EXHIBITIONS

2017

© Ei Arakawa

Upcoming

Ei Arakawa

Dates: Feb 10 – Mar 11, 2017
Location: Taka Ishii Gallery Tokyo
Opening Reception with the Artist: Friday, Feb 10, 18:00 – 20:00

Kansuke Yamamoto, “Buddhist Temple’s Bird Cage”, 1940, gelatin silver print, image and paper size: 25.6 x 17.7 cm © Toshio Yamamoto, the Estate of Kansuke Yamamoto

Current

Group Exhibition “Japanese Surrealist Photography”

Dates: Jan 14 – Feb 4, 2017
Location: Taka Ishii Gallery Tokyo
Participating artists: Iwata Nakayama, Toshiko Okanoue, Osamu Shiihara, Kansuke Yamamoto, Nakaji Yasui 

2016

Risaku Suzuki, “Mirror Portrait”, 2016 © Risaku Suzuki

Risaku Suzuki “Mirror Portrait“

Dates: Nov 26 – Dec 24, 2016
Location: Taka Ishii Gallery Tokyo
New address: complex665 3F, 6-5-24 Roppongi, Minato-ku
Opening Reception with the Artist: Saturday, Nov 26, 18:00 – 20:00

Ei Arakawa in collaboration with Dan Poston, Stefan Tcherepnin, “How to DISappear in America”, 2016, video (69’00”), directed by Ei Arakawa, music by Stefan Tcherepnin, lyrics by Ei Arakawa and Dan Poston, photo: Gayla Fierman

Roppongi New Space Inaugural Exhibition: “MOVED”

Dates: Oct 21 – Nov 19, 2016
Location: Taka Ishii Gallery Tokyo
New address: complex665 3F, 6-5-24 Roppongi, Minato-ku

Zon Ito, “A Mountain that Originated from One Small Bone”, 2016 © Zon Ito

Zon Ito “The Strange Moves That We Make”

Dates: Sep 16 – Oct 15, 2016
Location: Taka Ishii Gallery Tokyo
Opening Reception with the Artist: Friday, Sep 16, 18:00 – 20:00

“Danae”, 2016, ink jet print on cotton cloth, synthetic cloth, 220 x 285 cm © Kei Takemura

Kei Takemura “Something falling from the sky”

Dates: Jul 30 – Sep 3, 2016 [Summer holidays: Aug 7 - 15]
Location: Taka Ishii Gallery Tokyo
Opening Reception with the Artist: Saturday, Jul 30, 18:00 – 20:00

Group exhibition, installation view at Taka Ishii Gallery, Tokyo, Jun 18 – Jul 23, 2016, photo: Kenji Takahashi

Group Exhibition

Dates: Jun 18 – Jul 23, 2016
Location: Taka Ishii Gallery Tokyo

Yosuke Takeda, “014716”, 2016, LightJet print © Yosuke Takeda

Yosuke Takeda “Arise”

Dates: May 14 – June 11, 2016
Location: Taka Ishii Gallery Tokyo
Opening Reception with the Artist: Saturday, May 14, 18:00 – 20:00

Hanako Murakami, "ANTICAMERA (OF THE EYE) #P4"(detail), 2016, silver print by enlarger, 175 x 123 cm © Hanako Murakami

Hanako Murakami “ANTICAMERA (OF THE EYE)”

Dates: Apr 9 – May 7, 2016
Location: Taka Ishii Gallery Tokyo
Opening Reception with the Artist: Saturday, Apr 9, 18:00 – 20:00

Cerith Wyn Evans, "Spatial Intervention III (after Yukio Futagawa)", 2015, window mounted print, 51.4 x 41.4 x 3.8 cm  © Cerith Wyn Evans / Courtesy of White Cube, London

Group Exhibition

Dates: Mar 5 – Apr 2, 2016
Location: Taka Ishii Gallery Tokyo
Participating artists: Nobuya Hoki, Yasuhiro Ishimoto, Yuki Kimura, Cerith Wyn Evans

Kunié Sugiura, "The Kitten Papers", 1992, 7 gelatin silver prints mounted on aluminum, wood shelf with text, 122 x 601 x 18 cm

