Tatsuo Miyajima is one of Japan's most important sculptors and installation artists. In his œuvre, the artist – who became known primarily for his works using digital light diodes (LED) – is concerned with concepts of time, its (non-) calculability and its cultural and existential dimension. One important component of the works is counting and sequences of numbers. These numbers, appearing in continuous and recurrent - although not necessarily consecutive - cycles from 1 to 9, represent the journey of life until death, whose finality is symbolized by ‚0' or the zero point. Consequently, this never appears in the artist's work.Read More
Buchmann Galerie represents the artist since 1993 and has presented the artist's work in numerous gallery exhibitions in Germany and in Switzerland.
The last exhibition has taken place at the gallery in Berlin in 2018. It was the first solo exhibition of drawings by the artist. Tatsuo Miyajima Drawing Exhibition
Tatsuo Miyajima lives and works in Ibaraki, Japan
Text courtesy Buchmann Galerie.
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