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TADANORI YOKOO
POP-UP STORE

TADANORI YOKOO

NOV 25, 2016 – FEB 10, 2017

CONCEPT

Italian lifestyle brand Diesel announces the 30 year anniversary of Diesel in Japan.

In commemoration of the anniversary, DIESEL ART GALLERY presents one of the most well known Japanese artists, Tadanori Yokoo pop-up store in Tokyo, from 25th Nov 2016 to 10th Feb 2017. 

Featuring silk screens and posters, this pop-up store offers many Yokoo’s goods such as notebooks, key chains, accessories and tableware etc.  Limited-edition bags in collaboration with Diesel, Tadanori Yokoo, Porter, “DIESEL×PORTER ARTWORK by TADANORI YOKOO” are also released to mark the 30th anniversary of Diesel Japan.

Available exclusively in Japan, these triple collaboration items are made with Japanese denim selected by Diesel printed with Yokoo’s work “RK 2015”,an image of ‘Arabian Nights’, together with Porter’s bag skills. 

The bags range from backpacks to wallets and briefcases. Japan-only limited bags, exhibited works and goods are available to purchase at DIESEL ART GALLERY.

BIOGRAPHY

  • TADANORI YOKOO

    http://www.tadanoriyokoo.com/

    Selected Biography

    1936
    • ・ Born in Nishiwaki, Taka-gun, Hyogo Prefecture
    1960
    • ・ Enters Nippon Design Center [-‘64]
    1965
    • ・ Participates in “Persona” exhibition [Matsuya Ginza, Tokyo]
    • ・ Receives 11th Mainichi Industrial Design Award
    1966
    • ・ Solo exhibition [Nantenshi Gallery, Tokyo]
    1967
    • ・ The Museum of Modern Art [MoMA], New York acquires 15 Yokoo posters for its permanent collection
    1968
    • ・ Participates in “Word and Image” exhibition [MoMA, New York]
    1969
    • ・ Solo exhibition [Tokyo Gallery]
    • ・ Awarded the Grand Prize for Prints at 6th Paris Youth Biennale
    1970
    • ・ Art-directs the Fiber Pavilion of Osaka Exposition
    1972
    • ・ Solo exhibition [MoMA, New York]
    • ・ Receives the UNESCO Award of the 4th International Poster Biennale in Warsaw
    • ・ Wins the Special Prize in the 5th International Graphic Design Biennale in Brno
    1973
    • ・ Solo exhibition [Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg]
    • ・ Receives the Judge's Committee Prize of “Contemporary Japan Prints” [ICA, London]
    • ・ Wins the Grand Prize of Tokyo ADC
    1974
    • ・ Solo exhibition [Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam]
    • ・ Receives the Prize of Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Modern Art in the 9th International Print Art Biennale in Tokyo 1974 [The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo / The National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto]
    • ・ Wins the Gold Prize of the 5th International Poster Biennale in Warsaw
    1975
    • ・ Receives 20th Mainichi Industrial Design Award
    1976
    • ・ Participates in exhibition of “5 International Graphic Designers” at 37th Venice Biennale
    1979
    • ・ Wins 2000 Fmk Prize of the 3rd International Poster Biennial in Lahti
    1981
    • ・ Converts from a graphic designer to a painter
    1982
    • ・ Solo exhibition [Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg]
    • ・ Solo exhibition [Nantenshi Gallery, Tokyo]
    1983
    • ・ Solo exhibition [Otani Memorial Art Museum, Nishinomiya]
    • ・ Solo exhibition [Musée de la Publicité, Paris]
    1984
    • ・ Art-directs the stage decoration for the Ballet “DIONYSOS”, Belgique 20th Century Ballet, produced by Maurice Béjart and La Scara Theatre, Milan
    • ・ Solo exhibition [Otis Parsons Gallery, Los Angeles]
    • ・ Solo exhibition [Okanoyama Museum of Art, Nishiwaki]
    1985
    • ・ Invited to submit works in the 13th Paris Biennale
    • ・ Invited to submit works in the 18th Sao Paulo International Biennale
    • ・ Solo exhibition [Palazzo Bianco, Genoa]
    • ・ Solo exhibition [Farcone Theatre, Genoa]
    • ・ Solo exhibition [Kunstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin]
    1986
    • ・ Solo exhibition [Roberta English Gallery, San Francisco]
    • ・ “Japanese Avant-Garde 1910-1970” [Centre Pompidou, Paris]
    • ・ Solo exhibition [Israel Museum]
    • ・ Solo exhibition [Roy Boyd Gallery, Los Angeles]
    1987
    • ・ Solo exhibition [The Seibu Museum of Art, Tokyo / Tsukashin Hall, Amagasaki / Seibu Department Store, Kasugai]
    • ・ Solo exhibition [Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh]
    • ・ Undertakes stage design for the Chinese performance of Mozart's “The Magic Flute”
    • ・ Receives Hyogo Prefecture Cultural Award
    • ・ “The Modern Posters” [MoMA, New York]
    1988
    • ・ Solo exhibition [Galerie Silvia Menzel, Berlin]
    1989
    • ・ Receives Honorable Prize of the 4th Asian Art Biennale, Bangladesh
    1991
    • ・ Solo Exhibition [Sagacho Exhibit Space, Tokyo]
    1993
    • ・ Participates in “45th Venice Biennale Trans-Actions” [Venice, Italy]
    1994
    • ・ “Avant-garde Art in Post War Japan” [Yokohama Museum of Art / Guggenheim Museum SoHo, New York]
    • ・ “Japanese Design” [Philadelphia Museum of Art]
    • ・ “The Pop Image: Prints and Multiples” [Marlborough Gallery, New York]
    • ・ Solo exhibition [Laforet Museum, Harajuku / Laforet Museum, Matsuyama / Laforet Museum, Kokura / Laforet Harajuku, Niigata]
    • ・ Solo exhibition [Contemporary Art Center, New Orleans]
    • ・ Lectures at Columbia University, New York
    1995
