At Ginza Tsutaya Bookstore (GINZA SIX6F, Chuo-ku, Tokyo), a solo exhibition by modeling artist YAGIGURA, "Yagigura Exhibition Ginza Tsutaya Bookstore," will be held in front of the information counter in front of Ginza Tsutaya Bookstore Starbucks in 2023. It will be held from Monday, February 16th to Friday, February 3rd. 17 works including new works will be exhibited.
Yagyozo is an artist who uses various materials such as stone powder clay, resin, and fiber to create works that integrate animals and plants. His works, which are made using clay and acrylic gouache, have complex shapes, textures, and colors, and at times give a sense of vitality that surpasses that of real animals and plants.
Goatzo began making ceramics when he was a student and continued to make ceramics even after graduation. I thought of trying. Since then, I have researched the characteristics and appeal of various materials, and continue to pursue expressions unique to mixed media.
Ever since I was a student, I have been raising goats only. And the "storehouse" seems to be full of dreams. That is the origin of the name YAGIGURA. In this exhibition, 17 works, including new works by Yagyozo, who says, "As long as you keep making things, you will never be satisfied," will come together. Please feel the breath of the animals and plants that Kayogura creates with various materials.
I like to make
Plants and animals living in nature are the most wonderful and attractive. That's why I'm looking for a "fascination that can only be obtained by modeling" in modeling.
1989 Born in Tokyo
2015 Joshibi University of Art and Design graduate school master's course craft research area (ceramics) completed
2018 Activities under the name of "Goatzo"
Charm Care Corporation Co., Ltd. BACON Co., Ltd.
Saku City Museum of Modern Art Kazuji Yui Memorial Museum
2019 “Yogura Exhibition 2019” Gallery Natsuka, Kyobashi
2020 “Goat Storehouse Exhibition” DESIGN FESTA GALLERY, Harajuku
2022 “Goat Storehouse Exhibition” DESIGN FESTA GALLERY, Harajuku
2019 "Japan Art Festival in Athens 2019" Megaron Athens International Conference Center, Athens, Greece
2020 "Salon Art Shopping Paris" Carrousel du Louvre, Paris, France
・About sales of works
It will be on sale from 10:30 on January 16 (Monday) at the Ginza Tsutaya Bookstore and the art online marketplace “OIL by Bijutsu Techo”. https://oil.bijutsutecho.com/gallery/730
* Depending on the pre-sale situation, sales of works may end before the exhibition period starts.
"Goat Storehouse Exhibition Ginza Tsutaya Bookstore"
Dates | January 16, 2023 (Monday) to February 3, 2023 (Friday)
*Closes at 17:00 on the last day.
*Please check the store website for business hours.
*Exhibition dates are subject to change.
Venue｜In front of Ginza Tsutaya Bookstore Starbucks, in front of information counter Fee｜Free Organizer｜Ginza Tsutaya Bookstore Inquiries｜03-3575-7755 (during business hours)/firstname.lastname@example.org
Feature page｜ https://store.tsite.jp/ginza/blog/humanities/31114-0939370112.html
・Ginza Tsutaya bookstore
By connecting art, Japanese culture, and life through books, we propose a lifestyle with art.
Address｜6-10-1 GINZA SIX 6F, Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 104-0061
Business hours | Please check the store website.
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・CCC Art Lab
CCC Art Lab is a planning group that proposes "life with art" within the planning company Culture Convenience Club Co., Ltd. We would like to contribute to making people's lives happier and creating a better society by bringing art closer to us by proposing "a life with art". Based on the knowledge we have cultivated through many years of business experience, such as store planning, art media, product development, and event production, we will propose plans with an approach that only we can.
[Culture Convenience Club Co., Ltd. (CCC ART LAB)] From the press release
[Ginza Tsutaya Bookstore] A solo exhibition by Ryota Watanabe, an artist who creates paintings by repeatedly destroying and creating motifs, will be held from December 27th (Tuesday). Released a new work that envisions the existence of the universe and small stars.
[Ginza Tsutaya Bookstore] The current location of five artists who are attracting attention in Japan and overseas and moving the air of the city with art. Group exhibition “Piece of the times” will be held from December 3rd (Sat) to December 14th (Wed)