Rieko Hidaka

  • Installation view from "Seeing" at Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo, 2018 ©Rieko Hidaka
  • Installation view from "Seeing" at Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo, 2018 ©Rieko Hidaka
  • Installation view from "Seeing" at Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo, 2018 ©Rieko Hidaka
  • Installation view from "Seeing" at Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo, 2018 ©Rieko Hidaka
  • 空との距離XIII 2017 pigment on paper 240.0 x 240.0 cm ©Rieko Hidaka
  • 空との距離XIV 2017 pigment on paper 240.0 x 240.0 cm ©Rieko Hidaka
  • Installation view from “Rieko Hidaka: Sky, Trees and In Between” at Vangi Sculpture Garden Museum, Shizuoka, Japan, 2017 ©Rieko Hidaka photo by Kenji Takahashi
  • Installation view from “Rieko Hidaka: Sky, Trees and In Between” at Vangi Sculpture Garden Museum, Shizuoka, Japan, 2017 ©Rieko Hidaka photo by Kenji Takahashi
  • Installation view from “Rieko Hidaka: Sky, Trees and In Between” at Vangi Sculpture Garden Museum, Shizuoka, Japan, 2017 ©Rieko Hidaka photo by Kenji Takahashi
  • Installation view from “Rieko Hidaka: Sky, Trees and In Between” at Vangi Sculpture Garden Museum, Shizuoka, Japan, 2017 ©Rieko Hidaka photo by Kenji Takahashi
  • Installation view from “Rieko Hidaka: Sky, Trees and In Between” at Vangi Sculpture Garden Museum, Shizuoka, Japan, 2017 ©Rieko Hidaka photo by Kenji Takahashi
  • Installation view at Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo, Japan, 2013 ©Rieko Hidaka
  • Installation view at Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo, Japan, 2013 ©Rieko Hidaka
  • Installation view at Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo, Japan, 2013 ©Rieko Hidaka
  • installatiion view at Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo, 2007 空との距離 IV Distance from the Sky IV(3点組) 2007 pigment on paper L : 200.0 × 200.0 cm/ R : 150.0 × 150.0 cm/ M : 170.0 × 170.0 cm ©Rieko Hidaka
  • 百日紅 III Crape Myrtle III 2007 pigment on paper 100.0 × 76.0 cm ©Rieko Hidaka
  • 空との距離V Distance from the Sky V 2007 pigment on paper mounted on wood panel 170.0 × 170.0 cm ©Rieko Hidaka
  • installation view at Museum of Contemporary Art, Vigo, 2005 ©Rieko Hidaka
  • installation view at Northland Museum of Art, Otaru, 2004 ©Rieko Hidaka
  • installation view at Northland Museum of Art, Otaru, 2004 ©Rieko Hidaka
  • installation view at Art Kite Museum, Detmold, Germany, 2003 ©Rieko Hidaka
  • installation view at Art Kite Museum, Detmold, Germany, 2003 ©Rieko Hidaka
  • Distance from the Sky II 2002 pigment on peper 240.0 × 240.0 cm ©Rieko Hidaka
  • From the Space of Trees VII (triptych) 2000 pigment on peper 140.0 × 140.0 cm/ 115.0 × 115.0 cm/ 100.0 × 100.0 cm ©Rieko Hidaka
  • From the Space of Trees VI 2000 acrylic and pigment on canvas 170.0 × 170.0 cm ©Rieko Hidaka
  • From the Space of Trees III 1996 acrylic and pigment on canvas 160.0 × 160.0cm ©Rieko Hidaka
  • installation view at Sagacho Exhibit Space, Tokyo, 1999 ©Rieko Hidaka
  • installation view at Sagacho Exhibit Space, Tokyo, 2002 ©Rieko Hidaka
  • From the Space of Trees IV (diptych) 1998 pigment on paper 220.0 × 360.0 cm/ each ©Rieko Hidaka
  • From the Space of Trees II 1996 acrylic and pigment on canvas 240.0 × 360.0 cm ©Rieko Hidaka
  • Trees 1984 pencil on peper 23.0 × 20.0 cm ©Rieko Hidaka

Rieko Hidaka was born in 1958 in Tokyo. In 1983, she graduated from the Department of Japanese Painting College of Art and Design (BFA) and completed the Graduate School of Art and Design (MFA) in 1985 both at Musashino Art University.
For one year from 1995, she studied in Germany under Japanese Government Oversea Study Program for Artists by the Agency for Cultural Affairs, Japan.

