Yuko Shiraishi

Installation view, Konstruktiv Tendens 1994

Installation view, Konstruktiv Tendens 1994

BIOGRAPHY

Born 1956 in Tokyo.
Lives and works in London.

1974-1976
Lived in Vancouver, Canada

1978-1981
Chelsea School of Art, BA

1981-1982
Chelsea School of Art, MA

Selected Solo Exhibitions

1984
Curwen Gallery, London

1988
Edward Totah Gallery, London

1989
Tieerhuys Galerij, Belgium
Shigeru Yokota Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

1990
Galerie Konstruktiv Tendens, Stockholm, Sweden
Edward Totah Gallery, London
Artsite, Bath

1991
Margaret Lipworth Fine Art, Florida, USA
Cairn Gallery, Nailsworth

1992
Galerie Lupke, Frankfurt, Germany
Shigeru Yokota Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Edward Totah Gallery, London

1993
Gallery Kasahara, Osaka, Japan
Siade Gallery, University College, London

1994
Galerie Konstruktiv Tendens, Stockholm, Sweden
ACP Viviane Ehrli Galerie, Zurich, Switzerland

1996
ACP Viviane Ehrli Galerie, Zurich, Switzerland
Galerie Hans Mayer, Dusseldorf, Germany
Focus, Experimental Art Foundation, Adelaide, Australia

1996
Galerie Hans Mayer, Dusseldorf, Germany
Gallery Kasahara, Osaka, Japan
Experimental Art Foundation, Adelaide, Australia

1997
Galerie Konstruktiv Tendens, Stockholm, Sweden
Shigeru Yokota Gallery, Toyko, Japan
Juxtapositions, Annely Juda Fine Art, London

1998
Ernst Museum, Budapest, Hungary

1999
Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York, USA
As Dark as Light, Tate Gallery, St Ives, Cornwall

2000
Galerie Konstruktiv Tendens, Stockholm, Sweden

2001
Assemble - Disperse, Annely Juda Fine Art, London
Shigeru Yokota Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

2002
Infinite Line, Die unendliche Linie, Museum Wiesbaden, Germany
Episode, Mead Gallery, Warwick Arts Centre, University of Warwick, Coventry

2003
Episode, travelled to Leeds City Art Gallery
Yuko Shiraishi – There and Back, Crawford Municipal Art Gallery, Cork
Tuesday is cerise, Waygood Gallery, Newcastle

2005
Temperature: Installation, Project and Painting, Annely Juda Fine Art, London

Selected Group Exhibitions

1980
New Contemporaries, ICA, London

1981
Contemporary Japanese Prints, Royal Academy of Arts, London

1983
Nantenshi Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Galerie 39, London
International European Print Exhibition, Musée d'Art Moderne, Liége, Belgium

1985
Japanesque, Mostyn Art Gallery, Liandudno, Wales
Whitechapel Open Exhibition, London
The Camden Annual, Camden Arts Centre, London
International Biennale of Graphic Art, Moderna Galeria, Ljubljana, former Jugoslavia (representing Great Britain)
Day l st Art, Liget Galeria, Budapest, Hungary

1986
The Camden Annual, Camden Arts Centre, London
Arts of Today, Budapest Gallery, Hungary

1988
Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York, USA
The Presence of Painting: Aspects of British Abstraction 1957-88; Arts Council Touring
Exhibition, Mappin Art Gallery, Sheffield
Hatton Art Gallery, Newcastle
Ikon Gallery, Birmingham

1989
Whitechapel Open, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London
From Prism to Paintbox, ColourTheory and Practice in Modern British Painting, Oriel Gallery, Ciwyd, Wales
Galerie Konstruktiv Tendens, Stockholm, Sweden

1990
Kunstlerinnen des 20 Jahrhunderts, Museum Wiesbaden, Germany
Galerie Konstruktiv Tendens, Stockholm, Sweden
Whitechapel Open, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London

1991
Galerie Konstruktiv Tendens, Stockholm, Sweden
Double Take, American-Japan Art Assoc., New York, USA

1992
Geteilte Bilder - Das Diptychon in der neuen Kunst, Folkwang Museum, Essen, Germany
A Sense of Purpose, Mappin Art Gallery, Sheffield
Whitechapel Open.Whitechapel Art Gallery, London
The Solstice, Cairn Gallery, Nailsworth
The 20th Anniversary Exhibition, Gallery Kasahara, Osaka, Japan
Galerie Konstruktiv Tendens, Stockholm, Sweden

