Tam Ochiai

  • NOUVEL_ECONOMISTE
  • Installation view from "Meadow Traveler, Madeleine Severin" at Tomio Koyama Gallery Kyoto, 2012
  • L, 2012 bleach on fabric, 193.0 x 132.0 cm, ©Tam Ochiai
  • words, 2012 bleach on fabric, 193.0 x 132.0 cm, ©Tam Ochiai
  • 落合多武 Tam Ochiai radio wave 2012 bleach on fabric 193 x 132 cm © Tam Ochiai
  • installation view at Tomio Koyama Gallery Kyoto, 2012-2013 ©Tam Ochiai
  • installation view at Tomio Koyama Gallery Kyoto, 2012-2013 ©Tam Ochiai
  • installation view at Tomio Koyama Gallery Kyoto, 2012-2013 ©Tam Ochiai
  • 落合多武 Tam Ochiai meadow traveler’s restaurant guide 2012 28 x 21.5 cm, set of 29 pen and marker on paper
  • Installation view from "Yokohama Triennale 2011: Our Magic Hour" at Yokohama Museum of Art, NYK Waterfront Warehouse (BankART Studio NYK), Kanagawa, Japan, 2011
  • Installation view from "Yokohama Triennale 2011: Our Magic Hour" at Yokohama Museum of Art, NYK Waterfront Warehouse (BankART Studio NYK), Kanagawa, Japan, 2011
  • Installation view from "Yokohama Triennale 2011: Our Magic Hour" at Yokohama Museum of Art, NYK Waterfront Warehouse (BankART Studio NYK), Kanagawa, Japan, 2011
  • installation view from [ Yokohama Triennale 2011 ] at Yokohama Museum of Art, 2011 ©Tam Ochiai
  • installation view from [Yokohama Triennale 2011] at Yokohama Museum of Art, 2011 ©Tam Ochiai
  • Installation view from "spies are only revealed when they get caught" at WATARIUM Museum, Tokyo, 2010
  • Installation view from "spies are only revealed when they get caught" at WATARIUM Museum, Tokyo, 2010
  • Installation view from "spies are only revealed when they get caught" at WATARIUM Museum, Tokyo, 2010
  • installation view from [spies are only revealed when they get caugh] at WATARIUM Museum, 2010 ©Tam Ochiai, photo by Fuminari Yoshitsugu
  • Installation view from "spies are only revealed when they get caught" at WATARIUM Museum, Tokyo, 2010
  • Installation view from "spies are only revealed when they get caught" at WATARIUM Museum, Tokyo, 2010
  • installation view from [spies are only revealed when they get caugh] at WATARIUM Museum, 2010 ©Tam Ochiai, photo by Fuminari Yoshitsugu
  • installation view from [spies are only revealed when they get caugh] at WATARIUM Museum, 2010 ©Tam Ochiai, photo by Fuminari Yoshitsugu
  • installation view from scratching, blood or cat carving at Tomio Koyama Gallery, 2007 ©Tam Ochiai
  • cat curving, 2007 acrylic, color pencil on canvas, 224.0 x 198.0cm, ©Tam Ochiai
  • installation view from scratching, blood or cat carving at Tomio Koyama Gallery, 2007 ©Tam Ochiai
  • Installation view from "scratching, blood or cat carving" at Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo, 2007
  • cat carving , 2007
 DVD 39'51"
, ©Tam Ochiai
  • red slide, 2007 acrylic, color pencil on canvas, 30.5 x 43.3cm, ©Tam Ochiai
  • installation view from scratching, blood or cat carving at Tomio Koyama Gallery, 2007 ©Tam Ochiai
  • castel beraneer, 2007 acrylic, color pencil on canvas, 39.7 x 30.0cm, ©Tam Ochiai
  • 猫 彫刻 cat sculpture, 2007 polyurethane plastic key board, 84.5 x 28.0 x 12.5 cm, ©Tam Ochiai
  • Installation view from "The Door into Summer" at ART TOWER MITO, Mito, Ibaraki, Japan, 2007
  • installation view from The Door into Summer at Art Tower Mito , 2007 ©Tam Ochiai
  • Installation view from "The Door into Summer" at ART TOWER MITO, Mito, Ibaraki, Japan, 2007
  • Installation view from "The Door into Summer" at ART TOWER MITO, Mito, Ibaraki, Japan, 2007
  • Installation view from "The Door into Summer" at ART TOWER MITO, Mito, Ibaraki, Japan, 2007
  • Installation view from "The Door into Summer" at ART TOWER MITO, Mito, Ibaraki, Japan, 2007
  • Installation view from "The Door into Summer" at ART TOWER MITO, Mito, Ibaraki, Japan, 2007
  • installation view at Art Basel Miami Beach , 2004 
©Tam Ochiai
  • flying squirrel, 2004 color pencil and pencil on cardboard, 37.0 x 13.5cm, ©Tam Ochiai
  • a tangled tale, 2004 acrylic, color pencil and pencil on canvas, 188.5 x 127.0cm, ©Tam Ochiai
  • Skink (ski wheff), 2004 acrylic on canvas, 152.4 x 208.3cm, ©Tam Ochiai
  • Free #4 (8 pieces), 2004 acrylic, color pencil and pencil on canvas, variety sizes, ©Tam Ochiai
  • installation view at Tomio Koyama Gallery, 2004 ©Tam Ochiai
  • bee, 2001 acrylic, color pencil and pencil on canvas, 177.8 x 218.5cm, ©Tam Ochiai
  • cosimo, 2001 acrylic and color pencil on canvas, 203.2 x 152.4cm, ©Tam Ochiai
  • It's going to rain, 2001 acrylic, color pencil and pencil on canvas, 163.0 x 143.0cm, ©Tam Ochiai
  • claudine, 2000 acrylic, color pencil and pencil on paper, 56.7 x 38.5cm, ©Tam Ochiai
  • Beige Ponce Dress Madeleine, 1999 acrylic and pencil on canvas, 30.5 x 23.0cm, ©Tam Ochiai
  • installation view from "Madeleine" at Tomio Koyama Gallery, 1999 ©Tam Ochiai
  • heaven can wait, 1997 acrylic and pencil on canvas, 111.5 x 76.5cm, ©Tam Ochiai
  • installation view at Tomio Koyama Gallery, 1997 ©Tam Ochiai
  • Installation view from "Yokohama Triennale 2011: Our Magic Hour" at Yokohama Museum of Art, NYK Waterfront Warehouse (BankART Studio NYK), Kanagawa, Japan, 2011

