Masao YAMAMOTO / 山本 昌男


Personal Backgound
1957 Born in Aichi

Solo Exhibition
2015 Small Things in Silnce/GALLERY FIFTY ONE, Antwerp | Belgium
Small Things in Silnce/espacio foto, Madrid | Spain
Kawa=Flow/JACKSON FINE ART, Atlanta | USA
Small Things in Silnce/Galerie CAMERA OBSCURA, Paris | France
Small Things in Silnce/VALID FOTO, Barcelona | Spain
Small Things in Silnce/MIZUMA ART GALERY, Tokyo | Japan
2014 Small Things in Silnce/semina rerum, Zurich | Switzerland
Shizuka=Cleanse/Gallery OUT of PLACE NARA, Nara | Japan
Space of Serenity, Time for Prayers/Daegu Photo Biennale2014, Daeg | Korea
YAMAMOTO MASAO/GALERIA MARCELO GUANIERI, São Paulo | Brazil
Shizuka=Cleanse/Craig Krull Gallery, Santa Monica | USA
2013 KAWA=Flow/Galerie de Moderne, Munich | Germany
YAMAMOTO MASAO/Etherton Gallery, Tucson, Arizon | USA
YAMAMOTO MASAO/GALLERY KOCHUTEN, Aichi | Japan
one-day exhibition by Jeff Cowen and Yamamoto Masao/PUG, Oslo | Norway
YAMAMOTO MASAO/Gallery Albert Baumgarten, Freibur | Germany
KAWA=Flow/Isny Municipal Museum of Art, Isny im Allgäu | Germany
2012 Kawa-Flow / Installations/Breda Photo, Breda | Netherlands
YAMAMOTO MASAO/ Valid Foto Gallery, Barcelona | Spain
Shizuka-Cleanse/Galeria Massimo Minini, Brescia | Italy
KAWA=Flow/YANCEY RICHARDSON GALLERY, N.Y | USA
2011 YAMAMOTO MASAO/Galerie Momogusa, Gifu | Japan
YAMAMOTO MASAO/ Galeria Marcelo Guanieri, São Paulo | Brazil
KAWA=Flow/Mugaen, Aichi | Japan
KAWA=Flow/Mizuma & One Gallery(Caochangdi Photo Festival 2011), Beijing | China
KAWA=Flow/PDX Contemporary Art, Portland | USA
KAWA=Flow/Robert Klein Gallery, Boston | USA
KAWA=Flow/YANCEY RICHARDSON GALLERYy, N.Y | USA
KAWA=Flow/Craig Krull Gallery, Santa Monica | USA
KAWA=Flow/maerz galerie, Leipzig | Germany
2010 川/maerz galerie, Berlin | Germany
KAWA=Flow II/semina rerum, Zurich | Germany
KAWA=Flow/Robert Koch Gallery, San Francisco | USA
KAWA=Flow/Galleria Alesso Nobilli & C., Milano | Italy
KAWA=Flow/Galerie CAMERA OBSCURA, Paris | France
KAWA=Flow/Woolrich Woolen Mills, Milano | Italy
2009 [é]/Etherton Gallery, Tucson, Arizona | USA
KAWA=Flow/PDX Contemporary Art, Portland | USA
KAWA=Flow/Jackson Fine Art, Atlanta | USA
KAWA=Flow/MiCamera, Milano | Italy
KAWA=Flow/semina rerum, Zurich | Switzerland
KAWA=Flow/Fifty One Fine Photography, Antwerp | Belgium
Krakow Photomonth Festival, Krakow | Poland
KAWA=Flow/MIZUMA ART GALERY, Tokyo | Japan
KAWA=Flow/Forum Fotografie, Cologne | Germany
