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(1939 – 2018), Japan

Sadaharu Horio Biography

Sadaharu Horio lives and works in Kobe. He first exhibited his works in the 15th Gutai Art Exhibition at the Gutai Pinacotheca in 1965, and he became a member of the Gutai group a year after and remained so until they disbanded. He’s a founding member of the artist collective Bonkura and on-site art squad Kuki. 

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Since 1957, he has participated in several historical exhibitions and performance events at Ashiya City Museum of Art & History and in 1964, he exhibited at Kyoto Independents. His group exhibitions include Yokohama International Triennial of Contemporary Art (2005); In-Finitum at Palazzo Fortuny in Venice (2009); Atarimae-No-Koto at Frankfurt LAB (2011); Moderna Museet in Stockholm (2012); and Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York (2013).

Exhibition view: Group Exhibition, Writing Beyond, Axel Vervoordt Gallery, Antwerp (16 May–29 August 2020). Courtesy Axel Vervoordt Gallery.

Sadaharu Horio Featured Artworks

Untitled by Sadaharu Horio contemporary artwork
Sadaharu HorioUntitled, 2016Echizen Washi paper, folded, red oil, relined on aluminium frame
216 x 155 cm

Sadaharu Horio Current & Recent Exhibitions

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Contemporary art exhibition, Group Exhibition, Writing Beyond at Axel Vervoordt Gallery, Antwerp
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16 May–29 August 2020 Group Exhibition Writing Beyond Axel Vervoordt GalleryAntwerp
Contemporary art exhibition, Sadaharu Horio, Room #7 at KEWENIG, Berlin
23 July–17 August 2019 Sadaharu Horio Room #7 KEWENIGBerlin
Contemporary art exhibition, Sadaharu Horio, Sadaharu Horio at Axel Vervoordt Gallery, Hong Kong
12 September–27 October 2018 Sadaharu Horio Axel Vervoordt GalleryHong Kong

Sadaharu Horio Represented By

Axel Vervoordt Gallery contemporary art gallery in Hong Kong Axel Vervoordt Gallery Antwerp, Hong Kong

Sadaharu Horio In Related Press

Revamped Armory Show draws praise and crowds Related Press Revamped Armory Show draws praise and crowds 2 March 2017, The Art Newspaper

The Armory Show, opening to the public today and running through 5 March at Piers 92 and 94 on the west side of Manhattan, is the subject of scrutiny this year, the first fully under new executive director Benjamin Genocchio, and he has taken pains to distinguish the fair from its global competitors. 'This is not a franchise fair,' Genocchio told...

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Sadaharu Horio In Video & Audio

Sadaharu Horio "Atarinae-no-Koto" Related Video & Audio Sadaharu Horio "Atarinae-no-Koto" 10 November 2016, Axel Vervoordt Gallery

Straatman first appeared in front of the Belgian pavilion at the Venice Biennale in 1988. Ever since, he has been popping up in various places from Antwerp to Tokyo, both announced and by surprise. Leading up to the exhibition at Axel Vervoordt Gallery in September 2017, Straatman turned up in several locations around Antwerp throughout the month...

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Sadaharu Horio Performance "Manipulating the Air" Related Video & Audio Sadaharu Horio Performance "Manipulating the Air" 18 May 2015, Axel Vervoordt Gallery

As performed during the opening on May 14 th 2015 at the Axel Vervoordt Gallery Hong Kong.

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