Curriculum Vitae

1954 Born in Kyoto / JP
  Lives and works in Tokyo / JP
   

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2015 Von Lintel Gallery, Los Angeles, USA
2014 Joshibi Art Gallery, Shanghai, CH
2013 Angela Reynolds wears Valentino, Van der Grinten Galerie, Cologne / DE
  Ai Kowada Gallery, Tokio /JP
2012 Carpe diem – seize the day, Toyota Municipal Museum of Art, Toyota City / JP (cat.)
2010 One Sun, Kudelk van der Grinten Galerie,Cologne / DE
  One Sun, Von Lintel Gallery, New York / US
  One Sun, Galerie Andreas Binder, Munich / DE
2009 One Sun, BLD Gallery Tokyo / JP
2008 Galerie Andreas Binder, Munich / DE
  Thomas von Lintel Gallery, New York / US
2007 Early Series, Kudlek van der Grinten Galerie, Cologne / DE
  f a projects, London / UK
  von Lintel Gallery, New York / USA
2006 Van der Grinten Galerie, Cologne / DE
  Studio la Citta, Verona / IT
  Galerie Andreas Binder, Munich / DE
2005 f a projects, London / UK
  Von Lintel Gallery, New York / US
2004 Landscapes with a corpse, the new series, Büro für Fotos, Cologne / DE
  Von Lintel Gallery, New York / US
2003 Landscapes with a Corpse, Casino Luxembourg, Luxemburg / LU
  Landscapes with a Corpse, Reali Arte Contemporanea, Brescia / IT
  Landscapes with a Corpse, Galerie Andreas Binder, Munich / DE
2002 Landscapes with a Corpse, f a project, London / UK
  Landscapes with a Corpse, designlab.Miami, Miami / US
2001 Von Lintel & Nusser, New York / USA
  Landscapes with a Corpse, Büro für Fotos, Cologne / DE
  Landscapes with a Corpse, Galerie Andreas Binder, Munich / DE
2000 Landscapes with a Corpse, Galerie Andreas Binder, Munich / DE
  Landscapes with a Corpse, Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin, Paris / FR
  Reali Arte Contemporanea, Brescia / IT
1999 Hillside Forum, Tokyo / JP
  20 landscapes with a corpse, Büro für Fotos, Cologne / DE
1996 Shinjuku Park Tower Gallery 1, Tokyo / JP
1995 Solaria Plaza Zephyr, Fukuoka / JP
1993 Gallery Verita, Tokyo / JP
  PRINZ, Kyoto / JP
   

Selected Group Exhibitions

2015 Crime Art - Kunstverein Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg / DE
2014 Phänomen Horizont – Grenze ‒ Summe ‒ Übergang, Gesellschaft für Kunst und Gestaltung, Bonn / DE
  AMBITIOUS, Von Lintel gallery, Los Angeles, USA
  Bäume in der zeitgenössischen Kunst - ATLANA Kulturstiftung im Sinclair - Haus, Bad Homburg / DE
  Phänomen Horizont - Gesellschaft für Kunst und Gestaltung, Bonn / DE
2013 Japon, Centre d'art Contemporain (cac) Abbaye Saint André, Meymac / FR
  The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier, From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk, The Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn / USA; Barbican Art Centre, London / UK; National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne / AU; Grand Palais, Paris / F; Kunsthalle, Munich / D
  gulf, Center Gallery, Fordham University, New York / US
2012 WON OCEAN, Neue Galerie Gladbeck / DE
  Highlights from the collection of Gunter Sachs, Museum Villa Stuck,
Munich / DE
  Carpe diem, Seize the day , Toyota Municipal Museum of Art, Toyota City / JP
2011/12 No Fashion, please! – Fotografie zwischen Gender und Lifestyle, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna / AT (cat.)
2010 Rund-Form, Grenze, Körper, Erscheinung, Gesellschaft für Kunst & Gestaltung, Bonn / DE
  Brave New World: From the perspective of Mudam Collection, Musee d' Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean, Luxembourg / LU
  BASARA, Spiral Hall, Tokyo / JP (cat.)
2009 Ophelia - Desire, Melancholy and Death Wish, museum voor moderne kunst arnhem, NL
  Flower Power project, Villa Giulia, Verbania / IT
2008 Wir für Euch, Kudlek van der Grinten Galerie, Cologne / DE
2007 Six Feet Under, Staatliche Kunstsammlung, Dresden / DE
  JUBILEE, Galerie Andreas Binder, Munich / DE
2006 Excess, Angel Row Gallery, Nottingham / UK
  Der Kontrakt des Photographen / The Photographer's Contract, Akademie der Künste/Berlin / DE
  Six feet under, Kunstmuseum, Bern / CH
  Tokyo-Berlin.Berlin-Tokyo, Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin / D
  Erblätterte Identitäten (Foliated Identities), Stadthaus, Ulm / DE
  Shining, Galerie Andreas Binder, Munich / DE
2005 Characters, Scene I and II, Silvermine Guild Arts Center, New Canaan / US
  Things Fall Apart, Monique Meloche Gallery, Chicago / US
  Selected view_on the human portrait, Galerie Andreas Binder, Munich / DE
  Haben wir den Ozean verloren? Inszenierte Fotografie, Stadtische Galerie, Gladbeck / DE
2004 The Amazing & The Immutable, University of South Florida / US
  Paris Photo, Paris / FR
  True Fictions, Stadtmuseum Hofheim am Taunus / DE
2003 Rethinking Photography V, Forum Stadtpark Graz /, AT
  photography group show at Great Eastern Hotel, London / UK
  True Fictions, Stadt Galerie Saarbrucken / D
  True Fictions, Stadtische Galerie Erlangen / DE
  Images Against War, Galerie Lichtblick, Cologne / DE
2002 Rapture: Art's Seduction by Fashion 1970-2001, Barbican Centre, London / GB
  Fashion and Body, Gallery Anne Mörchen, Hamburg / D
  Shoe, City Gallery National Touring Exhibition, England and Scotland /UK
  History of Modern Photos II, Osaka Nikon Salon, Osaka / JP
  The World of Polaroid Photography – Beyond Time, Nipppon Polaroid Kabushiki Kaisha, Tokyo / JP
  Ten Years Phase 1, Galerie Andreas Binder, Munich / DE
  Constructed Realities, Grand Rapids Art Museum, Kansas City / US
  The Morning after, Galerie Cokkie Snoei, Amsterdam, Rotterdam / NL
  Formen der Gewalt, Galerie Gaby Rivet, Cologne / DE
  der berg, Galerie Friedrich & Ungar, Munich / DE
2001 Uncommon Threads: Contemporary Artists and Clothing, Cornell University, Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Ithica, NY / US
  History of Modern Photos II, Shinjuku Nikon Salon, Tokyo / JP
  Tokyo Pop, Jewish Museum, Kansas / USA
   