1967 Born in Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan
1990 B.A. in Wako University, Japan
1993 M.A. in New York University, New York
Lives and Works in New York

Solo exhibitions

2015 "Everyone Has Two Places" Team gallery, New York
2012 "Meadow Traveler, Madeleine Severin" Tomio Koyama Gallery Kyoto
2010 "spies are only revealed when they get caught" WATARIUM Museum, Tokyo
2008 "Tiam O'Shian IV" Team Gallery, New York
2007 "scratching, blood or cat carving" Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo
2006 "occhialli & libreli" Arndt & Partner Zurich, Switzerland
2005 Galerie Lisa Ruyter, Vienna
"tail (exercises in punctuation)" Team Gallery, New York
2004 Galeria Francesca Kaufmann, Milano
"mystery of tail" Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo
"maroon drawing" Aoi Gallery, Osaka
2001 "Installation No.8" Dorothee De Pauw Gallery, Brussels
"august" Team Gallery, New York
"foreskir" Ardnt and Partner, Berlin
2000 "inavgurazione" Galleria Francesca Kaufmann, Milano
Team Gallery, New York
1999 "Madeleine" Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo
1997 Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo
Team Gallery, New York
1996 Jose Freire Fine Art, New York
1995 Contemporary Art Gallery, Art Tower Mito, Ibaragi, Japan
1993 Jose Freire Fine Art, Project Room, New York
Washington 80 Galleries, New York

