BIOGRAPHY   (Japanese)


Harutaka Matsumoto

born in Shiga, Japan
lives and works in Chiba

2003-2004  Stayed at the International Studio & Curatorial Program(iscp) in New York
       under a grant from Agency for Cultural Affairs Government of Japan
1987-1989  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



Selected Solo Exhibitions

2018  "Assemblage 《Jomon》 Tokyo-Bordeaux Projet Ieshibari Home-Binding《Les Maisons en Cordees》
      Les Memoire et Tracess", Galerie de la Maison franco-japonaise, Tokyo
2017  "stoppage - Partition as a Point" (Curator: Keiko Takeshita), galerie Omotesando, Tokyo
     "Assemblage Jomon", La Maison de Peu, Audenge, 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, 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
     "Grid of Mirror, Four-colored Painting -Part1", Nabis Gallery, Tokyo
2005  "Hudson River", Gallery Gan, Tokyo
2004  "4sim, Grid", 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" (Curator:Toshiaki Minemura), Gallery Gan, Tokyo
1996  "Sayonara Pharaoh"(Curator:Toshiaki Minemura), Gallery Gan, Tokyo
1995  Nabis Gallery, Tokyo
1992  Nabis Gallery, Tokyo
     "INSTINCTIVE VISION", Studio EX Seikatsu Soko, Nagoya, Japan
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



Selected 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
2009-2010  "No Man's Land", Ambassade de France au Japon, Tokyo
2007-2008  "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》

2018  041 Oizumi Daiichi Elemenntary School, Nerima, Tokyo
     040 Ashikaga Chember of Commerce and Industry, Ashikaga, Tochigi
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, Tokyo
     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 /
        Yoshikwa House, Abe House, Sumiya House, Nanbu House", Kamakura, Kanagawa
2013  021 Mizuho Bank Branch 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 House, Hachimanyama, Tokyo
     012 T's Villa, Karuizawa, Nagano
     011 Youkoubo Art Space, Zenpukuji, Tokyo
2011  010 Aizawa House, Matsumoto, Nagano
     009 Usui House, Matsumoto, Naganon
     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
     000 French Embassy Old Government Building, Hiroo, Tokyo



《Code Color Museum (CCM) Project》

-- 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-city, Chiba
 July, 2012    Tsuchiya Code Color Museum(Tsuchiya CCM), Sanmu, Chiba, Japan
 December, 2011  Okamoto Memorial Code Color Museum (Okamoto Memorial CCM), Ichikawa, Chiba

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



Others

2007  "La Chaine (France Japan Contemporary Arts Exchange)", Planning & Curation with Christian Boltanski,
      BankART1929Yokohama, BankART Studio NYK, Kanagawa
2005  "Taku-de-Art (video installation-Kjell Bjorgeengen)", Planning & Curation, Y House, Chiba



Collections

Nasunogahara Museum
Softmachine Museum
Yokohama Museum
Kashiwa City
MTM Collectiona
Maison Franco-Japonaise


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