Bibliography

2009 One Sun, BLD Gallery Tokyo (catalogue, japanese)
  Ophelia, Museum for Modern Art, Arnhem (Exhibition book, dutch/engl.)
  Marta Galli, Izima Kaoru, 5 Minuti Dopo, in: FIRMATO, april/mai 2009 (italian)
  Japan, Shashin, in: Silverschotz, the international Journal of Fine ARt Photography, (pp. 38, 50-54)
2008 Izima Kaoru, Landscapes with a Corpse, Hatje Cantz (monography, 192 pages, german/english)
2007 STYLE on series #45, in: Sunday Times, February 2007 (english)
  Garten Eden, der Garten in der Kunst seit 1900, Kunsthalle Emden, Dumont (german, 304 pp)
2006 LA SANTA CULTURAL VISUAL, first edition, March 2006
  Berlin-Tokyo/Tokyo-Berlin. Die Kunst zweier Städte, Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin, (Catalogue of the show, 350 pp. german)
2005 New Beauty, in: Photography Now 2.05
  Pluk Issue 25 July / August 2005 Review
  Erin Zaleski The picture of Death: Izima Kaoru, in: Newsweek, July 11, 2005
  David Messen Koike Eiko wears Gianni Versace, in: Frankfurter Allgemeine
  Landscapes with a Corpse Femmes fatales, in: Esquire VOL.15 NO.5 MAY 2005
  Guardian Guide April 2005 Landscapes with a Corpse
  Charles Howgego, Landscapes with a Corpse, in: THE MONITOR
  Landscapes with a Corpse, in: Art Review May 2005
  Charlotte Edwards Death becomes her, in: Metro April 2005
  Siobhan Murphy, Photography
  Jessica Lack Landscapes with a Corpse, in: I-D VOL.II / IV MAY 2005
  Landscapes with a Corpse, in: The Japan Times
  David Mcneill Drop-Dead Gorgeous
  France Hanin, Izima Kaoru Belles à mort, in DITS, no. 5: spring 2005, MAC‘s Grand Hornu (french)
  The Amazing & The Immutable, Photography from the Collections of Robert Drapkin and Martin Margulies
  Asahi Shinbun Dokusho Nikki -sanshirou ha sorekara mon wo deta
2004 Miura Shion. November, 2004
  Grace Glueck, Art in Review, in: New York Times November, 2004
  Zeitgenossische Japanese Fotografie, in: Kunstforum (german)
  MADAME March 2004
  Landscapes with a Corpse, with Tarantula, Casino Luxembourg, 2004 (87 pp., french/engl.)
2003 Caroline Evans Fashion at the edge
  The death of Beautiful Women, Yale University press, New Haven, London
  Adbuster Frankfurter Rundschau Dec, 2004
2002 Izima Kaoru 2000 – 2001, f a projects (monography, engl.)
  Chris Townsend Rapture Art’s Seduction by Fashion Thames & Hudson 2002
  Matsumoto Taichi Kohkoku The Hypnotic Interview 02 Izima Kaoru Jul.+Aug. 2002
  Elle April 2002 Camera Crazy
  Anna Chapman Dead Fashionable, in: Sleazenation March 2002 (engl.)
  Jörg Restorff Stilsicherer Abgang, in: Kunstzeitung February 2002 (german)
  Afshan Ayar The Morning After… in: Tube Light 19 January / February 2002
2001 Landscapes with a corpse 1999-2000, Edition Lintel & Nusser, Verlag Robert Gessler (monography)
  Frits Gierstberg Surface –Contemporary Photography and Video from Japan, Nederlands Foto Instituut, Rotterdam, Nov. 2001
  History of Modern Photos II Nikon Nikkor Club
  Susanne Boecker Gespräche Mit Künstlern: Izima Kaoru, in: Kunstforum International Bd. 157, Nov–Dec 2001 (german)
  Tim Griffin Izima Kaoru Traffic Accident, in: Artext no.7, August – October 2001
  Sven Siedenberg, Der Tod und das Mädchen, in: SZ Extra Ausstellungen April 25 2001
  Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennial 2000, March 2001
  Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennial Executive Committee
  Martha Schwendener Izima Kaoru, Landscapes with a Corpse, in: Time Out New York March 1-8 2001
  Izima Kaoru in: The Village Voice March 6 2001
  Wenn Schönheit und Grausamkeit für den Augenblick zusammentreffen, in: Ärzte Zeitung Feb. 15, 2001
  Izima Kaoru – New Landscapes, in: Prinz / Köln January 2001
  Susanne Boecker Die Schönheit dient ihm als Faustpfand, in: Kölner Stadt – Anzeiger January 2001
   

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