Art Book Lounge Vol.2
"Gallery's work (Catalogues of Minami Gallery)"
Also held at the same time:
From here to Kumamoto -Charity Exhibition for Kumamoto earthquake-

June 14 Tue. - June 25 Sat. 2016
12:00-19:00 *GALLERY CLOSED ON SUNDAY and MONDAY


Minami Gallery, the gallery which supported post war modern art in Japan along with Tokyo Gallery, was established by Kusuo SHIMIZU in June 1956. It's first exhibition was "Tetsuro Komai Copperplate Print Solo Exhibition". It closed it's 23 years history in November of 1979, after the death of SHIMIZU earlier in March. Out of 199 exhibitions held at Minami Gallery between 1956 to 1979, we are presenting 40 catalogues including the legendary "Jean Fautrier Exhibition" and other exhibitions such as "Young Seven Exhibition", "Natsuyuki Nakanishi Exhibition" and "Sam Francis Exhibition". Works by Ay-O, Toshinobu ONOSATO, Tesuro KOMAI, Kumi SUGAI, Shizu SHIMADA, Katsuhiro YAMAGUCHI, Takeo YAMAGUCHI, Tatsuoki NAMBATA and Mitsuo KANO, who were with Minami Gallery will be on display. We are also exhibiting "To and From Rrose Selavy" by Shuzo TAKIGUCHI (Marcel DUCHAMP, Shusaku ARAKAWA, Jasper Johns, Jean Tinguely). It is type A edition and is in very good condition. Publication ceremonial exhibition for it was held at Minami Gallery in October of 1968.

List of catalogues:
No.
Catalogue
Artist Name
Publication Year
Exhibition Date
Pages
Text
Images Included
1

"Fautrier"

Jean FAUTRIER
1959
Nov. 21 - Dec. 5
28

Biography, list of works

"Fautrier's Greatness" by Jean PAULHAN "Crumpled Presence" by Yoshiaki TONO

"On Otage" by Andre MALRAUX

"Approaching Fautrier" by Soichi TOMINAGA

"On Reality" by Jean FAUTRIER

14
2

"Kurt Schwitters"

Kurt SCHWITTERS
1960
Dec. 8 - Dec. 28
36
"Kurt Merz Schwitters" by Shuzo TAKIGUCHI
12
3

"Young Seven"

Shusaku ARAKAWA, Tomio MIKI, Tetsumi KUDO, Mokuma KIKUHATA, Natsuyuki NAKANISHI, Shinjiro OKAMOTO, Koichi TATEISHI
1964
Jan. 30 - Feb. 15
20

Biographies

"Young Seven" by Yoshiaki TONO

10
4

"ONOSATO"

Toshinobu ONOSATO
1964
 
42

Biography

"On My Painting" by Toshinobu ONOSATO

"Toshinobu Onosato" by Teijiro KUBO

"Beyond Painter's Hours" by Shuzo TAKIGUCHI

14
5

 

"KIKUHATA"

Mokuma KIKUHATA
1964
Mar. 9 - Mar. 19
8

Biography

"Mokuma Kikuhata's Roulette Series" by Yoshiaki TONO

9
6

"NOZAKI"

Kazuyoshi NOZAKI
1964
Mar. 23 - Apr. 4
8

Biography

"Preface to Kazuyoshi Nozaki's Exhibition" by Tsuguo ANDO

8
7

"WOLS"

WOLS
1964
Apr. 13 - Apr. 28
16

Biography, list of works

"Words" by WOLS

"Preface to WOLS Exhibit" by Soichi TOMINAGA

"WOLS, or, Road" by Shuzo TAKIGUCHI

6
8

"Jim Dine Print Exhibit"
"One Cent Life"

Jime DINE
1965
Apr. 12 - Apr. 24
4
Biography
n/a
9

"USAMI"

Keiji USAMI
1965
Sep. 20 - Oct. 2
16
Biography

Untitled by Yoshiaki TONO
5
10

"ONOSATO"

Toshinobu ONOSATO
1966
Feb. 21 - Mar. 2
4

Biography

"Words" by Toshinobu ONOSATO

2
11

"AY-O RAINBOW ENVIRONMENT NO. 4"

A-YO
1966
Nov. 28 - Dec. 10
8

Biography

"Ay-o" by Sadajiro KUBO

2
12

"NAKANISHI"

Natsuyuki NAKANISHI
1967
Apr. 1 - Apr. 14
4
Biography
15
13

"JASPER JOHNS"

