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TOKI NO WASUREMONO WEB EXHIBITION "Ikko NARAHARA"

ŸIkko NARAHARA

november 2014
In this month's WEB exhibition, we introduce you to photo works of Ikko NARAHARA.

‘Ikko NARAHARAi1931`j(Japanese page)
Born 1931 in Fukuoka, Japan. After graduating the law department at the Chuo University, moved onto the postgraduate course at Waseda on art history. Devoted to avant-garde art, he took part in the groupe "Jitsuzaisha", organized by Masuo IKEDA and Ay-O in 1955. While still at the postgraduate course in 1956, he held his first solo exhibition "Human Landwhich had an exceptional public response, making a sensational debut. In 1958, NARAHARA was awarded New Comer's Prize from Japan Photo Critics Association with photo series <Domains>, in which he focused on human lives in extreme condition. In 1959 he established self agency "VIVO" with Shomei TOMATSU, Eikoh HOSOE, Kikuji KAWADA, Akira SATO and Akira TANNO (Broke up in 1961). Awarded Artist Prize from Japan Photo Critics Association, Minister of Education Award for Fine Arts and Mainichi Art Award for series "Europe: Where Time Has Stopped". Awarded Annual Prize from Japan Photography Association for <Where Time Has Vanished> in 1975 and for "Venice: Nightscapes" in 1986. Awarded Purple Ribbon Medal in 1996. He is regarded very highly as retrospective exhibitions are held at Maison Europeenne de la Photographie (Paris/2002) and at Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography in 2004. Awarded services prize from Japan Photography Association in 2005.


from <DUCHAMP THE LARGE GLASS>
"MD-8"

1992 (Printed later)
Lambda print
Image size: 28.8×41.7cm
Sheet size: 35.5×43.2cm

from <DUCHAMP THE LARGE GLASS>
"MD-11"

1992 (Printed later)
Lambda print
Image size: 41.6×29.3cm
Sheet size: 43.2×35.5cm

from <DUCHAMP THE LARGE GLASS>
"MD-34"

1992 (Printed later)
Lambda print
Image size: 29.3×41.6cm
Sheet size: 35.5×43.2cm


from <DUCHAMP THE LARGE GLASS>
"MD-50"

1992 (Printed later)
Lambda print
Image size: 41.6×29.1cm
Sheet size: 43.2×35.5cm

from <DUCHAMP THE LARGE GLASS>
"MD-55"

1992 (Printed later)
Lambda print
Image size: 41.6×27.4cm
Sheet size: 43.2×35.5cm


from series <Domains>
"Garden of Silence" (1)

1958 (Printed 1998)
Gelatin Silver Print
Image size: 47.6×31.3cm
Sheet size: 50.8×40.6cm

from series <Domains>
"Garden of Silence" (2)

1958 (Printed 1984)
Gelatin Silver Print
Image size: 47.8×31.5cm
Sheet size: 50.8×40.6cm

from series <Domains>
"Garden of Silence" (3)

1958 (Printed 1998)
Gelatin Silver Print
Image size: 47.7×37.8cm
Sheet size: 50.8×40.6cm


from series <Domains>
"Garden of Silence" (4)

1958 (Printed 1998)
Gelatin Silver Print
Image size: 47.7×30.2cm
Sheet size: 50.8×40.6cm

from series <Domains>
"Garden of Silence" (5)

1958 (Printed 1997)
Gelatin Silver Print
Image size: 31.7×47.8cm
Sheet size: 40.6×50.8cm

from series <Domains>
"Garden of Silence" (6)

1958 (Printed 1996)
Gelatin Silver Print
Image size: 47.9×31.1cm
Sheet size: 50.8×40.6cm


from series <Domains>
"Within the Wall" (1)

1958 (Printed 1998)
Gelatin Silver Print
Image size: 47.6×31.8cm
Sheet size: 50.8×40.6cm

from series <Domains>
"Within the Wall" (2)

1958 (Printed 1984)
Gelatin Silver Print
Image size: 33.5×49.2cm
Sheet size: 40.6×50.8cm

from series <Domains>
"Within the Wall" (3)

