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Shigeo Gocho

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1946 Born in November 2, in Kamo, Niigata Prefecture
1949 diagnosed as having a spinal caries
1968 Graduates from Kuwasawa Design School(Tokyo)
1976 Begins teaching photography at Nippon Engineering College and at Tokyo University of Art and Design
1978 received New Talent Award from Photographic Society of Japan for Self and Others
1983 June 2, dies of heart failure in Kamo

Selected Solo Exhibition

2013
"Gocho Shigeo - the second" The Third Gallery Aya
"Shigeo Gocho Part 2 “KODOMO – children-”, MEM
"Shigeo Gocho Part 1 “Familiar Street Scenes”, MEM

2003
"Gocho Shigeo:- A Retrospective", The Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo
"Gocho Shigeo", Niigata Prefectural Museum of Modern Art, Yamagata Art Museum, Mitaka City Arts Foundation

2002
"Gocho Shigeo(1)(2)", Yamaguchi Prefectural Art Museum

2001
"Self and Others", The Third Gallery Aya,Osaka

2000
"Gocho Shigeo", Niigataeya, Niigata

1996
"Gocho Shigeo", 4chome Plaza 7F4 Pula Hall, Sapporo

1995
"Self and Others:-Another Gesture", Niigata Prefectural Museum of Modern Art

1994
"Gocho Shigeo," Gallery ississ, Kyoto
"Gocho Shigeo:- Self and Others", Gallery Wall, Kotaru, Hokkaido

1992
"The Photographs of Gocho Shigeo",Yamaguchi Prefectural Art Museum
"Gocho Shigeo", Photo Gallery Mole, Tokyo
"Gocho Shigeo:- Memory of Water", Tokyo Design Center, Tokyo
"Gocho Shigeo's Posthumous Works", Kamo Cultural Hall, Niigata

1989
"The Childhood", Gallery Frog1, Tokyo

1982
"Familiar Street Scenes", Minolta Photo Space Shinjuku, Tokyo
"Familiar Street Scenes", Minolta Photo Space Osaka, Osaka

1978
"Self and Others", Minolta Photo Space Osaka, Osaka
"Gocho Shigeo", Kamo Credit Union small Hall, Niigata

1977
"Self and Others:-Another Gesture", Minolta Photo Space Shinjuku, Tokyo

1975
"Fairy of the Darkness",Yoseido Gallery, Tokyo

Selected Group Exhibition

2013
"1968:-Japanese Photography", Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography

2012
"What Can We Leave for the future with Photography?", Sakyukan, Niigata

2004
"The Prefectural Heritage of Beauty of Niigata Prefecture:-The History of collections of the Niigata Prefectural Museum of Modern Art", Niigata Prefectural Museum of Modern Art

2003
"The History of Japanese Photography", The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

2002
"The Unfinished Century: Legacies of 20th Century Art", The Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo

2001
"Gocho Shigeo and Miura Kazuto Photo Exhibition:-Ripples and Resonance-the Influence of Self and Others", Studio Ebisu Photo Gallery, Sendai Mediatheque and Hakodate Photo Library

1999
"Otsuji Kiyoji and 15 Photographers”, Giacomo Manzu Museum, Tokyo Zokei University
”Gocho Shigeo and Sekiguchi Masao Photo Exhibition:- Days and Things/1994-1999,” Photo Gallery Mole, Tokyo

1998
”Tokyo Photography- Kuwahara Kineo and Gocho Shigeo”, Gallery 1 (Shinjuku Park Tower), Tokyo
”Memory and Creative Perspective Post-War 50 years:-The History of Japanese Contemporary Photography”, Umeda Navio Museum, Osaka

1992
”What did Photography Convey? 1960-1980”, Konica Plaza, Tokyo

1990 
”Tokyo A City Perspective”,Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography

1989
”The people from 1965-1975:-Has Japanese Photography Changed?”, Yamaguchi Prefectural Art Museum

1985
"An Illustrated Book of Tokyo People", Ikebukuro Seibu Art Forum, Tokyo

1986
"Tokyo A Paris Photo Exhibtion:-Part II: The Museum of Tokyo People", City Hall Gallery of 9e Arrondisse de Paris

1977
"11 Italian Photographers and 11 Japanese Photographers:- Eyes, Cameras and Reality", Istituto Italiano di Cultura, Italia

1969
"Photography 13 People:-Veiws-All Day and All Night", Nikon Salon Ginza,Tokyo

Publications

1989
"Childhood"

1981
"Familiar Street Scenes"

1977
"Self and Others"

1971
"Days"

 

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