[Ginza Tsutaya Bookstore] To commemorate the publication of the first collection of works by contemporary artist Tomokazu Matsuyama in Japan, a commemorative exhibition “TOMOKAZU MATSUYAMA IN AND OUT” will be held from Saturday, May 15th.

Sunrise Midnight / 2021 / Acrylic and Mixed Media on Canvas / 456 x 213 cm (3 panels)

We will also sell a limited edition of 150 special editions with prints online by lottery.

Ginza Tsutaya Bookstore (Chuo-ku, Tokyo) will hold a commemorative exhibition "TOMOKAZU MATSUYAMA IN AND OUT" at GINZA ATRIUM to commemorate the publication of the long-awaited first collection of works by contemporary artist Tomokazu Matsuyama on Saturday, May 15th. It will be held from May 26th (Wednesday). In addition, in commemoration of the publication of this work collection, the online marketplace for art "OIL by Bijutsu Techo" will sell a limited edition of 150 special editions (2 types) with prints by lottery.

If there is a change in the content of the leave request from the national or local government in the future, the period of this exhibition may change accordingly. Please note that any changes will be announced on the Ginza Tsutaya Bookstore website, official SNS, etc.

・ Exhibition overview

Sunrise Midnight / 2021 / Acrylic and Mixed Media on Canvas / 456 x 213 cm (3 panels)

Tomokazu Matsuyama, an artist based in New York, the forefront of contemporary art, will publish his first collection of works in Japan. After graduating from university, Matsuyama traveled to the United States alone in his twenties and established a unique style that composes the screen by sampling various motifs from ancient times to the east and west.

He has exhibited his works in the United States, Europe, and Asian countries, and last year he succeeded in large-scale projects in Japan such as public art at the east exit of JR Shinjuku Station and the installation of works by Meiji Jingu.

This exhibition will be held to commemorate the publication of this collection of works, and you can see original canvas works, three-dimensional works, print works, and a limited edition of 150 special edition works.

We hope that you can enjoy the world of works in which Tomokazu Matsuyama portrays our time of life from both a collection of works and an exhibition.

・ Artist profile

Tomokazu Matsuyama (TOMOKAZU MATSUYAMA)

Born in Gifu Prefecture in 1976, based in Brooklyn

After graduating from Sophia University, moved to the United States in 2002. Graduated from NY Pratt Institute at the top. Focusing on painting, he also works on sculptures and installations. The work shows polar elements such as East and West, Ancient and Contemporary, Concrete and Abstract, which reflects Matsuyama's own experience and informatization that grew up in both Japan and the United States. ing. He has held numerous exhibitions at galleries, museums and university facilities around the world, including major cities in the United States such as New York, Washington DC, San Francisco and Los Angeles, Japan, Dubai, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Taipei and Luxemburg. His works are also in the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, the Asian Art Museum in San Francisco, the Long Museum, the Microsoft Collection, and the Royal Collection of the Emirate of Dubai. He was an adjunct professor at the School of Visual Arts (SVA) for five years from 2012 to May 2017. In 2020, supervised the art space at the East Exit Square of JR Shinjuku Station, and produced a huge 7m sculpture in the center. In 2021, a special feature was set up at the NHK "Sunday Art Museum", and global activities and multi-layered production are highly evaluated. He currently has a studio in Brooklyn Greenpoint.

First publication in Japan | About the collection of works "TOMOKAZU MATSUYAMA IN AND OUT"

This book consists of two volumes, an indoor work that includes paintings and sculptures, and an outdoor work that contains public art developed in cities such as New York, LA, and Tokyo. From past masterpieces to the latest works. , Introduces a wide range of activities.

<Bibliographic information>

Artist | Tomokazu Matsuyama Text | Yuji Akimoto, Hiroki Yamamoto Art Direction | groovisions
Release date | May 24, 2021 (general sale) May 15, 2021 (pre-sale at Ginza Tsutaya Bookstore)

Issued | Culture Convenience Club Co., Ltd. released | Bijutsu Shuppansha List Price | 13,200 yen (tax included)
Specifications | A4 variant, high-quality, 2-volume set. Comes in a box case. Number of pages (188 pages for indoor edition, 112 pages for outdoor edition)

・ About the sale of special editions with limited edition 150 prints

To commemorate the publication of this collection of works, a limited edition of 150 special editions (2 types) with prints will be sold by lottery at the art online marketplace "OIL by Bijutsu Techo".

Special site URL | https://inandout.oil.bijutsutecho.com/

Start accepting applications | May 14, 2021 (Friday) 10: 00-
How to apply | Please check the special website.

<Special Edition A>
"TOMOKAZU MATSUYAMA IN AND OUT" 3 prints set bundled version

■ Print size | Length 45cm x Width 45cm
■ Number of bundled sheets | 3 sheets ■ Title of work | Blind Critical Mass
■ Price | 880,000 yen (tax included)
■ Number of ed | 50

Tomokazu Matsuyama Blind Critical Mass 2021

<Special Edition B>
"TOMOKAZU MATSUYAMA IN AND OUT" 1 print included version ■ Print size | Length 60cm x Width 60cm
■ Number of bundled sheets | 1 sheet ■ Title of work | River To The Bank
■ Price | 385,000 yen (tax included)
■ Number of ed | 100

Tomokazu Matsuyama River To The Bank 2021

・ About the sale of autographed works

A specially signed regular version will be released at Ginza Tsutaya Bookstore / Art Marketplace "OIL by Bijutsu Techo".

Sales start | May 15th (Sat) 10: 30-scheduled

<Sales information>
・ Ginza Tsutaya Bookstore Store ・ Ginza Tsutaya Bookstore Online Store | https://store.tsite.jp/item-detail/art/21507.html
* Sales at the art online marketplace "OIL by Bijutsu Techo" will be announced on a special page at a later date.

・ Event details

Exhibition of works published "TOMOKAZU MATSUYAMA IN AND OUT"

Session | May 15th (Sat) -May 26th (Wed), 2021 * The session is subject to change.
Venue | Ginza Tsutaya Bookstore GINZA ATRIUM (Event Space)
Admission | Free sponsorship | Ginza Tsutaya Bookstore cooperation | KOTARO NUKAGA, TOMOKAZU MATSUYAMA STUDIO
Inquiries | ginzareply@ccc.co.jp
* Please check the store website for business hours.

Special page | https://inandout.oil.bijutsutecho.com/

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