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HomeContents > People > Photographers > Shibata Toshio

Dates:  1949 -
Born:  Japan, Tokyo
Active:  Japan
 
  
Contemporary Japanese landscape photographer. His book ‘Dam‘ examined large engineering projects and how they modify and fit into the scarred landscape.

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Education
 
1976 Studied at Royal Academy in Gent, Belgium
1975 Studied at Royal Academy in Gent, Belgium
1974 MFA Tokyo National University of Fine Art and Music
1972 BFA Tokyo National University of Fine Art and Music

 
Awards
 
1992 Ihei Kimura Prize, Asahi Newspaper Publishing Co.
1976 Fellowship, Ministry of National Education and Dutch Culture
1975 Fellowship, Ministry of National Education and Dutch Culture
 
Solo exhibitions
 
2006 Laurence Miller Gallery, New York, NY
2005 Kamakura Gallery, Kamakura, Japan
2005 Soh Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
2004 Gallery Luisotti, Santa Monica, CA
2004 Soh Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
2004 il tempo, Tokyo, Japan
2003 Lawrence Miller Gallery, New York, NY
2002 Tepper Takayama Fine Arts, Boston, MA
2002 il tempo, Tokyo, Japan
2001 Gallery Luisotti, Santa Monica, CA, USA
2000 il tempo, Tokyo, Japan
1999 Columbia University, NY, NY USA
1999 Gallery Luisotti, Santa Monica, CA, USA
1999 Laurence Miller Gallery, NY, NY, USA
1999 Sprengel Museum Hanover, Germany
1999 Galleria Civica Modena, Modena, Italy
1999 Dryphoto, Prato, Italy
1998-1999 Galerie FA Paviot, Paris, France
1998-1999 Centre National de la Photographie, Paris, France
1998 Laurence Miller Gallery, NY, NY, USA
1998 il tempo, Tokyo, Japan
1998 Kamakura Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
1997 Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, IL, USA
1997 Gallery Luisotti, Santa Monica, CA, USA
1996 Laurence Miller Gallery, NY, NY, USA
1996 il tempo, Tokyo, Japan
1995 Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH, USA
1995 Yokohama Portside Gallery, Yokohama, Japan
1995 Halsted Gallery, Birmingham, MI, USA
1995 Gallery Ram, USA, Santa Monica, CA, USA
1994 Landmark Tower Gallery, Yokohama, Japan
1994 Santa Monica College, Santa Monica, CA, USA
1994 Zeit Foto Salon, Tokyo, Japan
1993 The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
1993 Plaza Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
1993 Past Rays, Yokohama, Japan
1993 Laurence Miller Gallery, NY, NY, USA
1993 Photo Interform & Interform Contemporary, Osaka, Japan
1992 il tempo, Tokyo, Japan
1992 Minolta Photo Space, Tokyo Osaka, Japan
1991 Kawasaki City Museum, Kawasaki, Japan
1991 Photo Interform & Interform Atelier, Osaka, Japan
1989 Bancho Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
1988 Zeit Foto Salon, Tokyo, Japan
1986 Zeit Foto Salon, Tokyo, Japan
1984 Zeit Foto Salon, Tokyo, Japan
1982 Zeit Foto Salon, Tokyo, Japan
1979 Nikon Salon, Tokyo, Japan
 
