Born in Tokyo 1963. Graduated from University of Tokyo, Facultyt of Science, Department Geography in 1987.

Lives and works in Tokyo, Japan

Chronology

1963 Born in Tokyo
1987 Graduated from Tokyo University, Department of Science
1996 Higashikawa Award [New Photographer Award]
2002 27th Kimura Ihee Photography Award
2012 Solo Exhibition "Taiji MATSUE: Surficial Survey" IZU PHOTO MUSEUM
Lives and Works in Tokyo

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2010 - Taru Nasu, Tokyo
2008 - Cohen Amador Gallery, New York , NY, U.S.a, Taro Naso, Tokyo
2008 - Taro Nasu, Tokyo
2007 - Taro Nasu Osaka, Osaka, Japan
2006 - L.A. Galerie, Frankfurt, Germany
2006 - Cohen Amador Gallery, New York, NY, U.S.A
2006 - Taro Nasu Gallery, Tokyo
2006 - The Vangi Sculpture Garden Museum, Shizuoka, Japan
2005 - Museum Schloss Moyland, Bedburg-Hau, Germany
2005 - NADiff, Tokyo
2003 - L.A. Galerie, Frankfurt, Germany
2003 - Taro Nasu Gallery, Tokyo
2002 - Taro Nasu Gallery, Tokyo
2001 - Kohji Ogura Gallery, Nagoya, Japan
2001 - L.A. Galerie, Frankfurt, Germany
2000 - Taro Nasu Gallery, Tokyo
1999 - Taro Nasu Gallery, Tokyo
1999 - Staff Gallery, New York, NY, U.S.A
1999 - Zeit Foto Salon, Tokyo
1998 - Zeit Foto Salon, Tokyo
1998 - Zeit Foto Salan, Tokyo
1997 - Zeit Foto Salan, Tokyo
1996 - Zeit Foto Salan, Tokyo
1995 - Zeit Foto Salan, Tokyo
1995 - Zeit Foto Salan, Tokyo
1994 - Zeit Foto Salan, Tokyo
1993 - Zeit Foto Salan, Tokyo
1993 - il tempo, Tokyo
1992 - Zeit Foto Salan, Tokyo
1991 - Zeit Foto Salan, Tokyo

Selected Group Exhibitions

2012 - Art and Air-A Story of Art and Science Involving the Skies and Aircraft, Aomori Museum of Art, Japan
2012 - The 35th Anniversary of The National Museum of Art, Osaka: The Allure of the Collection, The National Museum of Art, Osaka, Japan
2012 - Shashin Bunriha Exhibition "Photograph+," Chukyu University Art Gallery C Square, Nagoya, Japan
2011 - Visible/Invisible, Toyota Municipal Museum of Art, Aichi, Japan
2011 - Visions of Fuji: A Portrait of the Japanese People as Seen Through Mt. Fuji, Izu Photo Museum, Shizuoka, Japan
2011 - Artist File 2011-The NACT Annual Show of Contemporary Art, The National Art Center, Tokyo
2010 - Shashin Bunriha Sengen (The Manifesto of the Secession from Photography), NADiff Gallery, Tokyo
2010 - Landschaft ohne Horizon: Nah und Fern in der Zeitgenossischen Fotografie (Landscape without Horizon Near and Far in Contemporary Photograph), Museum Schloss Moyland, Bedburg-Hau, Germany
2009 - Modern Japanese Art from the Museum Collection, The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo
2009 - Photography Now: China, Japan, Korea, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA, U.S.A
2008 - Between the Wall and the Ground, The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo
2007 - Spectacular City: Arcitekturfotographie, NRW-Forum Kultur and Wirtschaft, Dusseldorf, Germany
2006 - Spectacular City: Photographing the Future, Netherlands Architecture, Institute, Rotterdam, Netherlands
2006 - Modern Paradise: Japanese and Western Masterpieces from Ohara Museum of Art and the National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo
2006 - my cup of tea: Private Luxury, Taro Nasu Gallery, Tokyo
2005 - Landschaft als Metapher/Landscape as a Metaphor, Ursula Blickle Stiftung, Kraichtal-Unterowishei, Germany
2005 - 36 Photographers of the Kimura Ihei Award, Kawasaki City Museum, Kanagawa, Japan
2005 - The Ancient Sound of the Image, Contemporary Photography from Japan, Palazzo Poli, Rome
2004 - Recontre d'Arles 2004, Arles, France Oficina Asia, Galleria d'Arte Moderna, Bologna, Italy/Galleria Comunale d'Arte Palazzo del Ridotto e Galleria d'Arte Ex-Pescheria, Cesena, Ital/Palazzo dell'Arengo, Arengo, Italy
2003 - Resolution, Musee F, Tokyo
2002 - Emotional Site, Sagacho Shokuryuo Building, Tokyo
2002 - Multitude, Artists Space, New York, NY, U.S.A
2002 - 27th Kimura Ihei Memorial Photography Award Exhibition, Minolta Photo Space, Tokyo/Osaka, Japan
2002 - VOCA 2002, The Ueno Royal Museum, Tokyo
2001 - Surface: Contemporary Photography and Video from Japan, Nederlands Foto Instituut, Rotterdam, Nederlands
2000 - The Unseen-Taiji Matsue, Sam Samore, Noritoshi Hirakawa, galerie deux, Tokyo
1999 - Internationale Fototage herten 99, BildForum, Herten, Germany
1999 - Modena per la Fotografia 1999, Galeria Civica, Modena, Italy
1999 - Exploring Photography, The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, National Film Center
1998 - Reference, Galeria Rase, Tokyo
1998 - Photography Today - The Absence of Distance, The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo
1996 - Implicate Order, Gallery Myu, Tokyo
1995 - Another Reality-Aspects of Contemporary Photography, Kawasaki City Museum, Kanagawa, Japan
1995 - Objects, Faces and Anti-Narratives-Rethinking Modernism, Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography
1994 - Kawasaki Monument, Kawasaki City Museum, Kanagawa, Japan
1994 - Liquid Crystal Futures: Contemporary Japanese Photography, (touring exhibition) Fruitmarket Gallery Edinburgh, the United Kingdom, etc.
1990 - Artists Who Love Nature, (touring exhibition), The International Garden and Greenery exposition Green Museum Osaka, Japan
1989 - Orientalism, (touring exhibition), The International Design Expoisition, Shirotori Park, White Museum, Nagoya, Japan
1985 - The Soil 4th, Shinjuku Bunka Center, Tokyo
1984 - The Souil 3ed, Shinjuku Bunka Center, Tokyo

Awards

2012 - 28th Higashikawa Award (Domestic Photographer Award)
2002 - 27th Kimura Ihei Memorial Photography Award
1996 - 12th Higashikawa Award (The New Photographer Award)

Collections

Berkeley Art Museum, Pacific Film Archives, Berkeley, CA, U.S.A
Fonds National d'Art Contemporain, Paris
Gunma Museum of Art Tatebayashi, Takasaki Gunma, Japan
Higashikawa Town, Hokkaido
Izu Photo Museum, Japan
Kawasaki City Museum, Kanagawa, Japan
Kushiro Art Museum, Hokkaido, Japan
Maison Europeenne de La Photographie Ville de Paris, Paris
Meguro Museum of Art
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Franciso, CA, U.S.A
Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA, U.S.A
The Japan Foundation, Tokyo
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX, U.S.A
The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo
The National Museum of Art, Osaka, Japan
Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography
Toyota Municipal museum of Art, Aichi, Japan,
Yokohama Museum of Art, Kanagawa, Japan

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