Kubota Shigeko

1937 Born in Niigata, Japan
 
Selected One Person Exhibition
1996 Whitney Museum of American Art, "Shigeko Kubota," June 19 -
  August 25, 1996 New York, New York
  Lance Fung Gallery, "Video is Ghost of Yourself," May 2-August 2,
  1996 New York, New York
  DUCHAMPIANA (1968-1995)
  Sculptures Video (1975-1995)
  Shigeko Kubota a Teeny
  Galerie de Paris, Paris, France, February 9 - March 16,1996
  Eric Fabre Gallery, February 1996, Paris, France
1994 Fondazione Mudima, "Shigeko Kubota, Video as a Form of Spiritual
  Collision with the World," Milano Italy
1993 Kunsthalle in Kiel, "Shigeko Kubota, Video Sculpture," Kiel,
  Germany
  Weisser Raum, "Shigeko Kubota, Video Sculpture," Hamburg, Germany
  Ford Artistico, Eisfabrik, "Shigeko Kubota Video Sculpture,"
  Hannover, Germany
1992 Stedelijk Museum, "Shigeko Kubota 1975-1992," Amsterdam, Holland
  Hara Museum of Contemporary Art, "Shigeko Kubota, Video
  Installation," Retrospective, Tokyo, Japan
1991 American Museum of the Moving Image, "Shigeko Kubota, Video
  Sculpture," Retrospective, Astoria, New York
1986 Piezo Electric, Venice, California
  New Langton Arts Gallery, San Francisco, California
1985 The Kitchen, New York
1984 The Kitchen, Marcel Duchamp's Grave (revived), New York
1983 White Columns, New York
  Grey Art Gallery Window, New York University, New York
  The University Art Museum, Berkeley, California
  Japanese American Cultural and Community Center, Los Angels,
  California
  Fondo del Sol, Visual Art & Media Center, Washington D.C.
1982 Kunsthaus, Zurich, Switzerland
  Folkwang Museum, Essen, West Germany
1981 D.A.A.D. Gallery, Berlin, Germany
  Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, Illinois
  Atholl McBean Gallery, San Francisco Institute of Art, San
  Francisco, California
1979 Aspen Center for the Visual Arts, Aspen, Colorado
1978 Museum of Modern Art, "Projects," New York, New York
  Japan House Gallery, New York, New York
  Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Canada
1976, 77 Rene Block Gallery, New York, New York
1975, 76 and/or Gallery, Seattle, Washington
1973, 75, 78
  Everson Museum of Art Syracuse, New York
1973 Wabash Transit Gallery, School of the Art Institute of Chicago,
  Chicago, Illinois
1972, 75 The Kitchen, New York, New York
1964 Naigua Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
   
