Exhibition History

Arakawa at opening of Mistakes of Forming Blank (Forming Space), Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, New York, 1985

Selected Solo Exhibitions

1960   

Another Graveyard, Muramatsu Gallery, Tokyo

1961   

Arakawa Syusaku, Mudo Gallery, Tokyo*

1963   

Arakawa, Galerie Schmela, Düsseldorf, Germany

1964   

Arakawa, Galerie Schmela, Düsseldorf, Germany

Arakawa: Dieagrams, Dwan Gallery, Los Angeles, California, USA 

Peintures de Arakawa, Galerie Aujourd’hui, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels

Arakawa, Zuni Gallery, Buffalo, New York, USA

1965   

Arakawa, Galerie Schmela, Düsseldorf, Germany

Shusaku Arakawa, Minami Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

Arakawa, Galleria dell’Ariete, Milan, Italy*

Arakawa: Studio 3, Wurttembergischer Kunstverein, Stuttgart, Germany

1966   

Arakawa: For Instance, Instant, Dwan Gallery, New York, USA 

Arakawa, Dwan Gallery, Los Angeles, California

Arakawa, Galerie Schmela, Düsseldorf, Germany

Arakawa, Wide White Space Gallery, Antwerp, Belgium

Arakawa, Stedelijk van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, The Netherlands*

1967   

Shusaku Arakawa, Bilder und Zeichnungen, Kunst- und Museumsverein, Wuppertal-Barmen, Germany

Shusaku Arakawa, Galerie Seyfried, Munich, Germany

Arakawa, Galleria Schwarz, Milan, Italy*

Arakawa, Dwan Gallery, New York, USA 

1968   

Arakawa, Galerie Lauter, Mannheim, Germany 

1969   

Arakawa, Galerie Yvon Lambert, Paris, France

Arakawa, Minami Gallery, Tokyo, Japan*

Arakawa, Galleria Schwarz, Milan, Italy*

Arakawa, Minami Gallery, Tokyo, Japan*

Decisive Evidence: Arakawa, Dwan Gallery, New York, USA 

1970   

Arakawa: Peintures recentes, Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, France*

Shusaku Arakawa, Onnasch Galerie, Berlin, Germany

Shusaku Arakawa, Japanese PavilionXXXV Venice Biennale, Italy*

Arakawa, Badischer Kunstverein, Karlsruhe (toured)

Shusaku Arakawa, Hannover Kunstverein, Hannover, Germany)*

1971    

Arakawa, Harcus-Krakow Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts, USA 

Arakawa, Galerie Yvon Lambert, Paris, France

Arakawa, Onnasch Galerie, Cologne, Germany

Arakawa  Grafik, Galerie Aronowitsch, Stockholm, Sweden

Arakawa, Galeria Schwarz, Milan, Italy*

Arakawa, Angela Flowers Gallery, London, UK

Mechanismus der Bedeutung, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt (toured: Kunsthalle Hamburg; Kunsthalle Bern; Nationalgalerie Berlin; Städtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus, Munich, Germany)*

1972   

Arakawa: 12 Zeichnungen, Galerie van de Loo, Munich, Germany*

Arakawa, Galerie Art in Progress, Zurich, Switzerland

Arakawa: From the Mechanism of Meaning, Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, New York, USA 

1973   

Arakawa, Galleria La Bertesca, Genoa, Italy

Arakawa, John C Stoller & Co., Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA 

Arakawa, Daytons Gallery 12, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA 

Arakawa, Fendrick Gallery, Washington D.C., USA 

Arakawa: Paintings and Drawings, Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, USA 

1974    

Arakawa, Galleria L’Uomo e L’Arte, Milano and Bergamo, Italy

Arakawa, Foster Gallery, University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire, USA 

Arakawa, Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, California, USA 

Arakawa: Recent Prints, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA 

A Forgettance (Exhaustion and Exhumed), Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, New York, USA 

Arakawa, Galerie Art in Progress, Munich, Germany

Arakawa, Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA 

1975   

Arakawa, Carl Solway Gallery, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA 

Arakawa, Pasquale Trisorio, Naples, Italy

Arakawa, Galerie Aronowitsch, Stockholm, Sweden

Shusaku Arakawa, Paula Becker-Modersohn Haus, Bremen, Germany

Arakawa, Grafikk, Sonja Henie-Onstad Kunstzentrum, Oslo, Norway

Arakawa, Galerie Isy Brachot, Brussels, Belgium

Arakawa, Galerie Art in Progress, Düsseldorf, Germany

Arakawa, Galerie Yvon Lambert, Paris, France

Arakawa, Michael Berger Gallery, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

1976   

Arakawa: Obra gràficaGaleria 42, Barcelona, Spain

Arakawa Prints 1965-1975, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Canada

