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TADASHI KAWAMATA

Born in 1953 in Hokkaido, Japan. Lives and works in Tokyo and Paris.

 

 

SOLO SHOWS

 

  • 2015

KAWAMATA MAQUETTES 1983-2015, kamel mennour, Paris

Tadashi Kawamata stairs, Annely Juda fine art, London

 

  • 2014

Precarious Structures, Thurgau Art Museum, Switzerland

 

  • 2013

Palazzo Strozzi, Florence, Italie
Scotiabank Nuit Blanche, Toronto, Canada

FIAC, Hors-les-Murs, Place Vendôme, Paris

Horizons, Camargue Project, Musée de Camargue et Parc naturel régional de Camargue, France, as part of Marseille-Provence 2013: European Capital of Culture.
Collective Folie, Parc de la Villette, Paris, France.

 

  • 2012

Expand BankART, BankART Studio NYK, Yokohama, Japan.
Tokyo in Progress, Toyosu Dome, Koto-ku, Toyosu, Harumibashi Park, Tokyo, Japan.
Box construction, Daegu Art Museum, Daegu, Korea.
Tadashi Kawamata: Track and other recent projects, Mulier Mulier Gallery, Knokke, Belgium.
Box construction, Gallery 604, Busan, Korea.

 

  • 2011

Under the water, kamel mennour, Paris, France.

  • 2010

Carton Workshop, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France.
Wooden Tower, Essen, Germany.
Drift Structure, Uster, Switzerland.

  • 2009     

Foot Path, Evento, Bordeaux,  France.
Berlin Tree huts, HKW, Berlin, Germany.
Observatoire, Estuaire 2009, Nantes, France.
Chemin de bois, Biennale internationale d'art contemporain, Melle, Germany.

  • 2008  

Walkway, Musée d’art contemporain, Tokyo, Japan.
Tree huts, kamel mennour, Paris, France.
Tree huts in Paris, Jardin des Tuileries, Paris, France.
Gandamaison, le Centre Maréchalerie d'art contemporain, Versailles, France.
Tree huts in New York, Madison square Park, New York, USA.
Tree huts in Miami, Florida, USA.

  • 2007        

Tree huts in Trondheim, generator 9,Trondheim, Norway.
Tree huts in Basel, Art at Art Fair Basel 2007, Basel, Switzerland.
Observatoire, Estuaire 2007, Nantes, France.
View point terrace in Paderborn, Tatort Paderborn, Germany.

  • 2006            

Xiringuito, Can Xalant, Centre de Creatió i Pensament Contemporani, Mataró, Spain.
Élevage en fut, Fraisse-des-Corbières, France.

  • 2005

Tadashi Kawamata - Détour des tours, Le Creux de l'enfer, Thiers et Le Château des Adhémar, Montélimar, France.
Private at Public space, Sous les ponts, le long la rivière, Luxembourg.

  • 2004        

Inauguración, Gianni Giacobbi Arte Contemporaneo, Palma de Mallorca, Spain.

  • 2003        

Architecturas Excéntricas, Koldo Mitxelena Kulturunea, San Sebastián, Spain.
Tadashi Kawamata – Rich and Archive, Stiftung Museum Schloss Moyland, Germany.

  • 2002        

Ideas for Projects, Annely Juda Fine Art, London, UK.
Strom- The Hague Centre for Visual Arts, The Hague, Netherlands.

  • 2001-02    

Art Tower Mito, Mito, Japan.

  • 2001        

Sert Gallery, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, USA.
Architectural Association School of Architecture, London, UK.
Centre for Contemporary Art, Ujadzowski Castle, Warsaw, Poland.
Hillside Gallery and Hillside Terrace A, Tokyo, Japan.

  • 1999        

Toyota Municipal Museum of Art, Japan.
Ayers Gallery, Atlantic Center for the Arts, Florida, USA.
Kunsthaus Zug, Zug, Switzerland.

  • 1997        

Tagawa Museum of Art, Tagawa, Japan.
Field Work in Hannover, Sprengel Museum, Hannover, Germany.
Serpentine Gallery, London, UK.
Annely Juda Fine Art, London, UK.

  • 1996    

Kunsthaus Zug, Zug, Switzerland.

  • 1995        

Kunsthalle, Recklinghausen, Germany.

  • 1994    

Kawamata Archives: Construction Site Projects 1984-1994, Itami City Museum of Art, Itami, Japan.