    • ・ Receives the Mainichi Fine Art Award
    1996
    • ・ Solo exhibition [Nantenshi Gallery, Tokyo]
    1997
    • ・ Solo exhibition [Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Modern Art / The Museum of Modern Art, Kamakura]
    • ・ Wins the Gold Prize of New York ADC Award
    1998
    • ・ Lectures at Japan Society, New York
    • ・ Lectures at Moravian Gallery, Czech
    2000
    • ・ “Modern Contemporary: Art at MoMA Since 1980” [MoMA, New York]
    • ・ Elected to the Hall of Fame, New York ADC
    2001
    • ・ “MoMA Highlights” [MoMA, New York]
    • ・ Solo exhibition [The Museum of Modern Art, Toyama]
    • ・ Solo exhibition [Hara Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo]
    • ・ Receives the Purple Ribbon Medal
    • ・ “Century City Fine Arts and Culture of Contemporary City” [Tate Modern, London]
    2002
    • ・ Professor for postgraduate course of Tama Art University [-‘04]
    • ・ Solo exhibition [Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo / Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art]
    2003
    • ・ Solo exhibition [The National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto]
    • ・ Solo exhibition [Fukuoka Art Museum]
    • ・ Solo exhibition [Entwistle Gallery, London]
    2004
    • ・ Solo exhibition [Miyazaki Prefectural Art Museum]
    • ・ Solo exhibition [SCAI the Bathhouse, Tokyo]
    • ・ “Marcel Duchamp and the 20th Century Art” [The National Museum of Art, Osaka / Yokohama Museum of Art]
    2005
    • ・ Solo exhibition [Contemporary Art Museum, Kumamoto]
    • ・ Solo exhibition [Ikeda Museum of 20th Century Art, Shizuoka]
    • ・ Solo exhibition [Nantenshi Gallery, Tokyo]
    • ・ Wins the Grand Prize of the 15th International Poster Biennial in Lahti
    • ・ “ISSEY MIYAKE PARIS COLLECTIONS 1977-1999: Invitations by Tadanori Yokoo” [The Museum of Modern Art, Toyama]
    2006
    • ・ Solo exhibition [Fondation Cartier pour l'art contemporain, Paris]
    • ・ Publication of collected works “TADANORI YOKOO” by Thames and Hudson
    • ・ “Berlin-Tokyo / Tokyo-Berlin” [Mori Art Museum, Tokyo / Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin]
    • ・ Receives Japan Inter-Design Award
    2007
    • ・ 2007 Hyogo Governor's Award for Contribution to the Enhanced Perception of Hyogo
    • ・ City of Setagaya Special Award for Distinguished Cultural Service
    2008
    • ・ Solo exhibition [SCAI the Bathhouse, Tokyo]
    • ・ Solo exhibition [Nishimura Gallery, Tokyo]
    • ・ Solo exhibition [Setagaya Art Museum / Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Art]
    • ・ Solo exhibition [Friedman Benda, New York]
    • ・ Lectures at Japan Society, New York
    • ・ 36th Izumi Kyoka Prize for Literature for his novel “Blue Land” published in the literary magazine, “Bungakukai”
    2009
    • ・ Receives the 5th Enku Award
    • ・ Solo exhibition [Arario Gallery, Seoul]
    • ・ Solo exhibition [21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa]
    2010
    • ・ Solo exhibition [Friedman Benda, New York]
    • ・ “Marcel Duchamp and the Forestay Water fall” [Gallery Davel, Switzerland]
    • ・ Solo exhibition [The National Museum of Art, Osaka]
    2011
    • ・ Self-portrait added to collection of Uffizi Gallery [Florence] and shown for the first time at S. Scheggia Church [Florence]
    • ・ Receives the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Rosette
    • ・ Solo exhibition [Okayama Prefectural Museum of Art / The Museum of Art, Kochi]
    • ・ Invited to submit works in Yokohama Triennale 2011
    • ・ “Postmodernism: Style and Subversion : 1970-1990” [The Victoria and Albert Museum, London]
    • ・ Receives the Asahi Prize
    2012
    • ・ “Double Vision: Contemporary Art From Japan” [Moscow Museum of Modern Art / Haifa Museum of Art, Israel]
    • ・ Solo exhibition [Friedman Benda, New York]
    • ・ “Seeking Shambhala” [Museum of Fine Arts, Boston]
    • ・ “Histoire de voir: Show and Tell” [Fondation Cartier pour l'art contemporain, Paris]
    • ・ Century of the Child: Growing by Design, 1990-2000 [MoMA, New York]
    • ・ Yokoo Tadanori Museum of Contemporary Art opens
    • ・ “Tokyo 1955-1970: A New Avant-Garde” [MoMA, New York]
    2013
    • ・ Solo Exhibition [Iwate Museum of Art / Fukushima Prefectural Museum of Art]
    • ・ Receives the Kobe Shimbun Peace Prize
    • ・ Awarded the title of the first honorary citizen of Nishiwaki City
    • ・ Teshima Yokoo House opens
    • ・ Solo Exhibition [Nantenshi Gallery, Tokyo]
    • ・ Solo exhibition [Aomori Museum of Art]
    • ・ Solo exhibition [Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Art]
    2014
    • ・ “Post-Picasso: Contemporary Reactions”[Picasso Museum, Barcelona]
    • ・ Receives the Yamana Award
    • ・ “Vivid Memories” [Fondation Cartier pour l'art contemporain, Paris]
    • ・ “Nostalgia and Fantasy” [The National Museum of Art, Osaka]
    • ・ Solo exhibition [Kawasaki City Museum]
    • ・ Solo exhibition [Kirishima Open-Air Museum, Kagoshima]
    • ・ Making Music Modern [MoMA, New York]
    2015
    • ・ International Pop [Walker Art Center, Minneapolis / Dallas Museum of Art / Philadelphia Museum of Art]
    • ・ The World Goes Pop [Tate Modern. London]
    • ・ Receives the 27th Praemium Imperiale Awards In Honor of Prince Takamatsu
    • ・ Solo Exhibition [Albertz Benda, New York]
    2016
    • ・ Solo Exhibition [The Hakone Open-Air Museum]