Arakawa, Rubicon Gallery, Los Altos, California, USA 

Arakawa: Selected Prints 1965-1976, Dorothy Rosenthal Gallery, Chicago, Illinois, USA 

Shusaku Arakawa, I.C.C. Antwerp, Belgium

Arakawa: A Decade of Prints 1965-1975, Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, California, USA 

Arakawa Prints, Minami Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

Arakawa: The signified or If, Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, New York, USA 

Arakawa, Multiples, Inc., New York, USA 

Arakawa, Galerie Art in Progress, Munich, Germany

1977   

Arakawa, Museo de Arte Moderno de Bogotá, Colombia

Arakawa, Valeur Gallery, Nagoya, Japan

Le Signifié ou Si, Galerie Maeght, Paris, France*

Arakawa Graphics, University of Wisconsin Art History Gallery, Milwaukee, USA 

Arakawa, Galerie Art in Progress, Düsseldorf, Germany

Arakawa, Städtische Kunsthalle, Düsseldorf (Traveled: Nationalgalerie Berlin; Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam; Neue Galerie am Landesmuseum Johanneum, Graz; Stadtische Kunstsammlungen, Ludwigshafen, Germany)*

1978   

Complete Prints, Gallery Takagi, Nagoya, Japan*

Arakawa, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Arakawa: Recent Paintings, Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, California, USA 

1979    

Arakawa Prints, Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown, Massachusetts, USA 

Arakawa: 1961-65, Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, New York, USA 

Arakawa: Recent Paintings, Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, New York, USA 

Arakawa, Multiples Inc. Gallery, New York, USA 

Arakawa, The Seibu Museum of Art, Tokyo, Japan*

Arakawa Prints, Fuji TV Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

Arakawa Print Works 1965-1979, Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Modern Art, Kobe (toured: to Kitakyushu Municipal Museum of Art, Japan)*

Arakawa: The Mechanism of Meaning, The National Museum of Art, Osaka, Japan

Arakawa: Oil Paintings 1, 2, Gallery Takagi, Nagoya, Japan

Arakawa, The Mechanism of Meaning: Thirty-six drawings from the Collection of Shirley and Miles Fiterman, Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA*

1980    

Arakawa: New York, John C. Stoller & Co., Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA 

Arakawa: Paintings-Drawings, Gloria Luria Gallery, Miami Beach, Florida, USA 

Arakawa, Galerie Maeght, Zurich, Switzerland*

Arakawa: Original Posters 1966-1979, Gallery Takagi, Nagoya, Japan

Arakawa: New Prints 1979-1980, Gallery Takagi, Nagoya, Japan

Arakawa: Recent Prints, Michael Berger Gallery, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA 

1981    

Arakawa: Aspects of Blank, Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, Uptown Gallery, New York, USA 

Early Works, Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, Downtown Gallery, New York, USA 

Arakawa: Bilder und Zeichnungen 1962-1981, Städtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus, Munich (Toured: Kestner Gesellschaft, Hannover, Germany)*

Arakawa, The Arts Club of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA*

Arakawa: Recent Prints, Dorothy Rosenthal Gallery, Chicago, Illinois, USA 

Arakawa: Recent Prints, Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, New York, USA 

Arakawa: New Prints 1980-1981, Gallery Takagi, Nagoya

1982    

Arakawa: Five Oil Paintings, Gallery Takagi, Nagoya, Japan

Arakawa, Peintures Récentes, Galerie Maeght, Paris, France*

Aspect of Blank, Galerie Yvon Lambert, Paris, France

Arakawa Prints, Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, California, USA 

Complete Prints, Tokushima Cultural Center, Tokushima, Japan

Arakawa, Matrix 72, Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, Connecticut, USA 

Prints of Arakawa, Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Modern Art, Hyogo, Japan

1983    

Atmospheric Resemblances (A Life of Blank), Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, New York, USA 

Shusaku Arakawa, Galleria Milano, Milan, Italy

Arakawa: The Mechanism of Meaning, University Art Museum, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, USA 

Arakawa: Print Works 1965-1983, Kitakyushu Municipal Museum of Art,

Arakawa: Space as Intention, Kitakyushu Municipal Museum of Art (toured: Miyagi Museum of Art; N-1 Studio, Nagoya, Japan)*

 

1984    

Arakawa, Padiglione d’Arte Contemporanea, Milan, Italy*

Arakawa: New Prints, Gallery Takagi, Nagoya, Japan

Arakawa, The Mechanism of Meaning: Thirty-six drawings from the Collection

of Shirley and Miles FitermanSurrey Art Gallery, Surrey, Canada

Arakawa 1966-1969, Inoue Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

Arakawa: Recent Painting and Drawings, N-1 Gallery, Nagoya, Japan

Arakawa: Print Works, Kaneko Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

Arakawa: Recent Drawings, The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, Connecticut, USA*

1985    

Mistakes of Blank (Forming Space), Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, New York, USA 

