Leiko Ikemura: Usagi in Wonderland

Trees out of Head, 2015/20, bronze © Leiko Ikemura / VG Bild-kunst Bonn, 2021.

Sainsbury Centre, Norwich, England

Leiko Ikemura presents a selection of paintings, sculptures, drawings and photography in her first UK exhibition.

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© art manazuru, 2021.

Manazuru-Machi, Kanagawa, Japan

Manazuru Stone Sculpture Festival is an art festival that combines the beauty of stone and art and sends the Japanese stone culture out into the world.

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Everybody Needs a Rock. Seeing the world through the eyes and hands

Group Exhibition "Everybody Needs a Rock", 2021.

Vangi Sculpture Garden Museum, Mishima, Japan

We invite you to come and listen to the 'voice of the stone' and experience the world of the stone with your eyes and hands.

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Leiko Ikemura. Aquí Estamos (Here we are)

Solo exhibition "Leiko Ikemura. We are here / Aquí Estamos", 2021.

Ciutat de les Arts i les Ciències (City of Arts and Sciences), Valencia, Spain

"Leiko Ikemura. Aquí Estamos" is the most significant exhibition of the artist so far in Spain.

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Exhibition "Metamorphose-a-trois", 2021.

Kunstraum Villa Friede, Bonn, Germany

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Voice-Over: Museum Reopening Commemorative Exhibition

Thinking, 1985, acrylic on canvas, 150 x 200 cm © Leiko Ikemura and VG Bild-Kunst Bonn, 2021.

Shiga Museum of Art, Otsu, Japan

With the reopening of the Museum it will be re-named from Museum of Modern Art Shiga to Shiga Museum of Art.

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Neue wilde Künstler*innen / New Wild Artists

Moon Woman, 1984, acrylic on canvas, 200 x 100 cm & 250 x 110 cm © Leiko Ikemura and VG Bild-Kunst Bonn, 2021. Courtesy of Galerie Karsten Greve.

Galerie Mueller, Basel, Switzerland

The exhibition New Wild Artists is to be seen as an excursion into Basel's local art history, following the trail of the 'Neue Wilde'.

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Leiko Ikemura. Before Thunder, After Dark

CRN Act, 2020, tempera on canvas, 120 x 100 cm © Leiko Ikemura and VG Bild-Kunst Bonn, 2021. Courtesy of Building Gallery.

BUILDING, Milano, Italy

BUILDING presents Before Thunder, After Dark, the first solo exhibition by Japanese – Swiss artist Leiko Ikemura to be held in Italy, curated by Frank Boehm.

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Figur / figure, watercolour on paper 1997 © Leiko Ikemura & VG Bildkunst

Van der Grinten Galerie, Köln, Germany

To mark the "Beuys Year 2021", internationally acclaimed Berlin-based artist Leiko Ikemura has collaborated with Van der Grinten Galerie.

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GLOBAL GROOVE. Art, Dance, Performance and Protest

2021 Folkwang Museum GLOBAL GROOVE © Leiko Ikemura and VG Bildkunst photos PhvM

Museum Folkwang, Essen, Germany

Global Groove explores the cultural history of contact between the West and the Far East.

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ARTZUID 2021 – IMAGINE. Amsterdam Sculptuur Biënnale

Usagi Kannon Mother © Leiko Ikemura.

Stichting Art Zuid Foundation, Amsterdam, Netherlands

ARTZUID is the leading sculpture biennale in the Netherlands.

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Swiss Sculpture since 1945

Memento Mori I, 2012, glazed terracotta, 30 x 130 x 40,5 cm © Leiko Ikemura and VG Bild-Kunst Bonn.

Aargauer Kunsthaus, Aarau, Switzerland

This comprehensive exhibition inside and outside the Kunsthaus offers the public their first overview of an exciting chapter in Swiss art history.

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Sculpture & Nature

Usagi Greeting, 2002/2021, patinated bronze, 140 x 80 x 75 cm © Leiko Ikemura and VG Bild-Kunst Bonn. / Photo: Philipp von Matt.

Sculpture Park Schwante, Oberkrämer, Germany

Sculpture & Nature explores relationships between art and nature, placing works in conversation with their surroundings.

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MOMAT Collection Special: Masterpieces of Japanese Art from the End of the 19th Century to the Present

Reclining Girl, 1997, Oil on jute,100 x 120 cm, © Leiko Ikemura and VG-Bildkunst, Collection of the National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo.

The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo

The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo presents a special exhibition, in conjunction with the Olympic and Paralympic Games, which traces the course of modern and contemporary Japanese art through works from the museum’s collection.

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Presentation of the Contemporary Collection

Lying, 2009, Tempera and oil on jute, 80 x 150 cm © Leiko Ikemura and VG Bild-Kunst Bonn. Dark Head with Bird, 1996, Glazed terracotta, 35 x 27 x 19 cm © Leiko Ikemura and VG Bild-Kunst Bonn. Sphinx, 1998, Oil on jute, 80 x 110 cm © Leiko Ikemura and VG Bild-Kunst Bonn. Double Figure with Bird in Arm, 1998/2002, Patinated bronze, 56 x 40 x 26 cm © Leiko Ikemura and VG Bild-Kunst Bonn.

The Centre Pompidou, Paris, France

Continuing on from the modern collection, the contemporary tour enables the audience to appraise the debates and proposals that have developed over the last fifty years.

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Leiko Ikemura: Usagi Kannon

Leiko Ikemura, Usagi Kannon, Palma de Mallorca, 2021 © Leiko Ikemura. / Photo: Philipp von Matt.

Museum for Contemporary Art Casal Solleric & Parc de la Mar, Palma de Mallorca, Spain

'Usagi Kannon' by Leiko Ikemura has found a new temporary spot at Parc del Mar in Palma de Mallorca. The outdoor installation is part of an exhibition in collaboration with the Casal Solleric, the Ajuntament de Palma.

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From Hell to Heaven - Leiko Ikemura’s column for STOA169 © Leiko Ikemura, 2020. / Photo: Felix Pitscheneder.

STOA169, Polling, Germany

The first construction phase of STOA169

is now open to the public.

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KölnSkulptur #10. ÜberNatur – Natural Takeover

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

Skulpturenpark Köln, Riehler Straße, Cologne, Germany

ÜberNatur - Natural Takeover

is now the 10th edition of KölnSkulptur.

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Open Air. Yorkshire Sculpture Park

Usagi Kannon II, 2013/19, patinated bronze, 330 x 118 x 155 cm, Yorkshire Sculpture Park 2020 © Leiko Ikemura. / Photo: Jonty Wilde, Yorkshire Sculpture Park.

Formal Garden, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wakefield, United Kingdom

Born in 1951 in Tsu, Japan, Leiko Ikemura combines characteristics of European and Japanese art across drawing, painting and sculpture. Ikemura studied painting at the Academia de Bellas Artes in...

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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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