Works

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Tsuruko Yamazaki

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

1975 Participates in the founding of the Artist’s Union
1954 Participates in the founding of the Gutai Art Association
1948 Graduates from the University of the Sacred Heart, Obayashi, Nishinomiya, 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,” Galerie Almine Rech, Paris

2004

“Reflection:Tsuruko Yamazaki,” Ashiya City Museum of Art & History, Ashiya

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
“Artevida,” Escola de Artes Visuais Parque Lage, Rio de Janeiro

2013

“Gutai: Splendid Playground,” Guggenheim Museum, New York

2013

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

2011

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

2010

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

2009

“Making Worlds,” 53rd Biennale di Venezia, Venice

1993

“Passage to the East: 45th Biennale di Venezia,” Venice

1986

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

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
“Gutai Art Festival,” Expo ’70 Festival Square, Osaka
“Garden on Garden,” Outdoor Section, Expo ’70 Museum, Osaka

1965

“Nul Negentienhonderd vijf en Zestig,” Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam

1964

“Trends in Contemporary Art-Painting and Sculpture,” National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto

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, Ashiya

1953

“The 1st Genbi Exhibition,”Asahi Building Gallery, Kobe

1948

“The 1st Ashiya City Exhibition,” Ashiya City hall, Ashiya [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