Minoru Onoda

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

2021

Minoru Onoda : Through another Lens

Minoru Onoda: Watashi no Maru (My Circles) Himeji City Museum of Art, Himeji, JP

2019

Paintings: 1960’s onward, Anne Mosseri-Marlio Galerie, Basel, CH

2018

Taka Ishii Gallery, New York, NY, USA

2017

Taka Ishii Gallery, Tokyo, JP

MARU : Minoru Onoda, Anne Mosseri-Marlio Galerie, Basel, CH

2004

Contemporary Local Artists Exhibition: The World of Minoru ONODA, Himeji City Museum of Art, 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

1984

Atelier Nishinomiya, Nishinomiya, 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

1974

Hakusan Gallery, Kobe, JP

1970

Minoru Onoda Atelier, Himeji, JP

1965

Gallery Daiwa, Kobe, JP

Sanyo Department Store, Himeji, JP

1964

Lunami Gallery, Tokyo, JP

Gallery 16, Kyoto, JP

Selected Group Exhibitions

2023 – 2023

Le Sacre du Printemps, Himeji City Museum of Art, Himeji, JP

2022 – 2022

Allusive Variation : Honkadori and Museum Masterpieces, Himeji City Museum of Art, Himeji, JP

Into the Unknown World – GUTAI: differentiation and Integration, National Museum of Art, Osaka, JP

Into the Unknown World – GUTAI: differentiation and Integration, Nakanoshima Museum of Art, Osaka, JP

2021 – 2022

Ways of Seeing: Three Takes on The Jack Shear Collection, The Drawing Center, New York, NY, USA

2020

Special exhibition – Gutai Collection, Hyogo Prefectural Museum, Hyogo, JP

Special exhibition – Gutai Collection, Hyogo Prefectural Museum, Hyogo, JP

ASHIYA TIME: a Large Collection Exhibition – 1991 – 2020 , Ashiya City Museum of Art & History, Ashiya, JP

Art in the Expo Osaka ‘70, Museum of Osaka University, Osaka, JP

2019

Ashiya City Museum of Art & History, Ashiya, JP

2018

Back to 1918: Time Travel with the Museum Collection, Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Art, Kobe, JP

Taka Ishii Gallery, New York, NY, USA

2017

The Collection, Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Art, Kobe, JP

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: Kazuo Shiraga, Sadamasa Motonaga, Minoru Onoda, Koui Fujiwara, Masahiko Tsubota, 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, Kaibundo 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 (Picturial Art Now) – 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 – 1984

The First Kakuutsuushin Tent Bijutsukan, Shukugawa Park, Nishinomiya, JP

1980

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, Osaka, JP (yearly through 2008)

The third Ashiya Art Association Member Exhibition, Ashiya City center, Hyogo, 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

Yonin ten : Minoru Onoda, Hachiro Iizuka and Takesada Matsutani, Utsumi Gallery, Takasago, 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

1974

The First Neo Art Exhibition, Hakusan Gallery, Kobe, JP

1973

Himeji Representative Artists Exhibition, Gallery Doi, Himeji, JP

1972

Yoshihara Jiro wo kakomu ten (Yoshihara Jiro and his Circle), Fujimi Gallery, Osaka, JP; Jusco Store, Himeji, 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, Miyazaki Kanko Hotel, Miyazaki, JP

Kobe Newspaper Peace Prize Art Exhibition, Daimaru department store, Kobe & Sanyo Department Stores, Himeji, 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 Orez, The Hague, 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

1962

16th Niki-kai exhibition, Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, Tokyo, 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

Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam, NL

Sammlung Goetz, Munich,

TATE Modern, London, UK

The Miyagi Museum of Art, JP

Private collections: Argentina, Belgium, France, Japan, the Netherlands, Switzerland, United Kingdom, USA

Major Catalogs

Anne Mosseri-Marlio/Scheidegger & Spiess. Minoru Onoda, Zürich 2019.

Munroe, Alexandra/Tiampo, Ming. Gutai : Splendid Playground, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum of Art, New York 2013.

Hirai, Shoichi. 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.

Selected Publications and Book Illustrations

2011

Illustration of “Me no Umi-The Sea of Eye”, Yo Hemmi, (The Mainichi Newspapers)

1990

Illustration of “Kaiten Doa”, Takako Kumegawa, (Ima Shobo)

1989

Illustration and book design “Omoide no Miwaki Ryoichi”, Ryoichi Miwaki, (Karinsha)

1986 – 1988

Issued quarterly magazine Shiro vol.1-8, Book Design and Editing

1984

Illustration of Maboroshi no Hyoufu, Shun Terabayashi, Gakujin

1983

Illustration of Tateyama no Heizou Sandai and Fuji Kyouryoku, Shun Terabayashi, Gakujin

1981

Illustration and book design Akamatsu Enshin Norimura to sono ichizoku, Seiichi Ido (Chuou Shuppan)

1978

Illustration of Toku Ikabaya, Toshihito Terakawa, Honganji Shinpo

1977

Illustration of Soshite 35, Ryuzo Takehiro, (Galant)

1976

Illustration and book design Nara, Hiroshi Kaneda, (Galant)

1974

Started Mail Art with Saburo Murakami, Shozo Shimamoto

1968

Issued anthology GARANT (vol. 1-8)

1961

“Paintings of propagation. On Breeding Painting, Manifesto”, Himeji Bijutsu vol.1, December, 1961

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)

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