ARTCOURT Gallery

Artists

Hitoshi Nomura

Biography

1945
Born in Hyogo. Japan
1967
Graduated from Kyoto City University of Fine Art, Department of Sculpture
1969
Completed the Graduate course in sculpture at Kyoto City University of Fine Art

Selected Solo Exhibitions and Chronology

2021
"Hitoshi Nomura Space-Time and Life: Signifying Conjecture and Manifestation”, ARTCOURT Gallery, Osaka
2018
"Japanese Art Sound Archive Hitoshi Nomura: Operating Records with Tune, Intensity and Time in Mind, 1973”, Art & Space Cocokara, Tokyo
"Hitoshi Nomura: The History of Space-Time”, ARTCOURT Gallery, Osaka
2017
"Hitoshi Nomura: Light and Earth Time”, ARTCOURT Gallery, Osaka
2015
"Hitoshi Nomura: Contingency and Necessity", McCaffrey Fine Art, New York
2013
Hitoshi Nomura: Body/Perception, or I Who Think I Am “I”, ARTCOURT Gallery, Osaka
2010
"Hitoshi Nomura : Making Time", McCaffrey Fine Art, New York
2009
“NOMURA HITOSHI: Perception - Changes in Time and Field” National Art Center,Tokyo
2008
“Gravitational Shape and Flavor - The Sun, Meteorites and The Body”, ARTCOURT Gallery, Osaka
2007
“Nomura Hitoshi Chrono & Chroma”, ARTCOURT Gallery, Osaka
2006
“Nomura Hitoshi Cosmo-Arbor ”, ARTCOURT Gallery, Osaka
“Hitoshi Nomura An Introduction, Photo works 1975-92 ”, McCaffrey Fine Art, New York
2004
“Chroma & Chromatic”, ARTCOURT Gallery, Osaka
2001
“Nomura Hitoshi Transit/Reflect ”, Toyota Municipal Museum of Art, Toyota
2000
“Nomura Hitoshi Genesis of Life: The Universe, The Sun, DNA ”, Contemporary Art Center, Art Tower Mito
“New Vision Navigator Harnessing Across America by Solar Car ”, Chukyo University Art Gallery C・SQUARE, Nagoya etc.
1999
Conducted the HAAS Project-Harnessing the Sun: A journey Across America by Solar Car
“Mission to America & Jurassic Giant Tree in Tokyo”, Gallery GAN, Tokyo
1998
“One with the Cosmos”, Gallery KURANUKI, Osaka
1997
SPL’s Sun Structure ’97 won in the 800-Watt Class at the Solar Car Race Suzuka ‘97
1996
“CHRONO & PROTOMORPH”, Chukyo University Art Gallery C・SQUARE, Nagoya
“Soft Landing Meteor & DNA”, Gallery GAN, Tokyo
1995
“CHRONOSCORE”, Espace 21, Matsuyama
“CHRONOSCORE”, Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Tokyo
“CHANGE over TIME”, Spiral Garden, Tokyo
1994
“Exhibition in honor of the publication of a collection of his works Time-Space”, Gallery KURANUKI, Osaka
1993
Founded the Solar Power Lab.(SPL), and created a solar car every year
1989
“Cosmo Chronography & Photography”, Gallery 16, Kyoto
“Cosmo Chronography”, INAX Gallery, Tokyo
1987
“Recent Works 2 Nomura Hitoshi-Spin & Gravity”, The National Museum of Art, Osaka
1970
“Iodine and Time Table” Gallery 16, Kyoto
1969
Presented Tardiology, in which cardboard boxes collapsed under their own weight, “Kyoto City University of Fine Art: Graduation Works”, Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art, Kyoto

