CV

Studies

1958 – 1960
The Osaka School of Art (currently Osaka College of Art), Osaka, JP
1956 – 1958
Institute of Fine Arts, Osaka City Museum of Fine Arts, Osaka, JP

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2017
MARU : Minoru Onoda , Anne Mosseri-Marlio Galerie, Basel, CH
2004
Onoda’s World, Himeji City Museum, Himeji, JP
1999
Hotel Seashore Mitsumisaki, Tatsuno, JP
1986
Amano Gallery, Osaka, JP
 
History of Minoru Onoda: 1953 - 1986, Renga-Sha, Himeji, JP
1985
Gallery Koma, Himeji, JP
1982
Atelier Nishinomiya, Nishinomiya, JP
1980
Suntory Foundation, Osaka, JP
1979
Imabashi Gallery, Osaka, JP
1977
Shunko Gallery, Osaka, JP
 
Art Core Gallery, Kyoto, JP
 
GE Exhibition, Prefectural Art Gallery, Osaka, JP
1974
Hakusan Gallery, Kobe, JP
1970
Minoru Onoda Atelier, Himeji, JP
1967
Stage set: The 2nd Himeji Festival Jyoukamachi Ourai
1965
Gallery Daiwa, Kobe, JP
1964
Lunami Gallery, Tokyo, JP
 
Gallery 16, Kyoto, JP
1961
Paintings of propagation, Himeji, JP

Selected Group Exhibitions

2015
Gutai-Jin, Karuizawa New Museum, Karuizawa, JP
 
Konnasozaide art sakuhin, Himeji City Museum of Art, Himeji, JP
 
ZERO, GUTAI, KUSAMA, Bonhams, London, EN
2014
GUTAI × INTERNATIONAL : GUTAI, UMIWOWATARU, Ashiya City Museum of Art and History, Ashiya, JP
2013
Gutai : Splendid Playground, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum of Art, New York, NY, USA
 
The Collection GUTAI YAKUSHIN, Ashiya City Museum of Art and History, Ashiya, JP
2012
Gutai, The Spirit of an Era, National Art Center Tokyo, Tokyo, JP
 
Modern Art Collection of Japan and Overseas, The Miyagi Museum of Art, Sendai, JP
 
Collection III KONNAHITOGAITA! HYOGO BIJYUTUKA RETSUDEN, The Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Art, Kobe, JP
2006
Iro to Katachi no Harmony (Harmony of Colors and Shapes), Himeji City Museum of Art, Himeji, JP
2004
Retrospective Exhibition of Gutai, Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Art, Kobe, JP
2002
From the Collection : Artists of the Gutai Group, Miyagi Museum of Art, Sendai, JP
1998
Collection of the Himeji City Museum of Art for the last 15 years, Himeji, JP
 
Artists of GUTAI Group, Miyagi Museum of Art, Sendai, JP
1997
5 Modern Artists of Hyogo, Mori Gallery, Himeji, JP
 
Materials and Expressions, Collection of the Himeji City Museum of Art, Himeji, JP
 
The 8th Neo Art Exhibition, Himeji City Museum of Art, Himeji, JP
1996
Pictures for the Sky - Art Kite Show, Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Buenos Aires, AR; Museo Nacional de Artes Visuales, Montervideo, UY
 
A turning point in Japanese Art – 1964, Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, JP
 
96 Artists of Hyogo, Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Art, Kobe, JP
 
Himeji Bijutsu Kyokai, Phoenix Exhibition, Phoenix, AZ, USA
 
50 years of ‘Osaka Bijutsu Kenkyuusho’, Institute of Fine Arts, Osaka City Museum of Fine Arts, Osaka, JP
1995
Pictures for the Sky - Art Kite Show, Musik-und Kongresshalle, Lubeck, DE; Musée des Beaux Arts, Montreal, CA; Darling Harbour Exhibition Centre, Sydney, AU; Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, Santiago, CL
 
50 years of the Post War Art, Collection of the Himeji City Museum of Art Himeji City Museum of Art, Himeji, JP
1994
Erabareta Katachi, Himeji City Museum of Art, Himeji, JP
1993
GUTAI Exhibition III 1965-1972, Ashiya City Museum of Art and History, Ashiya, JP
 
The 3rd Modern Artists Exhibition, Renaissance Square, Himeji, JP
 
Hyogo Artists Exhibition - Artists of Harima, Kaibundou Gallery, Kobe, JP
1992
Art Kites : Pictures for the Sky / Kunstdrachen. Bilder für den Himmel, Expo Sevilla, Pabellon de Bellas Artes, Sevilla; Sala de Exposiciones de la Maestranza, Sevila, ES; Galleria nazionale d’arte moderna e contemporanea, Rome, IT; Documenta Halle, Kassel, DE
 
The Artists of Gutai Group - Focusing on the collections of the Miyagi Museum of Art, Miyagi Museum of Art,Sendai, JP
 