1993
Moving into View - Recent British Painting, Arts Council Touring Exhibition
The Structure of Painting - Japanese Contemporary Stripes, Bumpodo Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Zwei Energien, Haus fur Konstruktive und Konkrete Kunst, Zurich, Switzerland
Contemporary Art, Courtauld Institute, London
Geometric Abstraction XII, Galerie Konstruktiv Tendens, Stockholm, Sweden

1994
Lead and Follow, Bade Gallery, Jarrow
Atlantis Gallery, London
Painters and Prints, Curwen Gallery, London
Unveiled, Cornerhouse Gallery, Manchester
New Painting (Arts Council Collection)
Darlington Arts Centre, Darlington
Oriel Gallery, Ciwyd, Wales
Jerwood Painting Prize 1994 - Royal Scottish
Academy, Edinburgh; Royal Academy of Arts, London
SurfaceTensions, Curwen Gallery, London
Geometric Abstraction XIII, Galerie Konstruktiv Tendens, Stockholm, Sweden

1995
Walk-In Sculpture, Shigeru Yokota Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
New Painting (Arts Council of Great Britain):
University Gallery, Newcastle UponTyne;
Norwich Gallery; The Drumcroon Gallery, Wigan Pretext Heteronyms,
Clink Street Studios, curated by Rear Window
White Out, Curwen Gallery, London
Geometric Abstraction XIV, Galerie Konstruktiv Tendens, Stockholm, Sweden

1996
New Painting from the Arts Council Collection, Bath Museum
The l0th Anniversary Exhibition. ACP Vivian Ehrli Galerie, Zurich, Switzerland
Geometric Abstraction XV, Galerie Konstruktiv Tendens, Stockholm

1997
Pretext Heteronyms, San Michele, Rome, Italy
Off the Wall, Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York, USA

1998
Clear and Saturated, Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Immerzeit, Forum Konkrete Kunst Galerie am Fischmarkt, Erfurt, Germany

1999
Geometrie als Gestalt, Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin, Germany
Vendégjáték, Ludwig Museum Budapest, Hungary

2000
Blue: Borrowed and New, The New Art Gallery, Walsall
Grau ist nicht Grau, Galerie Gisele Linder, Basel, Switzerland

2001
Nu Konstruktiv Tendens - efter 20 år, Galerie Konstruktiv Tendens, Stockholm, Sweden

2002
Colour - A Life of Its Own, Mucsarnok, Budapest, Hungary

2003
Index on Colour, Leeds City Art Gallery
Art Unlimited, Basel, Switzerland

2004
Art Scope Daimler Chrysler Japan, Daimler Chrysler, Berlin, Germany
APRIORI, Galerie Dorothea van der Koelen, Venice, Italy, Mainz, Germany

2005
Swimmingpool (with Mie Miyamoto, Jonathan More-Coldcut),
FIH, Stifung Insel Hombroich Museum, Neuss, Germany

Selected Projects

2001-
FIH: Field Institute Hombroich (with Tadashi Kawamata, Katsuhito Nishikawa), Stiftung Insel Hombroich Museum, Neuss, Germany

2001-2004
BBC White City Project (with Allies & Morrison), London

2005
Jiundou Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
Swimmingpool (with Mie Miyamoto, Jonathan More-Coldcut), Stiftung Insel Hombroich Museum, Neuss, Germany

Awards

British Council Scholarship, 1981-1982

Public Collections

  • Arthur Anderson Collection, London
  • Arts Council of Great Britain
  • British Museum, London
  • Contemporary Art Society, London
  • Graphische Sammlung Albertina, Vienna, Austria
  • Daimler Benz, Stuttgart, Germany
  • Graves City Art Gallery, Sheffield
  • Ludwig Museum, Budapest, Hungary
  • IBM, London
  • London & Continental Bankers, Ltd, London
  • Max Bill - George Vantongerloo Stiftung, Zumikon, Switzerland
  • McCrory Corporation, New York, USA
  • The National Museum of Art, Osaka, Japan
  • Ohara Museum, Kurashiki, Japan
  • Ove Arup, London
  • Seibu, Japan
  • Unilever, London
  • Weishaupt Forum, Ulm, Germany
  • YKK, Japan

