Exhibitionin Los Angeles, CA / United States
Nonaka-Hill is pleased to present a two-artist exhibition, Takuro Tamayama and Tiger Tateishi. The show features a new installation and recent video and sculpture works by Takuro Tamayama, brought together with Tiger Tateishi’s large oil painting “Rotating Fuji” from 1991 and selected prints dating from 1973-1981.
Takuro Tamayama was born in 1990, Aichi Prefecture, Japan. He lives and works in Tokyo. Tamayama was awarded first place in Aichi University of the Arts’ 2012 Class Bachelors of Fine Art Graduate Project, 2013. Tamayama received a Masters Degree in Fine Arts from the Tokyo University of the Arts in 2015. He is the recipient of Art Award Tokyo Marunouchi 2015 Shigeo Goto Award. Tamayama’s developing oeuvre includes installations, video, music, wall-based and sculptural works, as well as collaborative installation projects for Nike and the fashion brand, Zucca. He has had numerous solo and group exhibitions in Japan, including recent solo shows “Dirty Palace” at Calm & Punk Gallery (2018) and “They Hardly Ever Stand Still” at Talion Gallery (2019), both in Tokyo. This is Tamayama’s first exhibition outside of Japan
Tiger (Kōichi) Tateishi was born in 1941, Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan. He passed away in 1998. He received a degree from Musashino University Junior College of Art and Design in 1963. Tateishi’s vast oeuvre includes oil painting, prints, comics, illustration, children’s books, and ceramics. Since 1963, the artist has had numerous solo and group exhibitions in Japan, Europe, and the United States. After his death, two retrospectives were organized: “Tiger Tateishi: The Endless Tiger” at Tagawa City Art Museum and Metamorphose Tiger: Waking through the Labyrinth with Tiger Tateishi at the O Museum (cat.). Tateishi was featured in a two-artist show, “The World is Strange! The Manga and painting of Tiger Tateishi and Yuichi Yokoyama”, Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, 2017. Recent group exhibitions include “Tokyo 1955-1970: A New Avant Garde”, 2012; The Museum of Modern Art, New York, “Japanorama. A New Vision on Art Since 1970”, Centre Pompidou-Metz, 2018. A touring Tiger Tateishi survey exhibition is planned for 2020/2021 appearing at Chiba City Museum of Art, Aomori Museum of Art, Takamatasu Art Museum and The Museum of Modern Art, Saitama.
Gallery hours Tues–Sat 12 – 8 pm
Special evening hours for this exhibition: Tues–Sat 7 – 11 pm
720 N. Highland Ave.
90038 Los Angeles, CA