  • 1993    

Helmhaus, Zurich, Switzerland.
Meguro Museum of Art, Tokyo, Japan.

  • 1990        

Installation, Annely Juda Fine Art, London, UK.

  • 1989        

Mercer Union, Toronto, Canada.
Kawamata Project in Roosevelt Island, New York, Kodama Gallery, Osaka, Japan.
Dessins, interventions architecturales, Galerie Brenda Wallace, Montréal, Canada.

  • 1988        

From Destruction to Construction, Storefront for Art and Architecture, New York, USA.

  • 1987        

Kawamata Annual 1987, Hillside Gallery, Tokyo, Japan.

  • 1985        

P.S.1 Studio, Long Island City, New York, USA.

  • 1984        

Hillside Gallery, Tokyo, Japan.

  • 1982        

Croquis, Gallery Kobayashi, Tokyo, Japan.

  • 1978        

Measure, The 4th Room, Kanagawa Prefecture Gallery, Yokohama, Japan.

 

 

GROUP SHOWS

 

 

  • 2015

(im)possible ! Artists as architects, Marta Herford Museum, Herford, Germany

 

  • 2014

Japon, Centre for Contemporary Art (CAC), Meymac, France

 

  • 2013

Au fil de la Saône, Saône Riverside, Lyon, France.

 

  • 2012

Chairs for Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi Art Fair, UAE.
Exchange Library, FIAC, Jardin des Tuileries, Paris.
Nakahara Yusuke Cosmology, Tokamachi, Echigo Tsumari Art Triennial, Center for Interlocal Art Network Matsudai, Shimizu Niigata, Japan.

 

  • 2011

A sculpture is not an object, curated by Véronique Wiesinger, kamel mennour, Abu Dhabi Art Fair, UAE.

 

  • 2010

Mukaijima Project, Setouchi International Art Festival, Kagawa, Japan.

 

  • 2009

Chemin de bois, Biennale internationale d'art contemporain, Melle, Germany.  

  • 2007

Tree huts in Basel, Art at Art Fair Basel 2007, Basel, Switzerland.
La Citta Che Sale, Museo d'Arte Contemporanea Sannio, Benevento, Italy.

  • 2006    

In the Mirror of Uncertainty, Galerie Grita Insam, Vienne, Austria.

  • 2001    

6th Kitakyushu Biennale, Kitakyushu Municipal Museum of Art, Kitakyushu, Japan.

  • 2002    

Busan Biennale, Busan, Korea.
Shanghai Biennale, Shanghai, China.

  • 2000    

Vacant Lot, Toyota Municipal Museum of Art, Toyota, Japan.
Matsunoyama Project, Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennale, Niigate, Japan.

  • 1999    

Skulptur-Biennale im Münsterland 1999, Münster, Germany.
Art Focus 3, Israel Festival, Jerusalem, Israel.
Zeit Wenden, Bonn, Germany.

  • 1998    

Ghost Town, Texas, Art Pace Foundation for Contemporary Art, San Antonio, USA.
Garden Sheds, 11th Biennale of Sydney: International Festival of Contemporary Art, Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney, Australia.

  • 1997        

Boat Travelling, Skulptur. Projekte in Münster, Munster, Germany.
Unimplosive Art, Biennale Exhibition of Venice, Italy.

  • 1996    

Bridge Walkway, Mirades, Museum d’Art Contemporanea, Barcelona, Spain.

  • 1995    

Cabanons, Dialogues of Peace, The 50th Anniversary of United Nations, Geneva, Switzerland.
Catwalk, Art in Japan Today, Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan.
Prefabrication Tokyo/Kobe, Ripple Across the Water, Aoyama, Tokyo and Nagata, Kobe, Japan.

  • 1994    

Asian Art Now, Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima, Japan.

  • 1993    

Field Work in Manhattan, Transit, The New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, USA.
Museo Citta Eventi: Inside Out, Centro per l'Arte contemporanea Luigi Pecci, Prato, Italy.
Sidewalk, Biennale d'Art Contemporain, Lyon, France.

  • 1992    

Prefabrication, The Urban Environment and Art in Japan: My Home Sweet Home in Ruins, Setagaya Art Museum Tokyo, Japan.
Documenta 9, Kassel, Germany.

