Satoru Kurata

  • Ba/u/cker La/u/cker 2021 oil on canvas 173.0 x 127.0 cm ©Satoru Kurata
  • Installation view from "Ba/u/cker La/u/cker" at Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo, 2021 ©︎Satoru Kurata photo by Kenji Takahashi
  • Installation view from "Ba/u/cker La/u/cker" at Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo, 2021 ©︎Satoru Kurata photo by Kenji Takahashi
  • Installation view from "Ba/u/cker La/u/cker" at Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo, 2021 ©︎Satoru Kurata photo by Kenji Takahashi
  • Installation view from "Ba/u/cker La/u/cker" at Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo, 2021 ©︎Satoru Kurata photo by Kenji Takahashi
  • Installation view from "Ba/u/cker La/u/cker" at Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo, 2021 ©︎Satoru Kurata photo by Kenji Takahashi
  • Installation view from "Ba/u/cker La/u/cker" at Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo, 2021 ©︎Satoru Kurata photo by Kenji Takahashi
  • Installation view from "Ba/u/cker La/u/cker" at Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo, 2021 ©︎Satoru Kurata photo by Kenji Takahashi
  • Installation view from "Ba/u/cker La/u/cker" at Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo, 2021 ©︎Satoru Kurata photo by Kenji Takahashi
  • 夜間遊泳 Nocturnal Swimmer 2020 oil on canvas 163.0 x 327.0 cm ©Satoru Kurata
  • 落日 Falling Day 2020 oil on canvas 139.0 x 223.0 cm ©Satoru Kurata
  • 無敵の人 The Invincible Man "Nothing to Lose!" 2020 oil on canvas 53.0 x 41.0 cm ©Satoru Kurata
  • 4P 2020 oil on canvas 131.0 x 233.0 cm ©Satoru Kurata
  • 透明なドライブ Hollow Drive 2018-2019 oil on canvas 167.0 x 233.0 cm ©Satoru Kurata, Photo by Ken Kato
  • 家猫 House Cat 2019 oil on canvas 53.0 x 41.0 cm ©Satoru Kurata
  • 夕顔 Dusking Face 2019 oil on canvas 53.0x 41.0 cm ©Satoru Kurata
  • The Meteor 2018 oil on canvas 27.3 x 22.0 cm ©Satoru Kurata
  • うみだったまち The Town Once the Ocean Was 2018 oil on canvas 41.0 x 41.0 cm ©Satoru Kurata
  • ドンキー Donkey 2017 oil on canvas mounted on panel 37.0 x 31.0 cm ©Satoru Kurata
  • カルワミノハ Karwaminoha 2016 oil on canvas 27.3 x 22.0 cm ©Satoru Kurata
  • たそかれのいぬ Twilight Dog 2016 oil on canvas 33.3 x 33.3 cm ©Satoru Kurata
  • アジワルラの思い出 Memories of Ajewarlae 2016 oil on canvas 191.0 x 191.0 cm ©Satoru Kurata
  • ホテル・カナリア Hotel Canary 2016 oil on canvas 194.0 x 260.0 cm ©Satoru Kurata
  • 竹槍のレッスン Bamboo Spear Lesson 2015 oil on canvas 162.0 x 130.0 cm ©Satoru Kurata
  • ポール・スミスのソファに座る覆面の兄妹 Masked Elder Brother and Younger Sister on a Paul Smith Couch 2014 oil on canvas 137.0 x 170.0 cm ©Satoru Kurata

Satoru Kurata was born in Tokyo, in 1991. He graduated with a BFA in Painting from the College of Art and Design, Musashino Art University, after which he studied abroad at the Universität der Künste Berlin, Germany. In 2017 he completed his MFA in Painting at the Graduate School of Art and Design, Musashino Art University. Kurata currently lives and works in Tokyo. His recent solo exhibitions include, “Weird Void” (Musashino Art University FAL, Tokyo, 2020), and “Memories of Ajewarlae” (Tokyo Wonder Site Shibuya, Tokyo, 2016).

Solo Exhibitions

2021 “Rest in Darkness” abyss, Saga, Japan
“Ba/u/cker La/u/cker” Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
2020 “Weird Void” Musashino Art University FAL, Tokyo, Japan
2016 “Memories of Ajewarlae” Tokyo Wonder Site Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan

Group Exhibitions

2021 “emerging japanese painters” SHOP Taka Ishii Gallery, Hong Kong
“Infinite Jest” Satoru Kurata x Yuto Nemoto, CADAN Yurakucho, Tokyo, Japan
2020 “Welcome to Jungle Yumi Iwasaki Satoru Kurata” Deep Relax, Tokyo, Japan

Awards

2019 Gunma Youth Biennale 2019, Encouragement Award
2013 Shell Art Award 2013, Judge’s prize of Kunio Motoe