YAMAMOTO, MASAO

Yamamoto Masao
N a m e : YAMAMOTO, MASAO

Born & Lives

1957 Born in Aichi, Japan
Lives and works in Yamanashi, Japan

Education

Studied painting under supervision of Goro Saito in Gamagori City, Japan

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2015 Small Things in Silnce, GALLERY FIFTY ONE, Antwerp, Belgium
Small Things in Silnce, espacio foto, Madrid, Spain
Kawa=Flow, JACKSON FINE ART, Atlanta, USA
Small Things in Silnce, GALERIE CAMERA OBSCURA, Paris, France
Small Things in Silnce, VALID FOTO, Barcelona, Spain
Small Things in Silnce,「小さきもの、沈黙の中で」MIZUMA ART GALERY, Tokyo, Japan
2014 Small Things in Silnce, semina rerum, Zurich, Switzerland
Shizuka=Cleanse, GALLERY OUT OF PLACE, Nara, Japan
Space of Serenity, Time for Prayers, Daegu Photo Biennale2014, Daegu, Korea
YAMAMOTO MASAO, GALERIA MARCELO GUANIERI, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Shizuka=Cleanse, Craig Krull Gallery, Santa Monica, USA
2013 KAWA=FLOW, Galerie de Moderne, Munich, Germany
YAMAMOTO MASAO, Etherton Gallery, Tucson, Arizona, USA
YAMAMOTO MASAO, Gallery Kochuten, Nagoya, Japan
one-day exhibition by Jeff Cowen and Yamamoto Masao, PUG, Oslo, Norway
YAMAMOTO MASAO, Gallery Albert Baumgarten, Freiburg, Germany
KAWA=FLOW, Städt. Galerie im Schlos, Isny Allgäu, Germany
2012 KAWA=FLOW, Installations, Breda Photo, Breda, Netherlands
YAMAMOTO MASAO, Valid Foto Gallery, Barcelona, Spain
Shizuka=Cleanse, Galeria Massimo Minini, Brecia, Italy
KAWA=FLOW, Yancey Richardson Gallery, New York City, New York, USA
2011 YAMAMOTO MASAO, Gallery Momogusa, Tajimi, Gifu, Japan
YAMAMOTO MASAO, Galeria Marcelo Guanieri, São Paolo, Brazil
KAWA=FLOW, Mugaen Museum, Hekinan, Aichi, Japan
KAWA=FLOW, CaoChangDi Photo Spring 2011, Mizuma & One Gallery, Beijing, China
KAWA=FLOW, PDX Contemporary Art, Portland, Oregon, USA
KAWA=FLOW, Robert Klein Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
KAWA=FLOW, Yancey Richardson Gallery, New York City, New York, USA
KAWA=FLOW, Craig Krull Gallery, Santa Monica, California, USA
KAWA=FLOW, maerz galerie, Leipzig, Germany
2010 KAWA=FLOW, maerz galerie, Berlin, Germany
KAWA=FLOW part II, semina rerum, Zurich, Switzerland
KAWA=FLOW, Robert Koch Gallery, San Francisco, California, USA
KAWA=FLOW, Galleria Alesso Nobilli & C., Milan, Italy
KAWA=FLOW, Camera Obscura, Paris, France
KAWA=FLOW, Woolrich Woolen Mills, Milan, Italy
2009 [e], Etherton Gallery, Tucson, Arizona, USA
KAWA=FLOW, PDX Contemporary Art, Portland, Oregon, USA
KAWA=FLOW, Jackson Fine Art, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
KAWA=FLOW, Micamera, Milan, Italy
KAWA=FLOW, semina rerum, Zurich, Switzerland
KAWA=FLOW, Fifty One Fine Photography, Antwerp, Belgium
Krakow Photomonth Festival, Krakow, Poland
KAWA=FLOW, Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
2008 YAMAMOTO MASAO, Craig Krull Gallery, Santa Monica, California, USA
Nakazora, Gallery Bienio, Nagoya, Japan
KAWA=FLOW, Yancey Richardson Gallery, New York City, New York USA
Nakazora, The Print Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
KAWA=FLOW, Gallery la-condition-japonaise, Berlin, Germany
YAMAMOTO MASAO, Gallery OUT of PLACE, Nara, Japan
2007 YAMAMOTO MASAO, Center for Photographic Art, Carmel, California USA
YAMAMOTO MASAO, PDX Contemporary Art, Portland, Oregon, USA
YAMAMOTO MASAO, Galeria Carla Sozzani, Milan, Italy
Nakazora, Quinzaine Photographique Nantaise, Nantes, France
Nakazora, Galerie Gabriel Rolt, Amsterdam, Netherlands
2006 Nakazora, Camera Obscura, Paris, France
Installations, HackelBury Fine Art, London, UK
[e], Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
[e], Gallery Sincerite, Toyohashi, Aichi, Japan
2005 [e], PDX Contemporary Art, Portland, Oregon, USA
[e], Craig Krull Gallery, Santa Monica, California, USA
[e], Jackson Fine Art, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
2004 [e], Stephen Wirtz Gallery, San Francisco, California, USA
Nakazora valiantly-that too, pitifully-that too, white boxes, PDX Contemporary Art, Portland, Oregon, USA
Nakazora, Craig Krull Gallery, Santa Monica, California, USA
2003 Nakazora, Daniela Facchinato Image Gallery, Bologna, Italy
Nakazora, Chiesa dei SS. Jacopo e Filippo, Certaldo, Italy
Omizuao, Yancey Richardson Gallery, New York City, New York USA
Nakazora, Jackson Fine Art, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Santoka, Gallery Sincerite, Toyohashi, Aichi, Japan
2002 Nakazora, S. K. Josefsburg Studio, Portland, Oregon, USA
Nakazora, Craig Krull Gallery, Santa Monica, California, USA
2001 Nakazora, Yancey Richardson Gallery, New York City, New York USA
2000 A Box of "Ku" XI, Sepia International, New York City, New York, USA
A Box of "Ku" XI, Spiral Gallery , Tokyo, Japan
1999 A Box of "Ku" X, Gallery Sincerite, Toyohashi, Aichi, Japan
A Box of "Ku" X, Jackson Fine Art, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
1998 A Box of ”Ku” X, Stephen Wirtz Gallery, San Francisco, California, USA
1997 A Box of "Ku" IX, Kohji Ogura Gallery, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan
A Box of "Ku" IX, Shapiro Gallery, San Francisco, California, USA
1996 A Box of "Ku" VIII, Yancey Richardson Gallery, New York City, New York, USA
1995 A Box of "Ku" VI, Gallery Nayuta, Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan
1994 A Box of "Ku" IV, PARCO, Kichijyoji, Tokyo, Japan
A Box of "Ku" V, Shapiro Gallery, San Francisco, California, USA
1993 A Box of "Ku" I, Gallery White Art, Tokyo, Japan
A Box of "Ku" II, Hosomi Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
A Box of "Ku" III, Gallery Sincerite, Toyohashi, Aichi, Japan

