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Hiroshi Mori

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Birthplace
Tokyo, Japan

Birth year
1977

Lives in
Tokyo, Japan

Works in
Tokyo, Japan

Website

Representing galleries

Statement

Influenced by the Rimpa School of traditional Japanese painting and the modern animation culture, Japanese artist Hiroshi Mori vigorously tries to combine traditional art with modern expression and technologies, aiming to express the anxiousness towards reality and hopes for the future by images full of rich symbolic metaphors. His works are highly acclaimed by the Japanese art world. He was awarded Shigeo Goto Prize of “7” Tagboat Award” in 2012, Kunio Motoe Prize of “Shell Art Award 2010”. He was also the top five finalists of “Young Art Taipei-Young Art Award” in 2011. He has been invited to various art fairs in Taiwan since 2011.

Hiroshi Mori likes to make new attempts. During the creation of The Memories series, he tried using digital technologies to inject gold base tone into the art works without using real gold. After multiple tests, a new artistic technique is born. As for his interest in blending new technologies into his art works, he explains, “As a modern artist, I want to make use of technologies as a testament of living in this age.”

 

Hiroshi Mori CV

1977

2000

now

Born in Tokyo, Japan

Graduated from the Fine Arts Department of the School of Humanities and Culture, Tokai University

Currently studying oil painting towards M.F.A at Tokyo National University of Arts.

 

 

 

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2012

2011

2010

2008

Selected Exhibitions

Solo Exhibition

“Glimmering Light – Hiroshi Mori Solo Exhibition”, Art Experience Gallery, Hong Kong, China

Shonandai MY Gallery, Tokyo, Japan.

Kinosho Kikaku + Gallery 156, Tokyo, Japan.

  

Group Exhibition

"61th Tokyo University of the Arts Graduation Works Exhibition", Tokyo University of the Arts,

Tokyo, Japan.         

"Collection of Mr. I & Mr.W Exhibition" Akutsu Gallry, Maebashi, Japan.

 

“Double Rainbow – Group Exhibition by Hiroshi Mori & Louise Lee”, Art Experience Gallery,

Hong Kong, China.

“ART TAIPEI 2012” , Taipei World Trade Center, Taipei, Taiwan.

“Contemporary Art Exhibition II –Artists of New Expression-“, Akutsu Gallery, Maebashi, Japan.

“TAGBOAT AWARD Winner Group Show (tentative)”, AKI Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan.

“ART OSAKA 2012”, Hotel Granvia Osaka, Osaka, Japan.

“7th TAGBOAT AWARD”, Setagaya IID Gallery, Tokyo, Japan.

“Young Art Taipei 2012”, Sheraton Taipei Hotel, Taipei, Taiwan.

“Gallery Tsubaki-SRING, FAIR-“ Gallery Tsubaki, Tokyo, Japan.

“Art Revolution Taipei 2012”, Taipei World Trade Center Hall 2, Taipei, Taiwan.

“Gallery YUKI-SIS Opening Exhibition”, Gallery YUKI-SIS, Tokyo, Japan.

 

“Collection of Mr. I & Mr. W Exhibition”, Gallery YUKI-SIS, Tokyo, Japan.

“SHORT+SHORT”, Tokyo National University of Arts, Tokyo, Japan.

“Shell Art Award 2011”, Daikanyama Hill Side Forum, Tokyo, Japan.

“Tripod to play”, Gallery Shiramizu Art, Tokyo, Japan.

“KIAF/11”, 1F Hall A&B, Coex, Seoul, Korea.

“art:gwangju:11 (DDA: Asia New Arrival)”, KDJ Convention Centre, Gwangju, Korea.

“AHAF SEOUL 2011”, Grand Hyatt Seoul, Seoul, Korea.

“ASYAAF 2011”, Hongik Museum of Art, Hongik University, Seoul, Korea.

“Art Fair Kyoto 2011”, Hotel Monterey, Kyoto, Japan.

“Young Art Taipei 2011”, Sunworld Dynasty Hotel, Taipei, Taiwan.

“The 4th Article Award Winner Exhibition”, Turner Gallery, Tokyo, Japan.

“Charity exhibition of the Japan Earthquake”, the Artcomplex Center of Tokyo, Japan.

“Next Art”, Asahishinbun Headquarters and Matsuya Ginza, Tokyo, Japan.

“Resonance Effect”, Kinosho Kikaku + Gallery 156, Tokyo, Japan.

 

“GEISAI TAIWAN#2”, Huashan Creative Park, Taipei, Taiwan.

“Shell Art Award 2010”, Daikanyama Hill Side Forum, Tokyo, Japan.

“WONDER SEEDS 2010”, Tokyo Wonder Site Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan.

“Prologue VI”, Gallery Art Point, Tokyo, Japan.

“The 28th Ueno Royal Museum Grand Prize Exhibition”, Ueno Royal Museum, Tokyo, Japan.

 

“Shell Art Award 2009”, Daikanyama Hill Side Forum, Tokyo, Japan.

 

Awards

Judge, Shigeo Goto Prize, “7th TAGBOAT AWARD”, Tokyo, Japan.

Young Art Award 2011 Finalist, “Young Art Taipei 2011”, Taipei, Taiwan.

Judge, Kunio Motoe Prize, “Shell Art Award 2010”, Tokyo, Japan.

Honorable mention “SHUTAI ART ASSOCIATION” 44th art exhibition, Tokyo Japan.

 

Collection

JAPIGOZZI COLLECTION, Swiss.

Recent Exhibits

Hiroshi Mori participated in these exhibits:

May, 2013 Glimmering Light
Art Experience Gallery
 
Nov, 2012 Double Rainbow
Art Experience Gallery
 
Dec, 2010 Small Gift Miami
Wynwood Art District
 
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