Shimon Minamikawa

Born in Tokyo(1972)
Lives and works in Tokyo.
1991-1994 Tama Art University, Department of Graphic Design, Tokyo
2013-2014 Overseas study scholarship by the Japanese Government Department of Art and Culture (New York)

Selected Exhibition

  • 2019 Lulu Annex, Mexico City (Solo exhibition | Curated By: Chris Sharp)
    “MOT Collection Part 1: Pleased to meet you.” Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo, Tokyo (Group exhibition)
    “Shimon Minamikawa, Nathan Hylden”, Hakgojae Gallery, Seoul(two persons exhibition)
  • 2017 “A Language is All our own”, MISAKO & ROSEN, Tokyo (Solo exhibition)
  • 2016 “And another story about painting”, MISAKO & ROSEN, Tokyo (Solo exhibition)
  • 2015 Shimon Minamikawa and Ei Arakawa "Forever Now" K21, Düsseldorf (Perfomannce | presented by Seira at Dan Graham's "Two-Way Mirror Hedge, Almost Complete Circle")
    "PAINTING 2.0", Museum, Brandhorst, Munchen (Group exhibition)
    "Artist File 2015 Next Doors: Contemporary Art in Japan and Korea", The National-Art Center, Tokyo (Group exhibition - scheduled)
  • 2014 "Vienna Complex", Austrian Cultural Forum, New York (Group exhibition)
    "The Way of Painting", Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery, Tokyo (Group exhibition)
    "Blank, Map, Snow", Shane Campbell Gallery, Chicago (Solo exhibition)
    "Play Play", Inman Gallery, Houston (Solo exhibition)
  • 2013 "Retrospective", The Vanity, Los Angeles (Solo exhibition)
    "This is our music", MISAKO & ROSEN, Tokyo (Solo exhibition)
    "Roppongi Crossing 2013 - Out of doubt", Mori Art Museum, Tokyo (Group exhibition)
  • 2012 "Less than color, A month from tokyo", 47 Canal, New York (Solo exhibition)
    "Real Japanesque The unique world of Japanese Contemporary Art", The National Museum of Art, Osaka (Group exhibition)


  • "THE ABC BOOK" Pulished by Hikotaro Kanehira, Tokyo 2010
  • "The Playing Cards" Pulished by Capsule, Tokyo 2012

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