BIOGRAPHY   (Japanese)


HARUTAKA MATSUMOTO
born in Shiga, Japan
lives and works in Chiba

2003-04
Stayed at the International Studio & Curatorial Program(iscp) in New York under a grant from Agency for Cultural Affairs Government of Japan
1987-89
Received scholarship from the French Government and studied at Ecole Nationale Superieure des Beaux-Arts Paris, France
1986
Completed postgraduate studies at Tama Art University (M.A.), Japan
1984
Graduated from the Oil Painting Course at Tama Art University (B.A.), Japan


■Solo Exhibitions
2017   stoppage - Partition as a Point : galerie Omotesando, Tokyo
              Assemblage Jomon : La Maison de peu, Audenge, Bordaux, France
2016   Jomon White Houjoki : Kanagawa Prefecturel Lake Sagami-ko Exchange Center Art Gellery, Kanagawa
2015   Stefan's Boathouse : California, USA
2013   Double Bind -Catch and Release : Space Cherry Heim (monade contemporary), Tokyo
2011   Cross Bind: SUMIRE Dressmaking Shop, Nagano
              Jomon Double Bind House: Aisho Miura Arts, Tokyo
2007   Juliet: The Park Residences at the Ritz-Carlton, Tokyo
2006   Grid of Mirror, Four-colored Painting -Part2: Art Court Gallery, Osaka, Japan
              Grid of Mirror, Four-colored Painting -Part1: Nabis Gallery, Tokyo
2005   Hudson River: Gallery Gan, Tokyo
2004   Chelsea Studio, New York, USA
2002   Four-ism: Gallery Gan, Tokyo
2001   Harutaka MATSUMOTO: Nabis Gallery, Tokyo
2000   Nabis Gallery, Tokyo
1999   Nabis Gallery, Tokyo
              Turritopsis ntricula McCRADY: Gallery Gan, Tokyo
1996   Sayonara Pharaoh: Gallery Gan, Tokyo
1995   Nabis Gallery, Tokyo
1992   Nabis Gallery, Tokyo
              INSTINCTIVE VISION: Studio EX Seikatsu Soko, Nagoya
1991   Nabis Gallery, Tokyo
1990   Nabis Gallery, Tokyo
1989   Maison du Japon, Paris, France
              Nabis Gallery, Tokyo
1987   Gallery Lunami, Tokyo
              Gallery Cae Salon, Tokyo
              Gallery Parergon, Tokyo
              Bon Voyage: Nabis Gallery, Tokyo
1986   Blue Lion and Red Lion: Gallery Parergon, Tokyo
1985   Gallery Parergon, Tokyo
1984   Gallery Parergon, Tokyo
1983   Studio 4F, Tokyo


■Group Exhibitions
2016   Ottoboke Expo '16 : Ottoboke Museume, Nagano
2015   Kotsubo Alley Exhibition : Minammachi Terrace, Kanagawa
              House Beats:explosion tokyo viewing room, Tokyo
2014   After Story:NADiff A/P/A/R/T, Tokyo
              Nabis Gallery, Tokyo
2013   Nabeyoko ni Art:Mizuho Bank Nakano Branch, Tokyo
              New Wall:Walls Tokyo, Tokyo
              Unknown History:Underground, Tokyo
              Sanbi Shosha: Yokohama Museum, Kanagawa
2012   Double Bind Gallery:Gallery 21yo-j, Tokyo
              View:Waseda Scott Hall Gallery, Tokyo
              Unknown Voice:Youkoubo Art Space, Tokyo
2011   111111:ZOKEI Gallery, Tokyo
              Unknown: Ayumi Gallery, Tokyo
              Nabis Gallery, Tokyo
2010   Cinemas: Musee d'Art Contemporain Du Val-De-Marne (MAC/VAL), Paris, France
              Last Breath: ZAIM, Yokohama, Kanagawa
2009-10   No Man's Land: Ambassade de France au Japon, Tokyo
2007-08   Japanese Contemporary Painting: PYO Gallery, Beijing, China
2007   La Chaine: BankART1929 Yokohama, Kanagawa
              Japanese Contemporary Art Festival: Heyri Art Vallery, Heyri, Korea
              Yon-Kichi: Fukagawa, Tokyo
2006   Jomon - Human Sculpture: Ichikawa City Historical Museum, Chiba
2005   The Peekskill Project 05, Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, Peekskill, New York, USA
              AIM 2005: Ichikawa Historical Museum, Tojo Garden, Chiba
              Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Art, Hyogo
2004   Flatfale: Pierogi Gallery, New York, USA
              The Peekskill Project, Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, Peekskill, New York, USA
              iscp Open Studio: International Studio & Curatorial Program (ISCP), New York, USA
2001   Chiba Art Now '01: Sakura City Museum of Art, Chiba
1999   Prelude: Gallery la Fenice, Osaka
1998   Each Artist, Each Moment 1998: Gallery Gan, Tokyo
1997   VOCA '97: Ueno Royal Museum, Tokyo
               Kashiwa City Gallery, Chiba
1996   Cleveland International Biennale: Middlesbrough Gallery, Cleveland, England
              Philip Morris Art Award '96: Aoyama Spiral, Tokyo
1994   The 13th Parallelism in Art: Ohara Center, Tokyo
1991   Frontiere de l'image: Espace Irifune, Paris, France
1990   Painting-Japan: Toko Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo
1988   Artistes de Monde: Galerie Bernanos, Paris, France
1987   Prints by Japanese Artists: Fuji Television Gallery, Tokyo
              Promising Nabis: Nabis Gallery, Tokyo
1986   The 5th Parallelism in Art: Ohara Center, Tokyo
              Amoraim-U: Gallery Q+1, Tokyo
              Gallery NEWS, Tokyo
              Gallery Parergon, Tokyo
1985   Kanagawa Prefectural Hall, Kanagawa
              Two-man Exhibition: Tokiwa Gallery, Tokyo
              Maki Gallery, Tokyo
              The spot of Expression: Tama Art University, Tokyo
1984   Colors in the Urban Landscape: Kurashiki City Museum, Okayama
1983   Hara Festival: Haramura, Nagano