Jasper JOHNS
1967
Jun. 26 - Jul. 22
12

List of works

"Portfolio "From 0 to 9"" by Robert ROSENBLUM

"Jasper Johns 0-9" by Toru TAKEMITSU

17
14

"D'ARCANGELO"

Allan D'ARCANGELO
1967
Nov. 22 - Dec. 9
8

Biography

"Highway Images - Alan D'Arcangelo" by Yoshiaki TONO

5
15

"MIKI"

Tomio MIKI
1968
 
12

Biography

"Miki and Ears" by Yoshiaki TONO

5
16

"HIROSHI TOMURA METAMORPHIC PLAY"

Hiroshi TOMURA
1969
Apr. 14 - Apr. 26
4

Biography

"Hiroshi Tomura's Metamorphic Play" by Yoashiaki TONO

1
17

"IIDA"

Yoshikuni IIDA
1969
Mar. 24 - Apr. 10
12

Biography

"Iida and His Sculptures" by Junzaburo NISHIWAKI

"Iida's Sculptures" by Will GROHMANN

12
18

"ARAKAWA"

Shusaku ARAKAWA
1969
May 3 - May 20
10
Biography
7
19

"SUGAI"

Kumi SUGAI
1969
May 12 - May 30
16

Biography, list of works

"A Dialogue with Kumi Sugai" by Makoto OKA

20
20

"PAOLO CAROSONE"

Paolo CAROSONE
1969
Oct. 6 - Oct. 25
8

Biography

"About Paolo" by Masaaki ISEKI

33
21

"VASARELY"

Victor VASARELY
1970
May 6 - May 23
8

Biography

"Vasarely Note" by Makoto OKA

6
22

"ONOSATO vol. I"

Toshinobu ONOSATO
1970
 
24
Biography, list of works
53
23

"Tezukuri kotowaza Joan Miro ni (Hanmade Proverbs To Joan Miro)"

Shuzo TAKIGUCHI
1970
Sep. 12 - Oct. 10
8
"The Journey to Handmade Proverbs" by Makoto OKA
2
24

"TAL STREETER"

Tal STREETER
1971
May 31 - Jun. 12
10

Biography

"Dolmens in the Vast Field of a Domed Sky The Art of Tal Streeter" by Joseph LOVE

11
25

"USAMI"

Keiji USAMI
1972
May
 
70

Biography

"Five Variations Without a Theme, For Keiji Usami" by Makoto OKA

"FIND THE STRUCTURE FIND THE GHOST" by Keiji USAMI

"Keiji Usami - A Chronology" by Yoshiaki TONO

"Space-time Dialogue Between Perception and Communication The Art of Keiji Usami" by Joseph LOVE

"Beauty and Destruction Keiji Usami's First Individual Exhibition" by Yoshiaki TONO

"To Keiji Usami" by Yoshiaki TONO

29
26

"CALDER/ALBERS"

Josef ALBERS, Alexander CALDER
1972
Jun. 19 - Jul. 1
4

Biography

"Wind and the Lyricism of Geometry" by Joseph LOVE

n/a
27

"ONISHI"

Seiji ONISHI
1972

Oct. 11 - Oct. 21

 

6

Biography

"For Example, If You Sucked Out The Air" by Yoshiaki TONO

6
28

"JOSEPH LOVE"

Joseph LOVE
1972
Oct. 30 - Nov. 11
4
"Letter to Joseph Love" by Joji YUASA
2
29

"TAKEO YAMAGUCHI"

Takeo YAMAGUCHI
1972
Dec. 12 - Dec. 23
8
Biography

Untitled by Takeo YAMAGUCHI
4
30

"ISAMU NOGUCHI"

Isamu NOGUCHI
1973
May 14 - Jun. 9
110

Biography, list of works

"Welcome" by The Asahi Shimbun "My Sculpture" by Isamu NOGUCHI

"A Meeting to Isamu Noguchi" by Yoshiro TANIGUCHI

"A True Man of the World" by Kenzo TANGE

"The One Who Travels" by Toru TAKEMITSU

67
31

"OLDENBURG"

Claes OLDENBURG
1973
Jun. 18 - Jul. 14
32

Biography, list of works

"Claes Oldenburg Anthropology of Objects" by Yoshiaki TONO

53
32

"AY-O"

AY-O
1974
Feb. 4 - Feb. 15
8
Biography
18
33

"Sam Francis"

Sam FRANCIS
1974

Apr. 8 - Apr. 27

 

18
Biography
8
34

"VICTOR VASARELY"

Victor VASARELY
1974

Jun. 10 - Jun. 22

 