Her major solo exhibitions include “Recent Works 22” (The National Museum of Art, Osaka, Japan,1998), “The Space of Trees” (Art Kite Museum, Detmold, Germany, 2003) and “Sky, Trees and In Between” (Vangi Sculpture Garden Museum, Shizuoka, Japan, 2017). Her major group exhibitions include “Chikaku: Time and Memory in Japan” (Kunsthaus Graz & Camera Austria, Graz [traveled to Museum of Contemporary Art, Vigo, Spain / Taro Okamoto Museum of Art, Kawasaki, Kanagawa, Japan]) and “Rising Sun, Melting Moon -Contemporary Art in Japan” (The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 2005-2006) and “Kami. Silence -Action” (Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden, Germany, 2009-2010).

Solo exhibitions

2018 “Looking at the trees, at the sky” Rokkatei Gallery Kashiwa, Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan
“Seeing” Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
“Seeing” Morioka Shoten, Tokyo, Japan
2017 nani, Tokyo
“Rieko Hidaka: Sky, Trees and In Between” Vangi Sculpture Garden Museum, Shizuoka, Japan
2013 Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
2011 galerie 16, Kyoto, Japan
2010 
“Seeing” galerie 16, Kyoto, Japan
2008 “Rieko Hidaka's Drawing Works” BOOK246, Tokyo, Japan
gFAL: Musashino Art University, Tokyo, Japan
2007 Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
2004 “TREES” Northland Museum of Art, Otaru, Hokkaido, Japan

Galerie 16, Kyoto, Japan
2003 Art Kite Museum, Detmold, Germany

2002
 
galerie 16, Kyoto, Japan
Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
2001 Karyn Lovegrove Gallery, Los Angels, CA, USA
2000 Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
1999 
Sagacho Exhibit Space, Tokyo, Japan
Chofu City Culture hall Tazukuri, Tokyo, Japan
1998 The National Museum of Art, Osaka, Japan
1997 Monash University Gallery, Melbourne, Australia
1993 UCP Gallery UEDA, Tokyo, Japan
1990 Kintetsu Department Store, Art Gallery, Osaka, Japan
galerie 16, Kyoto, Japan
1989 Hillside Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
1987 Miyuki Gallery, Tokyo
, Japan
1985 Miyuki Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

