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Noriaki Maeda

19-5-101 Oyamacho Shibuyaku
Tokyo, 0 151-0065, Japan
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Phone: 0081.492.97.6181     Fax: 0081.33.468.5514
Email: nmaeda7@ hotmail.com

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Biography

  • 1961 Born in Tokyo
  • 1986
    • Graduated Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music
    • Awarded the Ataka Prize
  • 1987 Completed Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music, Master of Fine Arts
  • 1991 Completed Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music, Doctor of Fine Arts
  • 1997
    • Awarded scholarship, Japanese Cultural Ministry and stayed in London
    • Lived in London.(Until 2001)
  • Currently lives in Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan

Solo Exhibitions

  • 1986 Gallery Parergon, Tokyo
  • 1987 Gallery K, Tokyo
  • 1988 "L'Spoir Noriaki Maeda" Ginza Surugadai Gallery, Tokyo
  • 1989 Stegosaurus Studio, Nagoya
  • 1990
    • Muramatsu Gallery, Tokyo
    • Tokiwa Gallery, Tokyo
  • 1991
    • Doctor of Fine Arts final exhibition, Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music
    • Gallery Lunami, Tokyo
    • Tokiwa Gallery, Tokyo
  • 1992 Tokiwa Gallery, Tokyo
  • 1993
    • Tokiwa Gallery, Tokyo
    • "New Art Paradise", Meguro Museum of Art, Tokyo
  • 1994 Tokiwa Gallery, Tokyo
  • 1995 Tokiwa Gallery, Tokyo
  • 1997 Tokiwa Gallery, Tokyo
  • 1998 Tokiwa Gallery, Tokyo
  • 1999
    • Noriaki Maeda Sculpture e Installazione Ex-Lanificio Bona, VELAN Carignano, Turin, Italy
    • Noriaki Maeda Sculpture and Installation Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wakefield, Yorkshire-UK
    • 2001 Stephen Lacey Art Gallery, London, UK
  • "RECENT WORK" Gallery GAN, Tokyo

 

Group Exhibition

  • 1987 Enclosure 320m×1/8, Civic Gallery of Setagaya Art Museum, Tokyo
  • 1989
    • Contemporary Works '89, Tokyu Department Store, Nihonbashi, Tokyo
  • Battle Royal Series-'3' "Exterior Construction" Noriaki Maeda and Kyotaro Hakamada, Galleryam, Tokyo

    • Art Exhibition '89' 8waves, Mycal Honmoku, Yokohama
  • 1990
    • Art Exhibition '90' Wind, Mycal Honmoku, Yokohama
    • Contemporary Works '90',1 Tokyu Department Store, Nihonbashi, Tokyo
  • 1992
    • The 21st Contemporary Art Exhibition of Japan, Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum
    • Lunami Selection '92', Gallery Lumina Tokyo
  • 1998 Summer exhibition, Royal Academy of Arts, London
  • 1999 Inside/Outside, Japanese Contemporary Sculpture by Eight Artists, Nigata Prefectural Museum,Nigata,Japan
  • 2000
    • Summer exhibition, Royal Academy of Arts, London
    • Prime Reflection of Color and Form, Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery
    • Summer Show, Stephen Lacey Art Gallery London
    • Forme dal Mondo Villa Gori Stavia, Massarosa - Italy
  • 2001
    • The 19th Exhibition of Contemporary Japanese Sculpture 2001 UBE BIENNALE, Awarded Grand Prix.
    • NAGANO SCULPTURE AWARD, South-Nagano Athletic Park, Nagano Prefecture, Japan.
    • 2002 Summer Exhibition Royal Academy of Arts, London.