Kunié Sugiura “Little Families; Fixity of Nature, 1992-2001“

Dates: Jan 30 – Feb 27, 2016
Location: Taka Ishii Gallery Tokyo
Opening Reception with the Artist: Saturday, Jan 30, 18:00 – 20:00

2015

Sean Landers, "Polar Bear Cub (North Slope, AK)", 2015, oil on linen, 52 x 46 in. (132.1 x 116.8 cm) © Sean Landers

Sean Landers

Dates: Dec 5, 2015 – Jan 16, 2016
Location: Taka Ishii Gallery Tokyo
Opening Reception with the Artist: Saturday, Dec 5, 18:00-20:00

Mario García Torres, "We Communicate with Each Other in Uncanny Ways" (Detail), n.d., black and white photograph, 30.5 x 20.3 cm

Mario García Torres “The Space We’ve Got (A Proposal for the 10th Tokyo Biennale’s Between Man and Matter)”

Dates: Oct 31 – Nov 28, 2015
Location: Taka Ishii Gallery Tokyo
Opening Reception with the Artist: Saturday, Oct 31, 18:00-20:00

Naoto Kawahara, “Nudo con matita”, 2015, oil on canvas, 117 x 91 cm

Naoto Kawahara “Chronostasis”

Dates: Sep 26 – Oct 24, 2015
Location: Taka Ishii Gallery Tokyo
Opening Reception with the Artist: Saturday, Sep 26, 18:00-20:00

Group exhibition, installation view at Taka Ishii Gallery Tokyo, Aug 21 – Sep 19, 2015, photo: Kenji Takahashi

Group Exhibition

Dates: Aug 21 – Sep 19, 2015
Location: Taka Ishii Gallery Tokyo

© 2015 Yuki Kimura

Yuki Kimura “THUS AND SO RATHER THAN OTHERWISE”

Dates: Jul 4 – Aug 1, 2015
Location: Taka Ishii Gallery Tokyo
Opening Reception with the Artist: Friday, Jul 4, 18:00-20:00

"Temple 54", 2015, framed pigment print, 122.5 x 156.1 cm © Thomas Demand, VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn / JASPAR, Tokyo

Kita-sando New Gallery Space Inaugural Exhibition: Thomas Demand “Model Studies (Kōtō-ku)”

Dates: May 22 – Jun 27, 2015
Location: Taka Ishii Gallery Tokyo (new address: 3-10-11 B1, Sendagaya, Shibuya-ku)
Opening Reception with the Artist: Friday, May 22, 18:00-20:00

Koji Enokura “STORY & MEMORY”, installation view at Taka Ishii Gallery, Tokyo, Apr 25 – May 22, 2015, photo: Kenji Takahashi

Koji Enokura “STORY & MEMORY”

Dates: Apr 25 – May 22, 2015
Location: Taka Ishii Gallery Tokyo

Cerith Wyn Evans, installation view at Taka Ishii Gallery, Tokyo, Mar 20 – Apr 18, 2015, photo: Kenji Takahashi

Cerith Wyn Evans

Dates: Mar 20 – Apr 18, 2015
Location: Taka Ishii Gallery Tokyo
Opening reception: Friday, Mar 20, 18:00 – 20:00
A live performance by musician Keiji Haino will take place from 19:00 on the day of the opening reception.

Shinpei Kusanagi, “Open Shut Them”, 2014, acrylic on canvas, 162 x 162 cm / 63 3/4 x 63 3/4 in

Shinpei Kusanagi “nowhere now here”

Dates: Feb 14 – Mar 14, 2015
Location: Taka Ishii Gallery Tokyo
Opening reception: Saturday, Feb 14, 18:00 – 20:00

“Untitled (Tokyo Table)”, 1990, table with wooden table cloth, metal structure, picture frames with styrofoam packaging with photographs of a Japanese noodle dish, 97 x 120 x 81.5 cm table, 12.6 x 17.4 cm dish 1 18 x 24 cm dish 2, 20 x 30 cm dish 3, 28 x 35 cm dish 4 © Estate of Martin Kippenberger, Galerie Gisela Capitain, Cologne, Installation view at the Villa Merkel in Esslingen in 1996, photo: Uwe Seyl

