Hori Kosai
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HORI KOSAI BIOGRAPHY

Born in 1947, Japan

Lives and works in Tokyo

 

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2019

“Drawing” Hanaasagi, Tokyo

 

2016

“HORI KOSAI” Gallery 604, Busan, South Korea

 

2015

“The Garden of the Fall and Rebirth” Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo

“The Garden of the Fall and Rebirth” 3331Arts Chiyoda, Tokyo

 

2014

“Naked Place — HORI Kosai” Tama Art University Museum, Tokyo

 

2011

“Naked Place” Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo

 

2010

SPACE HONGJJE, Seoul, South Korea GALLERY604, Busan, South Korea

 

2008

GALLERY A story, Seoul / Busan, South Korea

 

2007

Gallery Yamaguchi, Tokyo ( also ’80-’82, ’85, ’88, ’92, ’94, ’99, ’00, ’01, ’03, ’05)

 

2006

Okabe Prints & Publishing House Gallery, Kanagawa

 

2005

Atelier Rika, Kochi (’95, ’00)

 

2004

“Retrospective” Takaoka City Museum of Art, Toyama Gallery Ikeda, Tokyo

 

2000

“Wind, Air and Memory” Kuman Museum, Ehime

 

1999

Gallery Te, Tokyo

 

1998

Akutsu Gallery, Gunma

 

1996

“Eyes of the Wind” Takaoka City Museum of Art, Toyama Muramatsu Gallery, Tokyo (’82-’84, ’87, ’90, ’91, ’93)

 

1995

Gallery NOW, Toyama (’92) Gallery Ueda, Tokyo (’90-’93)

 

1994

Gallery Emon, Aichi

 

1992

Gallery Mori, Ehime Art Space Mauve, Hyogo

 

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2019

“Special exhibition: After YUSATSU—Noboru Takayama×Noboru Tsubaki×Katsuhiko Hibino× Hiroshi Fuji×Kosai Hori” 3331 Art Fair 2019, 3331 Arts Chiyoda, Tokyo

 

2018

“1968: Art in the turbulent Age” Chiba City Museum of Art, travelling to Kitakyushu Municipal Museum of Art, Fukuoka, Shizuoka City Museum of Art (-2019)

“New Wave : Japanese Contemporary Art of the 1980s” The National Museum of Art, Osaka

“A View of Prints: The Trajectory of the Gendai Hanga Center” The Museum of Modern Art, Saitama

 

2017

“A Trip through the Tokyo Station Gallery Collection: from Railway Art to Picasso” Tokyo Station Gallery

“Collection Exhibition” Kurobe City Museum, Toyama

 

2016

“Busan Biennale” Busan, South Korea

“Water” Kuragaike Art Salon, Aichi

 

2013

“Minimal | Post Minimal – The Contemporary Japanese Art from 1970s” Utsunomiya Museum of Art, Tochigi

 

2012

“Aizu Urushi Art Festival” Fukushima

 

2011

“Elpis-Sky of Hope”, TOKYO DESIGNRS WEEK2011, Tokyo

 

2010

“Contemporary Art of China and Japan” Busan Museum of Art, Seoul, South Korea

 

2009

“Towards Objet - Transformation of Book World” Urawa Art Museum, Saitama

 

2007

“Attitude 2007” Kumamoto Museum of Contemporary Art, Kumamoto

“Perspective of Contemporary Paintings” Tokyo Station Gallery

 

2006

“The Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennale 2006” Niigata

 

2005

“Himing 2005” Himi City, Toyama

 

2004

“Water level of Images” Toyota City Museum of Art, Aichi

“Intercross of 4 Critics” Tama Fine Arts University Museum, Tokyo

 

2003

“The Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennale 2003” Niigata

 

2002

“Attitude” Kumamoto Museum of Contemporary Art

 

2001

“Century City” Tate Modern, London, U.K.

 

1999

“Global Conceptualism” Queens Museum of Art, New York, U.S.A.

 

1998

“Busan International Contemporary Art Festival” Busan Museum of Art, South Korea

“Aspects of line” The National Museum of Art, Osaka

 

1997

“Point of Contact - South Korean, Chinese, and Japanese Contemporary Art Exhibition” Taegu & Culture Hall, South Korea

 

1996

“An Exhibition of 50 Contemporary Japanese Artists: A Presentiment of the 21Century” Nabio Museum of Art, Osaka

 

1995

“Invitation to Abstract Act” The National Museum of Art, Osaka

“Circulating Currents: Japanese and Korean Contemporary art” The Aichi Prefectural Museum of Art, Nagoya City Art Museum, Aichi

“Japan Today” Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, U.S.A. traveled to Denmark, Norway, Finland and Sweden

“About Lines: Non-existing Modernism and Invisible Realism” Itabashi Art Museum, Tokyo

“Tsubaki-kai Exhibition 1995” Shiseido Gallery, Tokyo

“Japanese Culture: The Fifty Postwar Years” Meguro Museum of Art, Tokyo, traveled to Hiroshima, Hyogo and Fukuoka

“Vision from Memory” Hara Museum ARC, Gunma

 

1994

“Landscape on the Border” Rias Ark Museum of Art, miyagi

“Creativity in Asian Art Now” Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art 1993

“Tsubaki-kai Exhibition 1993” Shiseido Gallery, Tokyo

“Ark of Art”, The Museum of Art, Kochi

 

1992

“Avanguardie Giapponese degli Anmi 70” Galleia Comunale d’arte Moderna di Bologna, Italy

“The 1st International Contemporary Art Fair Japan” Pacifico Yokohama Exhibition Hall, Kanagawa

 

 

COLLECTIONS

Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo

Ohara Museum of Art, Kurashiki, Okayama

The Museum of Modern Art, Toyama Tochigi

Prefectural Museum of fine Arts, Tochigi

Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Art, Hyogo

Takamatsu City Museum of Art, Kagawa

The Japan Foundation

The National Museum of art, Osaka

Meguro Museum of Art, Tokyo

Saito Memorial Kawaguchi Museum of Contemporary Art, Saitama

The Museum of Modern Art, Wakayama

The Museum of Art, Kochi

Urawa Art Museum, Saitama

Ome City museum, Tokyo

Hara Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo

Takaoka Art Museum, Toyama

Iwaki City Art Museum, Fukushima

Chiba city Museum of Art, Chiba

Utsunomiya City Museum of Art, Tochigi

Aichi Prefectural Museum of Art Kurobe City Art Museum, Toyama

Niigata City Art Museum Shiseido Art House, Shizuoka

Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art

Contemporary Art Museum Kumamoto

Toyota Municipal Museum of Art, Aichi

Yokosuka Museum of Art, Kanagawa

Tokyo Station Gallery