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Ryuji Miyamoto


1947 Born in Tokyo, Japan
1989 The 14th Kimura Ihei Memorial Photography Award
1991 Resident in New York on a Grant from the Asian Cultural Council
1996 Leone d'oro for the Best National Pavilion Venice Biennale : 6th International Architecture Exhibition
1999 The 11th Shashin-no-Kai Prize
2005 The Minister of Education 's 55th Art Encouragement Prize
The 12th Awards for the Promotion of Japanese Arts and Culture
2001-2005 Professor of Kyoto University of Art and Design
2005- Professor of Kobe Design University


Lives and works in Tokyo, Japan


Education
1973 Graduated in graphic design from Tama Art University, Tokyo


Solo Exhibitions

2010 AMADOR GALLERY, New York
2009 The grass, bugs and sea, TARO NASU , Tokyo
2008 RYUJI MIYAMOTO Pinhole, KICKEN BERLIN, Berlin
2006 forgotten, TARO NASU, Tokyo
2005 Time of Boxes, Tohoku University of Art & Design, Yamagata
PALAST, TARO NASU GALLERY, Tokyo
KOBE 1995 After The Earthquake, Kobe Design University
2004 Ryuji Miyamoto Retrospective, Setagaya Art Museum, Tokyo
Museum Island, TARO NASU GALLERY, Tokyo
2003 CARDBOARD HOUSES, photograhpers'gallery, Tokyo
2002 TARO NASU GALLERY, Tokyo
2001 Up-side-down In-side-out, Akiyama Gallery, Tokyo
New York - Vancouver 1975 - 76, Place M, Tokyo
2000 Pinhole House, Akiyama Gallery, Tokyo
Urban Apocalypse, The Brno House of Art, Brno
Museum Island, Neues Museum, Berlin
1999 KOBE 1995 After The Earthquake+, Museum fur Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt
WUrban Apocalypse, Kunstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin
Ryuji Miyamoto, The Box Gallery, Torino
1998 Octagon, Zeit-Foto-Salon, Tokyo
Architectural Apocalypse, The Japan Foundation, Rome
Cardboard House, Gilles Peyroulet & Cie Gallery, Paris
KOBE 1995 After The Earthquake, Form Zero, Santa Monica
Ryuji Miyamoto, Centre national de la Photographie, Paris
1994 Card-board House, Yokohama Port Side Gallery, Yokohama
1992 Angkol, Petit Musee, Tokyo
Eastern Bazzar, Gallery Verita, Tokyo
1991 Ruins, Silk Gallery, Seoul
1990 Architectural Apocalypse, Min Lowinsky Gallery, New York
1989 Architectural Apocalypse, Minolta Photo Space, Tokyo
1988 Kau Lun Shing Chai (Kowloon Walled City), INAX Gallery, Tokyo
1986 Architectural Apocalypse, Hillside Gallery, Tokyo
1977 Vancouver, Shimizu Gallery, Tokyo