  • 1991        

A Primal Spirit, Hara Museum Arc, Shibukawa, Japan. Travelled to several museums in USA and Canada.
Crates Passage, Out of Site, P.S. 1, Long Island, New York, USA.
The Landscape, The Houston International Festival, Houston, USA.

  • 1990    

Favela in Ottawa – A Primal Spirit, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Canada.
Field Work in Mito, The Game of Manners: Part 1, Contemporary Art Gallery, Art Tower Mito, Japan.
A New Necessity: The 1st Tyne International Exhibition of Contemporary Art, Laing Art gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne; Tyne and National Garden Festival, Gateshead, UK.

  • 1989    

Drawing as Itself, The National Museum of Art, Osaka, Suita, Japan.
Bazaar, Japan ’89, Museum van Hedendaagse, Gent, Belgium.

  • 1988        

Favela in Battery Park, The New Urban Landscape, Battery Park City, New York, USA.

  • 1987        

Japon Art vivant ’87, Aix-en-Provence, Marseille and Grenoble, France.
Art in Japan Since 1969: Mono-Ha and post Mono-Ha, Seibu Museum of Art, Tokyo, Japan.
Documenta 8, Kassel, Germany.
The 19th Sao Paulo International Biennale, Sao Paulo, Brazil.

  • 1986    

A Scene of Japanese Contemporary Art 3: New Generation, Miyagi Museum of Art, Sendai, Japan.
Passage Project, Contatto, Sala Uno, Rome, Italy.

  • 1985    

National and International Studio Program Exhibition: Artists Currently in Residence, The Clocktower, New York, USA.
Beauty of Wood: Between Painting and Sculpture, Hokkaido Asahikawa Museum of Art, Asahikawa, Japan.
After Tilted Arc, Storefront for Art and Architecture, New York, USA.

  • 1983        

Materials and Spaces, Fukuoka Art Museum, Fukuoka, Japan.
Five Contemporary Artists from Japan, Kunsthalle, Düsseldorf, Germany.
Shape and Spirit in Wood Works, The Museum of Modern Art Saitama, Urawa, Japan.

  • 1982        

The 40th Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy.
The 2nd International Youth Triennale of Drawings, Kunsthalle, Nürnberg, Germany.

  • 1981        

Yoin, Gryphon Gallery, Melbourne State University, Melbourne, Australia.
The 1st Parallelism in Art Exhibition, Ohara School of Ikebana Center, Tokyo, Japan.
Artists To-day ’81: Theme The Wall, Yokohama Citizen Gallery, Yokohama, Japan.

  • 1980        

Hara Annual 1, Hara Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan.
Artists To-day, Yokohama Citizen Gallery, Yokohama, Japan.

  • 1977        

Exercise #1, Seminar Room, Tokyo Geijutsu Daigaku, Tokyo, Japan.

 

 

PROJECTS

 

  • 2014

Asien, reinstallation of the MAK Permanent Collection Asia, Austrian Museum of applied Arts / Contemporary Art, Vienna, Austria.

 

  • 2013

Les Sentiers de l’Eau, Camargue Project, Musée de Camargue et Parc naturel régional de Camargue, France.
Collective Folie, Parc de la Villette, Paris, France.
Au fil de la Saône, Saône Riverside, Lyon, France.


  • 2012

Expand BankART, BankART Studio NYK, Yokohama, Japan.
Tokyo in Progress, Toyosu Dome, Koto-ku, Toyosu, Harumibashi Park, Tokyo, Japan.
Chairs for Abu Dhabi, Manart Al Saadiyat, Abu Dhabi, UAE.
Exchange Library, FIAC, Jardin des Tuileries, Paris.
Corner Structure, Federal Government Building, Bonn, Germany.
Box construction, Daegu Art Museum, Daegu, Korea.
Wind mille, Fasade 2012, Middelburg, Holland.
Favela, Track, S.M.A.C.K, Gent, Belgium.
Tokyo in Progress, Tsukuda Terrace, Tokyo Culture Creation Project + Cian, Japan.
Hokkaido In Progress, Mikasa Project, Japan.

 

  • 2011

Workshop at Mas du Pont de Rousty, France.
Workshop at Salin-de-Giraud, France.

Chaumont-sur-Loire Project, Chaumont-sur-Loire, France.

Tokyo In Progress, Shioiri Tower,Tokyo, Japan.

Cergy-Pontoise Art Commission Work, Cergy-Pontoise, France.

Workshop at Hochshule Luzern, Switzerland.

