GOKITA Tomoo 五木田智央

This Misunderstanding
2009
Acrylic on Canvas
Size : 194×162cm

Born in Tokyo, Japan, 1969

Lives and works in Tokyo, Japan

One-Person Exhibitions

2018
Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, CA
Peekaboo, Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
HOTEL PARAISO, McNamara Art Projects, Hong Kong

2017
Holy Cow, Taka Ishii Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Beauty, Mary Boone Gallery, New York, NY

2016
Out of Sight, Mary Boone Gallery, New York, NY

2015
Damage Control, Bill Brady Gallery, Miami, FL
Bésame Mucho, Honor Fraser, Los Angeles, CA

2014
Mary Boone Gallery, New York, NY
THE GREAT CIRCUS, Kawamura Memorial DIC Museum of Art, Sakura, Japan

2012
Secret Life, Bill Brady Gallery, Kansas City, MO
Variety Show, Taka Ishii Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

2010
Funland, Aliceday Gallery, Brussels, Belgium
Wildest Dreams, ATM Gallery, New York, NY

2009
Heaven, Honor Fraser, Los Angeles, CA
Champion Carnival, ATM Gallery, New York, NY

2008
Taka Ishii Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

2007
Vanity Drunko, Honor Fraser Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2006
Drunko, ATM Gallery, New York, NY

2005
Finger Prince, Gallery Trax, Yamanashi, Japan

2004
Black Gainers, Kyoto Art Zone, Kyoto, Japan

2003
Oh! Tengoku, Kirin Plaza Osaka and Nadif Gallery, Tokyo Japan

2002
Merrow Master Cuts Vol. 2, Yasu Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

2000
Lingerie Wrestling, Shibuya Parco Gallery, Nagoya Parco Gallery, and Fukuoka Atrium, Japan

Group Exhibitions

2018
Taka Ishii Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

2017
The Cosmos of the Takahashi Collection, Contemporary Art Museum Kumamoto, Kumamoto, Japan

2016
The Encyclopedia of Masamichi Katayama, Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

Moved, Taka Ishii Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

2015
A Shared Space, Newcomb Art Museum, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA

2014
‘OK, I’ll rename it’, Bill Brady/KC, Kansas City, MO

2013
Wonderful My Art, Kawaguchiko Museum of Art, Yamanashi, Japan

2012
East West Shift to the Middle Part II, Bill Brady KC, Kansas City, MO
The Unseen Relationship: Form and Abstraction, Kawamura Memorial DIC Museum of Art, Sakura, Japan

2011
Black and White, Nanzuka Underground, Tokyo, Japan
Akatsuka Fujio Manga University Exhibition, Kyoto International Manga Museum, Kyoto, Japan
New York Minute Moscow, Garage Center for Contemporary Art, Moscow, Russia
Gumption, ZieherSmith, New York, NY
Gateway: Japan, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA
FACEMAKER, Royal/T, Los Angeles, CA
Nanzuka Underground, Tokyo, Japan

2010
Taka Isii Gallery, Tokyo, Japan (with Erik Parker)
The Pencil Show, Foxy Production, New York, NY
The Osara Show – Plate Painting by Four Artists, Gallery Target, Tokyo, Japan
Foxy Production, New York, NY
It Ain’t Fair, OHWOW, Miami, FL
Disorder Disorder – Ulterior Motives in Contemporary Art, Penrith Regional Gallery, Sydney, Australia
The Franks-Suss Collection, Saatchi Gallery, London, UK

2009
Bande Annonce II, Aliceday Gallery, Brussels, Belgium
VOCA 2009: The Vision of Contemporary Art, The Ueno Royal Museum, Tokyo, Japan
Stages, OHWOW, Miami, FL
New York Minute, Macro Future Museum, Rome, Italy
Defining a Moment: 25 New York Artists, House of Campari Presents, New York, NY
Ambivalent Figuration, People at Samson Projects, Boston, MA
Mail Order Monsters, Andreas Melas Presents, Athens, Greece
Collected Visions, Pera Museum, Istanbul, Turkey

2007
Cabinet of Curiosities, Journal Gallery, New York, NY
Macronauts, Andreas Melas Presents, Athens, Greece
Mail Order Monsters, Deitch Projects, New York, NY
Summer Group Show, Aliceday Gallery, Brussels, Belgium

2006
Trax Selection, Gallery Trax, Yamanashi, Japan

2005
Remarkable Hands, ATM Gallery, New York, NY
Stranger Town, Dinter Fine Art, New York, NY

2004
Psionic Distortion, Super Deluxe, Tokyo, Japan

2003
Lead Poisoning, New Image Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Jungle LP Show, Gallery Rocket, Tokyo, Japan

2002
East Meets West, The Coningsby Gallery, London, UK
Record Shop ‘LOS APSON’, Tokyo, Japan

1999
Group Exhibition, Speak For Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

1997
NYORO-TEN, P-House Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

Awards

2001
Gold Prize, The Art Directors Club 80th Annual Awards, New York

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Catalogues

2017
Holy Cow. Tokyo: Taka Ishii Gallery, 2017.

2015
777. Tokyo: 888 Books, 2015.

2014
THE GREAT CIRCUS. Kawamura Memorial DIC Museum of Art, 2014.

2010
THE HAPPY PIG. New York: Decathlon Books, 2010.
Cum To Me. Dynasty Zines of Greece, 2010.
Shuffle Tetsudo Shoka. Tokyo: Tennen Bunko, 2010.

2006
Lumen # 01. Tokyo: Artbeat Publishers, 2006.

2001
Oh! Heaven. Tokyo: Artbeat Publishers, 2001.

2000
Lingerie Wrestling. Tokyo: Little More Books, 2000.

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