b. 1947, Japan

Shigeo Toya Biography

Born in Ogawa, Nagano, Japan, in 1947. It has been a while since he has been accepted as one of the leading sculptors in Japan and Asia-Pacific at large thanks to his body of work, which is based on his exceptional sculptural view. Selected exhibitions: The 43rd Venice Biennale, Japanese Pavilion, Venice (1998); Yama - Mori ‒ Mura, Kuma Museum of Art, Ehime (1994); Forest of Visions, Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima (1995); The 3rd Kwangju Biennale, Kwangju, Korea (2000); Shigeo Toya: Folds, Gazes and Anima of the Woods, Aichi Prefectural Museum of Art, Aichi (2003); Memories in the cave, Vangi Sculpture Garden Museum, Shizuoka (2011–2012); Shigeo Toya−Sculpture to Emerge, Musashino Art University Museum & Library, Tokyo (2017). Selected publications: Shigeo Toya−Sculpture and Words (Choukoku-To-Kotoba) 1974–2013, Vangi Sculpture Garden Museum (2014); Shigeo Toya−Sculpture to Emerge, Musashino Art University Museum & Library (2017)

Shigeo Toya Featured Artworks

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Body of the Gaze−Linkage by Shigeo Toya contemporary artwork sculpture
Shigeo Toya Body of the Gaze−Linkage, 2020 Wood, wood ash, acrylic
52 x 490 x 100 cm
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Body of the Gaze−Accumulation by Shigeo Toya contemporary artwork sculpture
Shigeo Toya Body of the Gaze−Accumulation, 2021 Wood, wood ash, acrylic
142 x 171 x 201 cm
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Body of the Gaze - Scatter by Shigeo Toya contemporary artwork mixed media
Shigeo Toya Body of the Gaze - Scatter, 2019 wood, wood ashes, acrylic
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Relief 19-3 by Shigeo Toya contemporary artwork mixed media
Shigeo Toya Relief 19-3, 2019 wood, wood ashes, acrylic
44 x 37 x 11.5 cm
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Relief 19-2 by Shigeo Toya contemporary artwork mixed media
Shigeo Toya Relief 19-2, 2019 wood, wood ashes, acrylic
29.5 x 29 x 9.5 cm
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Body of the Gaze by Shigeo Toya contemporary artwork mixed media
Shigeo Toya Body of the Gaze, 2019 wood, wood ashes, acrylic
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Into the Ground by Shigeo Toya contemporary artwork sculpture
Shigeo Toya Into the Ground, 2000–2019 Bronze, wood, wood ashes
101.5 x 37 x 37 cm
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On the Ground by Shigeo Toya contemporary artwork sculpture
Shigeo Toya On the Ground, 2000–2019 Bronze, wood
100.5 x 30.5 x 30.5 cm
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Shigeo Toya Current & Recent Exhibitions

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