Curriculum Vitae

小谷 元彦  Motohiko ODANI

1972
Born in Kyoto, Japan
1995
B.A., Tokyo National University of Art and Music, Tokyo
1997
M.A., Tokyo National University of Art and Music, Tokyo
2012
Stayed in New York (Granted by Asian Cultural Council)

Prize

1999
Project prize, Guarene Arte 99, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo PerL’arte, Torino, Italy
2004
International Jury Travel Prize, Roppongi Crossing, Tokyo
2006
Kyoto Prefecture Culture Prize Encouragement Award, Kyoto
2011
Hirakushi Denchu Prize, Okayama
2012
The Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology’s Art Encouragement Prize for New Artist of Fine Art, Tokyo

Solo Exhibitions

1997
Phantom-Limb, P-House, Tokyo
1998
Transfiguration, Rötgen Kunstraum, Tokyo
2001
En Melody, Fine Art Rafael Vostell, Berlin
En Melody, Marella Arte Contemporanea, Milano
2002
9th Room, Gallery RAKU, Kyoto University of Art and Design, Kyoto
2004
2004 Modification, Kirin Plaza Osaka, Osaka
ERECTRO, YAMAMOTO gallery, Tokyo
RETROSPECTIVE, TAKAHASHI collection, Tokyo
2007
SP2 New Born, YAMAMOTO GENDAI, Tokyo
2009
SP4 ‘the specter’ in modern sculpture, YAMAMOTO GENDAI, Tokyo
Hollow, Maison Hermès 8F Le Forum, Tokyo
2010
PHANTOM LIMB, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo
2011
PHANTOM LIMB, Shizuoka Prefectural Museum of Art, Shizuoka/
Takamatsu City Museum of Art/
Contemporary Art Museum Kumamoto(Traveling exhibition)
2012
The 25th Hirakushi Denchu prize ‘SP 0’ Motohiko ODANI,
IBARA MUNICIPAL DENCHU ART MUSEUM, Okayama
2013
Time Tomb, Fotografiska, Stockholm, Sweden
Circle of Disruption, TKG Plus, Taipei, Taiwan
2014
Terminal Moment, Kyoto Art Center, Kyoto
2016
Depth of the Body, Albertz Benda, New York
2019
Tulpa –Here is me, ANOMALY, Tokyo