150 out of 1500 – Collection of the Himeji City Museum of Art for the last 10 years, Himeji City Museum of Art, Himeji, JP
1991
Art Kites : Pictures for the Sky / Kunstdrachen. Bilder für den Himmel, Promotrice delle Belle Arti, Turin, IT; Charlottenburg, Copenhagen DK; Neue Nationalgalerie, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Berlin, DE; Musée royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique, Brussels, BE; Centro de Arte Moderna (CAM), Fundacao Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon, PT
 
Abstraction and Illusion - Exhibition of the Collection of the Himeji City Museum of Art, Himeji City Museum of Art, Himeji, JP
1990
Art Kites : Pictures for the Sky, Deichtorhallen, Hamburg, DE; Central House of Artists, Moscow, RU; Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen Düsseldorf, DE; L’Art prend l’air. Cerfs-volants d’artistes / Kunstdrachen. Bilder für den Himmel, Grande Halle de la Villete, Paris, FR; Haus der Kunst, Munich; K20, Düsseldorf; Alte Nationalgalerie, Berlin DE
1989
Art Kites : Pictures for the Sky / Kunstdrachen. Bilder für den Himmel, Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima; Nagoya City Art Museum, Nagoya; Shizuoka Prefectural Museum of Art, Shizuoka City; Hara Museum ARC, Shibukawa; Himeji City Museum of Art, Himeji, JP (Presided by the Osaka Goethe Institut )
 
Vernissage in the sky, Himeji, JP
 
Kumamoto Prefectural Museum of Art, Kumamoto, JP
 
Takamatsu Art Museum, Takamatsu, JP
1988
Art Kites : Pictures for the Sky / Kunstdrachen. Bilder für den Himmel”, Museum of Modern Art, Shiga; Mie Prefectural Museum, Tsu; Miyagi Museum of Art, Miyagi, JP
 
88 Artists of Hyogo, Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Modern Art, Kobe, JP
1987
40th Anniversary of ‘Osaka Bijutsu Kenkyuusho', Institute of Fine Arts, Osaka City Museum of Fine Arts, Osaka, JP
 
36 Local Artists Exhibition, Ymatoyashiki Gallery, Himeji, JP
 
The First Modern Art Exhibition, Renaissance Square, Himeji , JP
1986
Ge Exhibition, Kyoto, Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art, Kyoto, JP
 
The 7th Neo Art Exhibition, Fuji Gallery, Osaka, JP
1985
Jiro Yoshihara and ‘Gutai’, Ashiya Civic Center, Ashiya, JP
 
Ge Feature Exhibition, ABC Gallery, Osaka, JP
1984
Gifu Independent Festival – the trend in twenty years, Museum of Fine Arts Gifu, Gifu, JP
 
Ima kaiga ha - Osaka ’84, Osaka Contemporary Art Center, Osaka, JP
1981
A Scene of Contemporary Japanese Art, Miyagi Prefectural Art Museum, Miyagi, JP
 
Hyogo Modern Art Exhibition, Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Art, Kobe, JP
1980
The First Kakuutsuushin Tent Bijutsukan, Shukugawa Park, Nishinomiya, JP
 
Artists’ Union Symposium ’80, Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, Tokyo, JP
1979
Jiro Yoshihara and Today’s Aspects of the ‘Gutai', Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Modern Art, Kobe, JP
 
The 5th Hiroshima Renaissance Art Exhibition, Hiroshima Prefectural Museum of Art, Hiroshima, JP
 
Artists’ Union Symposium ’79, Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, Tokyo, JP
1978
Graphic works by the former Gutai Members, Imabashi Gallery, Osaka, JP
 
The 2nd Kanayama Prize Candidates Art Exhibition, Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Art, Kobe, JP
 
Nara Artists’ Union Exhibition, Nara Prefectural Cultural Hall, Nara, JP
 
Artists’ Union Symposium ’78, Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, Tokyo, JP
 
Art ’78 Setouchi, Matsuyama, Ehime Prefectural Museum of Art, Matsuyama, JP
1977
The 6th Hyogo Art Fair, Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Art, Kobe, JP
 
Ge Exhibition, Prefectural Art Gallery of Osaka, JP
 
Artists’ Union Symposium ’77, Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, Tokyo, JP
1976
Eighteen Years of Gutai, Osaka Prefectural Gallery, Osaka, JP
 
Artists’ Union Symposium ’76, Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, Tokyo, JP
 
Artists’ Union Symposium ’76, Hokkaido, JP
 
JAPAN NOW, San Francisco, CA, USA
 
2nd Neo Art Exhibition, Himeji Civic Hall, Renga-sha, Doi Gallery, Himeji; Utsumi Gallery, Takasago, JP
 
’76 Modern Art Exhibition, Gallery Sanchika, Kobe, JP
 
Konnichi no Kuukan ten- Information and Communication, Yokohama Citizen’s Gallery, Yokohama, JP
 
Art now, Museum of Modern Art Hyogo, Kobe, JP
1975
Sannin ten : Minoru Onoda, Hachiro Iizuka and Takesada Matsutani, Gallery Doi, Himeji, Hyogo, JP
 