Selected Bibliography

1988
Sarah Kent, Time Out, May
James Burr, Apollo, May
'Yuko Shiraishi' interview by Fumio Nanjo, Subaru, June
Kazu Kaido, Bijutsu Techo, July
'The Presence of Painting' catalogue essay by Michael Tooby, 'Aspects of British Abstraction'
1957-1988 'Mappin Art Gallery, Sheffield Peggy Cyphers, Arts Magazine, October
Marina Vaizey, The Sunday Times, 11 December

1989
Tieerhuys Galerij, Belgium, catalogue essay by Yuko Shiraishi
"Abstract Connection' William Packer, The Financial Times, August
'Yuko Shiraishi' catalogue essay by Michael Tooby, ShigeruYokota Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Arturo Silva, The DailyYomiuri, September
'From Prism to Paintbox - Colour Theory and Practice in Modern British Painting' catalogue essay by Roy Osborne, Oriel Gallery, Ciwyd, Wales

1990
Fumio Nanjo, Flash Art Intemational, March/April 'Yuko Shiraishi' catalogue essay by Margaret Garlake, Edward Totah Gallery, London
Mary Rose Beaumont, Arts Review, May
Robert MacDonald, Time Out, May
Mel Gooding, Art Monthly, July/August
Mary Rose Beaumont, Galleries, October Sacha Craddock, The Guardian, l0 October
'Kunstlerinnen des 20 jahrhunderts' catalogue essay by SisterWendy Beckett, Museum Wiesbaden, Germany

1991
'Double Take Japan -America' catalogue essay by Michael Tooby and Akira Tatehata, Art Association, New York, USA

1992
Janet Koplos, Art in America, May
'Geteilte Bilder-Das Diptychon in der neuen Kunst' catalogue essay by Gerhard Finckh,
Museum Folkwang, Essen, Germany
Angelika Storm-Rusche, Neue Zeit, Berlin, Germany, 2 April
Katja Behrens, Kolner Stadt Anzeiger, Cologne, Germany, 21 April
Angelika Storm-Rusche, General Anzeiger, Bonn, Germany, 16 April
'A sense ofpurpose' catalogue essay by Michael Tooby, Mappin Art Gallery, Sheffield
Sue Hubbard, Time Out, November
Sister Wendy Beckett, "Art and the Sacred' published by Rider
David Morris, Insight Japan, November

1993
'Yuko Shiraishi' catalogue essay by Mel Gooding, Gallery Kasahara, Osaka, Japan
'Moving intoView - Recent British painting' catalogue essay by Sacha Craddock, Arts Council, London
'The Structure of Painting - Japanese Contemporary Stripes' catalogue essay by Arata Tani, Bumpodo Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
'Zwei Energien' Haus fur Konstruktive und Konkrete Kunst, Zurich, Switzerland: catalogue essay by Thomas A. Clark
"Japan Aspekte Eines Ländes und Einer Gesellschaft' by Margit Weinberg Staber
William Packer, Financial Times, 14 May
"Zwischen Intellekt und Intuition' SabineWeder- Arlitt, Der Sandbole
'Der Schatten vonWeiss' SabineWeder-Arlitt, Zurichsee-Zeitung; Bodenen Engblatt; LimmottalerTagblatt; Bremgarter Tagblatt
WolframVogel, Sudkurier
Nicoletta Locarnini, Arte, June
'Junge Kunst Sammeln 93' catalogue essay by Heinrich Klotz, Daimler Benz, Stuttgart, Germany

1994
Lucinda Bredin, Sunday Telegraph, 12 June
Geraldine Norman, Independent on Sunday, 31 July
Martin Gayford, Sunday Telegraph, 21 August
William Packer, Financial Times, 10 September
John McEwen, Sunday Telegraph, 18 September
JohnWindsor, Independent on Sunday, 18 September
William Packer, Financial Times, 24 September
Martin Gayford, Modern Painters, Autumn

1995
SisterWendy Beckett, 'Meditations of Silence' published by Dorling Kindersley
Sarah Kent, Time Out, 22-29 November
Sue.Hubbard, New Statesman and Society, December