Group Exhibitions

1995
Pool 2, Röntgen Kunst Institut, Tokyo
1996
Morphe’96, Spiral, Tokyo
1997
Tanagokoro 2 -Works on the plam-, Röntgen Kunstraum, Tokyo
Martin, 146 Top of Floor Brick Rane, Atlantis, London
Potential of Sculpture, Tokyo National University of Fine Art and Music, Tokyo
1998
Reality, Tama Vivant ’98, Tama Art University, Tokyo
Presumed Innocence, maria Arte Contemporanea, Italy
1999
VOCA, The Ueno Royal Museum, Tokyo
Fancy Dance, Art Sonje Museum, Kyongju / Sonje Art Center, Seoul, Korea
Guarene Arte 99, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo PerL’arte, Torino, Italy
Net_Condition, NTT Inter Communication Center (ICC), Tokyo
Ground Zero Japan, Contemporary Art Gallery, Art Tower Mito, Ibaragi (~2000)
2000
5th Biennale de Lyon, Art Contemporain, Halle Tony Garnier, Lyon
Department Store of Contemporary Art,
Yamanashi Prefectural Museum of Art, Yamanashi
2001
Sonsbeek 9 Locus/Focus, Eusebius Church, Arnhem, Netherlands
Translated Acts, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin / Quens Modern Museum, New York
7th International Istanbul Biennale, Istanbul
EGOFUGAL from 7th International Istanbul Biennale, Tokyo Opera City Gallery, Tokyo
2002
Gwangju Biennale, Gwangju
Cast Cycle, SCAI THE BATHHOUSE, Tokyo
Private Luxury, Manno Art Museum, Osaka
2003
2003 Heterotopias; Japanese Pavillion, 50th Venice Biennale, Venice
Kunst Film Biennale, Köln
The Petting Zoo, Buena Vista Bldg. Miami design district, Miami
Bloom, The Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Zealand
2004
Roppongi Crossing, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo
Mediarena, The Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Zealand
Strategies of Desire, Kunsthaus Baselland, Basel, Switzerland
Happy-Go-Lucky, VHDG Stichting V/H de Gemeente, Netherlands
Collapsed Bodies, YAMAMOTO gallery, Tokyo
Tokyo Style: Motohiko ODANI, Moderna Museet, Stockholm
2005
The World is a Stage: Stories Behind Pictures, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo
Next Project at Site, Site Gallery, Sheffield
Becoming Animal, Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, Massachusetts
Chikaku: Time and Memory in Japan, Kunsthaus Graz, /
Museum of Contemporary Art Vigo, Spain
Visions of the Body 2005, SEOUL MUSEUM OF ART, Seoul
GUNDAM -Generating Futures-, Suntory Museum Tenpozan, Osaka /
The Ueno Royal Museum, Tokyo / Sendai mediatheque, Miyagi, KAWARA MUSEUM, Aichi / Museum of Contemporary Art, Sapporo / Kyoto International Manga Museum, Kyoto
The difference between you and me, The Ian Potter Museum of Art, Melbourne
Chimerical Garden, YAMAMOTO GENDAI, Tokyo
2006
2006 ARS 06, Museum of Contemporary Art KIASMA, Helsinki, Finland
Chikaku: Time and Memory in Japan, The Taro Okamoto Museum of Art, Kanagawa
Hybridity : The Evolution of Species and Spaces in 21st-Century Art, 21C Museum, Kentucky
Art and Object: Affinity of the Jomon and the Contemporary,
Aomori Museum of Art, Aomori
2007
2007 Skin of/in Contemporary Art, The National Museum of Art, Osaka
Beautiful New World: Contemporary Visual Culture of Japan, Beijing, Guangzhou
Sculpture of Story, Tokyo National University of Art and Music, Tokyo
2008
The Masked Portrait, Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York
When Lives Become Form, Museu de Arte Moderna De Sao Paulo, Brazil
‘neoteny japan (Contemporary Artists After 1990’s – From Takahashi Collection)’, Kirishima, Open-Air Museum, Kagoshima / Museum of Contemporary Art, Sapporo / (09’) The Ueno Royal Museum, Tokyo / The Niigata Prefectural Museum of Modern Art, Niigata / Akita Museum of Modern Art, Akita / Yonago City Museum of Art, Tottori / The Museum of Art, EHIME (Traveling exhibition)
MOT Collection, Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo, Tokyo
tezuka gane Light in the Darkness, PARCO Shibuya, Tokyo (Traveling exhibition)
2009
New collection, Shizuoka Prefectural Museum of Art, Shizuoka
What Lurks in Wood, The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo
Dorodoro Doron – The Uncanny World in Folk and Contemporary Art in Asia,
Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima
MI VIDA. From Heaven to Hell, MUeCSARNOK, Budapest
Parabiosis, Soka Art Center Beijing, Beijing
TWIST and SHOUT Contemporary Art from Japan, Bangkok Art and Culture Center, Thailand
2010
The Doors of Perception, Toyota Municipal Museum of Art, Aichi
New colle Shizuoka, Shizuoka Prefectural Museum of Art, Shizuoka
RESONANCE, Suntory Museum Tenpozan, Osaka
Go Figure: Five Contemporary Videos, Asia Society Museum, New York
Tokyo Art Meeting Transformation, Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo
Pop Art in Korea, China, Japan, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea
2011
BYE BYE KITTY!!! Between Heaven and Hell in Contemporary Japanese Art,
JAPAN SOCIETY GALLERY, New York
BAD Exhibition, PIN gallery, Beijing
Shuffle, YAMAMOTO GENDAI, Tokyo
Chengdu Biennale “Pure Views: Contemporary Art Exhibition”,
Chengdu Industrial Civilization Museum
Takahashi Collection X BRUTUS (KOBIKEN ha ikiteiru), TABLOID GALLERY, Tokyo, Japan
2012
Collection Exhibition, Ohara Museum of Art, Okayama
Fairy Tales, Monsters and the Genetic Imagination, First Center for the Visual Arts,
Nashville/Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada/ Glenbow Art Museum,
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Double Vision: Contemporary Art from Japan, Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Russia/
Haifa Museum of Art, Israel
Collection of Ohara Museum of Art, Hokkaido Museum of Modern Art, Hokkaido
Phantoms of Asia: Contemporary Awakens the Past, Asian Art Museum,
San Francisco
Necrospective, Danielle Arnaud, London, UK/ Catalyst Arts, Belfast, UK/
Grand Union, Birmingham, UK
MEDIATIONS BIENNALE 2012, National Museum in Poznan, Poland
Project Daejeon 2012: Energy, Daejeon Museum of Art, Korea
2013
Re:Quest-Japanese Contemporary Art since the 1970s, Museum of Art Seoul National University, Seoul
Memento Mori ~Eros and Thanatos~, YAMAMOTO GENDAI, Tokyo
Ohara Contemporary, Ohara Museum of Art, Okayama
Lady Dior As Seen By, Pier 4, Central, Hong Kong
Borderline, 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa
2014
Mindfulness! TAKAHASHI COLLECTION 2014, Nagoya City Museum, Nagoya
Sleeping Beauty, Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima
Ohara Contemporary at Musabi, Musashino Art University Museum & Library, Tokyo
Twentieth Anniversary Special MOT Collection Chronicle 1995-,
Museum of Contemporary art Tokyo
DUALITY OF EXISTENCE – POST FUKUSHIMA, Friedman Benda, New York
DOMMUNE University of the Arts -Tokyo Arts Circulation-,
3331 Arts Chiyoda 1F main gallery, Tokyo
ESPRIT DIOR, Tamaya AS Builing Ginza, Tokyo
2015
The Exhibition of the Yokohama Museum of Art: Collection 2015 part1
Thinking with the Body: Ways of Relating to the Body in Contemporary Art,
Yokohama Museum of Art, Yokohama
Takahashi Collection: Mirror Neuron,Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery, Tokyo
Drawing 04, Shibuya Gallery,Tokyo
COSMOS – INTIME La collection Takahashi
2016
ECCE HOMO: The Human Images in Contemporary Art, The National Museum of Art, Osaka
LADY DIOR AS SEEN BY, HOUSE OF DIOR, 香港
Hong Kong Arts Centre 4th Annual Collectors’ Contemporary Collaboration Intimate Curiosity—Invitation to Japanese Collectors of Contemporary Art, Hong Kong Arts Centre, Hong Kong
A Concise Guide to Life with Japanese Contemporary Art,Takamatsu Art Museum, Takamatsu
Temporal Turn, Spencer Museum of Art, Kansas
Rediscovering Three-Dimensional Art in Japan, Shizuoka Prefectural Museum of Art, Shizuoka
2017
Ghost (group exhibition), Daegu Art Museum, Korea
The Expressive Power of White, Shizuoka Prefectural Museum of Art, Shizuoka
THE Doraemon (group exhibition), Mori Art Museum, Tokyo / Takaoka Art Museum, Toyama /
Matsuzakaya Art Museum, Aichi / Osaka Culturarium at Tepmpozan, Osaka
Japanorama. A new vision on art since 1970, Centre Pompidou-Metz, France
Serpentiform, BVLGARI ArtScience Museum, Singapore
Special Project Commemorating the 130th Anniversary of Tokyo University of the Arts – “Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up.”, Tokyo
Serpentiform, BVLGARI Mori Arts Center Gallery, Tokyo
Riddle of Art – Takahashi Collection, Shizuoka
2018
HIROHIKO ARAKI JOJO EXHIBITION: RIPPLES OF ADVENTURE, The National Art Center,
Tokyo / Osaka Culturarium at Tepmpozan, Osaka
Sculpted In Time -Narrative Existence-, The University Art Museum, Tokyo University of the Arts, Tokyo
2019
Yokohama Museum of Art Collection Rhythm, Resonance, Noise, Yokohama Museum of Art, Kanagawa

Public Collections

TAKAHASHI COLLECTION, Tokyo
21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa
MUSAC- Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Castilla y León, Spain
Ohara Museum of Art, Okayama
Toyota Municipal Museum of Art, Toyota
Asia Society Museum, New York
The National Museum of Art, Osaka
Takamatsu City Museum Of Art Takamatsu
Shizuoka Prefectural Museum of Art
Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo
Burger COLLECTION, Zurich, Switzerland
Mori Art Museum, Tokyo
Ibara Municipal Denchu Art Museum, Okayama
M+, Hong Kong
Daegu Art Museum, Korea

Commission works

SKY Perfect JSAT Corporation, Tokyo
IINO KAIUN KAISHA, LTD
Christian Dior, Tokyo

Others

2013年
Display In collaboration with Alexander McQueen  at new store in Roppongi Hills

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