Martin Kippenberger

Dates: Jan 10 – Feb 7, 2015
Location: Taka Ishii Gallery Tokyo
Opening reception: Saturday, Jan 10, 18:00 – 20:00

2014

Left: Silke Otto-Knapp, “Islands (Black Sky)”, 2014, watercolour on canvas, 102 x 101.5 cm; / Right: Florian Pumhösl, “Expanse (Variante)”, 2014, oil on ceramide plaster, 40 x 30 cm

Silke Otto-Knapp & Florian Pumhösl “Ratio of distance”

Dates: Nov 22 – Dec 20, 2014
Location: Taka Ishii Gallery (Kiyosumi, Tokyo)
Opening reception: Saturday, Nov 22, 18:00 – 20:00

Nobuya Hoki “Untitled”, 2014, Oil on wooden panel, 130.5 x 91 cm / 51.4 x 35.8 inches

Nobuya Hoki

Dates: Oct 10 – Nov 8, 2014
Location: Taka Ishii Gallery (Kiyosumi, Tokyo)
Opening reception: Friday, Oct 10, 18:00 - 20:00

Sterling Ruby “BC RIPS”, installation view at Taka Ishii Gallery, Tokyo, Sep 7 – Oct 4, 2014, Photo: Kenji Takahashi

Sterling Ruby “BC RIPS”

Dates: Sep 7 – Oct 4, 2014
Location: Taka Ishii Gallery (Kiyosumi, Tokyo)
Opening reception: Sunday, Sep 7, 17:00 – 19:00

Yuki Kimura, "Untitled", 2010, 2 lambda prints mounted on plexiglass, chair, black pepper, 41.5 x 45 x 90 cm

Group Exhibition

Dates: Aug 2 – 29, 2014
Location: Taka Ishii Gallery (Kiyosumi, Tokyo)
Participating artists: Nobuyoshi Araki, Yuki Kimura, Kunié Sugiura, Yosuke Takeda

Kunie Sugiura, “The Station”, 1978, Photographic emulsion, acrylic on canvas, 63.5 x 175.3 cm (25 x 69 inches)

Kunié Sugiura “You are always on my mind / you are always in my heart; photo-painting and photo collage, 1976-1981”

Dates: Jun 28 – Jul 26, 2014
Location: Taka Ishii Gallery (Kiyosumi, Tokyo)
Opening reception: Saturday, Jun 28, 18:00 – 20:00

Nobuyoshi Araki, "Love on the Left Eye", 2014, RP-Pro Crystal print, image size:36.3 x 54.5 cm, paper size:45.7 x 56 cm

Nobuyoshi Araki “Love on the Left Eye”

Dates: May 25 – Jun 21, 2014
Location: Taka Ishii Gallery (Kiyosumi, Tokyo)
Opening reception: Sunday, May 25 15:00 – 17:00

“Blues”, 2012, glazed ceramic, 45.7 x 41.9 x 30.5 cm © William J. O’Brien / Courtesy of Shane Campbell Gallery, Chicago

William J. O’Brien “water sounds”

Dates: Apr 26 – May 17, 2014
Location: Taka Ishii Gallery (Kiyosumi, Tokyo)

Yosuke Takeda, "144540", 2014, Light jet print © Yosuke Takeda

Yosuke Takeda “Stay Gold”

Dates: Mar 22 – Apr 19, 2014
Location: Taka Ishii Gallery (Kiyosumi, Tokyo)
Opening reception: Saturday, Mar 22, 18:00 – 20:00

Installation view at Taka Ishii Gallery, Tokyo, Feb 18 – Mar 15, 2014, Photo: Kenji Takahashi

Group Exhibition

Dates: Feb 18 – Mar 15, 2014
Location: Taka Ishii Gallery (Kiyosumi, Tokyo)
Participating artists: Koji Enokura, Hideko Fukushima, Nobuya HokiKeiichi Tahara, Shomei TomatsuHirofumi Toyama