Group exhibitions

2019 “Taro Okamoto Museum of Art, Kawasaki 1999-2018” Taro Okamoto Museum of Art, Kawasaki, Kanagawa, Japan
“Drawing” Tama Art University, Hachioji Campus, Kanagawa, Japan
“Observation: Artists Confronting the Wonder of Looking Intently” Gunma Museum of Art, Tatebayashi, Gunma, Japan
“Toyota Municipal Museum of Art Reopening Celebration - Wide Collection Exhibition - WHO OPENS UP THE WORLD?” Toyota Municipal Museum of Art, Aichi, Japan
“Collection 3: Image of something invisible” The National Museum of Art, Osaka, Japan
“WHAT'S THIS!?Art - Art Variety Viewing Iloilo - ” The Niigata Bandaijima Art Museum, Niigata, Japan
2018 “Selected Works from our Collection” Kushiro Art Museum, Hokkaido, Japan
“Weather Report From Landscape via Earthworks to Neo-Cosmographia” Tochigi Prefectural Museum of Fine Arts, Utsunomiya, Japan
“Art Excursion—On Nature and the Human Being” Gunma Museum of Art, Tatebayashi, Gunma, Japan
2017 “The Greatest Story Ever Told: The Collection curated by Ryan Gander” The National Museum of Art, Osaka, Japan
“Yokohama Museum of Art Collection: Reflections of Nature” Yokohama Museum of Art, Kanagawa, Japan
“Collection Exhibition” Gunma Museum of Art, Tatebayashi, Gunma, Japan
2016 “2016-Ⅲ Special Display: Listening” Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima, Japan
“Collection 2” The National Museum of Art, Osaka, Japan
“MOMAT Collection” The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Japan
“18th Domani: The Art of Tomorrow Plus Drawing Lessons in 3331” 3331Arts Chiyoda, Tokyo, Japan
2015 “Collection Exhibition: 2015-3 Form and Feeling -What Creates a Sense of Familiarity?” Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima, Japan
“Collection 1” The National Museum of Art, Osaka, Japan
2014 “Dialogue: Encounters and Resonances Between Artists and Artworks” Gunma Museum of Art, Tatebayashi, Gunma, Japan
2013 “Playback Artist Talks” The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Japan
2012 “Collection” The National Museum of Art, Osaka, Japan
“The 35th Anniversary of The National Museum of Art, Osaka: the Allure of the Collection” The National Museum of Art, Osaka, Japan
“10th Anniversary Exhibition; To Wander a Garden” Vangi Sculpture Garden Museum, Shizuoka, Japan
“Collection” The National Museum of Art, Osaka, Japan
2011 “A Time of Trees, A Time of Stone” Museum of Contemporary Art Tokuo, Tokyo, Japan
“CAFE in Mito 2011” Contemporary Art Gallery, Art Tower Mito, Ibaraki, Japan
2010 “Villa Aesthetics -Rieko Hidaka&Hiraki Sawa” Asahi Beer Oyamazaki Villa Museum Of Art, Kyoto, Japan
“How Art is made: Analyzing the Collection” Gunma Museum of Art, Tatebayashi, Gunma, Japan

“Enter here -what do you see?” Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan
“Garden: Artists' Microcosm. Let's Browse With Topical Focus” The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Japan
2009 “Close Your Eyes...” The Museum of Modern Art, Ibaraki, Japan

“Kami. Silence -Action” Kupferstich - Kabinett, Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden, Germany
“At/ From Tamagawa 1964-2009: Contemporary Japanese Art from a Geographical Viewpoint” Fuchu Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan
“Contemporary Art is just easy as pie.” Contemporary Art Gallery, Art Tower Mito, Ibaraki, Japan
2008 “Contemporary Art Expression; Material & Technique” The Niigata Bandaijima Art Museum, Niigata, Japan
“20th Anniversary Collection+: Echoing Sound, Color, Form” Takamatsu Art Museum, Kagawa, Japan
“Self / Other” The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Japan
2007 “The 30th Anniversary: Collection of the National Museum of Art, Osaka” The National Museum of Art, Osaka,Japan
“Collection 2” The National Museum of Art, Osaka, Japan
“Sambi Shosha Ueda Collection: Mr. and Mrs. Ueda's Lovely Contemporary Art” Nerima Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan
2006 “20 Artists in Recent 20 years from Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art” Museum of Contemporary Art, Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan
2005 “Rising Sun, Melting Moon -Contemporary Art in Japan” The Israel Museum, Jerusalem

“CHIKAKU: Time and Memory in Japan” (traveled to Kunsthaus Graz & Camera Austria, Graz, Austria; Museum of Contemporary Art, Vigo, Spain / Taro Okamoto Museum of Art, Kawasaki, Kanagawa, Japan)
“Over the Nature” Himeji City Museum of Art, Hyogo, Japan
“Collection 1” The National Museum of Art, Osaka, Japan
2004 “Invitation to the 20th Century Art: What's Art? From the Collection of the National Museum of Art, Osaka” (traveled to Yatsushiro Municipal Museum, Kumamoto; Oita Art Museum, Oita; Okayama Prefectural Museum of Art, Okayama)
“DOMANI 2004” Seiji Togo Memorial Sompo Japan Museum of Art, Tokyo, Japan
2003 “Masterpieces in CAMK selection -Today's Japanese Traditional Painting-” Contemporary Art Museum, Kumamoto, Kumamoto, Japan
“KOMOREBI” Contemporary Art Gallery, Art Tower Mito, Ibaraki, japan
“Painting In Our Time” The Niigata Bandaijima Art Museum, Niigata, Japan
“Art Watching, part 2” The Miyagi Museum of Art, Miyagi, Japan
“The Power of Plants : Expressions of Vegetation in Modern and Contemporary Japanese Painting” Gunma Museum of Art, Tatebayashi, Gunma, Japan
2002 “Kaii Higashiyama Memorial NIKKEI Grand Prize on Japanese painting” New Otani Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan
“Here is the Museum, the scape collaborated with our collection, artists and you - The Encounter of our Collection and 4 Artists” Shizuoka Prefectural Museum of Art, Shizuoka, Japan
“Exhibition of New Acquisitions + Contemporary Paintings” Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima, Japan

