weserburg | Museum für moderne Kunst, Bremen
   The Collectors Show Part Of Vanuit Hier - Out Of Here - Stedelijk Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven
   TRA. The edge of becoming - Museo Fortuny, Venice
   “Made in Japan” - Tezukayama Gallery, Osaka
   40 Jahre Galerie Georg Nothelfer. 1971 - 2011 - Galerie Georg Nothelfer, Berlin

   "Japanese Art 1950–2010" - The National Museum of Art of Romania, Bucharest
   Collection 3. Japanese Art 1950–2010 - NMAO National Museum of Art Osaka, Osaka
   Im 2-wöchingen Rhytmus - Galerie Georg Nothelfer, Berlin
   Gutai: Painting with Time and Space - Museo Cantonale d´Arte Lugano, Lugano
Description  More of an activity:the artist as choreographer - Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima
   Art of Modern Japan - National Museum of Modern Art Tokyo (MOMAT), Tokyo
Description  Under Each Other’s Spell: The Gutai and New York - UB Art Galleries - University of Buffalo, Buffalo, NY
   LE GRAND GESTE! - Informel and Abstract Expressionism, 1946-1964 - Museum Kunstpalast, Dusseldorf
Description  Art, Anti-Art, Non-Art: Experimentations in the Public Sphere in Postwar Japan, 1950-1970 - UMMA - The University of Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbor, MI
   Japanese Oil Painting from the Collections - Tochigi Prefectural Museum of Fine Arts, Tochigi

   The Perpetual Dialogue - Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York City, NY
   Under Each Other's Spell: Gutai and New York - The Harold B. Lemmerman Gallery at New Jersey City University, Jersey City, NJ
   What a wonderful world - Toyota Municipal Museum of Art, Toyota Aichi
   Weltanschauung Visione Del Mondo - Art Forum Würth Capena, Capena
Description and image  Four Stories : Paths to Japanese Modern Art - Kawamura Memorial Museum of Art, Chiba
Description and image  53nd International Art Exhibition Venice Biennale / Biennale di Venezia - La Biennale di Venezia, Venice
Description  In-finitum - Museo Fortuny, Venice

   Astratte Figurazioni - Galleria Biasutti & Biasutti Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Turin
Description and image  PERFORMING THE CITY - Kunst Aktionismus im Stadt Raum 60er und 70er Jahre - Lothringer13 - Städtische Kunsthalle München, Munich
   Summer of Contemporary Art - Chiba City Museum of Art, Chiba
   Resounding Spirit: Japanese Contemporary Art of the 1960s - Spencer Museum of Art, Lawrence, KS
Description and image  Paul McCarthy´s Low Life Slow Life: Part 1 - CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, CA
   Action Painting - Fondation Beyeler, Riehen

   Accrochage - - Galerie Georg Nothelfer - Charlottenburg, Berlin (closed)
   Summer Exhibition - Kamakura Gallery, Kanagawa
   ARTEMPO - Where Times Becomes Art - Museo Fortuny, Venice

   La Vérité - Galerie Seine 51, Paris
   Zéro - Musée d'Art moderne de Saint-Etienne, Saint-Etienne
   Sommer in Berlin - Galerie Georg Nothelfer, Berlin
   ZERO - Internationale Künstler-Avantgarde der 50er/60er Jahre - Museum Kunstpalast, Dusseldorf

   Arte religione politica - PAC - Padiglione d'Arte Contemporanea, Milan
Description  BIG BANG - Centre Pompidou - Musée National d´Art Moderne, Paris
   Japanese, Korean and Chinese Art - BTAP (Beijing Tokyo Art Projects) - Tokyo, Tokyo
   Resounding Spirit - Japanese Contemporary Art of the 1960s - Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA

   Accrochage III - Galerie Georg Nothelfer, Berlin
   Accrochage II - Galerie Georg Nothelfer, Berlin

Description and image  Accrochage - - Galerie Georg Nothelfer - Charlottenburg, Berlin (closed)
Description  "Bilder, Bilder, Bilder" - - Galerie Georg Nothelfer - Charlottenburg, Berlin (closed)

   Glimpses of the Permanent Collection - CAM - Chelsea Art Museum, New York City, NY
   Samadhi - The Contemplation of Space - CAM - Chelsea Art Museum, New York City, NY

   Vision - Toyota Municipal Museum of Art, Toyota Aichi

   guten morgen malerei - Kunstverein Augsburg e.V., Augsburg

Description and image  Die andere Moderne - Japanische Malerei von 1910 bis 1970 - Kunstsammlungen Chemnitz, Chemnitz

   Kazuo Shiraga - Fred Thieler - Jan Voss - - Galerie Georg Nothelfer - Charlottenburg, Berlin (closed)

   La Biennale di Venezia 1978. From Nature to Art, from Art to Nature - La Biennale di Venezia, Venice

   1st Gutai Art Exhibition - - Ohara Kaikan Hall, Tokyo (closed)


 Dealer Directory  12


 Axel Vervoordt Gallery, Antwerp


 Galerie Georg Nothelfer, Berlin


 Artetivu, Marcon, VE
 Galleria Milano, Milan


 Art-U room, Tokyo
 Galerie MMG, Tokyo
 Nukaga Gallery, Tokyo
 Whitestone Gallery, Tokyo

San Marino

 Compagnia dell'Arte, San Marino


 De Primi Fine Art, Lugano

United Kingdom

 Annely Juda Fine Art, London


 McCaffrey Fine Art, New York City, NY


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 Long Museum, Shanghai


 Musée Cantini, Marseille
 MAC Musées d´Art Contemporain Marseille, Marseille
 les Abattoirs de Toulouse, Toulouse


 Iwaki City Art Museum, Iwaki
 Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Art, Kobe
 Shizuoka Prefectural Museum of Art, Shizuoka
 Tochigi Prefectural Museum of Fine Arts, Tochigi
 Bridgestone Museum of Art, Tokyo
 Hara Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo
 Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo (MOT), Tokyo
 National Museum of Modern Art Tokyo (MOMAT), Tokyo
 Toyota Municipal Museum of Art, Toyota Aichi
 Mie Prefectural Art Museum, Tsu City


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 Shiraga- Galerie Georg Nothelfer - Charlottenburg, Berlin

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