VIEW WORKS

DIESEL x PORTER ARTWORK by TADANORI YOKOO

Shanghai Hi-Yoo Koo Soo, 2011 (C) 横尾忠則

Shanghai Hi-Nice to See You, 2011 (C) 横尾忠則

日の本の猫,1996 (C) 横尾忠則

TADANORI YOKOO, 1990 (C) 横尾忠則

RK, 2015 ©横尾忠則

Title
TADANORI YOKOO POP-UP STORE
Artist
TADANORI YOKOO
Date
Nov 25, 2016 – Feb 10, 2017
Venue
DIESEL ART GALLERY
WEB
www.diesel.co.jp/art
Address
cocoti B1F, 1-23-16, Shibuya, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
Tel
03-6427-5955
Hours
11:30 - 21:00
Holidays
Non-Regular Holiday
Curation
ART PLANET Y
DIESEL×PORTER ARTWORK by TADANORI YOKOO
http://www.diesel.co.jp/japan30/products/pt/
DAY PACK ¥39,000
BACK PACK ¥49,000
WAIST BAG ¥27,000
3WAY BRIEF CASE ¥43,000
WALLET LONG ¥16,800
WALLET SMALL ¥13,800
*tax excluded

INSTALLATION IMAGES

Photo: Miki Matsushima

Photo: Miki Matsushima

Photo: Miki Matsushima

Photo: Miki Matsushima

Photo: Miki Matsushima

Photo: Miki Matsushima

Photo: Miki Matsushima

Photo: Miki Matsushima