Selected Group Exhibitions

2016 Why are we doing what we are doing? , Mizuma Gallery, Singapore
2015 Land Scape, FOMU foto museum, Antwerp, Belgium
La main , Galerie Camera Obscura, Paris, France
2014 Cowen/Minkkinen/Yamamoto, PUG, Oslo, Norway
2013 NARROW ROAD TO THE INTERIOR: Contemporary Japanese Artists, Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Arizona, USA
La Route Bleue (The blue way), Villa Empain, Bruxelles, Belgium
Now Japan, Kunsthal KAdE Amersfoort, Amsterfoort, Netherlands
quinta essentia, Semina Rerum , Zürich, Switzerland
SEVEN SEAS, Galerie de Moderne, München, Germany
Small and Beautiful, Pobeda, Moscow, Russia
2012 Where they met, semina rerum, Zurich, Switzerland
Eloge de la miniature, Camera Obscura, Paris, France
Japanese Photographers, University of the Pacific, Stockton, California, USA
Where they met, Fifty One Fine Art Photography, Antwerp, Belgium
2011 Les Fables, Camera Obscura, Paris, France
2010 CIELS!, Musee Malraux, Le Havre, France
2009 Poetics of Light, Etherton Gallery, Tucson, Arizona, USA
PHOTOGRAPHY NOW “Vision Devotion Revelation”, HackelBury Fine Art, London, UK
Espacios imaginarios, Kowasa Gallery, Barcelona, Spain
Uit Japan, Leiden University Medical Centre, Leiden, Netherlands
STILL SEEN, Robert Klein Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
UGO Ferrant Gallery, Rome, Italy
Museo di Roma, Rome, Italy
MEP Collection Recent Acquisitions and Donations, Maison Européenne de la Photographie, Paris, France
2008 l’invito alla mostra Immagine la vita, Spazio Gerra – Fotografia e imagine contemporanea, Reggio Emilia, Italy
Wave Gallery, Brecia, Italy, by Magazine Zoom
In Palmo di Mano, La Nuova Pesa Centro per l’Arte Contemporanea, Rome, Italy
maerzgalerie, Leipzig, Germany
2006 Picturing Eden, George Eastman House, New York City, New York, USA
2004 Artists of Nazraeli Press, White Wall Gallery, Seoul, South Korea
2003 Japanese Photography 1970′s-1980′s, S. K. Josefsburg Studio, Portland, Oregon, USA
2000 Chorus of Light, Photographs from the Sir Elton John Collection, High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
1999 Modena per la Fotografia 1999, Modena, Italy
HOLND FSTVL, Amsterdam, Netherlands
1998 Waterproof, Expo ’98 Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal
MEDIALOGUE: Photography in Contemporary Japanese Art ’98, Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Tokyo, Japan
UNDER / EXPOSED, Stockholm, Sweden
1996 Ten Year Anniversary Exhibition, Lisa Sette Gallery, Scottsdale, Arizona, USA
Contemporary Japanese Photography, Jackson Fine Art, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
1995 1st Tokyo International Photo Biennale, A Box of "Ku" VII, Tokyo, Japan
A Box of “Ku" VII, Lisa Sette Gallery, Scottsdale, Arizona, USA
A Box of “Ku” VII, Catherine Edelman Gallery, Chicago, Illinois, USA
1994 Flower Studies, Shapiro Gallery, San Francisco, California, USA
intimate memories, A.O.I Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA
1990 SPIRAL Take Art Collection, Aoyama Spiral Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
1988 FOTOFEST ’88, Houston, Texas, USA
New From Tokyo 11 Japanese Photographers Japanese Avantgardo, Ken Damy Gallery, Mirano, Italy
New Age Art Exhibition, Shinjuku Isetan Department Store, Tokyo, Japan
1987 Torino International Photo Biennale, Turin, Italy

Public Collections

Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas, USA
International Center of Photography, New York City, New York, USA
Center for Creative Photography, Tucson, Arizona, USA
Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton, New Jersey, USA
Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, California, USA
Portland Art Museum, Portland, Oregon, USA
Center for Photographic Art, Carmel, California, USA
Victoria & Albert Museum, London, UK
Maison Européenne de la Photographie, Paris, France
Quinzaine Photographique Nantaise, Nantes, France
Musei Civici Comune di Reggio Emilia, Italy
Forum für Fotografie, Köln, Germany
Fondation d’enterprise Hermès, Paris, France
Art at Swiss Re, Zurich, Switzerland

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