Fourth Setouchi Modern Art Exhibition, Okayama General Cultural Center, Okayama, JP
 
Art now, Museum of Modern Art Hyogo, Kobe, JP
 
The 1st Tokyo Exhibition, Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, Tokyo, JP
 
The First Neo Art Exhibition, Hakusan Gallery, Kobe, JP
1973
Himeji Representative Artists Exhibition, Gallery Doi, Himeji, JP
1972
Yoshihara Jiro wo kakomu ten, Fujimi Gallery, Osaka, JP
1971
Opening Exhibition of Gutai Mini Pinacotheca, Gutai Mini Pinacotheca, Osaka, JP
1970
Japan Expo ’70, Museum of Fine Arts, Osaka, JP
 
The First Hyogo Art Fair, Hyogo Prefectural Art Museum, Kobe, Hyogo, JP
1969
Hiroshima Renaissance Art Exhibition, Hiroshima Prefectural Art Museum, Hiroshima, JP
1968
21st Gutai Exhibition, Gutai Pinacotheca, Osaka, JP
 
20th Gutai Exhibition, Gutai Pinacotheca, Osaka, JP
 
Contemporary Art Exhibition Only At Night, Miyaszaki Kanko Hotel, Miyazaki, JP
1967
19th Gutai Exhibition, Central Museum, Tokyo, JP
 
New Works of Gutai (18th Gutai Exhibition), Gutai Pinacoteca, Osaka, JP
 
Gutai, Heide Hildebrand Gallery, Klagenfurt, AT
 
Gutai Small Works Exhibition in Holland, Rotterdam Design House, Rotterdam, Netherlands
 
Southern Japan Modern Art Exhibition, Kochi, JP
1966
17th Gutai Exhibition, Takashimaya Department Store, Yokohama; Gutai Pinacoteca, Osaka, JP
 
Gutai Art Exhibition, International Gallery, Oley, Den Haag, NL
 
Gutai Small Work Exhibition, Mickey Art Gallery, Loenersloot, NL
 
Pan-Setouchi Modern Art Exhibition, Okayama General Cultural Center, Okayama, JP
 
2e Salon international de galerie pilotes, Musée Cantonal des Beaux-Arts, Lausanne, CH
 
The new generation of Japanese Art, National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, JP
 
Seven Contemporary Japanese Artists, Fine Arts Gallery, San Diego State College, San Diego, CA, USA ( cat.)
1965
Trends in contemporary Japanese paintings and sculpture, National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto, JP
 
Seven Contemporary Japanese Artists, Art Gallery at California State College at Fullerton, Fullerton, CA, USA
 
16th Gutai exhibition, The Shinjuku Keio Department Store, Tokyo, JP
 
Gendai no Yokubou 100 ten, Tokyo, JP
1964
3rd International Exhibition for Young Artists, Japan and Europe
 
The Seibu Department Store SSS Hall, Tokyo, JP
 
The First Turner Award Exhibition, Osaka, JP
1960
Warera no Shinjin ten, Kobe City Museum, Kobe, Hyogo, JP
1960 – 1965
Himeji Independents, Himeji, JP
1958 – 75
12th Niki Group Exhibition (yearly through 1975)

Permanent Installations and Public Collections

Art Kite Museum, DE
 
Ashiya City Museum of Art and History, Ashiya, JP
 
Himeji City Hall, Himeji, JP
 
Himeji Kohryo Junior High School, Himeji, JP Art Kite
 
Himeji City Gallery, Himeji, JP
 
HOLE・CUT・LIGHT, Nissan Corporation, Himeji, JP
 
Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Art, Kobe, JP
 
Literature monument of Rinzo Shiina, Himeji, JP
 
The Miyagi Museum of Art, JP
 
Private collections in Japan, USA, UK and Switzerland

Awards

2004
33nd Blue Mer Prize for Art, Kobecco Magazine, Kobe, JP
1984
The 6th Himeji Geijutsu Bunka Taisho (Himeji Cultural Grand Prize for Art)
1976
Handonnokai Bunka Taisho (Handonnokai Cultural Award for Modern Art), Kobe, JP
1968
The 6th Himeji Bunka Taisho (Himeji Cultural Award), Himeji, JP
1964
The First Turner Award Exhibition, Awarded the Turner Grand Prize, JP
1963
The 10th Kansai- Niki-Kai Exhibition (Honorable Mention Award)
 
The 17th Niki-Kai Exhibition (Honorable Mention Award)
1962
The 9th Kansai Niki-Kai Exhibition (Sakura Award)
1960
The 7th Kansai Niki-Kai Exhibition (Honorable Mention Award)
 
The 14th Niki-Kai Exhibition (Encouragement Award)

Selected Publications

Munroe, Alexandra & Tiampo, Ming. Gutai : Splendid Playground”, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum of Art, New York, 2013
 
Hirai, Soichi. Gutai, The Spirit of an Era, National Art Center Tokyo, Tokyo, 2012
 
Art Kites: Pictures for the Sky/Kunstdrachen. Bilder für den Himmel, Haus der Kunst, Munich, 1989

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