8/ ART GALLERY/ Tomio Koyama Gallery is pleased to present Shintaro Miyake: Personal History [2000-2018]. Shintaro Miyake has created the liberated and witty worldview with wide variety of forms of expression such as drawing, sculpture, performance and video. His rich and unique works, such as “Cut-outs” of characters like little girls drawn on cardboards or wood and live drawing with wearing costumes that the artist makes himself, keep attracting viewers all over the world, and he has held solo exhibition in many locations in the world including Italy, Austria, Berlin, and Taiwan. This exhibition will focus on the transition of his 19 years artistic practice, mainly featuring drawings and sculptures.
Shintaro Miyake was born in Tokyo, Japan in 1970, and graduated from Tama Art University in 1996. He currently lives and works in Tokyo. His works are included in public collections both within and outside Japan such as, Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art (Norway), Kistefos Museet (Norway), Museum Gugging (Austria), The JAPIGOZZI Collection (Switzerland / USA), and Takahashi Collection (Japan).