Arakawa, Arnold Herstand Gallery, New York, USA 

Arakawa, Galleria Blu, Milan, Italy

1986    

Arakawa: Paintings to Read, The Contemporary Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan*

Arakawa: Paintings and Drawings, Emily Davis Gallery, University of Akron, Ohio, USA 

Arakawa, Shuzo Takiguchi: The Desire of the Diagram, Satani Gallery, Tokyo, Japan*

1987    

Arakawa: Prints, Von Straaten Gallery, Chicago, Illinois, USA 

Arakawa: The Fiction of Place, Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, New York, USA 

Arakawa, Galerie Yvon Lambert, Paris, France

1988    

Arakawa: Early Works 1961-62 at New York, Satani Gallery, Tokyo, Japan*

The Mechanism of Meaning, The Seibu Museum of Art, Tokyo (toured: The Museum of Modern Art, Seibu Takanawa, Nagano, Japan)*

Arakawa: Recent Paintings, Gallery Takagi, Nagoya, Japan*

Arakawa: Maateriality, Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, New York, USA 

Arakawa, Galerie Isy Brachot, Brussels, Belgium*

Arakawa, Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Modern Art, Kobe, Japan

1989   

Critical Relations, Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown, Massachusetts, USA 

1990    

The Exhibition of Shusaku Arakawa -To Atsushi Miyakawa, Touko Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo Japan*

Arakawa, The Process in Question, Joseloff Gallery, West Hartford, Connecticut*

Arakawa, daadgalerie, Berlin, Germany*

Complete Prints of Shusaku Arakawa, Kitakyushu Municipal Museum of Art, Kitakyushu, Japan

Paintings for Closed Eyes, Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, New York, USA 

1991    

Arakawa: Untitled, Satani Gallery, Tokyo, Japan*

Constructing the Perceiver - Arakawa: Experimental Works, The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo (toured: The National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto; Matsuzukaya Art Museum, Nagoya, Japan)*

1992    

Arakawa: Recent Prints, Gallery Takagi, Nagoya, Japan

Arakawa, Busche Galerie, Cologne, Germany

1993    

Arakawa, Busche Galerie, Berlin, Germany

1994    

Arakawa: Drawings 1961-74, Hara Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan*

1995    

Arakawa Raum, Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Düsseldorf, Germany

1997    

Arakawa: Early Drawings & Paintings, 1960-1963, Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, New York, USA 

1999    

Drawing from The Mechanism of Meaning, Saison Art Program gallery, Tokyo, Japan

2005    

Analyzing the Art of Arakawa Shusaku, The Nagoya City Art Museum, Nagoya, Japan

2008    

Shusaku Arakawa: The Works at Mudo Gallery in 1961, Gallery Art Unlimited, Tokyo, Japan*

Shusaku Arakawa: Print Works, Gifu Collection of Modern Arts, Gifu, Japan

2009    

Shusaku Arakawa: Diagrams, Gifu Collection of Modern Arts, Gifu, Japan

Sawashima Collection: Shusaku Arakawa, Kyokusyou Bijutsukan, Gifu, Japan

2010   

Funeral Bioengineering to Not to Die – Early Works by Arakawa Shusaku, National Museum of Art, Osaka, Japan*

Homage to Arakawa from The Mechanism of Meaning I, Kitakyushu Municipal Museum of Art, Japan

2011    

Homage to Arakawa from The Mechanism of Meaning II, Kitakyushu Municipal Museum of Art, Japan

Homage to Arakawa III, Kitakyushu Municipal Museum of Art, Japan

2012    

The Meaning of “Mistake” by Arakawa, Nagoya City Art Museum, Nagoya

Shusaku Arakawa &, The Museum of Fine Arts, GIFU, Gifu, Japan

2013    

Shusaku Arakawa: Portrait of a Thought, Gifu Collection of Modern Arts, Gifu, Japan

2014    

Trajectory of Shusaku Arakawa: Beyond the Reversible Destiny, Aizuyaichi Museum, Tokyo, Japan*

MOMAS Collection II - Viewing as if Reading: Shusaku Arakawa’s Paintings, The Museum of Modern Art, Saitama, Saitama, Japan

2017   

Arakawa – Six Paintings, Gagosian, New York, USA

Shusaku Arakawa - 17 Works, Galleria Massimo Minini, Brescia, Italy*

2019

Arakawa: Diagrams for the Imagination, Gagosian, New York, USA*

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

1958    

Tenth Yomiuri Independants, Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan*

1959    

Eleventh Yomiuri Independants, Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan*

1960    

Twelfth Yomiuri Independants, Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan*

First Neo Dadaism Organizers, Ginza Gallery, Tokyo, Japan 

Second Neo Dadaism Organizers, Masunobu Yoshimura's studio, Tokyo, Japan 

First Group Modern Sculpture Exhibition, Kanagawa Museum, Japan 

Third Neo Dadaism Organizers, Hibiya Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

1961    

Thirteenth Yomiuri Independants, Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, Japan

Adventure in Today's Art of Japan, The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Japan

Second Group Modern Sculpture Exhibition, Seibu Museum of Art, Tokyo, Japan

1963    

Boxing Match, Gordon Gallery on Fifth Avenue, New York, USA 

Gallery Artists, Dwan Gallery, Los Angeles, California, USA 

1964    

Young Seven, Minami Gallery, Tokyo, Japan* 

Boxes, Dwan Gallery, Los Angeles, California, USA  

Contemporary Trends of Japanese Painting and Sculpture, The National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto, Japan 

Seven New Artists, Sidney Janis Gallery, New York, New York, USA 

Gallery Artists, Dwan Gallery, Los Angeles, California, USA 

The Painter and the Photograph, the University Art Gallery, The University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA  (toured: the Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts; Bloomington Museum of Art, Indiana University; The Art Gallery, The State University of Iowa; Isaac Delgado Museum of Art, New Orleans, Louisiana; Santa Barbara Museum of Art, California)* 

1965    

Twelfth Exhibition of Contemporary American Painting and Sculpture, Krannert Art Museum, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA* 

The New Japanese Painting and Sculpture, San Francisco Museum of Art, San Francisco, California, USA  (toured: Denver Art Museum, Denver, Colorado; Krannert Art Museum, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, Nebraska; the Columbus Gallery of Fine Arts, Ohio; The Museum of Modern Art, New York; The Baltimore Museum of Art, Maryland; Milwaukee Art Center, Wisconsin)*

Gallery Artists, Dwan Gallery, Los Angeles, California, USA 

Contemporary Trends of Japanese Painting and Sculpture, The National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto, Japan

Exhibition of Japanese Artists Abroad: Europe and America, The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Japan*

Gallery Artists, Dwan Gallery, Los Angeles, California, USA  

1966    

Seventh Contemporary Art Exhibition of Japan, Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Art, Tokyo, Japan*

Tradition und Gegenwart, Stadtisches Museum Schloss Morsbroich, Leverkusen, Germany* 

Modern Art of Japan, Galleria del Cavallino, Venice, Italy*

1967    

The New Japanese Painting and Sculpture, The Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, Maryland, USA (toured: Milwaukee, Art Center, Wisconsin)*

DGNY at DGLA, Dwan Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, USA 

Contemporary American Painting and Sculpture, Krannert Art Museum, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA 

Ninth Annual Tokyo Biennale 1967, Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Art, Tokyo, (toured: Kyoto Municipal Art Museum; Takamatsu Municipal Museum of Art; Yahata Museum, Kitakyushu; Sasebo Central Community Center, Sasebo; Nagasaki Prefectural Museum of Art, Nagasaki; Aichi Prefectural Museum of Art, Nagoya, Japan)*

Language to Be Looked at and/or Things to Be Read, Dwan Gallery, New York, USA 

Towards a Cold Poetic Image, Galleria Schwartz, Milan, Italy*

Group Exhibition, Wide White Space, Antwerp, Belgium

Drawings: Recent Acquisitions, Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA * 

An International Selection, The Dayton Art Institute, Ohio, USA 

Group Exhibition, Wide White Space, Antwerp, Belgium 

Pictures To Be Read, Poetry To Be Seen, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, Illinois, USA *

Pittsburgh International Exhibition of Contemporary Painting and Sculpture, Museum of Art Carnegie Institute, Pennsylvania, USA *

1968    

Group Exhibition, Wide White Space, Antwerp, Belgium

Three Blind Mice: die collecties: Visser, Peeters, Becht, Stedelijk van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, The Netherlands (toured: Sint Pietersabdij, Ghent, Belgium)*

Eighth Contemporary Art Exhibition of Japan, Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan*

Language II, Dwan Gallery, New York, USA 

Linee della ricerca contemporanea: dall'informale alle nuove strutture, XXXIV Biennale di Venezia, Central Pavillion, Venice, Italy* 

Documenta 4, Kassel, Germany*

Prospect '68, Kunsthalle Dusseldorf, Dusseldorf, Germany*

Minami Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

1969    

Ars 69 Helsinki. International Exhibition of Contemporary Art, The Art Museum of Atheneum, Helsinki, (toured: the Museum of Modern Art, Tampere, Finland)* 

Painting and Sculpture Today 1969, Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana*

Ninth Contemporary Art Exhibition of Japan, Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan* 

Language III, Dwan Gallery, New York, USA 

Contemporary Art/Dialogue between the East and the West, The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Japan*

Pop Art, Hayward Gallery, London, England*

Plane und projekte als Kunst/Plans and Projects as Art, Kunsthalle Bern, Switzerland*

Preview 1970, Widener Gallery, Trinity College, Hartford, Connecticut, USA 

Galleria Schwarz at Macy's Herald Square Ninth Floor, Macy's Herald Square, New York, USA *

National 1970 Drawing Exhibition, San Francisco Museum of Art, San Francisco, California, USA *

1970    

Language IV, Dwan Gallery, New York, USA 

Contemporary Art from the Institute's Collections, The Dayton Art Institute, Ohio, USA 

3. Salon International de Galeries Pilotes, Artists and Discoveries of "Our Time", Musée Cantonal des Beaux-Arts, Lausanne, Switzerland*

New Multiple Art, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London, UK

Gallery Artists, Dwan Gallery, New York, USA 

Contemporary Trends, Expo ’70 Museum of Fine Arts, Osaka, Japan*

1971    

Situation Concepts, Galerie nachst St. Stephan, Vienna, Austria*

Tenth Contemporary Art Exhibition of Japan, Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, Tokyo (toured: Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art; Aichi Civic Center, Nagoya; Miyazaki Prefectural Museum; Sasebo Chuo-Kominkan; Fukuoka Prefectural Cultural Center, Japan)*

Last Exhibition, Dwan Gallery, New York, USA 

Arte de Sistemas, Museo de Arte Moderno de la Ciudad de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina*

ROSC '71, The Royal Dublin Society, Dublin, Ireland*

1972    

Painting and Sculpture Today,1972, Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana, USA *

Actualité dun Bilan, Galerie Yvon Lambert, Paris, France*

Szene Berlin Mai '72, Wurttemberg Kunstverein, Stuttgart, Germany* (toured: Gallery House, London, UK) 

1973    

Drawings, Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, California, USA *

Hommage à Picasso, Kestner-Gesellschaft, Hannover, Germany*

30 International Kunstler in Berlin/Gaste des DAAD, Städtische Museum, Bonn, Germany 

1974    

Drawings, Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, USA *

Word Works, Art Gallery, Mt. San Antonio College, Walnut, California, USA *

Japan. Tradition und Gegenwart, Städtische Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Germany*

Painting and Sculpture Today 1974, Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana, USA; (toured: Contemporary Art Center and Taft Museum, Cincinnati, Ohio)* 

Projekt '74. Kunst bleibt Kunst-Asperkte internationaler Kunst am Anfang der 70er Jahre, Kunsthalle-Wallraf-Richartz Museum, Cologne, Germany*

Fourth British International Print Biennale, Cartwright Hall, Bradford, UK* 

New Accessions USA, 1974, Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, Colorado Springs, Colorado*

Japan pa Louisiana, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebaeck, Denmark*

Small Paintings Show, Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, California, USA 

Nineteenth National Print Exhibition, the Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, New York, USA *

1975    

Nineteenth National Print Exhibition, Fine Arts Gallery of San Diego, San Diego, California, USA *

Drawings, Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, California, USA *

7e Festival International de la Peinture, Château-Musée Grimaldi, Haut de Cagnes, Cagnes-Sur-Mer, France

A View of Japanese Contemporary Art, The Seibu Museum of Art, Tokyo, Japan

Word Image Number, Sarah Lawrence Gallery, Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, New York, USA *

Pittsburgh Corporations Collect: Inaugural Exhibition of the Heinz Galleries, Museum of Art, Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA *

Twentieth-Century Japanese Printmakers: Ikeda, Arakawa, Noda, Cincinnati Art Museum, Ohio, USA 

Selection of 20th Century Art 75 Minami, Minami Gallery, Tokyo, Japan*

1976    

Handgeschribene Zeichnungen, Galerie Art in Progress, Munich, Germany*

The Golden Door: Artist-Immigrants of America 1876-1976, Hirshhorn Musuem and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institute, Washington, D.C., USA *

Possibilities for Collectors, Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, Illinois, USA 

New York in Europa, Nationalgalerie Berlin, Berlin, (toured: Kunsthalle zu Kiel, Kiel, Germany)*

From Foreign Shores: Three Centuries of Art by Foreign-Born American Masters, the Milwaukee Art Center, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA *

Thirty Years of American Printmaking, the Brooklyn Museum, New York, USA *

Herbert Distel, The Museum of Drawers, Kunsthaus Zürich, Switzerland*

Stiftung Ludwig Köln 1976, Ludwig Donation, der Museen de Stadt Köln, Cologne, Germany

1977    

Thirty-fifth Exhibition: Drawings of the Seventies, The Art Institute of Chicago, Society for Contemporary Art, Illinois, USA 

Words: A Look at the Use of Language in Art 1967-1977, Whitney Museum of American Art, Downtown, New York, USA * 

Painting and Drawing Exhibition, Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, California, USA 

Words at Liberty, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, Illinois, USA*

Documenta 6, Kassel, Germany*

A view of a Decade, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, Illinois, USA*

