TAKU OBATA

Artist
Japanese, b. 1980

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BIO

自らもB-BOYであり、木彫による人体と衣服の関係性や、B-BOYと彫刻を端緒に生まれる空間、動き、重力を追求、彫刻以外のメディアでも精力的に表現し続けている。

※ B-BOY (ブレイクダンスをする人)

1980 Born in Saitama pref. Japan
1999 starts hip-hop group UNITY SELECTIONS
2006 BFA sculpture, Tokyo University of the Arts
2007 Starts hip-hop performance group BBOYGER
2008 MFA sculpture, Tokyo University of the Arts

Solo Exhibitions:
2022 “B-BOY REVENGE2022” PARCEL, Tokyo, JPN
“Move the volume” 3110NZ by LDH Kitchen, Tokyo, JPN
2020 “Let’ s Move It” PARCEL, Tokyo, JPN
2020 "Opposite Effects" AKIO NAGASAWA, Tokyo, JPN
2020 "TAKU OBATA SCULPTURE" Japan House London, London, UK
2020 "TAKU OBATA SCULPTURE Display" Japan House London, London, UK
2020 "TAKU OBATA DRAWING Exhibition" White Conduit Projects, London, UK
2020 "B BOY JIKI"Bomma galerie, Paris, FRA
2016 " ノリトグラフ | Nolithograph" Gallery KIDO Press, Tokyo, JPN
2016 "sculpture // New Generation series2 Vol3 Taku Obata Exhibition" Nihonbashi Takashimaya GalleryX, Tokyo, JPN
2014 "BUST A MOVE"Jonathan LeVine Gallery, New York, USA
2012 "Taku Obata B-BOY on Sky Court ", Nakamura Keith Haring Musuem, Yamanashi, JPN
2011 "Taku Obata BBOYIZM" Ginza Mitsukoshi 8F Gallery, Tokyo, JPN
2009 "IT’ S JUST BEGUN" Tokyo Wondersite Hongo, Tokyo, JPN

Group Exhibitions selected:
2022 “Matsumoto Architecture+Art Festival” , Nagano, JPN
“SPECTRUMS” AISHONANZUKA, HK
2021 “Six Paintings by Six Artists” , PARCEL, Tokyo, JPN
2020 "Fine Line" Stolen space gallery, London, UK
2020 "CONNECTIONS" Over The Influence, HK
2018 "Pn̶Powers of PLAY̶"Tokyo University of the Arts, Tokyo, JPN
2018 "HYPER LANDSCAPE 超えていく風景 " Watarium, Tokyo, JPN
2017 "SIDE CORE 路 - 線 - 図 "GALLERY TRAX, Yamanashi, JPN
2016 NEW VISION SAITAMA 5 "The Emerging Body"The Musuem of Modern Art Saitama, Saitama, JPN
2015 "SIDE CORE -TOKYO WALKMAN-" hiromiyoshii roppongi, Tokyo, JPN
2014 ART FAIR Tokyo 2014 "SIDE CORE 2014" Tokyo International forum, Tokyo, JPN
2013 Singapore Art Week "TOKYO STREET" Ikkan Art Gallery with Clear Editon and Gallery, Singapore

Awards
2008 "Tokyo Wonderwall 2008" Grandprix
2019 - 2020, April artist in residence、City & Guilds of London art school

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