NOBUYUKI TANAKA

JAPAN

NOBUYUKI TANAKA
1959: Born in Tokyo
1985: M.F.A., Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music
2003: Received Takashimaya Art Award, Takashimaya Culture Foundation
2012: Received the 18th MOA Mokichi Okada Prize craft arts section award

[Selected Exhibitions]
2005: Ars Nova-Between the Contemporary Avant-garde Art and the Crafts, Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo
2007: Uchu-Miezu, Toyota Municipal Museum of Art, Aichi / Roppongi Crossing 2007, Future Beats in Japanese Contemporary Art, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo
2008: JAPAN! CULTURE+HYPER CULTURE Exhibition, Kennedy Center, Washington D.C.
2009: NIZAYAMA FOREST ART MUSEUM,Toyama
2010: China Hubei International Lacquer Triennial 2010,Hubei Museum of Art, China (2013,2016) / AIZU URUSI ART FESTIVAL ,Fukushima Museum (2011,2012)
2012: New Footing Eleven Approaches to Contemporary Crafts, The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo
2013: Kuroda Tatsuaki,Tanaka Nobuyuki-The Power of Lacquer, Toyota Municipal, Museum of Art/Aichi
2015: Simple Forms, Contemplating Beauty, MORI ART MUSEUM/Tokyo
2016: Imaginary Skin, The Royal Museum Gallery/Tokyo, Kanazawa Artgummi/Ishikawa

[Selected Collections]
The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo
Toyota Municipal Museum of Art, Aichi
21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, Ishikawa
Hiroshima Prefectural Art Museum
The Japan Foundation, Tokyo
SHISEIDO Art House, Shizuoka
MORI ART MUSEUM, Tokyo
Metroporitan Museum, New York
Brooklyn Museum of Art, New York
Minneapolis Institute of Arts,Minnesota
Philadelpia Museum of Art
Gitter-Yelen Foundation, New Orleans
Victoria and Albert Museum, England
Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, Norwich, England
Grassi Museum,Leipzig,Germany
HUBEI Museum of Art, CHINA

PREVIOUS WORKS

"The Tactile Memory" (2008) Toyota Municipal Museum of Art
photo by Tadasu Yamamoto

"Inner side-Outer side" (2005) 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa
photo by Mareo Suematsu

"Imaginary Skin" exhibition at The Ueno Royal Museum Gallery (2016)
photo by Tadasu Yamamoto