MASAHISA FUKASE
BIOGRAPHY

BORN
1934
Bifuka, Nakagawa-gun, Hokkaido, Japan

EDUCATION
B.A., Nihon University, Tokyo, Japan

The Unpublished Works
Stephen Wirtz Gallery, 2001

Selected Artwork, 1975-1982

Monographs

AWARDS

1992
The 8th Higashikawa Special Prize

1977
The 2nd Nobuo Ina Prize

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

1999
"The Solitude of Ravens," Stephen Wirtz Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Robert Mann Gallery, New York, NY

1992
"Private Scenes '92," Nikon Salon, Tokyo, Japan

1990
"Private Scenes- Letters from Journeys," Nikon Salon, Tokyo, Japan

1989
"Tatsumi Hijikata Eating Watermelon," Enma, Kyoto, Japan

1988
"Ravens," The Israel Biennial

1987
"Memories of Father," Nikon Salon, Tokyo, Japan

1985
"ABC...," Nikon Salon, Tokyo, Japan
"Ravens Scene," Polaroid Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

1983
"Walking Eyes/Part III," Nikon Salon, Tokyo, Japan

1982
"Ravens/The Last Part," Nikon Salon, Tokyo, Japan

1981
"Ravens/Tokyo," Nikon Salon, Tokyo, Japan

1979
"The Straw Hat Cat," Contax Salon, Tokyo, Japan
"Black Birds," Nikon Salon, Tokyo, Japan

1978
"Yoko," Nikon Salon, Tokyo, Japan

1976
"Crows," Nikon Salon, Tokyo, Japan

1961
"Kill the Pigs," Ginza Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

1960
"Sky Over an Oil Refinery," Konishiroku Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2000
"Rencontres Internationales de la Photographie," Arles, France

1996
"By Night," Fondation Cartier pour L'Art Contemporain, Paris, France

1990
"New Documents '90," Toyama Museum of Modern Art

1989
"Photography Now," Victoria Albert Museum, London, England
"1965 - 1975 by 11 Photographers," Yamaguchi Museum of Art
"Japanese Photographers," Europaria Japan, Belgium

1988
"Revenge of Memories," Forum Stadtpark und Graz

1986
"Black Sun: The Eyes of Four," The Museum of Modern Art, Oxford, England; traveled to The Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA

1984
"6 Contemporary Photographers," Seibu Art Forum, Tokyo, Japan

1979
"Japan: A Self Portrait," International Center of Photography, New York, NY

1976-1977
"Neue Fotografie aus Japan," Graz; Vienna

1974
"Photographs on Photography," Shimizu Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
"15 Photographers," Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Art, Tokyo, Japan
"New Japanese Photography," The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY