Michiko Kon

ABOUT   IMAGES


BIRTHPLACE

Kamakura, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan, 1955

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2002
Michiko Kon, Taiwan International Visual Arts Center, Taipei, Taiwan

2000
Michiko Kon: Still Lifes, Paul L. Davies Gallery, San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA

1999
Michiko Kon: Still Lifes, Aperture, New York, NY
Michiko Kon, Photo Gallery International, Tokyo, Japan

1996
Michiko Kon, Robert Mann Gallery, New York City, NY

1995
Still Lives, Gallery Issis, Kyoto, Japan
Still Lives, Picture Photo Space, Osaka, Japan
Still Lives, Taipei Photo Gallery International, Taipei, Japan

1994
Still Lives, Photo Gallery International, Tokyo, Japan

1993
Michiko Kon, Angel Row Gallery, Nottingham, England
Still Lives, Virginia Museum of Fine Art

1992
Still Lives, MIT List Visual Arts Center, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, England
Michiko Kon, Old Town Hall Arts Centre, Hemel Hempstead, England
Michiko Kon, Tramway, Glasgow, England
Michiko Kon, Focal Point Photography Gallery, Southend, England

1991
Michiko Kon: Photographs, Exposure Gallery, PARCO, Tokyo, Japan
Michiko Kon, Portfolio Gallery, Edinburgh, England
EAT, Minolta Photo Space, Tokyo and Osaka, Japan

1990
Eat: Recent Works, Photo Gallery International, Tokyo, Japan

1987
Eat, Kodak Photo Salon, Tokyo & Osaka, Japan

1985
Still Life, Nikon Salon, Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2004
Imaging The West: Michiko Kon, Nikki Lee, Yasumasa Morimura, and Tseng Kwong Chi, Seldon Art Galleries, St. Louis, MO

2003
Beyond The Surface: Japanese Style of Making Things, Singapore Art Museum
The History of Japanese Photography, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX
Contemporary Bulgarian Prints in Japan, Yamanashi Prefectural Museum of Art, Kofu

2002
The World of Platinum Print, Photo Gallery International, Tokyo, Japan
Metamorphosis in Art, Museum of Modern Art, Gunma

2001
Uncommon Threads: Contemporary Artists & Clothing, Johnson Museum of Art, Ithaca, NY

2000
Do Not Touch: An Exploration of Delicate Obsessions, Consildated Works, Seattle, WA

1996
Some Assembly Required, The Art Institute of Chicago, IL

1995
10/10/10, Robert Mann Gallery, New York, NY
Texture & Touch, The Art Gallery of the New Wouth Wales, Sydney, Australia
Japan Today, Mouisiana Museum of Modern Art, Denmark, Sweden (traveling to Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo, Norway; Wäinö Aaltonen Museum, Turku, Finland; Liljevalchs Konsthall, Stockholm, Sweden)
The Ihei Kimura Photography Award 20th Anniversary Exhibition, Ginza Nikon Salon, Tokyo, Japan

1994
When The Body Becomes Art, Itabashi Art Museum

1993
Fabricated Realities, The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX
Make-Believe, Viewpoint Photography Gallery, Salford, England
Representatives: Women Photographers from The Permanent Collection, Center for Creative Photography, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

1991
Make Believe: Contemporary Photography from Japan, The Photographers Gallery, London, England
Art is Fun II, Hara Museum ARC, Hara Museum of Contemporary Art, Gumma Prefecture

1990
Tokyo, Seibu Art Forum, Yurakucho, Tokyo, Japan
Japanese Contemporary Photography: Twelve Viewpoints, Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Tokyo, Japan
Japanese Contemporary Photography, Pavillon des Arts, Paris, France
Beyond the Photographic Frame, Contemporary Art Gallery, Art Tower Mito, Ibaraki
The Silent Dialogue : Still Life in the West and Japan, Shizuoka Prefectural Museum of Art
Fotofest / The International Month of Photography, Houston Convention Center, Houston, TX

1989
151st Year of Photography, Heineken Village Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Torino Photografia, Torino, Italy
New Age New Art, Isetan Department Store, Tokyo, Japan
The Hitachi Collection of Contemporary Japanese Photography, Center for Creative Photography, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
New Age Photography, Store Days, Roppongi WAVE, Tokyo

1988
Speaking Through Photography, Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music
Peace By Peace, Ginza Graphic Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Japanese Women Photographers, Lehigh University Art Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

1982
Aspects of Fifteen Individuals, Kamakura Community Gallery, Kamakura

1979
Art as Photography, Photography as Art, Shiba Gallery, Yokohama

COLLECTIONS

Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Tokyo, Japan
Itabashi Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan
International Museum of Photography at George Eastman House, Rochester, NY
Center for Creative Photography, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
The Art Museum, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ
Museum of Vincent Van Gogh, France
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX
MIT List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge, MA
The Art Gallery of New South Wales Australia
The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Japan
National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, Australia
Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH