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Tatsuo Kawaguchi
1940
born in Kobe, Japan
1962
Studied at Tama University of Fine Art, Tokyo. Graduated with B.F.A.
1965
Organized Group “I” in Kobe.
1983
Associate Professor of Art at the University of Tsukuba, Institute of Art and Design.(professor in 1991)
2003
Emeritus Professor of Art at the University of Tsukuba, Institute of Art and Design.
Professor of the Graduate School of Kyoto University of Art and Design.
2004
Professor Kurashiki University of Science and the Arts.
current professor of Kanazawa College of Art

◇major solo exhibition

1981
"Tatsuo Kawaguchi," Art Front Gallery, Tokyo.
1984
"Tatsuo Kawaguchi," Kwan-Hoon Gallery, Seoul.
"Blue," Gatodo Gallery Takeshiba, Tokyo.
1986
"Series Today's Artist-Tatsuo Kawaguchi," Osaka Contemporary Art Center, Osaka.
1989
"Series Today's Artist-Tatsuo Kawaguchi," Osaka Contemporary Art Center, Osaka.
1990
"Today's Artist -V-'90 Tatsuo Kawaguchi," The Museum of Modern Art, Kamakura.
1991
"Relation-Plant," Yokota Shigeru Gallery, Tokyo.
1997
"Relation-Tatsuo Kawaguchi," Chiba City Museum of Art, Chiba.
1998
"Kawaguchi Tatsuo 1990-1998:Sealed Time," Art Tower Mito, Ibaraki.
"Sight Breathing/Tatsuo Kawaguchi:Dialogue with the Unseen," Iwaki City Art Museum, Fukushima.
1999
"Tatsuo Kawaguchi:Relation-Kyoto," Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art, Kyoto.
2000
"Relation-Seed/Life," Yokota Shigeru Gallery, Tokyo.
2003
"Earth/Water/Plant," HillsaideForum, Tokyo.
"Japan Contemporary Art - Kawaguchi Tatsuo," Busan Museum of Art, Korea.
2004
"Relation-Flottage of Time," Nagoya City Art Museum, Nagoya.
2005
"Time within Time," Aomori Contemporary Art Center, Aomori.
"Relation-Book," Yokota Shigeru Gallery, Tokyo
2007
"Tatsuo Kawaguchi:The Invisible and The Visible," Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Art / Nagoya City Art Museum
2008
"Positions towards Infinity;Works of Tatsuo Kawaguchi in 1970s," Utsunomiya Museum of Art, Tochigi.
"see saw seen 1973," Yokota Shigeru Gallery, Tokyo.
"DARK BOX 2008," Nagoya City Art Museum, Nagoya.
2009
"Kawaguchi Tatsuo:Language,Time,Life," The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo.
2010
"Kawaguchi Tatsuo:The Spiral Time," KAKE Museum of Art, Okayama.
2011
"November 2011 Tatsuo Kawaguchi," Yokota Shigeru Gallery, Tokyo.
2012
"Let There Be Light! Tatsuo Kawaguchi:World after 3/11," Iwaki City Art Museum, Fukushima.
2013
Shigeru Yokota Gallery, Tokyo
2014
Gallery Monma, Sapporo

◇major group exhibition

1965
"1st Group "i" Exhibition," Kobe International Gallery.
Group "i") "Independent Art Festival," by the Nagara River, Gifu Prefecture.
1970
"Between Man and Matter-The 10th International Art Exhibition of Japan(Tokyo Biennale 1970) ,"Tokyo Metropolitan Art Gallery.
1973
"8e Biennale de Paris," Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris and Musée National d'Art Moderne, Paris.
"12 Bienal de Sao Paulo," Brazil.
1986
"Japon des Avant Gardes," Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris.
1989
"Magiciens de la terre," Centre Georges Pompidou(Musée national d'art moderne), La Grande Halle de la Villette, Paris.
1994
"Japanese Art after 1945:Screan against the sky," Guggenheim Museum Soho,New York / San Francisco Museum of ModernArt / Center for the Arts at Yerba Buena Gardens.
2000
"Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennial 2000," Echigo-Tsumari, Niigata.
2002
"Oita Contemporary Art Exhibition 2002," Oita City Museum of Art
"Power of Art," Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Art.
2003
"Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennial 2003," Echigo-Tsumari, Niigata.
2004
"Remarking Modernism in Japan 1900-2000," The University Art Museum-Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music / Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo.
“Traces:Body and Idea in Contemporary Art," The National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto / The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo.;
"Group "i"," Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Art.
2005
"Age of Tokyo Metropolitan Art Gallery:1926-1970," Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo.
2007
"Welcome to the Art World," The Museum of Modeern Art, Toyama.
"Shape of Water," The Museum of Modern Art, Ibaraki.
2009
“Niigata Water and Land Art Festival 2009," Saito Residence, Niigata.
"Aqua Metropolis Osaka 2009," Osaka City.
"Contemporary Art is just Easy as Pie, "Art Tower Mito, Ibaraki.
"Close your Eyes ...and visualize what you see,"The Museum of Modern Art, Ibaraki.
2010
"the Setouchi International Art Festival 2010," Shodoshima, Kagawa.
"Okayama Art Spanning Thousand Years," The Okayama Prefectural Museum of Art.
2011
"This is not a book," Urawa Art Museum, Saitama.
2012
"Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennial 2012," Echigo-Tsumari, Niigata.
2013
The Museum of Modern Art, Ibaraki

◇public art

1973
Tokiwa Park, Utsunomiya
1980
Sculpture City Kobe
1994
Faret Tachikawa, Tokyo
2000
Matsudaimachi, Nigata
2003
Snow -Land Agrarian Culture Center, Matsudai, Nigata
2005
Aomori Contemporary Art Centre

◇major award

1974
The First Iue Culture Prize
2008
The 15 th Japanese Cultural Art Development Award