Leiko Ikemura - from East to East

Yellow Scape, 2019, tempera and oil on jute, 110 x 180 cm © Leiko Ikemura and VG Bild-Kunst Bonn, 2020. / Photo: Jörg von Bruchhausen.

Kunsthalle Rostock, Rostock, Germany

The Kunsthalle Rostock has invited Ikemura to relate her art to works from the Kunsthalle's collection ...

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Human after all

Black Miko in Blue Dress, 1995, glazed terracotta, 55,5 x 29 x 26 cm © Leiko Ikemura and VG Bild-Kunst Bonn, 2020. / Photo: Jochen Littkemann.

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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Leiko Ikemura. Usagi Kannon

Usagi Kannon © Leiko Ikemura and Nit de l’Art, 2020.

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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Leiko Ikemura. Pleasure Garden

© Leiko Ikemura & KEWENIG Galerie, 2020.

KEWENIG, Berlin, Germany

Please note the extended opening times during

Gallery Weekend Berlin

9 - 13 September, 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.

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Sleep, 2020, cast glass, 15 x 27 x 18 cm © Leiko Ikemura and VG Bild-Kunst Bonn, 2020. / Photo: Gunter Lepkowski.

KEWENIG, Berlin, Germany

One artist one room ...

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Heaven and Hell

© Oita Prefectural Art Museum

Oita Prefectural Art Museum, Oita, Japan


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Systemically Important?

Fuku, 2012, watercolor on paper, 61 x 46 cm, Staatliche Kunsthalle Karlsruhe © Leiko Ikemura and VG Bild-Kunst Bonn, 2020. / Photo: Jörg von Bruchhausen.

Staatliche Kunsthalle Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe, Germany

A touching and expressive watercolour meets

apocalyptic graphic art

as well as paintings full of hope.

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XXV. ROHKUNSTBAU. Zärtlichkeit / Tenderness

Double Figure in Blue, 2000/02, oil on jute, 70 x 70 cm © Leiko Ikemura and VG Bild-Kunst Bonn, 2020. / Photo: Jörg von Bruchhausen.

Schloss Lieberose, Lieberose, Germany

EXTENDED until October 4th, 2020!


The Jubilee Exhibition -

the international art project ROHKUNSTBAU is celebrating its 25th exhibition!

Visit Schloss Lieberose: Sat / Sun 12 p.m. - 6 p.m.

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So wie wir sind 2.0

Reclining Face Orange (after Gerhard Richter), 2008, tempera on jute, 50 x 60 cm, Miettinen Collection © Leiko Ikemura and VG Bild-Kunst Bonn, 2020. / Photo: Jörg von Bruchhausen.

Weserburg Museum für moderne Kunst, Bremen, Germany

The Way We Are 2.0 brings together on 2,500 square metres more than 180 works from more than 100 artists from various times and contexts in a wide-ranging investigation of content and form.

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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

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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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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