Group exhibitions
 
2007 “Place” Edward Steichen Gallery, MoMA, New York, NY
2006 “Recent Landscape Photography” St. Louis Art Museum
2006 “Altered Landscapes” The National Academies, Washington, D.C.
2005 “Thinking in Monochrome” Soh Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
2005 “10 Year Anniversary” Galerie Françoise Paviot, Paris, France
2005 Festival Internazional di Roma
2005 Art Fair Tokyo
2005 “Surface” Laurence Miller Gallery, New York, NY
2004 “The Altered Landscape”, Presentation House Gallery, Vancouver, Canada
2004 “Meguro art Annual” Meguro Museum of Art, Tokyo, Japan
2003 “Lens Landscape” Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
2003 “Consuming Nature”, Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL
2003 “Histories of Photography” Lehman-Loeb Art Center, Vassar College
2003 “Oases: Group Selection” Laurence Miller Gallery, New York, NY
2002 “From the Outside In” University of Iowa Museum of Art, Iowa
2001 “14 Solo Shows, Meguro Art Annual 2000” Meguro Museum of Art, Tokyo, Japan
2001 “Shuffle, Six Approaches to Polaroid” Polaroid Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
2001 “Between Light and Shadow” Boise Art Museum, Boise, Idaho
2000 “Open Ends” 11 Exhibitions of Contemporary Art from 1960 to Now, Architecture Hot and Cold, Museum of Modern Art, NY, NY, USA
2000 “Identicazione di un Paesaggio Venezia-Marghera” Fotgrafia e Transformazioni nella citta' Contemporanea, VEGA Parco Scientifico Tecnologico, Marghera-Venezia, Italy
2000 “Fluid Flow” James Graham & Sons, NY, NY, USA
1999 The palazzo della triennale, Italy
1999 “Re-structure” Grinnell College Art Gallery, Bucksbaum Center for the Arts, Grinnell, Iowa, USA
1999 “The Emerging Image” The Susquehanna Art Museum, Harrisburg, PA, USA
1999 “More than meets the eye” Deichtorhallen, Hamburg, Germany
1999 “Through the Lens: Time, Space and Matter” The Rye Arts Center, NY, NY, USA
1997 “People and Landscapes” Fitchburg Art Museum, Fitchburg, MA, USA
1997 “Photography and beyond in Japan” The Contemporary Art Museum, Honolulu, HA, USA
1996 “Fabulous Photos: Celebrating Our Finest Acquisitions” Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, MA, USA
1996 “Contemporary Japanese Photography” Jane Jackson Fine Art, Atlanta, GA
1996 “Photography and beyond in Japan” Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, BC Canada / Los Angeles County Museum, LA, CA USA / Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington DC USA / Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO, USA
1996 “Liquid Crystal Futures” Neue Gesellschaft fur Bildende Kunst e. v. Berlin, Germany / Mucsarnok Palace of Exhibitions, Budapest, Hungry / B.W.A. Gallery Wroclaw, Poland / Goteborg Kunsthalle, Sweden
1996 “Two Media: Toshio Shibata & Toeko Tatsuno” Kamakura Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
1995 “Texture and Touch: Contemporary Japanese Photography” The Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
1995 “Photography and Beyond in Japan” Museo Rufino Tamayo, Mexico City, Mexico
1995 “Photography and The Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo 1953-1995” The Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Japan
1995 “Liquid Crystal Futures” Spiral Garden, Tokyo, Japan / Copenhagen, Denmark
1994 “Photography and Beyond in Japan” Hara Museum of Art, Tokyo, Japan
1994 “Global Environment: FotoFest’s Fifth International Festival of Photography”, Houston Convention Center, Houston, TX, USA
1994 “Cityscapes” Martha Tepper Fine Arts, Boston, MA, USA
1994 “Inside Out: Japanese Contemporary Photography” The Light Factory, Charlotte, NC, USA
1994 “Liquid Crystal Futures” The Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland
1993 “Crossing Territories” The Museum of Fine Arts, Santa Fe, NM, USA
1993 “Visionary Meditation” A.O.I.Gallery Santa Fe, NM, USA
1993 “Japanese Contemporary Photography” Kunsthaus Zurich, Switzerland
1992 “New Photography 8” The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, USA
1992 “Wasteland: Fotografie Biennale Rotterdam 3” Rotterdam, Netherlands
1992 “New Acquisition, New Work, New Directions” Los Angeles County Museum, Los Angeles, CA, USA
1991 “Artists Who Loves The Nature” Meguro Museum of Art, Tokyo, Japan
1990 “The Past and The Present of Photography” The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo / The National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto, Japan
1990 “Japanese Contemporary Photography” Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Japan / Pavillon des Arts, Paris, France
1990 “New Documents ’90” The Museum of Modern Art, Toyama, Japan
1990 “Three Japanese Contemporaries: FotoFest ’90” Houston Convention Center, Houston, TX, USA
1989 “Aspect of Contemporary Photography” Kawasaki City Museum, Kawasaki, Japan
1989 The Hitachi Collection of Japanese Contemporary Photography” Center for Creative Photography, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA
1987 “Exhibition of Shashin” Yurakucho Asahi Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
1986 “Fotograpia Japanesa Contemporanea” Casa Elizalde, Barcelona, Spain
1986 “The Super Image: The Work with 20”x24 Polaroid” Seed Hall, Tokyo, Japan
1985 “Dumont Foto 5: Die Japanische Photographie” Museum fur Kunst und Gewrbe, Hamburg, Germany
1985 “Paris, New York, Tokyo” Tsukuba Museum of Photography ’85, Tsukuba, Japan
1982 “Fotokina Photo Art 1” Cologne, Germany
1981 Zeit Foto Salon, Tokyo, Japan
1979 Paul Pia Gallery, Antwerp, Belgium
1972 “Exhibition by Japan Print Association” Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan
1972 “Cosmos Factory” Muramatsu Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
1971 “Cosmos Factory” Muramatsu Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
 
Collections
 
Musées Royaux des beaux-arts, Brussels, Belgium
Museum Für Kunst und Gewerbe, Hamburg, Germany
Polaroid Corporation, Cambridge, MA, USA
Yokohama Museum of Art, Yokohama, Japan
Center for Creative Photography: The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA
Bibliotrhéque National, Paris, France
Kawasaki City Museum, Kawasaki, Japan
International Museum of Photography; George Eastman House, Rochester, NY, USA
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX, USA
The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Japan
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA, USA
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, USA
Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Tokyo, Japan
Meguro Museum of art, Tokyo, Japan
The Bayly Museum; The University of Virginia, VA, USA
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY, USA
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, CA, USA
The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, MA, USA
The Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
The University of Iowa Art Museum, IA, USA
Milwaukee Art Museum, WI, USA
National Gallery of Canada, Toronto, ON, Canada
La Maison de la Photo Europeenne, Paris, France
The David and Alfred Smart Museum of Art, The University of Chicago, IL, USA
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston MA, USA
Princeton University Art Museum, NJ, USA
Brookings Institute, Corporate Collection, USA
La Salle Bank Collection, Chicago IL, USA
The Progressive Corporation, USA
Fogg Museum, Harvard University, Boston, MA, USA
Boise Museum of Art, Boise, ID, USA
Fonds National d'Art Contemporain, Paris, France  
  
 

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• Tucker, Anne Wilkes et. al. 2003 The History of Japanese Photography (New Haven and London: Yale University Press) p.358-359 [Short biography on Shibata Toshio.] 
  
 
  
 
  
 
  
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