Works

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Tsuruko Yamazaki

Born in 1925 in Hyogo, Japan
Died in 2019 in Hyogo, Japan

1975 Participates in the founding of the Artist’s Union (AU)
1954 Participates in the founding of the Gutai Art Association
1948 Graduates from the University of the Sacred Heart, Obayashi, Hyogo, Japan

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2015

un-/untitled, Take Ninagawa, Tokyo

2013

Tsuruko Yamazaki, Take Ninagawa, Tokyo

2012

Tsuruko Yamazaki Exhibition, Lads Gallery, Osaka

2010

Beyond Gutai: 1957-2009, Almine Rech Gallery, Paris

2004

Reflection: Tsuruko Yamazaki, Ashiya City Museum of Art & History, Hyogo, Japan

1995

Lads Gallery, Osaka

1963

Gutai Pinacotheca, Osaka

Selected Group Exhibitions

2014

From the Object to the World – The Inhotim Collection, Palácio das Artes and Centro de Arte Contemporânea e Fotografia, Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Artevida, Escola de Artes Visuais Parque Lage, Rio de Janeiro

2013

Gutai: Splendid Playground, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York

2012

Nul=0, Stedelijk Museum Schiedam, Netherlands
GUTAI: The Spirit of an Era, The National Art Center, Tokyo

2011

Silent Echoes: Collection Exhibition II, 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, Japan

2010

Gutai: Painting with Time and Space, Museo Cantonale d´Arte, Lugano, Switzerland

2009

The 53rd Venice Biennial: Making Worlds, Arsenale, Venice

1993

The 45th Venice Biennial: Passage to the East, Arsenale, Venice

1986

Japon des Avant-gardes 1910-1970, Musée National d’Art Moderne, Centre Pompidou, Paris
Gutai: Action and Painting, Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Modern Art, Kobe, Japan

1976

Artist’s Union Symposium, Tokyo Metropolitan Museum, Tokyo

1970

Gutai Art Festival – Performace by Humans and Objects on the Expo ‘70 Festival Square, Expo ’70 Festival Square, Osaka
Gutai Group Exhibition at the entrance of Midori Pavillion, Expo ’70 Midori Pavillion, Osaka
Garden on Garden (collective work by the Gutai Group), Expo ’70 Museum, Osaka

1965

Nul Negentienhonderd vijf en Zestig, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam

1964

Trends in Contemporary Art-Painting and Sculpture, The National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto, Japan

1962

Celebration of Founding of the Gutai Pinacotheca, Gutai Pinacotheca, Osaka

1955

The 1st Gutai Art Exhibition, Ohara Kaikan hall, Tokyo
Experimental Outdoor Exhibition of Modern Art to Challenge the Midsummer Sun, Ashiya Park, Hyogo, Japan

1953

The 1st Genbi Exhibition, Asahi Building Gallery, Kobe, Japan [continues taking part until the 3rd (1955)]

1948

The 1st Ashiya City Exhibition, Ashiya City hall, Hyogo, Japan [continues taking part in the exhibition; becomes an official member at the 7th (1954) and a judge at the 21st (1968)]

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Exhibitions