Group Exhibitions


2009 SHOWA: Photography 1945-1989, Marugame Genichiro-Inokuma Museum of Contemporary Art, Kagawa
Degrees of Stillness. Jitka Hanzlová, Ryuji Miyamoto, Hans-Christian Schink, Alfred Seiland,
KICKEN BERLIN, Berlin
2008 FORM of TIME, Marugame Genichiro - Inokuma Museum of Contemporary Art, Kagawa
ART IS FOR THE SPIRIT: Works from The UBS Art Collection, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo
2007 HILLSIDE GALLERY,HILLSIDE FORUM,Tokyo
Contemporary Visual Culture From Japan BEAUTIFUL NEW WORLD,B.T.A.P.,Beijing
The Sense of Collapse, The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo
Gazing at the Contemporary World: Japanese Photography from the 1970s to the Present, Japan Foundation
2006 NAOSHIMA STANDARD 2, Naoshima and Naoshima Islands, Kagawa
Nidi, the Italian Cultural Institute
Big City Lab, Art Forum Berlin 2006, Berlin
Upsetting the Balance - Contemporary Art at the Zentrum Paul Klee, Zentrum Paul Klee, Bern
Berlin - Tokyo / Tokyo - Berlin, the Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin
Gesichter einer Sammlung, Städtische Kunsthalle Mannheim
Metropolitanscape, Palazzo Cavour, Torino
Galerie Aube exhibition serise-? A Room with "Views", Kyoto University of Art and Design, Kyoto
2005 Beyond Delirious: Selected photographs on Architecture from the Fontanals Cisneros Collection, Miami
take art collection 2005, Spiral Garden, Tokyo
Afterimages of Tokyo 1935-1992, Setagaya Art Museum, Tokyo
36 Photographers of the Kimura Ihei Award, Kawasaki City Museum, Kawasaki
2004 Wo liegt Berlin?, Brotfabrik Galerie, Berlin
Yokohama Shashinkan, BankART1929, Yokohama
TAKE ART COLLECTION 2004, Spiral Garden, Tokyo
Made in Berlin, the 9th ART FORUM BERLIN, Berlin
AFTERMATH, James Kelly Contemporary, Santa Fe
3rd Berlin Biennial for Contemporary Art, Martin-Gropius-Bau, et al., Berlin
RUINA Aesthetic of Destruction, Estudio Helga de Alvear, Madrid, Spain
2003 The History of Japanese Photography, The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
2002 Emotional Site, Sagacho Shokuryo Building, Tokyo
Slanting House / Statements by the Artists in Japan since 9.11
Museum Of Contemporary Art Tokyo, Tokyo
Documenta11_Platform5: Ausstellung / Exhibition, Kassel
2001 Wenn Berlin Biarritz Ware…, Folkwang Museum, Essen
In Search of FORM, Pusan Metropolitan Art Museum, Pusan
FACTS OF LIFE: Contemporary Japanese Art, Hayward Gallery, London
2000 Tanlay Art Fair, Centre d'Art de Tanlay, Tanlay
City of Acrhitecture of the City, Neues Museum, Berlin
Art forum Berlin, Messe Berlin, Berlin
Genealogy of Contemporary Photography, Nikon Salon, Tokyo
1999 Cities on the Move, Hayward Gallery, London
Fotofestival Naarden, Naarden
Attack !, Holland Festival, Amsterdam
Modena per la Fotografia 1999, Galleria Civica Modena, Modena
5. Internationale Footage Herten, Herten
La Mort, Gilles Peyrounlet & Cie Gallery, Paris
1998 Air Exhibition, Gallery Yamaguchi, Tokyo
Invisible Cities, Hong Kong Arts Center, Hong Kong
Donai yanen !, The National Fine Arts School of Paris, Paris
Air Exhibition, Tokyo Gallery, Tokyo
Air Exhibition Annex, Gallery TE, Tokyo
1997 On Hong Kong, The Photographer's Gallery, London
1996 Venice Biennial: 6th International Architecture Exhibition, Japanese Pavilion, Venice
New Japanese Photography in 1990s The Resonance of Unconsciousness,
Yokohama Civic Art Gallery, Yokohama
1995 Tokyo City of Photos, Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Tokyo
1994 Liquid Crystal Futures, The Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh
Kawasaki Monument, Kawsasaki City Museum, Kawasaki
Fotofesta, The International Month of Photography, Gearge R. Brown Convention Center, Houston
1993 About Big Cities, the New Society for Fine Art, Berlin
Yokohama Portside Gallery Exhibition Ryuji Miyamoto + Toshio Shibata, Pacifico Yokohama, Yokohama
1992 My Home Sweet Home in Ruins; The Urban Environment and Art in Japan,
Setagaya Art Museum, Tokyo
1991 Beyond Japan, Barbican Art Gallery, London
Site Walk, The Photographers Gallery, London
1990 Fotofesta, The International month of Photography, George R. Brown Convention Center, Houston
Tokyo-Tokyo, Yurakucho Seibu Art Forum, Tokyo
50 Peoples Eyes, Tama Art University Gallery, Tokyo
1989 Contemporary Japanese photographers; Europalia '89 Japan in Belgium,
Provinciaal Museumvoor Fotographie, Antwerpen, Belgium
New Age Photography, Ikebukuro Seibu Art Vivant, Tokyo
1987 Icons in Contemporary Art, The Museum of Modern Art, Saitama
1986 8th 15 Contemporary Photographic Expressions, Tama Art University Gallery, Tokyo
1985 4th 15 Contemporary Photographic Expressions, Tama Art University Gallery, Tokyo


Publications


2006 KOBE 1995: The Earthquake Revisited, BEARLIN, Kobe
2003 Architectural Apocalypse, Heibonsha Co.,Ltd., Tokyo
CARDBOARD HOUSES, BEARLIN, Kobe
1999 Ryuji Miyamoto, Steidl Publishers, Germany
1997 Kowloon Walled City, Heibonsya Co.Ltd., Tokyo
1995 Kobe 1995 After the Earthquake, Telescope / Workshop for Architecture and Urbanism, Tokyo
1994 Angkor, Treville Co.Ltd., Tokyo
1992 Daitokuji Temple, Shinchousha Co.Ltd., Tokyo
1988 Kau Lung Shing Chai, Atelier Peyotl Inc., Tokyo
Architectural Apocalypse, Heibonsha Co.,Ltd., Tokyo


Public Collections


The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
Marsh & McLennan Companies, London, UK
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, USA
Museum fur Moderne Kunst Frankfurt am Main
Kawsasaki City Museum, Kanagawa
Setagaya Art Museum, Tokyo
Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Tokyo
The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo
Mori Art Museum, Tokyo
The National Museum of Art, Osaka
Japan Foundation
Maison Europeenne de La Photographie Ville de Paris
Centre Pompidou, Paris
Hamburger Kunsthalle
Deutsches Centrum für Photographie, Berlin
Museum Folkwang, Essen

 

 

 
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