The Golden Door: Artist-Immigrants of America 1876-1976, The Balch Institute, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA *

1978    

Three Generations: Studies in Collage, Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, USA 

Von Arakawa bis Warhol, Grafik aus des USA, aus der Sammlung Rischner, Neue Galerie am Landesmuseum Joanneum, Graz, Austria* 

Graphicstudio, U.S.F.: An Experiment in Art and Education, Brooklyn Museum, New York, USA *

Art About Art, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York

14-7 artistes américains 7 artistes européens, Casino de Deauville, Hall et Galerie Dorée, Deauville, France* 

Four Contemporary Painters, The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, Ohio, USA*

1979    

LUnivers dAimé Maeght, Maison de la Culture de Rennes, Rennes, France

Words. Gerbrauch der Sprache in der Kunst wahrend des letzten Jahrzehntes, Museum Bochum, Bochum, Germany* (toured: Palazzo Ducale, Genoa, Italy) 

An Exhibition of Selected Acquisitions, Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, California, USA 

1980    

Printed Art: A view of Two Decades, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA*

Lettres et Chiffres/Schrift im bild, Galerie Beyeler, Basel, Switzerland*

Possibilities for Collectors III, Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, Illinois, USA  

Images. Objects. Ideas. Arakawa. Richard Artschwager. Sol LeWitt, Amelie A. Wallace Gallery, State University of New York, Old Westbury, New York, USA 

Japanese Prints, Tochigi Prefectual Museum of Fine Arts, Tochigi-ken, Japan*

Artist and Printer, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA 

1981    

Words as Images, Renaissance Society at the University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA *

Artist and Printer, Sarah Campbell Blaffer Gallery, University of Texas, Houston, Texas, USA *

American Prints and Printmaking 1956-1981, Pratt Graphics Center, New York, , USA *

New Dimensions in Drawing 1950-1980, The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, Connecticut, USA  

Twenty-Second National Print Exhibition, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, New York, USA *

The 1960s: A Decade of Change in Contemporary Japanese Art, The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Japan* 

1982   

Artist and Printer: Printmaking as a Collaborative Process, Pratt Graphic Center, New York, USA  (toured: Guild Hall, East Hampton) 

The 1960s: A Decade of Change in Contemporary Japanese Art, The National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto, Japan* 

Big Prints, Art Gallery, Southhampton, UK (toured: to Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh; Central Museum and Art Gallery, Dudley; Arts Centre, Aberystwyth; Cooper Gallery, Barnsley; Art Gallery, Wolverhampton)* 

L’Univers d’Aimé et Marguerite Maeght, Foundation Maeght, Saint-Paul, France*

1983    

1984 - A Preview, Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, New York, USA *

National Midyear Exhibition - 1983, The Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, New York, USA * 

Director's Choice, Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, Illinois, USA *

Twentieth Century Acquisitions, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, USA 

The Modern American Poster, The National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto, Japan, (toured: The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Japan)*

Trends of Japanese Art in the 1960s, Metropolitan Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan*

Japanese Art in the Guggenheim Museum Collection, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, USA 

1984    

Écritures dans la peinture, Villa Arson, Nice, France* 

Japanese Contemporary Paintings 1960-80, Gunma Prefectural Museum of Modern Art, Takasaki, Japan* 

1985    Fifty Artists, Fifty Printers, University Art Museum, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, USA * 

Selections from the William J. Hopkins Collection, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, Illinois, USA  

American Painting and Sculpture: Selections from the Permanent Collection, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, Illinois, USA * 

Forty Years in Contemporary Art, Metropolitan Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan* 

Reconstructions: Avante Garde Art in Japan, 1945-1965, Museum of Modern Art, Oxford, UK (toured: The Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh)* 

1986    

The Frederick R. Weisman Foundation Collection of Art, Laforet Museum Harajuku, Tokyo, Japan (toured: ICA Nagoya, Nagoya; Navio Museum of Art, Osaka; Sogo Museum of Art, Yokohama)* 

Selection from the Twentieth Century Collections, The Dayton Art Institute, Dayton, Ohio, USA  

Beuys zu Ehren, Städtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus, Munich, Germany*

Der Traum vom Raum, Albrecht Durer Gesellschaft, Nuremberg, Germany*

Japon des Avantegardes 1910-1970, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France*

1987    

Von Arakawa bis Winzer, Städtisches Museum Schloss Morsbroich, Leverkusen, Germany* 

1988    

Gran Pavese. The Flag Project. Gran Pavese Foundation, Rotterdam, The Netherlands* 

Marcel Duchamp und die Avantgarde seit 1950, Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany* 

Arakawa, Alfred Jensen, Sol LeWitt, Max Protetch Gallery, New York, USA *

Modes of Address: Language in Art Since 1960, Whitney Museum of American Art, Downtown at Federal Reserve Plaza, New York, USA * 

