AMANO, YOSHITAKA

yoshitaka Amano
N a m e : AMANO, YOSHITAKA

Born & Lives

1952 Born in Shizuoka City, Japan
Lives and works in Tokyo, Japan and New York, USA

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2018 DEVA LOKA, Mizuma, Kips & Wada Art, New York, USA
The World of Final Fantasy and Yoshitaka Amano, Ikebukuro Sunshine City, Tokyo, Japan
TENMA, JRA Racing Museum, Tokyo, Japan
2016 A Triumphal Return to Shizuoka: AMANO Yoshitaka – ORIGIN, Sumpu Museum, Shizuoka, Japan
Amano Yoshitaka : Evolving Fantasy, Dreams, Adventure and Romance, Niitsu Art Museum, Niigata, Japan
Amano Yoshitaka : Evolving Fantasy, Grand Front Osaka, Osaka, Japan
CANDY GIRL: Amano Yoshitaka, Ginza Mitsukoshi 7F Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Amano Yoshitaka: Evolving Fantasy, Yurakucho Mullion, Tokyo, Japan
2015 AURUM, Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Yoshitaka Amano: the world beyond your imagination, Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Art, Hyogo, Japan
Yoshitaka Amano: the world beyond your imagination, Kawara Museum of Takahama City, a Hometown of Ceramics/ Aichi, Japan
2014 Yoshitaka Amano: the world beyond your imagination, Contemporary Art Museum, Kumamoto, Japan
2013 Mythopoeia, Mizuma Gallery, Singapore
Tokyo Sync, Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
2012 Yoshitaka Amano, Art Statements, Hong Kong
Deva Loka Redux, Art Statements, Tokyo, Japan
2011 For Japan, Superfrog Gallery, San Francisco, California, USA
2010 Yoshitaka Amano 2010, Nosbaum Reding, Luxembourg
Hong-Gah Museum, Taipei, Taiwan
Deva Loka, LeBasse Projects, Los Angeles, USA
Hero, MOCA Studio, Taipei, Taiwan
2009 Deva Loka USA, Superfrog Gallery, San Francisco, California, USA
Amano Galaxy, Omotesando Hills, Tokyo, Japan
2008 Deva Loka, Art Statements, Hong Kong
Deva-Loka, Galerie Michael Janssen, Berlin, Germany
Amano Yoshitaka ~N.Y.SALAD Fairy Tale Paintings~, Utsunomiya Fairy Museum, Tochigi, Japan
2007 Yoshitaka Amano, Nosbaum Reding, Luxembourg
2006 Yoshitaka Amano: Le mond 'Animation, Le Baladoir de l'Espace Bonlieu, Annecy, France
Yoshitaka Amano, Art Statements, Hong Kong
2005 maniera, The Ueno Royal Museum, Tokyo, Japan
Yoshitaka Amano, Nosbaum Reding, Luxembourg
2004 Recent Works, Patrick de Brock Gallery, Knokke, Belgium
Yoshitaka Amano, M. Kunstverein Heilbronn, Heilbronn, Germany
New works, Galerie Michael Janssen, Cologne, Germany
Yoshitaka Amano, mitterrand+cramer / art advisory, Geneva, Switzerland
2003 The works, Galerie Michael Janssen, Cologne, Germany
Goldfish Princess and N.Y. SALAD, Kimie Imura Fairy Art Museum, Fukushima, Japan
2002 Médiathèque de Cavalaire-sur-Mer, PACA, France
Yoshitaka Amano, Leo Koenig Inc., New York City, New York, USA
Solo presentation at the FIAC, Paris, France
Yoshitaka Amano, The Happy Lion, Los Angeles, California, USA
2000 Amano Yoshitaka: Fairy Tale World, Kimie Imura Fairy Art Museum, Fukushima, Japan
1999 Hero, Angel Orensanz Foundation, New York, USA
1998 Think Like Amano, The Ueno Royal Museum, Tokyo, Japan
Moon Light Fantasy, Kimie Imura Fairy Art Museum, Fukushima, Japan
1001 NIGHTS, Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles, USA
Festiv'art 98, Brussels International Festival of Fantastic Film, Brussels, Belgium
1997 THINK LIKE AMANO, Puck Building, New York, USA
1996 Animation World, Yurakucho Mullion, Tokyo, Japan
1995 Characters, Yurakucho Mullion, Tokyo, Japan
Museum des Sciences Naturelles, Orléans, France
1994 Rampo, Arabian Nights and the World of Final Fantasy, Yurakucho Mullion, Tokyo, Japan
1991 DAWN, Omori Belport Atrium, Tokyo, Japan
sublimation, Kanazawa Bunka Hall, Kanazawa, Japan
1989 Hiten, Yurakucho Mullion, Tokyo, Japan