1958 (Printed 1997)
Gelatin Silver Print
Image size: 30.7×47.8cm
Sheet size: 40.6×50.8cm


from series <Where Time Has Vanished>
"Side of Pool, Lake Powell, Utah"

1971 (Printed 1975)
Gelatin Silver Print
Image size: 33.0×48.0cm
Sheet size: 40.6×50.8cm
Signed

from series <Where Time Has Vanished>
"Double Santa Clause, New York"

1972 (Printed 1975)
Gelatin Silver Print
Image size: 32.9×49.3m
Sheet size: 40.6×50.8cm
Signed

from series <Where Time Has Vanished>
"Two Garbage cans, Indian Village, New Mexico"

1972 (Printed 1975)
Gelatin Silver Print
Image size: 26.5×39.8cm
Sheet size: 40.6×50.8cm
Signed


from series <Where Time Has Vanished>
"Highway Telephone, Lightning, New Mexico"

1972 (Printed 1975)
Gelatin Silver Print
Image size: 26.5×39.8cm
Sheet size: 40.6×50.8cm
Signed

from series <Where Time Has Vanished>
"Window with Roller-skating Rink within, Rock Wall Without, Colorado"

1972 (Printed 1975)
Gelatin Silver Print
Image size: 26.5×39.9cm
Sheet size: 40.6×50.8cm
Signed

from series <Where Time Has Vanished>
"Toilet, Four Corners"

1971 (Printed 1995)
Gelatin Silver Print
Image size: 31.8×47.7cm
Sheet size: 40.6×50.8cm
Signed


from series <Where Time Has Vanished>
"Sky through Twin Window, Colorado"

1972 (Printed 1977)
Gelatin Silver Print
Image size: 26.6×34.4cm
Sheet size: 40.6×50.8cm
Signed

from series <Where Time Has Vanished>
"Shooting, Utah"

1972 (Printed 1997)
Gelatin Silver Print
Image size: 32.1×47.8cm
Sheet size: 40.6×50.8cm
Signed

 


Past WEB Exhibition
2014
Oct. "KIAF/14"
Sep. "Charm of Gelatin Silver Prints V"
Aug. "ART NAGOYA 2014"
Jul. "25th Q Ei Exhibition - Q Ei and Sadajiro KUBO"
Jun. "Takeshi HAGURI Exhibition"
May. "My friend Andy Warhol by Ms. X collection"
Apr. "Shuzo TAKIGUCHI Exhibition - II"
Mar. "Tamiko NISHIMURA Photo Exhibition"
Feb. "Shuzo TAKIGUCHI Exhibition - I"

2013
"ULTRA 006" December 17, 2013 - February 15, 2014
"KIAF 2013" October 13, 2013 - December 16, 2013
"ART OSAKA 2013" August 21, 2013 - October 12, 2013
"Shunsuke MATSUMOTO Exhibition" July 16, 2013 - August 20, 2013
"Gelatin Silver Print Exhibition" June 16, 2013 - July 15, 2013
"Robert DOISNEAU Exhibition" May 16, 2013 - June 15, 2013
"GUTAI -from G Collection-" April 17, 2013 - May 15, 2013
"Sadamasa MOTONAGA Exhibition" March 1, 2013 - April 17, 2013
"Edward STEICHEN Exhibition" January 14, 2013 - February 28, 2013

2012
"Giovanni Battista PIRANSI Exhibition" December 15, 2012 - January 13, 2013
"Akiko OTAKE Photo Exhibition" November 1, 2012 - December 14, 2012
"KIAF 2012" September 16, 2012 - October 31, 2012
"ART NAGOYA 2012" August 16, 2012 - September 15, 2012
"Aiko MIYAWAKI" July 12, 2012 - August 15, 2012

2010
"Tadao ANDO" October 16, 2010 - July 11, 2012

2009
"Yayoi KUSAMA" July 16, 2009 - October 15, 2010
"Arata ISOZAKI" May 20 - June 15, 2009


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