Tama Vivant '88. Six Wonders of Modern Art: The Model of the World, Seed Hall, Shibuya, Japan*

Clockwork. Timepieces by Artists, Architects, and Industrial Designers, MIT Visual Art Center, Cambridge, Massachusetts

Balkon mit Facher, Akademie der Künste, Berlin, Germany*

1989    

Form; Being; Absence, Griffin McGear Gallery, New York, USA *

Balkon mit Facher, Du Mont Kunsthalle, Cologne, Germany* 

Arakawa/Kudo/Kusama/Shiraga/Tanaka, Galerie des Beaux-Arts, Brussels, Belgium*

1990    

Innovation and Tradition, Twentieth-Century Japanese Prints, Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati, Ohio 

Art and Vision: From Japanese Modern Art, Miyagi Museum of Art, Miyagi, Japan*

Language in Art, The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, Connecticut, USA *

1991    

Twenty-fifth Anniversary Exhibition, Gloria Luria Gallery, Bay Harbor Islands, Florida, USA 

Conceptualism-Post Conceptualism: The 1960s to the 1990s, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, Illinois, USA *

Collaborations in Contemporary Art: Graphicstudio U.S.F., Tampa Museum of Art, USA  (toured: The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota; Orlando Museum of Art, Orlando, Florida)* 

Graphicstudio: Contemporary Art from the Collaborative Workshop at the University of South Florida, National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC*

Virginia Dwan, Galerie Montaigne, Paris, France* 

1992    

Yvon Lambert Collectionne, Musée d’Art Moderne, Lille, France*

Bestände Onnasch, Museum Weserburg, Bremen, Germany*

Words, Kukje Gallery, Seoul, Korea*

1993    

Japanese Anti-Art: Now and Then, The National Museum of Art, Osaka, Japan*

Introduction to the Twentieth Century Art II: Object and Concept, The National Museum of Art, Osaka, Japan* 

Masterprinter Masterpieces: Contemporary Prints from Topaz Edition, The Museum of Art and Science, Daytona Beach, Florida, USA . 

Looking at Seeing and Reading, Ivan Dougherty Gallery, The University of New South Wales, Paddington, Australia* 

Gli Artisti della Blu,1957-1993, Galleria Blu, Milan, Italy

Art in Flux III: Neo-Dada Witnessed, Fukuoka Art Museum, Fukuoka, Japan*

Wall Works: Wall Installations in Editions, Edition Schellman, Cologne, Germany*

1994    

Cross and Square: Grids, The Museum of Modern Art, Saitama, Japan*

Japanese Art after 1945: Scream Against the Sky, Yokohama Museum of Art, Japan (toured: Guggenheim Museum SoHo, New York; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, California, USA)* 

When the Body Becomes Art: The Organs and Body as Object, Itabashi Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan* 

Memento Mori: Visions of Death ca. 1500-1994, Machida City Museum of Graphic Arts, Tokyo (toured: Tochigi Prefectural Museum of Fine Arts, Japan)*

1995    

Japanese Culture: The Fifty Postwar Years, Meguro Museum of Art, Tokyo (toured: Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art; Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Modern Art, Kobe; Fukuoka Prefectural Museum of Art, Japan)* 

Calas-arven, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humbelbaek, Denmark

Twenty-five Years: An Exhibition of Selected Works, Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, California, USA * 

1996    

1964: A Turning Point in Japanese Art, Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan*

Master Works from the Collaborative Workshop, Graphicstudio, U.S.F., Contemporary Art Center, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA .

Symbolized Signifier, Contemporary Art Museum, Tampa, Florida, USA *

Spiritual Fragment: Drawing Letters in Art, Hakodate Museum of Art, Japan

1998    

Neo-Dada Japan 1958-1998: Arte Isozaki and the Artists of “White House”, Art Plaza, Oita, Japan*

Graphic Studio: El Campo Expandido de la Grafica, Casa de Moneda, Bogotá, Colombia*

Making it Visible – Graphic Elements in 20th Century Art, National Museum of Art, Tokyo, Japan*

1999    

Global Conceptualism: Points of Origin, 1950s-1980s, Queens Museum of Art, New York, USA *

2000    

Global Art Rheinland 2000, Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany*

Japanese Art in the 20th Century, Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan*

Homage to Taro Okamato from Seven Artists, Taro Okamato Museum of Art, Kawasaki*

2001    

Poetry Plastique, Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York, USA *

Cross-roads Incroci: Arte Contemporanea dalla Collezione Tonelli, Castello Colonna di Gennazzano, Italy*

Through a Collector’s Eye: Japanese Art after 1945, Museum of Modern Art, Gunma; Museum of Art, Ehime, Japan*

