前川強 前川強

前川強

前川強

提到前川强,脑海中立即就会浮现“粗麻布”(麻袋),横跨生涯运用此媒质于创作中,是前川象征性的存在。胡安‧米罗或阿尔贝托‧布里等,在前川之前使用粗麻布的艺术家在美术史上少数存在过,但是贯彻并执着于其物质性的唯有前川一人。不仅是在画布上立体地贴上粗布麻并缝合,并一定会再以油彩上色是前川的特色。能够感受到原本志向在于三维空间,却无法离开绘画二维空间的艺术家坚持。与向井修二、松谷武判并列,是具体美术协会的第二代代表性作家。协会解散后,仍然活跃地进行发表,在海外的展览也颇多。

ARTWORKS

IMAGES

Work A-20, 1963, Burlap and oil on board, 162.1 x 130.3 cm
Work U A-21, 1964, Oil, burlap on canvas, 162.1 x 130.3 cm
Work 131001, 1967, Oil on canvas, 162.0 x 130.5 cm
Work 131002, 1967, Acrylic on canvas, 162.0 x 130.5 cm
Untitled 160602, 1980, Linen on panel, 50.0 x 60.6 cm
Work 130937, 1999, Oil, burlap on canvas, 227.3 x 181.8 cm
Untitled 051104, 2005, Acrylic, sewing on cotton cloth, 60.6 x 50.0 cm
Work 2001008, 2019, Installation, 200.0 x 200.0 x 120.0 cm

The Origin of Tsuyoshi Maekawa: Burlap Works

MAJOR EXHIBITIONS,COLLECTIONS

EXHIBITIONS

2021
The Pioneer of Postwar Japanese Art : Whitestone Gallery, Taipei
Solo Exhibition, Whitestone Gallery, Tokyo
2020
Solo Exhibition, Karuizawa New Art Museum, Nagano
2019
Tsuyoshi Maekawa 1980 – Present, New Art Lab, Tokyo
Yamamura Collection Exhibition, Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Art, Hyogo
Selected 54th Award of Person of Cultural Merit of Osaka Citizen
2018
Solo Exhibition, Whitestone Gallery, Tokyo
Solo Exhibition, Whitestone Gallery, USA
2017
Tsuyoshi Maekawa in the 1970s, Axel Vervoordt Gallery, Antwerp
Beyond Matter, Gagosian, San Francisco
SALON 001: Tsuyoshi Maekawa, Saatchi Gallery, London
The Strength of Matter: Tsuyoshi Maekawa, Whitestone Gallery, Taipei
2016
Gutai: Selected Small Works, Whitestone Gallery, Hong Kong
2015
Avant Garde Asia – Gutai and its Legacy, Sotheby’s Hong Kong Gallery, Hong Kong
Tsuyoshi Maekawa: Energy Extortionist, Whitestone Gallery, Hong Kong
2014
Maekawa – The Gutai Works, Axel Vervoordt Gallery, Antwerp, Dominique Levy, New York
2013
'Gutai: Splendid Playground' (New York, Guggenheim Museum)
'50 Years of Japanese Painting' (The Museum of Modern Art Wakayama)
'Tapies, the Eye of the Artist' (Venice, Fortuny Museum)
2012
'Gutai: The Spirit of an Era' (The National Art Center Tokyo)
2011
'Nul=0' (Holland, Stedelijk Museum)
2007
'30 Years Collecting' (National Museum of Art, Osaka)
2005
'Hyogo International Painting Competition' (Hyogo Prefectural Museum)
2002
Hyogo Prefectural Museum Inaugural Exhibition
2001
'Osaka Art Panorama' (Osaka ATC Gallery)
1999
Paris Gutai Exhibition (France, Jeu de Paume National Gallery)
1989
Special Exhibition - Contemporary Design (The Museum of Modern Art Wakayama)
Rare Yamamura Collection Exhibition (Hyogo Prefectural Museum)
1986
A B C Painting Exhibition [Best In Show Award]
Gutai - Action and Painting Exhibition (Spain, Yugoslavia)
1985
'Contemporary Japan' Painting Exhibition (New Delhi, National Museum of Modern Art)
1982
Contemporary Japanese Painting Exhibition [Grand Prize]
Japan-France Contemporary Art Exhibition [Second Prize, '83 Third Prize]
Japanese International Art Exhibition [The National Museum of Modern Art Kyoto Prize]
Japanese Embassy Prize Art Exhibition [National Museum of Art Osaka Prize]
1970
'Osaka National Exposition' (Exposition Green Building)
1968
'Nighttime-Only Gutai Exhibition' (Miyazaki)
1967
Gutai Holland Sketch Exhibition (Rotterdam, Design House)
Gutai Austria Exhibition (Wulfengasse, Heide Hildebrand Gallery)
1966
Lausanne International Exhibition (Musée Cantonal Des Beaux-Arts)
Gutai Holland Exhibition (The Hague, Olets International Art Gallery)
Gutai 3-Artist Exhibition (Gutai Pinacoteca)
1965
Gutai Paris Exhibition (Paris, Galerie Stadler)
1963
Solo Exhibition (Gutai Pinacoteca)
 

COLLECTIONS

National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto / National Museum of Fine Arts, Osaka / Miyagi Prefectural Museum of Fine Art / Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Fine Art / Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Modern Art / Wakayama Prefectural Museum of Modern Art / Ashiya City Museum of Art & History / Takamatsu City Museum of Art / Osaka City Museum of Modern Art / Hikami Municipal Museum of Art, Hyogo / Contemporary Art Hasegawa Museum, Shizuoka / Hira Museum of Art, Shiga / Ube City / And U.S, France, Holland, Australia etc. /

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