Leiko Ikemura. Nach Neuen Meeren

Standing with Miko in Yellow, 1995/96, oil on canvas, 83,2 x 62,5 cm © Leiko Ikemura and VG Bild-Kunst Bonn, 2019. / Photo: Lothar Schnepf.

Kunstmuseum Basel, Switzerland

A focused retrospective in collaboration with the artist and in cooperation with the National Art Center, Tokyo.


Toward New Seas Special Event:



21st August 2019, 6.30 pm



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Girl with Hummingbird, patinated bronze, 20 x 10 x 11,5 cm & handcoloured inkjet print on paper © Leiko Ikemura and VG Bild-Kunst Bonn, 2019. / Photo: Stefano Schröter.

HAUS FÜR KUNST URI, Altdorf, Switzerland



From Amazonia to the Alps

36 positions

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Leiko Ikemura. "dass der Himmel so gross ist"

Pink Hair, 2019, tempera and oil on jute, 130 x 95 cm © Leiko Ikemura and VG Bild-Kunst Bonn, 2019. / Photo: Jörg von Bruchhhausen.

Galerie Karsten Greve AG St. Moritz, Switzerland

That the sky is so endless

Opening - Saturday, 3rd Aug 2019, from 6 to 8 pm -

in the presence of the artist.

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Schrei!, glazed terracotta, 98 x 35 x 30 cm © Leiko Ikemura and VG Bild-Kunst Bonn, 2019. / Photo: Jörg von Bruchhausen.

Schatz + Wunderkammern, Bamberger Diözesanmuseum, Bamberg, Germany

A dialogue between contemporary art and the historical objects of the significant collection of the Diocesan Museum.

Opening - 26th July 2019, 11.00 am, cathedral of Bamberg

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ShugoArts Show

Catch the Red, 2018, tempera and oil on jute, 60 x 110 cm © Leiko Ikemura and VG Bild-Kunst Bonn, 2019. / Photo: Jörg von Bruchhausen.

ShugoArts, Tokyo, Japan

ShugoArts announced a group exhibition by their artists.

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Frieze Sculpture 2019

Usagi Kannon II, 2013/19, patinated bronze, ca. 330 x 118 x 155 cm, Frieze Sculpture 2019, London © Leiko Ikemura. / Photo: Stephen White, Frieze Art Fair.

English Gardens, Regent’s Park, London, Great Britain

"The English Gardens will once again transform into a museum without walls, making an unparalleled quality of work accessible to all"

Jo Stella-Sawicka (Artistic Director, Frieze London)

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Emancipation of Humanity. Focusing on Works by Female Artists

Reclining Girl, 1997, oil on nettle, 100 x 120 cm © Leiko Ikemura and VG Bild-Kunst Bonn, 2019. / Photo: Jochen Littkemann.

MOMAT, The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Japan

This year MOMAT purchased a work entitled Emancipation of Humanity, a bold female nude painted by the female artist Maruki Toshi. This exhibit was inspired by both this work and its title.

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Cover shot by © Donata Wenders, book design by Julia Vukovic, published by Hatje Cantz Verlag GmbH, Berlin 2019.

Published by Hatje Cantz Verlag GmbH, Berlin 2019

Just released June 13th, 2019 at Art Basel.


Take your chance and immerse into an other universe -

the world of Leiko Ikemura, Paintings.


And listen to -OF PEBBLES AND STONES (FOR LEIKO IKEMURA) - a piece specially composed by Ayumi Paul for this artist book.

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Blickachsen 12,

Hare-Columns at Kurpark Bad Homburg, patinated bronze © Leiko Ikemura and VG Bild-Kunst Bonn, 2019. / Photo: Philipp von Matt.

Kurpark Bad Homburg, Bad Homburg vor der Höhe, Germany

The opening of the sculpture Biennale Blickachsen 12 will be held on Sunday, 26 May 2019, at 11.30 am at the Schmuckplatz in the Kurpark Bad Homburg (opposite Kaiser-Friedrich-Promenade 55).

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Leiko Ikemura. Museum zu Allerheiligen Collection

Exhibition view, permanent exhibition at Museum zu Allerheiligen, Schaffhausen 2018 © Leiko Ikemura and VG Bild-Kunst Bonn, 2018; Ursula Goetz (painting on the left). / Photo: Museum zu Allerheiligen.

Museum zu Allerheiligen, Schaffhausen, Switzerland

Leiko Ikemura at the permanent exhibition of the Museum zu Allerheiligen.

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KölnSkulptur #9. La Fin de Babylone. Mich wundert, dass ich so fröhlich bin!

Katzenmädchen mit Rheinblick, 2008, bronze and concrete, Stoffel Collection, Cologne © Leiko Ikemura. / Photo: Martinevans123, 17 August 2012, published under the rights of Creative Commons (CC) on wikipedia.

Skulpturenpark Köln, Riehler Straße, Cologne, Germany

The sculpture park celebrates it's 20th birthday.

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