28

Biography, list of works

"Victor Vasarely's Art" by Joseph LOVE

"Vasarely Note" by Makoto OKA

11
35

"Kyubei Kiyomizu"

Kyubei KIYOMIZU
1974

Jul. 8 -
Jul. 20

 

6

Biography

"Simple Principle ・Prolific Result -- Kyubei Kiyomizu's New Works" by Makoto OKA

12
36

"USAMI 1974"

Keiji USAMI
1974

Nov. 11 - Nov. 30

 

12
Biography
16
37

"NEVELSON"

Louise NEVELSON
1975

Feb. 3 - Feb. 28

 

32

Biography

"Nevelson's Artwork" by Joseph LOVE

Untitled by Louise NEVELSON

Untitled by Albert B. G.

34
38

"MINAMI '75"
A SELECTION OF 20TH CENTURY ART '75 MINAMI

n/a
1975
April

Apr. 14 - May 2

 

66

Exhibition list

"Welcome" by Kusuo SHIMIZU

68
39

"JEFFREY MARON METAL SCULPTURE"

Jeffrey MARON
1975

Sep. 1 - Sep. 13

 

22

Biography, list of works

"Words from the Artist" by Jeffrey MARON

13
40

"JASPER JOHNS DRAWINGS"

Jasper JOHNS
1975

Oct. 27 - Nov. 15

 

38

"Johns' Drawings" by Yoshiaki TONO

"Jasper Johns Essay The Fossil of Deliberate Action" by Jiro TAKAMATSU

20
41

"Kiyomizu"

Kyubei KIYOMIZU
1976

Jul. 5 -
Jul. 24

 

8

Biography, list of works

"The Expansion of the New Concept of Affinity" by Teiichi HIJIKATA

7
42

"SUGAI"

Kumi SUGAI
1976

Oct. 4 - Oct. 22



Oct. 25 - Nov. 10

 

n/a
"Ruffians on the Disk" by Makoto OKA
3
43

"NAKANISHI"

Natsuyuki NAKANISHI
1976

Nov. 15 - Nov. 30

 

32

Biography

"Along the Magnetic Field" by Shuzo TAKIGUCHI

38
44

"SAM FRANCIS 36 KAOs (Faces) 1973 - 1977"

Sam FRANCIS
1977

Jul. 7 -
Jul. 23

 

n/a

Biography, list of works

"Space Egg Faces" by Yoshiaki TANO

"The Mystery of Sam Francis (Psychological Threshhold)" by Rosalind Wholden-Thomas

36
45

"CHRISTO"

CHRISTO
1977
Sep. 26 - Oct. 8

Oct. 13 - Oct. 29
44

Biography

"Christo, or the Christo Legend" by Yusuke NAKAHARA

33
46

"KANO MITSUO 1977"

Mitsuo KANO
1977
Nov. 14 - Nov. 26
80

Biography, list of works

"Echo" by Makoto OKA

Untitled by Maurice BLANCHOT

63
47

"MATSUO"

Mitsunobu MATSUO
1977
Dec. 5 - Dec. 17
12
Biography, list of works

Untitled by Mitsunobu MATSUO
17
48

"IIDA"

Yoshikuni IIDA
1978
Mar. 6 - Mar. 25
12

Biography, list of works

Untitled by Yusuke NAKAHARA

"Valley of Words and Substance" by Yoshikuni IIDA

10
49

"SIMADA"

Sizu SIMADA
1978
Jun. 12 - Jun. 24
8
Biography, list of works
6
50

"YASUDA"

Haruhiko YASUDA
1978
Jul. 3 -
Jul. 22
14

Biography, list of works

"Haruhiko Yasuda's Portraits" by Tadayasu SAKAI

8
51

"KUSUO SHIMIZU & ARTISTS"

n/a
1979
Oct. 8 - Oct. 20
20

Biography, list of works

"Takaido ・ Sennichidani" by Makoto OKA

"To Kusuo Shimizu" by Yoshiaki TONO

48
52

"KUSUO SHIMIZU & MINAMI GALLERY"

Kusuo SHIMIZU
1985
 
249
Authors include Makoto OKA, Kusuo SHIMIZU, Tatsuoki NAMBATA, Toshimutsu IMAI, Tadahiro ONO, Kentaro MOTOMURA, Mitsuo KANO, Toshinobu ONOSATO, Mokuma KIKUHATA, Keiji USAMI, Kazuyoshi NOZAKI, AY-O, Natsuyuki NAKANISHI, Kyubei KIYOMIZU, Yoshikuni IIDA, Hiroshi TOMURA, Kumi SUGAI, Haruhiko YASUDA, Moriyuki KUWABARA、others
n/a