1996
Monograph'Yuko Shiraishi' Cantz'scheVerlag, Germany: 'HarmonyThat Puts Order Into Contradiction' by DrVolker Rattemayer;
'Natural Selection' by Waldemar Januszczak; 'AThin Irregular Yellow Line' by Thomas A. Clark;
"Torrential Rain' by Yuko Shiraishi
'Gedehnte Einsichten' Sabine Weder-Arlitt, Tages-Anzeiger Zuritip, Zurich 31 May
Sibylle Omlin, Neue Zuricher Zeitung 23 July
Heinz Norbert Jocks, Westdeutsche Allgemaine Zeitimg, 24 October
Antje Klose, Rheinische Post, 26 October
Linde Rohr-Bongard, Impulse, November
'Focus' catalogue essay by Richard Grayson, 'Not quite': Some works by Yuko Shiraishi, 'Focus'
catalogue essay by Yuko Shiraishi, Experimental Art Foundation, Australia
Doris Hartmann, OberlanderTagblatt, Seite 3, Sargans
SG, 3 December

1997
Linda Maria Walker, Broadsheet Vol. 26 Autumn, Australia
'Heteronymous' catalogue essay by Achille Bonito
Oliva, Juliet Steyu and Stella Santacatterina
'Juxtapositions', catalogue essay by Caoímhin Mac Giolla Leith, Annely Juda Fine Art, London
Michael Muridsany, Le Figaro, 1 October
Sacha Craddock, The Times, 18 November
Sue Hubbard, Time Out, 10 - 17 October

1998
'Abstraction and Melancholy', catalogue essay by Ildiko D. Udvary
'Yuko Shiraishi', catalogue essay by Norbert Lynton, Ernst Museum, Budapest, Hungary
'Clear and Saturated', catalogue essay by Yuko Shiraishi for Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam

1999
'As Dark as Light', catalogue interview with Michael Tooby, Tate St Ives, Cornwall
'Geometrie als Gestalt', catalogue essay by Fritz Jacobi, Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin
Jonathan Jones, The Guardian, 1 June
Andrew Lambirth, RA Magazine, Summer
Charles Darwent, The Sunday Independent, 6 June
Camilla Blechen, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, 14 June
Ossian Ward, The Art Newspaper, July - August
Valerie Reardon, Art Monthly, July - August
Rachel Campbell-Johnston, The Times, 28 July
Sue Hubbard, Contemporary Visual Arts, Summer - Autumn
John McEwen, The Sunday Telegraph, 8 August
Ennio Puchard, Lanedi, 9 August
William Packer, Financial Times, 10 August
Katie Tokus, Evening Herald, 14 August
Janet Koplos, Art in America, October

2000
Marion Benz, Basler Zeitung, 22 - 28 June

2001
'Assemble – Disperse', 'Globalisation, Identity, Culture, Art and A World of My Own',
catalogue essay by Yuko Shiraishi, Annely Juda Fine Art, London
Mark Wilsher, What's On, 20-30 May
Martin Coomer, Time Out, 23-30 May
'Towards the forest of colour and regeneration', catalogue essay by Takeshi Sakurai, Gallery Kasahara, Tokyo

2002
Yuko Shiraishi, ‘FIH - Field Institute Hombroich, Germany’,
Landscape & Art, Number 25
'Colour - A life of its own', catalogue essay by Livia Paldi, Mucsarnok, Budapest
'Die unendliche Linie, The Infinite Line’, catalogue essay by Volker Rattemeyer, Renate Petzinger,
Katja Blomberg, Museum Wiesbaden
'Episode', catalogue essays by Sarah Shalgosky, Helen Legg and Nigel Walsh,
'Free Will' by Yuko Shiraishi, 'Whispered Asides: The paintings of Yuko Shiraishi' by Marco Livingstone,
'Painting and Photography' by Andrew Benjamin
Karen Write, Modern Painters, Winter 2002
Rose Aiden, Vogue, Nov 02

2003
Mark Ewart, The Irish Times, April 28
Nicola Jackson, ‘Building The BBC: A return to Form’ by BBC
'Tuesday is cerise', 'Making Space', catalogue essay by Richard Grayson

2004
‘Was ist Kunst?' by Angela Thomas-Schmid, Du June

2005
Manfred Eichel, Zeitraum