Les Sentiers de l'eau - Water Path 2, Workshop Camargue, France.

Workshop at Bergloon, Belgium.

Hokkaido In Progress, Mikasa Project, Japan.

 

  • 2010

Tokyo In Progress, Tokyo, Japan.

Drift Structure, Uster, Switzerland.

The Tree Hut in Masan, Japan.

Mukaijima Project, Setouchi International Art, Festival Takumatu, Japan.

Walkway and Tower, Emscherkunst 2010, Essen, Germany.

Carton Workshop, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France.

Site Specific Project, Cité International de l’Histoire de l’Immigration, Paris, France.

 

  • 2009

Foot Path, Evento, Bordeaux,  France.
Berlin Tree huts, HKW, Berlin,  Germany.
Observatoire, Estuaire 2009, Nantes, France.

  • 2008

Walkway, Musée d’art contemporain, Tokyo, Japan.
Tree huts, kamel mennour, Paris, France.
Tree huts in Paris, Jardin des Tuileries, Paris, France.
Gandamaison, le Centre Maréchalerie d'art contemporain, Versailles, France.
Tree huts in New York, Madison square Park, New York, USA.
Tree huts in Miami, Florida, USA.

  • 2007

Tree huts in Trondheim, generator 9, Trondheim, Norway.
Observatoire, Estuaire 2007, Nantes, France.
View point terrace in Paderborn, Tatort Paderborn, Paderborn, Germany.

  • 2006

Xiringuito, Can Xalant, Centre de Creatió i Pensament Contemporani, Mataró, Spain.
Elevage en fut, Fraisse-des-Corbières, France.

  • 2005

Détour des tours, Le Creux de l'enfer, Thiers et le Château des Adhémar, Montélimar, France.
Private at Public Space, Sous les ponts, le long la rivière, Luxembourg.

  • 2004

Wooden Terrace Beach, Basel, Switzerland.
Memory in Progress, Saint Thélo (2004-2006), France.
Construction fence, 5ème Biennale d’art contemporain d’Enghien-les–Bains, Enghien-les-Bains, France.
Porta Nuova, Col de Val d’Elsa, Sienne, Italy.

  • 2002

Reconstruction, Warsaw, Pologne.
Observation Balcony, Hôtel des Arts, Neuchâtel, Switzerland.
Bamboo Construction, Shanghai Biennale, Shanghai, China.
0.Bridge and Archives, Moyland Bedburg–Hau, Germany.
Baroquitos, Bienal de Valencia, Spain.

  • 2001

La Voie, Évreux, France.
Daily News, Centre d’art contemporain de Mito, Mito, Japan.

  • 1999

Work in Progress, Project in Toyota, Municipal Museum of Art, Toyota (1999-2003), Japon Matsunoyama Project, Matsunoyama, Niigata, Japan.

  • 1998                

Working Progress: Boat Travelling, Alkmaar, Zaandam, Purmerend, Haarlem and Beverwijk, Netherlands.
Les Chaises de traverse, Hôtel Saint-Livier, Metz et Sinagogue  de Delme, France.
Haus der Kunst, Staatsgalerie Moderne Kunst, Munich, Germany.
Garden Sheds, 11ème Biennale de Sydney, Royal Botanic Garden, Sydney, Australia.
Tokyo Project – New Housing Plan, Tokyo, Japan.

  • 1997               

Working Progress: Boat Travelling, Sculpture project, Münster, Germany.
Relocation, Annely Juda Fine Art and Serpentine Gallery, London, UK.
Le Passage de chaises, Chapelle Saint-Louis de la Salpêtriere, Paris, France.

  • 1996                 

Work in Progress, Zug (1996-1999), Switzerland.
Sidewalk, Wiener Neustadt, Austria.
Bridge Walkway, MACBA, Barcelone, Spain.
Working Progress, Alkmaar (1996-1999), Netherlands.
Coalmine Project in Tagawa, Tagawa (1996-2006), Japan.

  • 1995                   

Tram Passage, Verein Stadt Raum Remise, Vienna, Austria.
Cabanons, Genève, Switzerland.
Bunker, Recklinghausen, Germany.

  • 1994                    

Prefabrication in Hiroshima, Asian art Now, Hiroshima, Japan.
Transfert, C C C Tours, Atelier Calder, Saché, France.

  • 1993                  

Passagio, Museuo Citta Eventi, Prato, Italy. 
Frauenbad, Limmat River and Helmhaus, Zürich, Switzerland.