Die Sammlung Ingrid and Willi Kemp, Museum Kunstpalast, Düsseldorf, Germany*

2003    

Les années 70: L’art en cause, CAPC Musée d’art contemporain de Bordeaux, France*

2006

Vermillion Editions Limited: A History and Catalogue 1977-1992, Minneapolis Museum of Arts, Minnesota, USA *

2009    

The Third Mind: American Artists Contemplate Asia, 1860-1989, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, USA *

2008    

Drawing Review: 37 Years of Works on Paper, Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, New York, USA 

2010    

Mirror Mirror: Then and Now, Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane, Australia*

2011   

Conceptual Tendencies 1960s to Today, Works from the Daimler Art Collection, Daimler Contemporary, Berlin, Germany*

2013   

Une Histoire des Lignes – Centre Pompidou-Metz, Metz, France*

2014    

Prima Materia, Punta della Dogana, Venice, Italy*

2015    

No Museum, No Life? Art-Museum Encyclopedia to Come – From the Collections of the National Museums of Art, The National Museum of Art, Tokyo, Japan*

Eureka, Pace, New York, USA 

2016    

Ecce Homo: The Human Images in Contemporary Art, The National Museum of Art, Osaka, Japan*

Artists in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction: Fuji Xerox Print Collection, Yokohama Museum of Art, Japan*

American Art’s Power: Masterpieces of Iwaki City Art Museum, Japan*

Encounters and Resonances: Masterpieces from the Kitakyushu Municipal Museum of Art; Fukuoka Art Museum, Japan (touring)*

Los Angeles to New York: Dwan Gallery, 1959-1971, National Gallery of Art, Washington DC, USA (toured: Los Angeles County Museum of Art, California)*

2017    

Multiple Modernisms, Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk, Virginia, USA 

2018    

Invisible Cities: Architecture of Line, Waddington Custot, London, UK.*

A Colossal World: Japanese Artists and New York, 1950s-Present, WhiteBox, New York, USA 

A Luta Continua - Sylvio Perlstein Collection, Hauser & Wirth, New York, USA*

American Masters 1940-1980, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra*

 

ARAKAWA and MADELINE GINS

Selected Solo Exhibitions

1990    

Building Sensoriums 1973-1990, Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, New York

1995    

Reversible Destiny Houses, Busche Galerie, Berlin, Germany

1997    

Reversible Destiny - Arakawa/Gins, Guggenheim Museum Soho, New York*

1998    

The City as the Art Form of the Next Millennium, NTT InterCommunication Center [ICC], Tokyo*

1999    

Arakawa/Gins: Site of Reversible Destiny, The Museum of Modern Art, GIFU, Gifu

2004    

Arakawa+Gins: Architecture Against Death, Nagoya University of Arts, Art & Design Center, Nagoya

2010    

Arakawa+Gins: Reversible Destiny Projects, Kyoto Institute of Technology Museum and Archives, Kyoto

Art Today 2010: Shusaku Arakawa + Madeline Gins, Sezon Museum of Modern Art, Nagano

2012    

Arakawa+Gins Reversible Destiny to be continued, Gallery Art Unlimited, Tokyo

2016    

Explorations of Arakawa + Gins, Gallery Art Unlimited, Tokyo

2018    

Arakawa and Madeline Gins: Eternal Gradient, Arthur Ross Architecture Gallery, Columbia University, New York (touring to the Graham Foundation, Chicago, 2019)

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

1990    

L'Art renouvelle de la Ville: L'Art Contemporain et Urbanisme en France. Art Renewing the City: Contemporary Art and Urbanism in France, Tsukuba Museum of Art, Ibaraki (toured: National Museum of Art, Osaka; Youth Cultural Center, Sendai; Fukuoka Art Museum, Japan)*

1999    

In the Midst of Things, Bournville, Birmingham, UK*

2013    

Health, The New Institute, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

2017    

Shonky: The Aesthetics of Awkwardness, MAC Belfast, UK; (toured: Dundee Contemporary Arts; Bury Art Gallery and Museum, UK)*

2018    

The Future Starts Here, Victoria and Albert Museum, London (touring to ArkDes, Stolkholm, Sweden, 2019)*

2019    

Impossible Architecture, The Museum of Modern Art, Saitama, Saitama, Japan

 

Constructions

1994    

Ubiquitous Site* Nagi’s Ryoanji*, Architectural Body, Nagi MOCA, Nagi, Japan

1995    

Site of Reversible Destiny, Yoro, Gifu Prefecture, Japan

1997    

Reversible Destiny Office, Yoro, Gifu Prefecture, Japan

2005    

External Gene House, Nagoya, Japan

2005    

Reversible Destiny Lofts Mitaka – In Memory of Helen Keller, Tokyo, Japan

2008    

Bioscleave House (Life Extending Villa), East Hampton, New York, USA

2013    

Biotopological Scale Juggling Escalator, New York, USA