Group exhibitions

2017 "Group exhibition" Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo
2016 "On Empathy" BRIDGET DONAHUE, New York
"Tam Ochiai x Hiroyuki Oki "re wild(e)" ARATANIURANO, Tokyo
2014 "MOT Collection Part1: Postwar Art in Close-up" The Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo
"Group exhibition by Tomio Koyama Gallery" TOLOT/heuristic SHINONOME, Tokyo
"Twentieth Anniversary Special MOT Collection Chronicle 1995" Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo
2013 "Collection" The National Museum of Art, Osaka
"Wonderful My Art" Kawaguchiko Museum of Art, Yamanashi, Japan
"Takahashi Collection, Mindfulness!" Kirishima Open-Air Museum, Kagoshima, Japan [touring Sapporo Art Museum, Hokkaido, Japan]
2012 "Fuyu no Tabi" Shane Campbell Gallery, Chicago
"for missing O 'KYTO'" TKG Editions Kyoto, Kyoto
2011 "MOT Collection/ Silent narrator: on plural stories" Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo, Collection Gallery, Tokyo
"Yokohama Triennale 2011: Our Magic Hour" Yokohama Museum of Art, NYK Waterfront Warehouse (BankART Studio NYK), Kanagawa, Japan
2009 "Winter Garden: The Exploration of the Micropop Imagination in Contemporary Japanese Art" curated by Midori Matsui, Hara Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo [touring Japanisches Kulturinstitut, Cologne, 2009/ The Japan Foundation, Tronto, 2010/ Galeri'a Arnold Belkin, Museo Universitario del Chopo, Mexico City, 2011]
2007 "The Door into Summer" ART TOWER MITO, Mito, Ibaraki, Japan
2006 "10th Anniversary" Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo
2005 "Flashback" Kunstverein Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany
"25 Years Deutsche Bank Collection" Deutsche Guggenheim, Berlin
"Honeymoon with Romeo" Groeflin Maag Galerie, Basel
"Works on Paper" Arndt & Partner, Berlin
2004 "Yoshitomo Nara, Tam Ochiai, Hiroshi Sugito: New Prints" Space Force, Tokyo
"New Generation Heavenly Creatures" Galerie Thaddaeus Ropas, Salzburg, Austria
"The Rose Garden Without Thorns" Galerie Lisa Ruyter, Vienna
"Repulsion" Illinois State University, Normal, IL, USA
2003 "Opening Exhibition" Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo
"Japan: Rising" Palm Beach ICA, Miami, FL, USA
"Pop Jack" Denver Museum of Contemporary Art, Denver, CO, USA
2002 "Fiction? Painting in the Age of the Virtual" Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo
2001 "The Place of Happiness" Watari Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo
"Jap in a box" Stephen Friedman Gallery, London
"E/Motion Studies" Queens Museum of Art, New York
"Superimposition" Caren Golden Fine Art, New York
2000 "Dark mirrors from Japan" De Appel, Amsterdam
Ota Fine Arts, Tokyo
"Portrait" Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo
"Tectonic" La Panaderia, Mexico City
"The Nocturnal Dream Show" Pat Hearn Gallery, New York
Lidmar Hotel, Stockholm
1999 "Tam Ochiai/ Steven Parrino" Team Gallery, New York
"VOCA '99" The Ueno Royal Museum, Tokyo
"The Bastard Kids of Drella, Part 9" Le Consortium, Dijon, France
"Soap" Gallery Zero, Osaka
"On Paper" Stalke Gallery, Copenhagen
"Spiral TV" Spiral Garden, Tokyo
1998 "Remix" Team Gallery, New York
"Sassy Nugetts" A-1 Artspace, Knoxville, TN, USA
1997 "Gallery Artists" Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo
1996 "Benefit" White Colums, New York
1995 "M & M" Jose Freire Fine Art, New York
1994 "For Collections" New Jersey Center for Visual Arts, Summit, NJ, USA

Public collections

Deutsche Bank
The Japan Foundation
Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo
The National Museum of Art, Osaka
Takahashi Collection

Books

The Age of Micropop: The New Generation of Japanese Artists / Midori Matsui / PARCO 2007
tail tale Tam Ochiai / Little More 2004