  • 1992        

People's Garden, Documenta XI, Kassel, Germany.
Project on Roosevelt Island, Roosevelt Island, New York, USA.

  • 1991

Favela in Houston, Landscape, Bayou River, Houston, USA.
Favela in Ottawa, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Canada.
Favela in Ushimado,  4ème Biennale d’Ushimado, Ushimado, Japan.

  • 1990          

Project at Tottenham Mews, Annely Juda Fine Art, Londres, UK.

  • 1989

Toronto Project: Colonial Tavern Park, Toronto, Canada.
Begijnhof Sint Elisabeth, Kortrijk, Belgium.

  • 1988             

Construction site project Fukuroi, Fukuroi, Japan.
Hien-So, Kyoto, Japan.

  • 1987           

Construction site project, La Maison des Squatters, Grenoble, France.
Destroyed Church, Documenta VIII, Kassel, Germany.
Construction site project Nove de Julho Caca pava, 19ème Biennale de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil.

  • 1986           

Construction site project Spui, The Hague, Netherlands.

  • 1985

Limelight Project, Limelight, New York, USA.
P.S.1 Project, P.S.1, Long Island City, New York, USA

  • 1984                

Under Construction, Hillside Terrace, Tokyo, Japan.

  • 1983                   

Otemon, Wada-So, Materials and Spaces, Fukuoka, Japan.
Slip in Tokorozawa, Tokorozwawa, Japan.
Tetra House N-3 W-26, Sapporo, Japan.

  • 1982           

Takara House Room 205, Tokyo, Japan.
40th Venice Biennale, Italy.

  • 1980    

Project work in Takayama, Takayama Architecture School, Takayama, Japan.

  • 1979

By Land, Tama Riverside, Tachikawa, Japan.

 

 

SELECTED COLLECTIONS

 

Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum/Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan.
Haag Gemeentemuseum, The Hague, Netherlands.
Musée Cantini, Marseille, France.
Neue Galerie, Staatliche und Städtische Kunstsammlungen, Kassel, Germany.
Nissei Comprehensive Technical Center, Chiba, Japan.
Kiyosato Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan.
Hara Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan.
Canadian Center for Architecture, Montréal, Canada.
National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Canada.
Adviescommisie voor Beeldene Kunst/Centraal Museum, Utrecht, Netherlands.
Musée d’Art Contemporain, Montréal, Canada.
Roosevelt Island Operating Corporation, New York, USA.
Meguro Museum of Art, Tokyo, Japan.
Hokkaido Asahikawa Museum of Art, Asahikawa, Japan.
Kawaguchi Museum of Contemporary Art, Kawaguchi, Japan.
Setagaya Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan.
Takamatsu City Art Museum, Takamatsu, Japan.
Umeda Sky Building, Osaka, Japan.
Kitakyushi Municipal Museum of Art, Kitakyushi, Japan.
Itami City Museum of Art, Itami, Japan.
Fonds Régional d’Art Contemporain, Orléans, France.
Ishinomaki Cultural Center, Ishinomaki, Japan.
Shizuoka Prefectural Museum of Art, Shizuoka, Japan.
Benesse Corporation, Naoshima, Japan.
McMaster Museum of Art, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada.
Deutsche Bank, Tokyo, Japan.
Iwaki City Art Museum, Iwaki, Japan.
Kunsthaus, Zug, Switzerland.
Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima, Japan.
Walter A. Bechtler Foundation, Herrliberg, Switzerland.
Tagawa Museum of Art, Tagawa, Japan.
Staatsgalerie Moderner Kunst, Munich, Germany.
Toyota Municipal Museum of Art, Toyota, Japan.
City of Palma de Mallorca, Mallorca, Spain.
Fundació Sa Nostra, Mallorca, Spain.
Osaka National museum of contemporary art, Osaka, Japan.
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, USA.

 

 

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

 

  • 2013

Brin, Raphaëlle ; Fontaine, Cerise ; Reneau, Olivier, Entretiens de Tadashi Kawamata, Éditions Lutanie, Paris.

 

  • 2012

Leydier, Richard, Chairs for Abu Dhabi, éditions kamel mennour, Paris.
Chiba, Shigeo, Box construction in Busan, Gallery 604, Busan, Korea.
Kim, Souhyeon, Box construction in Daegu, Daegu Art Museum, Daegu, Korea.