Selected Group Exhibitions
1996 Jeu de Paume, Paris. "Les cases conjugugées" en hommage à Teeny
  Duchamp, March 5 - April 28, Paris, France
1995 Istanbul Biennale '95, Istanbul, Turkey
  Kwangju Biennale '95, INFO-ART, September 19 - November 20,
  Kwangju, Korea
  Venice Biennale, Asiana, Contemporary Art From the Far East,
  Palazzo Vendramin Calergi, Venice, Italy
  "Collection in Context - Gazing Back: Shigeko Kubota and Mary
  Lucier," July 7 - September 10, Lobby Gallery, Whitney Museum of
  American Art, New York
  "Scream Against the Sky," San Francisco Museum of Contemporary
  Art San Francisco
1994 "Duchamp's Leg," Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota
  Lincoln Center, Set in Motion, New York
  Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum SoHo, New York, New York
  Yokohama Museum of Art, "Scream Against the Sky," Yokohama, Japan
1993 VIDEOFORES
  8e Festival International d'Art Vidéo Clermont Ferrand, France
  Mediale, "Feuer, Erde, Wasser, Luft," Hamburg, Germany
  Lyon Biennial, Musee d'Art Contemporain, Lyon, France
  Venice Biennial, "Passagio ad Oriente," Venice, Italy
  Electronic Art/Philips 1993, Berlin, Germany
  Barbala Gladstone Gallery, "Matthew Barney, Shigeko Kubota, Bruce
  Nauman, Marcel Odenbach, Sierrick Sorin," New York, New York
  Walker Art Center, "In the Spirit of Fluxus," Minneapolis,
  Minnesota, traveled to Whitney Museum of American Art, New York;
  The Wexner Center, Columbus Ohio; The San Francisco Museum of
  Contemporary Art, San Francisco
1992 The National Museum of Art, Osaka, Japan
1991 Artec 91, Nagoya, Japan
  Baghoomian Gallery, "Social Sculpture," New York
1990 Sydney Biennale, Australia
  Venice Biennale, Italy
  Taormina Arte, Sicily
1989 Kongress Halle, Berlin, West Germany
  Kolnischer Kunstverein und Dumonthalle, Cologne, West Germany.
  "Video Skulptur Retrospektiv und Aktuell 1963-1989"
1988 Art Space, Sydney, Australia, Australian Video Festival
  Japanisches Kulturinstitut, Bonn, West Germany, 3rd Videonale.
  Museum Ludwig, Cologne, West Germany "Ubrigens Sterben Immer Die
  Anderen. Marcel Duchamp und Die Avantgarde Seit 1950"
  Whitney Museum of American Art, New York at the Equitable Center,
  New York, "Video Art Expanded Forms"
  Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York
  Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, Connecticut
  "Inter-action: Light, Sound, Motion"
1987 Documenta 8, Kassel, West Germany
  Houston Contemporary Art Museum, "The Widow," Houston, Texas
  Piezo Electric, New York, New York
  Spiral Gallery, Japan '87 Video-TV Festival, Tokyo, Japan
  Philadelphia Museum of Art, A Centennial Tribute Apropos of
  Marcel Duchamp (installation on Duchamp and Chess)
  Painted Bride Art Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  International House of Philadelphia, Neighborhood Film/Video
  Project
1986 Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Indiana
  Neuberger Museum, "The Window", Purchase, New York
  Villa Stuck, Munich, West Germany
1985 Hofstra Emily Lowe Gallery, Hofstra University, New York
  Kulturhuset, The Stockholm Culture House, Sweden Tamayo Museum,
  Mexico City, Mexico
  Kunsthalle Mannheim, West Germany
1984 Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  Societe des Expositions, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels, Belgium
  Milwaukee Art Museum, Wisconsin
  Sprengel Museum, Hanover, West Germany
  Louisiana Museum, Copenhagen, Denmark
1983 Biennial Exhibition, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York,
  New York
  Palais de Beaux Art, Brussels, Belgium
  Toyama Museum of Modern Art, "Art and Technology," Toyama, Japan
  Focal Point Media Center, "Transformations," Seattle, Washington
1982 National Video Festival, Kennedy Center Center for the Performing
  Arts, Washington D.C.
1981 Takanawa Museum, Karuizawa, Japan
  The Seibu Museum, Tokyo, Japan
  Anthology Film Archives, New York, New York
  The Bronx Museum "Video Classics," Bronx, New York
1980 Akademie der Kunste, "Fur Augen und Ohren," Berlin Institut
  Aiemany de Barcelona, "Video Informative Series 2," Barcelona,
  Spain
  Musee d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, "Ecouter par les Yeux,"
  France
1979 Museum Folkwang, "Videoweeks Essen '79," Essen, West Germany
  Whitney Museum of American Art, "Shigeko Kubota/Taka Iimura: New
  Video" (exhibition catalogue)
1978 Art Gallery of Ontario, "Autobiography," Toronto, Canada
  Institute for Art & Urban Resources, P.S.1, Long Island City, New
  York "Couples"
1977 Museum of Modern Art, New York "Projects Video VII"
  Documenta 6, Kassel, West Germany (exhibition catalogue)
  Long Beach Museum of Art, California "Southland Video Anthology"
  (exhibition catalogue)
  Museo Carillo Gil, Mexico City, Mexico
1976 Akadamie der Kunste, Berlin, "Soho-Berlin Festival"
1975 Whitney Museum of American Art, New York "Projected Video"
  Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Washington D.C., "Art Now
  1975"
  Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania,
  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, "Video Art" (exhibition catalogue)
1974 Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, "Video Celebration
  for John Cage"
  Kolnischer Kunsteverein, Cologne, West Germany, "Projekt 74"
  Museum of Modern Art, "Open Circuits: The Future of Television,"
  New York, New York
  State University of New York at Buffalo, "Women in Film & Video"
  Tenjo-Daijiki-kan, "Tokyo-New York Video Express" Tokyo, Japan
  Tokyo Biennale, Tokyo, Japan
1973 Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, New York, "Circuit: A Video
  International" (video catalogue)
  The Kitchen, New York, "First Annual NY Video Festival"
  The Kitchen, New York, "Yellow, Black, White, and Red"
  Ninth Annual Avant-Garde Festival, New York
  Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut, "Video Exhibition"
1962 Tokyo Municipal Museum, Japan, "Yomiuri Shimbun Independent
  Exhibition"
   
Collection
Hara Museum Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan
Gino di Maggio, Fondazione Mudima, Milan, Italy
Jorge Santiano Helft Fundacion San Telmo, Buenos Aires, Argentina
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York
The Museum of Modern Art. Toyama, Japan
   
Education
1960 Tokyo University of Education, B.A. in Sculpture
1965-66 New York University
1966-67 New School for Social Research, New York
1967-68 Art School of the Brooklyn Museum, New York
   
Grants and Awards
1995 Maya Deren Award, American Film Institute
1988 NEA/Visual Arts
1987 Guggenheim Fellowship
1985 New York Foundation for the Arts
1984, 82, 80
  New York State Council on the Arts Fellowship, New York
1980, 78, 75
  National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship
1979 Rockefeller Fellowship
  D.A.A.D. Fellowship (Deustscher Akademischer Austauschdienst)
  Berlin, West Germany
1977 "Indie" Award, Association of Independent Video and Filmmakers,
  New York
1975 Creative Artists Public Service Program Grant, New York
  Professional Experience
1984, 82, 81, 73
  Video Artists in Residence, School of the Art Institute of
  Chicago, Illinois
1974-82 Video Curator of Anthology Film Archives
1981 Video Artist in Residence, Brown University, Providence, Rhode
  Island
1978 Teacher of Video Art, School of Visual Arts, New York
1964 Vice Chairman, Fluxus Organization, New York

Kubota '98