Selected Group Exhibitions

2018 Prime Meridian, Vinyl on Vinyl, Manila, Philippines
FINAL FANTASY 30th ANNIVERSARY EXHIBITION –Memories of You–, Mori Arts Center Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Folkloristics, Mizuma Gallery, Singapore
2017 IMPACTS! II FURUU, Gallery Ohrin, Ibaraki, Japan
CAMK Collection Vol.5, Contemporary Art Museum, Kumamoto, Japan
2016 Exposing Ikai – The Different World: Visitors in Past and Contemporary Art, Akita Museum of Art, Akita, Japan
「Impacts! 勢み」,, Gallery Ohrin, Ibaraki, Japan
2014 「Impacts! 勢み」Japan Art Festival, Zane Bennett Contemporary Art × Mizuma Art Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA
2013 Yoshitaka Amano x HYDE Providence and Immorality –NIPPON EVOLUTION–, Laforet Museum Harajuku, Tokyo, Japan (travelled to Osaka, Takamatsu, Japan)
Personal Structures, 55th Venice Biennale, Palazzo Bembo, Venice, Italy
2012 Paper does not blush, Galerie Michael Janssen, Berlin, Germany
2011 Anime! High Art - Pop Culture, Bundeskunsthalle, Bonn, Germany
2010 Kyoto-Tokyo, from Samourais to Mangas, Grimaldi Forum, Monaco
Eve: Yoshiki Hishinuma + Yoshitaka Amano, Kiyomizu-dera, Kyoto, Japan
2009 Eve: Yoshiki Hishinuma + Yoshitaka Amano, l'Opera, Paris, France
2008 Manga! Japanese Pictures, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, Los Angeles, California, USA
Manga! Japanese Pictures, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebæk, Denmark
Anime! High Art - Pop Culture, Deutsches Film Museum, Frankfurt, Germany
2007 Animax: From Modernity to Eternity, MoCA Shanghai, Shanghai, China
3L4D - 3rd Life 4th Dimension, Metaphysical Art Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan
Comix, Kunsthalle Brandst, Odense, Denmark
2006 Fiction@Love, MoCA Shanghai, Shanghai, China
2004 Dessins et des Autres – Part II (curated by Anne de Villepoix and Catherine Bastide), Galerie Catherine Bastide, Brussels, Belgium
Rodolphe Janssen feat. Michael Janssen, Galerie Rodolphe Janssen, Brussels, Belgium
Dessins et des Autres, Galerie Anne de Villepoix, Paris, France
Yoshitaka Amano – André van de Wijdeven, Galerie Tanya Rumpff, Haarlem, Netherlands
Funny Cuts - Cartoons und Comics in der Zeitgenössischen Kunst, Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany
10 Years!, Galerie Michael Janssen, Cologne, Germany
2002 Game On, Barbican Galleries, Barbican Art Centre, London, UK
1998 Fairy World, Daimaru Museum, Tokyo, Japan (travelled to Kobe and Kyoto, Japan)
1995 Shiga Annual for youth '95/Fantasy RPG Illustration, The Museum of Modern Art, Shiga, Shiga, Japan
1992 Fantasy Land, Communications Museum, Tokyo, Japan
Beautiful Boys for Young Ladies, Yayoi Museum, Tokyo

Awards

2018 Inkpot Award, San Diego Comic-Con International, California, USA
2000 The Will Eisner Comic Industry Award - Best Comic-Related Book “THE SANDMAN: The Dream Hunters” collaboration with Neil Gaiman, San Diego, USA
2007, 1986-1983 38th & 17th-14th Seiun Award - Best Artist of the Year, Federation of Science Fiction Fan Groups of Japan, Japan

Museum Collections

Contemporary Art Museum, Kumamoto, Japan

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