 

  • 2011

Tadashi Kawamata: Tokyo in Progress, Tokyo Culture Creation Project, Proposal 2011.
Tadashi Kawamata: Tokyo in Progress, Tokyo Culture Creation Project, Document 2010, published in 2011.
Tadashi Kawamata: Hokkaido in Progress, Vol. 1, Sapporo.
Kawamata, Tadashi ; Akiyama, Shin ; Seki, Tayuka, Tadashi Kawamata: Field Sketch, Schtucco.

 

  • 2010

Friedman, Martin ; Tortosa, Guy ; Watkins, Jonathan, Tree Huts : Tadashi Kawamata, éditions kamel mennour, Paris.

Ullich, Ferdinand ; Tadashi Kawamata: Tower and Walkway, Kunsthalle Recklinghausen.
Tadashi Kawamata : comme à l’atelier, Centre Pompidou.
Tadashi Kawamata: Tokyo in Progress, Tokyo Culture Creation Project, Proposal 2012.

 

  • 2005

Evence Verdier, Detour des Tours, Art.

 

  • 2002

Ideas for Projects, Annely Juda Fine Art, London.

 

  • 2001

Charlotte Miller, El Arte alza el valor del espacio, El Mund Parque Natural de Mondragó, Palma,

El Mundo/El Dia De Baleares, 1 August.
J. Codina, Review of the exhibition of Gianni and Karin Giaccobi, Parque Natural de Mondragó, Palma, Diario de Mallorca, 1 August.
Carme Castells, Review of the exhibition organised by Gianni and Karin Giaccobi, Parque Natural de Mondragó, Palma, Diari de Balears.
M. Brewinska, Tadashi Kawamata, Warsaw: Centre for Contemporary Art, Ujazdowski Castle.

 

  • 2000

Piedad Solans, Arte y resistencia, Lapiz, no. 167, November.
A. Muschg, M. Haldemann, O. Bätschmann, C. Fingerhuth, Tadashi Kawamata: Work in Progress in Zug, 1996-1999,
Hatje Cantz, Ostfildern-Ruit.
C. Grout, O. Reneau, Kawamata 190500 Evreux, Ville d’Evreux, Evreux.
E. Antonis, G. Bekaert, Tadashi Kawamata, Stad Antwerpen, AntwerpStad.

 

  • 1999

Petra Raguz, Stühle im Gleichgewicht - Porträt des japanischen Künstlers Tadashi Kawamata,

Rhein Main Presse Journal, 24 July.
J. Kraak, A. Strobl, Tadashi Kawamata: Haus der Kunst, Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen, München.

 

  • 1997

Anzai Shigeo, Ikebana Sogetsu, no.234, October.
Relocation, Annely Juda Fine Art, London.
K. Orchard, Tadashi Kawamata: Field Work, Cantz Verlag, Ostfildern-Ruit.

 

  • 1996

G. Mack, Die Behausungen des Sisyphus, Künstler Kritisches Lexikon der Gegenwartskunst, edition 36, Munich.
K. Blaas-Pratsche, E. Jordan, A. Lehner, N. Koppensteiner, Knechtl oder Eichinger, A. Baumer, Kawamata: Sidewalk
Wiener Neustadt, Kunst im Zentrum, Wiener Neustadt.

 

  • 1995

O. Fukunaga, Asian Art Now, II Hiroshima, Osaka.
O. Reneau, Kawamata, Les Labyrinthes de L'Ephemere, Beaux-Arts Magazine, no. 130, January.
O. Arndt, C. Herstatt, P. Peters, H.-J. Schwalm, F. Ullrich, Kawamata: Recklinghausen 1995, Wienand Verlag, Cologne.

 

  • 1994

Kawamata, M-A. A. Brayer and K. Julien-Laferniere, Park and interview by F. Migayrou, Centre de Creation
Contemporain und Atelier Calder, Tours, Sache.
Kikuo Okouchi, Kawamata: construction site projects 1984-1994, Itami: Itami City Museum of Art.

