|Zon Ito:April Pool|
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|Published: April 07 2009|
Taka Ishii Gallery is pleased to announce our first solo exhibition with Zon Ito. Ito, born 1971 in Osaka, graduated from Kyoto City University of Arts and is based in the Kansai region. This exhibition consists of Ito’s latest works which are created in the medium of embroidery on fabric. One of the recently important exhibitions in which Ito participated was "When Lives Become Form: Dialogue with The Future Brazil / Japan" at the Museu de Arte Moderna de São Paulo (2008), co-organized by The Japan Foundation. Curator Yuko Hasegawa wrote following lines about the characteristics of Ito’s works:
After having a solo exhibition at WATARI-UM (The Watari Museum of Contemporary Art), Tokyo (2003) titled “The End of the Neighborhood”, Ito participated as one of the emerging artists born in the 1970s in “Roppongi Crossing”, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo (2004) and “Three individuals: Zon Ito x Hajime Imamura x Yoshihiro Suda”, The National Museum of Art, Osaka (2006). His works were also featured in numerous international large-scale exhibitions including the “International Triennale of Contemporary Art Yokohama 2001”, “The 11th Triennale India”, New Delhi (2005) and “How Latitudes Become Forms”, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis (2003). Upcoming exhibition include a group show at the Tokyo Metropolitan Teien Art Museum (July 18, 2009 - ) and a two-person exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney (July 28, 2009 - ). * The text was provided by Taka Ishii Gallery.
|Last Updated on April 11 2009|