Human After All

Installation view, Human After All at Princessehof National Museum of Ceramics, Leeuwarden, Netherlands 2020 © Leiko Ikemura and Princessehof National Museum of Ceramics, 2020. Photo: Ruben van Vliet.

Princessehof National Museum of Ceramics, Leeuwarden, Netherlands

The Princessehof will present a large, contemporary exhibition,

which will show ceramic reflections in contemporary art.

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Publications 2020 - Leiko Ikemura

© Studio Ikemura, 2020.

Studio Ikemura, Berlin, Germany

A flashback on 2020 in publications.

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OneHundred works

Invitation © TONY WUETHRICH GALERIE, 2020.

Tony Wuethrich Galerie, Basel, Switzerland

One hundred works by over 40 artists.


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Sehnsucht 02. Fotografien aus der Sammlung Michael Horbach

Flower, 2009, black and white photography on baryta paper, 78 x 51 cm, collection Michael Horbach Stiftung © Leiko Ikemura and VG Bild-Kunst Bonn, 2020.

Kunsträume der Michael Horbach Stiftung, Cologne, Germany

Ten years of Kunsträume, twenty years of the Michael Horbach Stiftung are the external reason for an exhibition ...

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Leiko Ikemura. Usagi Kannon

Usagi Kannon, 2012/19, patinated bronze, ca. 340 x 159 x 138 cm © Leiko Ikemura and VG Bild-Kunst Bonn, 2020. / Photo: Bruno Daureo, KEWENIG, Palma de Mallorca.

KEWENIG, Palma de Mallorca, Spain

Opening as part of Nit de l’Art 2020.

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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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Squatting (Leaning on Eyes), 1997, glazed terracotta, 45 x 72 x 52 cm © Leiko Ikemura and VG Bild-Kunst Bonn, 2020. / Photo: Philipp von Matt.

Kunstmuseum Basel, Switzerland

In the four years since Josef Helfenstein took the helm as director of the Kunstmuseum Basel in 2016, the museum has recorded almost a thousand accessions to the Öffentliche Kunstsammlung Basel, the public art collection of Basel. Presenting a selection from these riches, ...

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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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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

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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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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