RIEKO HIDAKA / SATOSHI HIROSE

Group exhibition “Sagacho-Exhibit Space 1983-2000” The Museum of Modern Art, Gunma, Takasaki, Japan

佐賀町エキジビット・スペース [撮影:三好耕三]

Rieko Hidaka, Satoshi Hirose / Group exhibition “Sagacho-Exhibit Space 1983-2000”
The Museum of Modern Art, Gunma, Takasaki, Japan
September 12 – December 13, 2020
http://mmag.pref.gunma.jp/english/index.htm

Artist Profile

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).

Satoshi Hirose

Satoshi Hirose was born in 1963 in Tokyo. He graduated from Tama Art University in 1989 and two years later he received an Italian government scholarship and moved to Italy. In 1996-97, he stayed in Italy under POLA Art Foundation Grants Program. He then completed a degree at Milan’s Brera Academy of Fine Arts in 1997, and studied in New York under Japanese Government Overseas Study Program for Artists provided by the Agency for Cultural Affairs in 2008-09. He is currently based in Milan and Tokyo.
His major solo exhibitions include “Lemon Project 03” (The Ginza Art Space, Tokyo, 1997), “Paradiso- Criterium 34” (Contemporary Art Center, Art Tower Mito, Ibaraki, Japan, 1998), “2001” (Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima, 2000), and in more recent years “Heteronym” (Galleria Umberto Di Marino, Napoli, 2015), and “Vis à Vis Flâneur – SATOSHI HIROSE” (Fondazione Molise Cultura, Campobasso, Italy, 2016).

He has presented work in numerous group exhibitions including “Neo Tokyo” (Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, 2001), and “Beppu Contemporary Art Festival 2012: Mixed Bathing World” (Beppu City, Oita, Japan, 2012), as well as a commission “Your Sky, My Sky: sky project for Arts Maebashi” Arts Maebashi, Gunma, Japan (2013). He has held five solo exhibitions at Tomio Koyama Gallery in 2000, 2005, 2008, 2009, ad 2013. Hirose also has worked on commissions in collaboration with companies.This July, he is creating an artwork in the new building of PeptiDream, a pharmaceutical company that pursues drug development.