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Shomei Tomatsu  1930-2012, JP

(Shōmei Tōmatsu)
Rank (2014): 1740 

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Country
USA 18
Japan 14
Germany 7
United Kingdom 5
Switzerland 3




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Artist Rank
Daido Moriyama  583 15
Nobuyoshi Araki  217 11
Eikoh Hosoe  3911 10
Hiromi Tsuchida  16534 9




to top Most exhibitions held at:

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  Fotomuseum Winterthur, Switzerland 3
  Galerie Priska Pasquer, Germany 3
  Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Japan 3
  National Museum of Modern Art Tokyo (MOMAT), Japan 3



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1930 Born in Nagoya (JP)


2012 Died

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Public exhibitions (Selection) 56  Please report missing Information


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   Conflict, Time, Photography - Tate Modern, London Send message

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until 1.2.2015
   Art and Truth: Gandhi and Images of Nonviolence - The Menil Collection, Houston, TX Send message

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2013
   Shomei Tomatsu - Misa Shin Gallery, Tokyo
   Shomei Tomatsu: Island Life - The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
   Shomei Tomatsu - Photographs - Peter Lund, Oslo

2012
   Shomei Tomatsu - Galerie Priska Pasquer, Cologne

2011
   Shinjuku Turmoil - Misa Shin Gallery, Tokyo

2010
   Shomei Tomatsu - Michael Hoppen Gallery, London
   Shomei Tomatsu - Galerie Priska Pasquer, Cologne
   Shomei Tomatsu - Stories - Howard Greenberg Gallery, New York City, NY

2007
   Tokyo Mandala - The World of Shomei Tomatsu - Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Tokyo
   Shomei Tomatsu - Skin of the nation - Galleria Civica di Modena, Modena
   Shomei Tomatsu: Skin of the Nation - Galerie Rudolfinum, Prague

2006
   Shomei Tomatsu – Haut einer Nation - Fotomuseum Winterthur, Winterthur
   Aichi Mandala: Early Works of TOMATSU Shomei - Aichi Prefectural Museum of Art, Nagoya
   Shomei Tomatsu - Skin of the Nation - San Francisco Museum of Modern Art - SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA

2005
Description  Shomei Tomatsu - Skin of the Nation - The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

2004
   Shomei Tomatsu: Skin of the Nation - Japan Society, New York City, NY

2001
   Shomei Tomatsu: Ravages of Time - Tepper Takayama Fine Arts, Boston, MA

1999
   Provoke - Andrew Roth Gallery, New York City, NY

1996
   Shomei Tomatsu - interface - National Museum of Modern Art Tokyo (MOMAT), Tokyo

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2014
   Damage Control - MUDAM - Musée d’Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean, Luxembourg
   The Spiritual World - Collection Exhibition 2014 - Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Tokyo

2013
Description and image  Damage Control - Art and Destruction Since 1950 - Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC
Description  Joy before the object - Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW
   Modern Japanese Art from the Museum Collection - National Museum of Modern Art Tokyo (MOMAT), Tokyo
   The Aesthetics of Photography - Five Elements - Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Tokyo

2012
   Tokyo 1955–1970: A New Avant-Garde - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
   Busan Biennale 2012 - Garden of Leaning - The Busan Biennale, Busan
   Everything Was Moving: Photography from the 60s and 70s - Barbican Art Gallery, London
   Flowerscapes - Kawamura Memorial Museum of Art, Chiba

2011
   Von Horizonten - Fotomuseum Winterthur, Winterthur
Description  Breaking News - Fukushima and the consequences - Kunst-Werke Berlin - KW Institute for Contemporary Art , Berlin
   LONGING FOR IDENTITY: Postwar Japanese Photographers - Yoshii Gallery, New York City, NY

2010
   Autour de l'extreme - Maison Européenne de la Photographie, Paris
   Arbeit / Labour - Fotomuseum Winterthur, Winterthur
   Art of Modern Japan - National Museum of Modern Art Tokyo (MOMAT), Tokyo

2009
   My base - Photographic artists in 1970's from Kurenboh collection - Kurenboh - Chohouin Buddhist Temple Gallery, Tokyo
   Nippon Kōbō - Forma - Centro Internazionale di Fotografia, Milan
   Japan: A Self Portrait - Setagaya Art Museum, Tokyo
   The Quick and the Dead - Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN

2008
   FOR A LANGUAGE TO COME: Provoking Change in Japanese Postwar Photography - Carolina Nitsch, New York City, NY
   Black and White. Classics of Japanese Photography - Ateneum Art Museum - Finnish National Gallery, Helsinki
   Review / Preview: Japanese photographs - Galerie Priska Pasquer, Cologne

2007
   Eyes Of An Island - Japanese Photography 1945-2007 - Michael Hoppen Gallery, London
   Eyes Of An Island - Japanese Photography 1945 - 2007 - Michael Hoppen Contemporary, London

2006
   Six Post-War Japanese Photographers - Stephen Wirtz Gallery, San Francisco, CA
   Tendenzen Internationaler Fotografie - Städtische Galerie Delmenhorst, Delmenhorst

2004
Description  Common Ground - Discovering Community in 150 Years of Art - The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

2003
Description  CAMK Grand Opening Commemorative Exhibition, Vol.3 - Contemporary Art Museum, Kumamoto - CAMK, Kumamoto

2000
Description and image  How you look at it - Sprengel Museum Hannover, Hannover

1999
   Ground Zero Japan - Art Tower Mito ATM, Mito

1986
   Black Sun: The Eyes of Four - Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA

1979
   Neue japanische Photographie - Nassauischer Kunstverein, Wiesbaden
   Japan: A Self-Portrait - ICP - International Center of Photography, New York City, NY

1974
   New Japanese Photography - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY

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Japan

 Misa Shin Gallery, Tokyo

United Kingdom

 Michael Hoppen Gallery, London

USA

 Tepper Takayama Fine Arts, Boston, MA

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Denmark

 Brandts Museet for Fotokunst, Odense

Japan

 Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Tokyo

USA

 San Francisco Museum of Modern Art - SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA

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