List of works:
No.
Image
Artist Title
Date
Medium Measurement
Ed.
Sign
1
Toshinobu ONOSATO "Silk-8"
1967
Silkscreen 22.0×27.0cm
150
Signed
2
Ay-O "Minami Gallery catalogue"
Catalogue, color paper 30.0×40.0cm
3
Kumi SUGAI "Red Sun"
1976
Multiple (acryl and silkscreen, printed by Ryoichi Ishida) 10.0×7.0×2.0cm
150
Signed on the case
4
Kumi SUGAI "Drawing"
c.1953
Pen on paper 34.0×25.0cm
Signed
5
Sizu SIMADA "Flowers of Wind"
2000
Lithograph Image size:
41.0×33.0cm

Sheet size:
53.0×38.0cm
20
Signed
6
Katsuhiro YAMAGUCHI "kaleidoscope"
1981
Silkscreen Image size:
59.0×46.0cm

Sheet size:
63.0×49.0cm
50
Signed
7
Takeo YAMAGUCHI "Sketch"
Watercolor 52.6×34.2cm
Stamped
8
Shuzo TAKIGUCHI "III-19"
Decalcomanie
* Pair of No.205 from "Shuzo Takiguchi: Plastic Experiments" (2001)
Image size:
14.0×10.5cm

Sheet size:
25.1×17.5cm
9
Tatsuoki NAMBATA "Work"
1994
Collage 29.0×20.0cm
Signed
10
Tatsuoki NAMBATA "Dusk"
1989
Watercolor, ink 24.8×33.4cm
Signed
11
Mitsuo KANO "llumination-1986 PF-No.1"
1986
Lithograph 49.0×61.0cm
50
Signed
12
Tetsuro KOMAI "Fledgling"
1955
Aquatint, engraving 15.5×28.0cm
Signed
13
Tetsuro KOMAI "City"
1973
Copperplate print 23.5×21.0cm
250
Signed
14
Shuzo Takiguchi, Marcel DUCHAMP, Shusaku ARAKAWA, Jasper JOHNS, Jean Tinguely "To and from Rrose Selavy : selected words of Marcel Duchamp"
1968
Book, prints and multiples 35.0×27.5×4.0cm
Signed


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■Also held at the same time:
From here to Kumamoto -Charity Exhibition for Kumamoto earthquake-

In support for victims of Kumamoto earthquake, Watanuki Ltd. / Toki-no-Wasuremono is hosting a charity exhibition.

We are presenting 100 works, mainly modern prints, all for JPY 8,000- + Shipping charge.
All sales from this exhibtion will be donated to the stricken area of Kumamoto.

List of works on sale *click to enlarge.


■Exhibiting artists
Ay-O, Kiyoshi AWAZU, Osamu ISHIYAMA, Toru IZUMI, Arata ISOZAKI, Shigeru IZUMI, Arinori ICHIHARA, Atsushi INOUE, Kozo INOUE, Keiji USAMI, Q-Ei, Masaaki OHYA, Jo ODA, Toshinobu ONOSATO, Hiroshi KANOSUE, Tomohide KAMEYAMA, Tamiji KITAGAWA, Satoru KITAGO, Yasuyuki KIHARA, Shigeru KIMURA, Shigeyuki KIMURA, Risaburo KIMURA, Tetsuro KOMAI, Akira KUROSAKI, Taeko SATO, Kumi SUGAI, Ryoji SUZUKI, Shu TAKAHASHI, Shinzaburo TAKEDA, Yukiko TOMITA, Shigeki TOMURA, Kazato NAGAHATA, Mayumi NOGUCHI, Tetsuya NODA, Mitsumasa NONAKA, Kashio BABA, Takahiko HAYASHI, Yoko HARA, Kiyoshi HIRAKAKIUCHI, Takao HIWASAKI, Shiro FUKAZAWA, Tomohiko FUKUOKA, Toshihisa FUDEZUKA, Yasutake FUNAKOSHI, Masakazu HORIUCHI, Kayoko MIZUKUCHI. Chieko MINOWA, Yuuka Miyajima, Aiko MIYAWAKI, SAdaamsa MOTONAGA, Minoru YOKOTAAzemi, Ayomi YOSHIDA, Katsuhiko YOSHIDA, Hideo YOSHIHARA, Tatsumasa WATANABE, Andy Warhol, Marc Chagall, Jean=Emile LABOUREUR, Joan Miro, etc.

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