 

  • 1993

Y.-A. Bois, E. A. Frosch, C. Gould, K. Gounis, Kawamata Project on Roosevelt Island, Tokyo, New York.
Tadashi Kawamata, Interview by M. Masaki Meguro, Museum of Art, Tokyo.
I. Panicelli, A. Sldaini, Museo Citta Eventi: Inside Out, Milan, Florence.
C. Gould, Kawamata's Miracle, Parkett, no. 35, March-April.
B. Brunn, Paradise Lost: Tadashi Kawamata's People's Garden, Bauwelt, no. 28/29, June.
N. Princenthal, Out of the Ruins, Art in America, July.
Kawamata: prefabrication, Gallery Kobayashi, Tokyo.
Marie-Louise Lienhard, Kawamata in Zürich, Helmhaus, Zürich.

 

  • 1992

Documenta 9, Catalogue, Kassel, Stuttgart, New York.
D. Ord, Kawamata's Sheds/Debates Issues, Parachute, no. 65, January – March.
M. Stevens, A Ruin on Ruins, Landscape Architecture, November.
Akio Obigane, Kawamata maquettes, Kodama Gallery, Osaka.

 

  • 1991

Kawamata: Temporary Structures, Artrandom, No. 97, Kyoto.
F. Bool, P. Peters, In Situ, The Hague.
Y.-A. Bois, In situ: Site Specific Art in And Out of Context, The Journal of Art, January.
J. Koplos, Material Meditation, Art in America, March.
C. Herstatt, Kunst aus Brettern, Zeit Magazin, no. 10, March.
Kawamata: Field Work, On the table inc, Tokyo.
Geert Bekaert, Cathy de Zegher and Michael Tarantino, Kawamata Begijnhof Kortrijk, Gendaikikakushitsu and Kanaal
Art Foundation, Tokyo and Kortrijk.

 

  • 1990

Tadashi Kawamata: Projects 1982-1990, Annely Juda Fine Art, London.
R. Martins, N. Princenthal, P. Yenawine, The New Urban Landscape, New York.
B. Marcelis, Tadashi Kawamata, Art Press, February.
C. Herstatt, Neuer Kragen für den alten Kawamata, Parachute, no. 58.
M. Ellenberger, Tadashi Kawamata/Batisseur du Provisoire, Art Press , no. 153.

 

  • 1989

P. C. Phillips, Added Attraction, Artforum International , May.
Claudia Gould, Kawamata Project in Roosevelt Island 1990, Kodama Gallery, Osaka.

 

  • 1988

J. Koplos, Review: Tadashi Kawamata, Art in America, May.
P. Peters, Tadashi Kawamata, Artefactum, June-August.

 

  • 1987

Kawamata: Under Construction, interview, Tokyo.
W. Jacob, Documenta 8 Catalogue, vol. 2, Kassel.
Y. Tono, 19th Sao Paulo Bienal, Tokyo.

 

  • 1986

T. Finkelpearl, C. Gould, Kawamata Project, Tokyo.
Takara House Room 205 Project 1982, Tokyo.
T. Sato, Tetra House N-3 W-26 Project 1983, Tokyo.
M. Schneckenburger, J. Schweinebraden, Urbaner Kraftakt und poetische Konstruktion, Documenta Press, 28 October.

 

  • 1984

Tetra House 326 Project, No. 2 Sapporo Annual Report 1984 , Asian Cultural Council, New York.
National and International Studio Programs 1984-1985, The Institute for Art and Urban Resources, Inc., New York.
R. Minemura, Y. Nakahara, Art in Japan Today II, Tokyo.
Under Construction, Tokyo: PH Studios and Art Front Gallery.

 

  • 1983

A. Obigane, Materials and Spaces, Fukuoka Art Museum, Fukuoka.
Y. Nakahara, Shape and Spirit in Wood Work, The Museum of Modern Art, Urawa.
J. Harten, A. Tani , Fünf zeitgenössische Kunstler aus Japan, Kunsthalle, Düsseldorf.
T. Fujiuchi, A. Obigane, special issue: Tadashi Kawamata in Fukuoka, IAF, February.
C. Schaker, Im Reich der Leere, Kunst-forum International 58.

 

  • 1982

G. Galasso, Arti Visive 82, La Biennale di Venezia, Venice.
A. Tani, La Biennale di Venezia, Giappone 1982, Tokyo.

 

  • 1981

K. Scarlett, N. Yamagishi, Yoin, Melbourne.
T. Minemura, Parallelism in Art exhibition, Tokyo.
Y. Akita, Artists Today, Yokohama.

 

  • 1980

Kawamata, PH Studio, Tokyo.
I. Hayru, Vision for 80s, Hara Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo.
T. Fujieda, Artists To-day, Yokohama.