KAWA=Flow/Galerie SINCERITE, Aichi | Japan
KAWA=Flow/Gallery Albert Baumgarten, Freiburg | Germany
KAWA=Flow/Pobeda Gallery, Moscow | Russia
2008 YAMAMOTO MASAO/Craig Krull Gallery, Santa Monica | USA
Nakazora/Bienio, Aichi | Japan
Kawa-Flow/YANCEY RICHARDSON GALLERY, N.Y | USA
Nakazora/The Print Center, Philedelphia | USA
Kawa-Flow/la-condition-japonaise, Berlin | Germany
YAMAMOTO MASAO/Gallery OUT of PLACE, Nara | Japan
2007 YAMAMOTO MASAO/Center for Photographic Art, Carmel | USA
YAMAMOTO MASAO/PDX Contemporary Art, Portland | US
YAMAMOTO MASAO/Galleria Carla Sozzani, Milano | Italy
Nakazora/Quinzaine photographique Nantes(photo festival), Nantes | France
Nakazora/Galerie Gabriel Rolt, Amsterdam | Netherlands
2006 Nakazora/Galerie CAMERA OBSCURA, Paris | France
Installations/Hackelbury Fine Art, London | England
[é]/MIZUMA ART GALERY, Tokyo | Japan
[é]/Gallery SINCERITE, Aichi | Japan
2005 [é]/PDX Contemporary Art, Portland | USA
[é]/Craig Krull Gallery, Santa Monica | USA
[é]/Jackson Fine Art, Atlanta | USA
2004 [é]/Stephen Wirtz Gallery, San Francisco | USA
Nakazora - valiantly-that too, pitifully-that too, white boxes/PDX Contemporary Art, Portland | USA
Nakazora/Craig Krull Gallery, Santa Monica | USA
2003 Nakazora - Corridor of Consider/Church of Saints Jacopo and Filippo, Certaldo | Italy
Nakazora/Daniela Facchinato Image Gallery, Bologna | Italy
Omizuao/YANCEY RICHARDSON GALLERY, N.Y | USA
Nakazora/Jackson Fine Art, Atlanta | USA
Santoka/Gallery SINCERITE, Aichi | Japan
2002 Nakazora/S.K.Josefsberg Studio, Portland | USA
Nakazora/Craig Krull Gallery, Santa Monica | USA
2001 Nakazora/Yancey Richardson Gallery, N.Y | USA
2000 A Box of " Ku " XI/Sepia International, N.Y | USA
A Box of " Ku " XI/Spiral Gallery, Tokyo | Japan
1999 A Box of " Ku " X/Gallery SINCERITE, Aichi | Japan
A Box of " Ku " X/Jackson Fine Art, Atlanta | USA
1998 A Box of " Ku " X/Stephen Wirtz Gallery, San Francisco | USA
1997 A Box of " Ku " IX/SHAPIRO GALLERY, San Francisco | USA
A Box of " Ku " IX/KOHJI OGURA GALLERY, Aichi | Japan
1996 A Box of " Ku " VIII/YANCEY RICHARDSON GALLERY, N.Y | USA
1995 A Box of " Ku " VI/Gallery Nayuta, Kanagawa | Japan
1994 A Box of " Ku " IV/PARCO Kichijoji, Tokyo | Japan
A Box of " Ku " V/SHAPIRO GALLERY, San Francisco | USA
1993 A Box of " Ku " I/GALLERY WHITE ART, Tokyo | Japan
A Box of " Ku " II/Hosomi Garo, Tokyo | Japan
A Box of " Ku " III/Gallery SINCERITE, Aichi | Japan

