Isozaki Arata

Isozaki Arata Incubation Process/Joint Core System 1962 / 2011
Mixed media, 122 x 243 x 350cm


Isozaki Arata 磯崎新
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Born in 1931 in Oita, Japan
Lives and works in Okinawa, Japan

– Education –

1950-1954 Department of Architecture in the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Tokyo, Japan

– Selected Solo Exhibitions –

2017 Primordial Line, MISA SHIN GALLERY, Tokyo, Japan
2014 ISOZAKI Arata: 12 x 5 =60, WATARI-UM, Tokyo, Japan
Labyrinth in Motion, MISA SHIN GALLERY, Tokyo, Japan
2013 ISOZAKI Arata: SOLARIS, NTT Inter Communication Center [ICC], Tokyo, Japan
2009 Arata Isozaki-Starting from Ruins, Art Plaza, Oita, Japan
Arata Isozaki-Prints, Marugame Museum of Art, Kagawa, Japan
2008 Arata Isozaki-7 Invitations 2008
Seven Villas, Art Plaza, Oita, Japan
Seven Art Galleries, The Museum of Modern Art, Gunma, Japan
Seven Curations, Hara Museum ARC, Japan

– Selected Group Exhibitions –

2018 1968: Art in the Turbulent Age, Chiba City Museum of Art, Chiba, Japan
Japan in Architecture: Genealogies of Its Transformation, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan
2017 Florence Biennale 2017: eARTh – Creativity & Sustainability, Fortezza da Basso, Florence, Italy
Japan-ness. Architecture and Urbanism in Japan since 1945, Centre Pompidou-Metz, Metz, France
CONTEMPORARY RUINS, KAI 10 | Arthena Foundation, Düsseldorf, Germany(Upcoming)
Summer Exhibition 2017, Royal Academy of Arts, London, UK
Okamoto Taro x Architecture, Taro Okamoto Museum of Art, Kawasaki, Japan
Invisible Architecture: 1960s’ and 1970s’ Italian and Japanese architect movement analysis and contemporary debate, Museo Carlo Bilotti, Rome, Italy
2016 Suzhou Documents,Suzhou Art Museum and other venues in Suzhou, Suzhou, China
The Emergence of Contemporary: Avant-Garde Art in Japan 1950-1970, Paço Imperial, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
Ah, Shinjuku!: the City as Spectacle, Waseda University Tsubouchi Memorial Theatre Museum,Tokyo, Japan
2015 Group Show, MISA SHIN GALLERY, Tokyo, Japan
Legendary Houses in Postwar Japan / PROVOCATIVE / INTROSPECTIVE, Matsumoto City Museum of Art, Nagano, Japan
2014 JAPAN ARCHITECTS 1945-2010, 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, Ishikawa, Japan
1974: A turning Point in Postwar Japanese Art, The Museum of Modern Art, Gunma, Japan
Legendary Houses in Postwar Japan / PROVOCATIVE / INTROSPECTIVE, The Museum of Modern Art, Saitama, Japan
2013 METABOLISM: The City of the FUTURE, Chun Shang Creative Hub, Taipei, Taiwan
Yoko Ono Half-A-Window Show A Retrospective, Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt, Germany
2012 Tokyo 1955-1970: A New Avant-Garde, The Museum of Modern Art New York, USA
Traces of Centuries & Future Steps, Palazzo Bembo, Venice, Italy
2011 METABOLISM: The City of the FUTURE, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo
POSTMODERNISM: STYLE AND SUBVERSION 1970-1990, Victoria and Alber Museum, London, UK
2010 CITY2.0-Theory of Evolution by WEB Generation, EYE OF GYRE, Tokyo, Japan


Primordial Line
May 18 – July 8, 2017

Group Show
FRANCIS Shingo, IBA Yasuko, ISOZAKI Arata, MIYAWAKI Aiko, SAITO Yoshishige
May 29 – Jul 18, 2015

Labyrinth in Motion
Jan 24 – Mar 8, 2014

Sep 9 – Oct 29, 2011