Symposia

  • 1994 '94 International Symposium of Open-Air Sculpture in Pusan, Olympic Commemorative Park, Pusan, Korea
  • 2002 " The Eye of the Storm" Villa dei Laghi - La Mandria Torino - Italy

 

Projects

  • 2002 'TODAY AND TOMORROW' All Saints Church, London Dulwich, UK

Public Collections

  • 1991 Olympic Commemorative Park, Pusan, Korea
  • 1992 The Museum of Modern Art, Toyama, Japan
  • 1995 Nigata Prefectural Museum of Modern Art, Nigata, Japan
  • 2001 Tokiwa Park, Yamaguchi Prefecture,Japan
  • 2002
    • South-Nagano Athletic Park, Nagano Sculpture Award
    • Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wakefield, Yorkshire UK

 

Selected Bibliography/Periodicals

  • 1987 MOTOI MASAKI ART'87,BT,Bijyutsu-shuppansha, No584, 1987 Aug, pp203-204
  • 1988 Exhibition Review, THE MAINICHI-Newspaper 3rd, March, 1988
  • 1989 HARUO SANDA Reviews BT,Bijyutsu-shuppansha,,No605, 1989 Feb, p234
  • 1990
    • STARDUST ' Armor of Giants' Noriaki MaedaGeijyutsu-shinchou. No 41-3, Mar,1990, p79
    • Reviews Tokyo SANSAINo511, 1990 Apr, p95
    • HIROMICHI NIJIKAWA Monthly Art Sun-Art,No179. 1990 Aug, p58
  • 1991
    • YUTAKA MIKAMI IKEBANA-RYUSEIBijyutsujiji, No376, 1991 Aug, p12
    • Reviews Tokyo SANSAINo522,1991Mar, p113
    • Exhibition Review,THE MAINICHI-Newspaper Evening Edition 30th May, 1991 - Lunami Gallery-
    • Exhibition Review, THE MAINICHI-Newspaper 15th Nov,1991
  • 1992
    • KENJI ISHIKAWA Monthly Art Sun-art,No196, 1992 Jan, p58
    • KUNIHIKO TAKEI Reviews Tokyo, SANSAINo533, 1992 Feb, p95
  • 1993
    • apoSS-communications.No53, 1993 Dec, p90
    • MOTOI MASAKI Monthly ArtSun-art,No219. 1993 Dec, p242
  • 1994
    • Arts-TEMPOShukan-Shincho, New year Edition,1994 Jan
    • TATSUMI SHINODA PILIERS Meguro Museum,No11, 1994 Mar, pp4-7
  • 1995 HARUO SANDA Exhibition Review, THE MAINICHI-Newspaper 18th Dec,1995
  • 1997 Noriaki Maeda Exhibition,Shin-bijyutsutsu-shinbunNo787,1997 Jan
  • 1998
    • SANZO TANAKA Art Review, THE ASAHI-Newspaper 24th Sep, 1998
    • HARUO SANDA Exhibition Review, THE MAINICHI-Newspaper 14th Dec,1998
  • 1999
    • HARUO SANDA Art-Column,THE MAINICHI-Newspaper 18th Nov, 1999
    • HEMMING, SARAH, " Visual Arts EXHIBITION OF THE WEEK" The Express, Nov 5,1999
    • HAMMOND, DAVID, " Noriaki Maeda really gets into his art"The Huddersfield Dayly Examiner, Nov.5 1999
    • "Parking spaces" The Gurdian" Nov 6, 1999
    • "Eastern style" Yorkshire Post, Nov 6,1999
    • "ART EXHIBITION UNVEILED" Yorkshire Evening Post, Nov 6,1999
    • "PARK ART" Wakefield Express, Nov 12,1999
    • HISAO MATSUMURA Sunday-ColumnTHE SANKEI-Newspaper Nov 12,1999
  • 2000
    • CORK, RICHARD "VISUAL ART Performing to remain nameless" THE TIMES Jan 26, 2000, p43
    • "Noriaki Maeda Exhibition and Yorkshire sculpture park" BT Bijyutsu-Shuppansha. Feb 2000, pp123-126
    • TAKESHI SAKURAI, "Yorkshire Sculpture Park, The museum where we can meet landscape and sculpture" IKEBANA-RYUSEINo481, May 2000, pp,15-17.
    • NORIO,SUGAWARA Art Column THE YOMIURI News paperJun 1st, 2000. p17
    • HISAO,MATSUMURA Art Report in Italy,THE SANKEI News paperNov12, 2000, p11
  • 2001
    • NORIO,SUGAWARA Art Column THE YOMIURI Newspaper Jul 12, 2001
    • KAZUHIKO,SHIBUSAWA Exhibition Review THE SANKEI News paper Jul 22, 2001, p13
    • HARUO,SANDA ART,THE MAINICHI News paper Jul, 9th 2001, p8
    • " Topics of UBE BIENNAL" THE MAINICHI Jul22th, 2001, p28
    • KOUJI,YONEMOTO " HITO" Human topics, THE MAINICHIJul 15th, 2001, p2
    • Art Column THE MAINICHI Jul 16th,2001, p1
  • 2002
    • KAZUHIKO,SHIBUSAWA Review,THE SANKEIMay26th, 2002 p13.
    • TAKESHI,SAKURAI "The Church Project in London" Art Column, THE MAINICHI Jul 10th, 2002 p6
    • Publicity NAGANO, The 29th, NAGANO SCULPTURE AWARD Aug 1st, p16, NAGANO city
    • THE YOMIURI News Paper-Local edition July 3rd, NAGANO city.
    • THE SINSNO MAINICHI News Paper July 3rd, p19, NAGANO SCULPTURE AWARD, 2002
    • NAGANO CIVIC PRESS July 4th (Three Sculptures in the city)
    • TAKESHI,SAKURAI "CHURCH PROJECT" IKEBANA-RYUSEI Sep, 2002, pp 16-17