                                          
Group Exhibition
2015 Land Scape/FOMU foto museum, Antwerp | Belgium
La main/Galerie CAMERA OBSCURA, Paris | France
2014 Cowen/Minkkinen/Yamamoto/PUG, Oslo | Norway
2013 NARROW ROAD TO THE INTERIOR: Contemporary Japanese Artists/Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Arizona | USA
La Route Bleue (The blue way)/VILLA EMPAIN, Brussels | Belgium
Now Japan/Kunsthal KAdE Amersfoort, Amersfoort | Netherlands
quinta essentia/semina rerum, Zurich | Switzerland
SEVEN SEAS/Galerie de Moderne, Munich | Germany
Small and Beautiful/Pobeda, Moscow | Russia
2012 Where they met/semina rerum, Zurich | Switzerland
Eloge de la miniature/Camera Obscura, Paris | France
Japanese Photographers/University of the Pacific, Stockton | USA
Where they met/Fifty One Fine Art Photography, Antwerp | Belgium
2011 Les Fables/Camera Obscura, Paris | France
2010 CIELS!/Musee Malraux, Le Havre | France
2009 Poetics Of Light/Etherton Gallery,Tucson, Arizon | USA
PHOTOGRAPHY NOW 'vision devotion revelation'/Hackelbury Fine Art, London | England
Espacios imaginarios, Kowasa Galelry, Barcelona | Spain
Uit Japan/Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden | Netherlands
STILL SEEN/Robert Klein Gallery, Boston | USA
Ugo Ferranti Gallery, Rome | Italy
Roma/Museo di Roma, Rome | Italy
MEP Collection recent acquisitions and donations/Maison Européenne de la Photographie, Paris | France
2008 l'invito alla mostra Immagine la vita/FOTOGRAFIA E IMMAGINE CONTEMPORANEA Spazio Gerra, Reggio Emilia | Italy
Wave Gallery, Brescia | Italy(by Magazine Zoom)
In Palmo di Mano/La Nuova Pesa Centro per l'Arte Contemporanea, Rom | Italy
Bas de Cuer. Une Japonais, une Finlandais et cinq Mohawks/maerzgalerie, Leipzig | Germany
2007 Photo Festival/Quinzaine photographique Nantes, Nantes | France
2006 Picturing Eden/George Eastman House, N.Y | USA
2004 Il nudo tra ideale e realta/Galleria d'Arte Moderna di Bologna, Bologna | Italy
Artists of Nazraeli Press/White Wall Gallery, Seoul | Korea
2003 Japanese Photography 1970's-1980's/S.K.Josefsberg Studio, Portland | USA
2000 Chorus of Light' Photographs from the Sir Elton John Collection/High Museum of Art, Atlanta | USA
1999 Modena per la Fotografia, Modena | Italy
HOLND FSTVL, Amsterdam | Netherlands
1998 Waterproof/EXPO '98 LISBOA, Lisbon | Portugal
MEDIALOGUE Photography in Contemporary Japanese Art '98/Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Tokyo | Japan
1996 Ten Year Anniversary Exhibition/Lisa Sette Gallery, Arizona | USA
Contemporary Japanese Photography/Jackson Fine Art, Atlanta | USA
1995 A Box of " Ku " VII/The 1st Tokyo International Photo Biennale, Tokyo | Japan
A Box of " Ku " VII/Catherine Edelman Gallery, Chicago | USA
A Box of " Ku " VII/Lisa Sette Gallery, Arizona | USA
7 Japanese contemporary artists exhibit, Sophia | Bulgaria
1994 Flower Studies/Shapiro Gallery, San Francisco | USA
intimate memories/A.O.I Gallery, Santa Fe | USA
1990 SPIRAL Take Art Collection/Spiral Gallery, Tokyo | Japan
1988 FOTOFEST '88, Houston | USA
Japanese avantgarde/Ken Damy Gallery, Milano | Italy
1987 Torino International Photo Biennale, Torino | Italy

Collections
Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, MA / Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA / Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX / The International Center of Photography, New York, NY / Center for Creative Photography (CCP), Tucson, AZ / Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton, NJ / Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA / Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR / Center for Photographic Art, Carmel, CA / Victoria&Albert Museum, London / Maison Européenne de la Photographie, Paris / Quinzaine photographique Nantes, France / Musei Civici Comune di Reggio Emilia, Italy / Forum fur Fotografie , Köln, Germany / Fondation d'entreprise Hermes, Paris / Art at Swiss Re , Zurich, Switzerland

Publications
2011KAWA=Flow : Kochuten Books
YAMAMOTO MASAO : 21st Edition
2005[é] : Nazraeli Press
2003Omizuao : Nazraeli Press
Santouka : Harunatsuakifuyu sousho
2001Nakazora : Nazraeli Press
1998A Box of " Ku " : Nazraeli Press

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