Selected Group Exhibitions

2020
“VISION part1: On Light / Light on: in the celebration of 25th Anniversary of the Toyota Municipal Museum of Art”, Toyota Municipal Museum of Art, Aichi
2019
“DECODE: Events & Materials, The Work of Art in the Age of Post-Industrial Society”, The Museum of Modern Art, Saitama
“REBORN ART FESTIVAL 2019”, White shell beach, Oginohama area, Ishinomaki, Miyagi
“Le Jardin Convivial (The Convivial Garden)”, Kyoto Botanical Gardens, Kyoto
2018
"New Wave: Japanese Contemporary Art of the 1980s", National Museum of Art, Osaka
"Awakenings: Art in Society in Asia 1960s–1990s", The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo / National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Gwacheon, Korea ['19] / National Gallery Singapore, Singapore ['19]
"Surface is...", Himeji City People's Gallery Special Exhibition Room/ Egret Himeji B1, Hyogo
2017
"When Attitude Becomes Form: Japanese Art of the 1970s through the Photography of Anzai Shigeo", The National Museum of Art, Osaka
"JAPANORAMA- New Vision on Art Since 1970", Centre Pompidou-Metz, France [-'18]
"ASSEMBRIDGE NAGOYA 2017", Minatomachi POTLUCK BUILDING, Nagoya
2016
"The Universe and Art Princess Kaguya, Leonardo da Vinci, team Lab", Mori Art Museum, Tokyo / ArtScience Museum, Singapore [-'17]
"ART1 2016: Stepping into Fresh Snow", ARTCOURT Gallery, Osaka
2015
Re: play 1972/2015 - Restaging "Expression in Film '72”, The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo
2013
out of place, Daikakuji, Kyoto
Re: Quest Japanese Contemporary Art since the 1970s, Museum of Art Seoul National University, Korea
2011
“Hitoshi Nomura, Sigmar Polke, Yukinori Yanagi: Works in Progress”, McCaffrey Fine Art, New York
2009
"MEDICINE AND ART:Imagining a Future for life and Love", Mori Art Museum, Tokyo
“Enokura, Nomura, Takamatsu : Photographs 1968 - 1979 “, McCaffrey Fine Art, New York
“Waiting for Video : Works from the 1960s to Today”, The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo
2008
"The Universe which Nomura Hitoshi watched", Sendai Astoronomical Observatory
2007
“ART ANTI-ART NON-ART-Experimentations in the Public Sphere in Postwar Japan 1950-1970”,
Getty Reseach Institude, Los Angeles
2005
“Reconsidering Mono-ha”, The National Museum of Art, Osaka
2004
“TRACES Body and Idea in Contemporary Art ”, The National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto/
The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo
2003
“The History of Japanese Photography”, The Museum of Fine Art, Huston/The Cleveland Museum of Art
2002
“The Unfinished Century: Legacies of 20th Century Art”, The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo
1999
“ART 1999 CHICAGO”, Festival Hall, Navy Pier, Chicago
1998
“From out Stillness Gift from the Stars”, The Museum of Modern Art, Wakayama
1997
“GRAVITY Axis of Contemporary Art”, The National Museum of Art, Osaka
1996
“Photography and Beyond in Japan Space, Time and Memory”, Los Angeles County Museum of Art
1995
“CONTEMPORARY JAPANESE PHOTOGRAPHY Texture & Touch”, The Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
“Japanese Culture: The Fifty Postwar Years”, Meguro Museum of Art, Tokyo etc.
“Matters and Perception 1970 Mono-ha and the Search for Fundamentals”, The Museum of Fine Arts, Gifu etc.
1992
“The 9th Sydney Biennale The Boundary Rider”, The Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
1975
“9th Biennale de Paris”, Musée National d’Art Moderne, Paris/ Musée National d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris
1970
“10th International Art Exhibition of Japan(Tokyo Biennale ‘70) Between Man and Matter”,
Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, Tokyo

Major Public Collections

Kitakyusyu Municipal Museum of Art/ The Museum of Fine Arts, Gifu/ Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art/ The National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto/ National Museum of Art, Osaka/ The Museum of Modern Art, Saitama/ Museum of Modern Art, Shiga/ Chiba City Museum of Art/ The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo/ Tochigi Prefectural Museum of Fine Arts/ Himeji City Museum of Art/ Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Art/ Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art/ Meguro Museum of Art, Tokyo/ The Museum of Modern Art, Wakayama/ Mori Art Museum/ Dallas Museum of Art/ Getty Research Institute/ International Center of Photography/ Musée d'Art Moderne Saint-Étienne/ Museum of Modern Art, New York/ San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

Publications

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