Texts / Exhibition Catalogues

  • 1989 ARATA,TANI "Exterior Construction" Catalogue 'No 12' from Gallery aM, Tokyo, 1989. pp 7-8
  • 1990 Noriaki Maeda "From Skechbook Notes" TOKIWA GALLERY, 1990
  • 1991 KIICHI SUMIKAWA "Comment for Noriaki Maeda" Catalogue from Degree Show, 1991, p8
  • 1992 Noriaki Maeda "From Skechbook Notes" TOKIWA GALLERY, 1992
  • 1993 Noriaki Maeda (Comment), LUNAMI SELECTION '92, LUNAMI GALLERY, Tokyo. 1992, p12
  • 1994 TAMAYO IEMURA "IRON FIGURE" Catalogue from Meguro New Art Paradise, MERURO MUSEUM. 1993. pp 8-9
  • 1998
    • NAOYUKI TAKASIMA 'The identity of "objects" and the non-identity of " place' NORIAKI MAEDA TOKIWA GALLERY, 1998 pp 1-2 3-4
    • HIROSHI KIRIHARA "INSIDE OUTSIDE" Catalogue from "The Japanese Contemporary Art By 8 Artists" NIGATA PREFECTURUL MUSEUM, 1998, pp 83-84, 111-112
  • 1999
    • CERRITELLI,CLAUDIO "IL DIVERNIRE DELLA SCULPTURA DALLE GRANDI FIGURE ALLE NUOVE INSTALLAZIONI (1985-1999)" "SCULPTURE:FROM LARGE FIGURES TO NEW INSTALLATIONS (1985-1999).
    • Noriaki Maeda, Sculture e istallazioni, VELAN per l'arte contemporanea, 1999, pp5-25, 49-60.
    • PETER,MURRAY. "Introduction" YUKITO,TANAKA " Resonating to Genetic Memory" RICHARD,CORK. "Towards Lightness" Noriaki Maeda Sculpture, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, 1999-2000, pp5-6, 8-13, 14-26.
  • 2000 SANTO,OSIMA " Filling in an empty space" Catalogue from' Prime" Reflection of Color and Form". TOKYO OPERACITY ART GALLERY. 2000, pp14, 22-23.
  • 2001
    • STEPHEN LACEY "Introduction"
    • RICHARD,CORK. "Towards Lightness" Catalogue from STEPHEN LACEY GALLERY, Noriaki Maeda Exhibition, 2001, p7, p9-25.
    • TOSHIAKI,MINEMURA "The Fugue of Warrior and Shield" Leaflet from Gallery GAN 'Noriaki Maeda Exhibition" 2001, p1.
  • 2002 RT HON TESSA JOWELL " Introduction" VICTOR DE CIRCASIA " TODAY AND TOMORROW" Catalogue from 'TODAY AND TOMORROW' The Church Project in All Saints Church, London Dulwich, 2002, pp11-28.