2001 
“Over the Landscape” Kushiro Art Museum, Hokkaido
, Japan
“ikiro -be alive- Contemporary art from Japan 1980 until now” Kroller-Muller Museum, Otterlo, Netherlands
“Art in Flux VII -Beyond & Around the Visual Perception - Paintings of Hidaka Rieko & Mitsushima Takayuki” Fukuoka Art Museum, Fukuoka, Japan
2000 “Green, Nature, Longing for the Trees” Nagano Prefectural Ina Culture Hall, Nagano, Japan
“Intersections of Expression -Contemporary Japanese Painting” Musahino Art University Museum & Library, Tokyo
, Japan
1999 “Visionen von den Urlandschaften” Hokkaido Asahikawa Museum of Art, Hokkaido, Japan
“Art Document 1999 in Kanaz -From Asian Forest” Kanaz Forest of Creation, Fukui, Japan
1998 “Taste and Pursuits -Japanese Art in the 1990s” [traveled The National Gallery of Modern Art, New Delhi, India / Metropolitan Museum of Manila, Philipines]
“FINAL '98: On the Wall” galerie 16, Kyoto, Japan
1997 
“Contemporary Nihonga: 14th Yamatane Museum of Art Prize Exhibition” Yamatane Museum of Art, Tokyo, Japan
“VOCA '97” Ueno Royal Museum, Tokyo, Japan
1996 “Inga Beyer + Rieko Hidaka” Loft, Cologne, Germany
1995 
“Japanese Culture -The Fifty Postwar Years” [traveled to Meguro Museum of Art, Tokyo / Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima/ Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Modern Art, Kobe / Fukuoka Prefectual Museum of Art, Fukuoka, Japan]
“Contemporary Nihonga: 13th Yamatane Museum of Art Prize Exhibition” Yamatane Museum of Art, Tokyo, Japan
1994 
“Memorial Art Exhibition of Kanayama Heizo Prize” Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Modern Art, Hyogo, Japan
“ART-VENTURE” Museum of Modern Art, Shiga, Japan
1993 “Beyond the 'NIhonga': An Aspect of Cotemporary Japanese Paintings” Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan
“ART TODAY 1993” Sezon Museum of Modern Art, Nagano, Japan
1992 “Being Mad under the Trees Miho Akioka, Takashi Inagaki, Rieko Hidaka” galerie 16, Kyoto, Japan
1991 “Contemporary Nihonga -11th Yamatane Museum of Art Prize Exhibition” Yamatane Museum of Art, Tokyo, Japan
1990 “Triangulation of Modernism part5” Gallery Furukawa, Tokyo, Japan

Public collections

Aman Tokyo

Art Tower Mito, Ibaraki

Fukuoka Art Museum, Fukuoka
Gunma Museum of Art, Tatebayashi

Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima

Komaba Library, The Unviersity of Tokyo, Tokyo
Kupferstich-Kabinett, Staatliche Kunstsammlungen, Dresden

Kushiro Art Museum, Hokkaido

Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo
The National Museum of Art, Osaka

The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo

The Niigata Prefectural Museum of Modern Art/ The Niigat Bandaijima Art Museum, Niigata

Takamatsu City Museum of Art, Kagawa

Toyota Municipal Museum of Art, Toyota, Aichi

Yokohama Museum of Art, Kanagawa