■Project
Ieshibari Home-Binding Project

2017   039 Yamada House : Kajigaya, Kanagawa
              038 gelerie Omotesando : Aoyama, Tokyo
              037 La Maison de Peu : Audenge, Bordauex, France
              036 Keihoku Elemenntary School : Sagamihara, Kanagawa
              035 Kanagawa Prefecturel Lake Sagami-ko Echange Center : Sagamihara, Kanagawa
2016   034,033,032,031 In Kotsubo Alley Exhibition: Zushi, Kanagawa
              030 Azuma House : Ebisu, Tokyon
              029 exploshion tokyo : Nishiazabu, Tokyo
              028 Yokohama College of Art & Design : Aobadai, Kanagawa
              027 Stefan's Boathouse : Inverness, California, USA
2014   026 NADiff : Ebisu, Tokyo
              025,024,023,022 Double Bind 4 Houses in Inamuragasaki
               / Nanbu House, Sumiya House, Yoshikwa House, Abe House : Kamakura, Kanagawa
2013   021 Mizuho Bank Branch Nakano : Nakano, Tokyo
              020 Teraji Elementary School : Oogi, Tokyo
              019 Sakano House : Kure, Hiroshima
              018 Ookubo House : Yokohama, Kanagawa
              017 Shell Garden Tomigaya : Tomigaya, Tokyo
              016 Cherry Heim]: Ikebukuro, Tokyo
              015 Municipal Ichikawa Archaeology Museum : Ichikawa, Chiba
2012   014 Gallery 21yo-j : Todoroki, Tokyo
              013 Sawada's House : Hachimanyama, Tokyo
              012 T's Villa : Karuizawa, Nagano, Japan
              011 Youkoubo Art Space : Zenpukuji, Tokyo
2011   010 Aizawa's House : Matsumoto, Nagano
              009 Usui's House : Matsumoto, Nagano
              008 AISHO MIURA ARTS : Akebonobashi, Tokyo
              007 Tou Building : Kashiwa, Chiba
2010   006 Sato House : Yokohama, Kanagawa
              005 Hoshino House : Kunitachi, Tokyo
              004 Apolo House : Kamakura, Kanagawa
              003 Isobe House : Kamakura, Kanagawa
              002 Sumiya House : Kamakura, Kanagawa
              001 Inomata Liquor Shop: Ichikawa, Chiba
2009   000 French Embassy Old Government Building : Hiroo, Tokyo


Code Color Museum (CCM) Project
--The Record of CCM--(Install CODE COLOR in the space, and the space is opened as an art space. In other words, the space becomes the museum)
April, 2013
   Bruce Japan Code Color Museum (Bruce Japan CCM), Kashiwa, Chiba
October, 2012
   Prefectural Makuhari Parking 2 Code Color Museum (Prefectural Makuhari Parking 2 CCM), Chiba, Chiba
July, 2012
   Tsuchiya Code Color Museum (Tsuchiya CCM), Sanmu, Chiba
December, 2011
   Okamoto Memorial Code Color Museum (Okamoto Memorial CCM), Ichikawa, Chiba

--The Record of each CCM--(Planned by Harutaka Matsumoto)
2013   Solo show: Chiaki Kato "come over to my house." at Bruce Japan CCM
              Solo show: Hanna Romin "Fregments of the Present" at Okamoto Memorial CCM
2012   Solo show: Nozomi Watanabe "Ground Channel" at Okamoto Memorial CCM
              Group show: 24 young artists participated in, "Install art works in the parking lot"
               at Prefectural Makuhari Parking 2
              Solo show: Yoko Tsuchiya "The Place of Dispatch" at Tsuchiya CCM
              Solo show: Reo Sawada "Goldfish Paradise" at Okamoto Memorial CCM


Others
2007   La Chaine(France Japan Contemporary Arts Exchange): planning & curation with Christian Boltanski,
               BankART1929 Yokohama, Kanagawa
2005   Taku-de-Art (video installation-Kjell Bjorgeengen) : planning & curation, , Y House, Chiba


■Collections
Nasunogahara Museum, Tochigi
Softmachine Museum, Kagawa, Japan
Yokohama Museum, Kanagawa, Japan
Kashiwa City, Chiba
MTM Collection, Chiba
Maison Franco-Japonaise, Tokyo, Japan


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