YURIE NAGASHIMA

Yurie Nagashima was born in Tokyo in 1973, and currently lives and works in Tokyo. After her sensational artist debut by her family nude portraits which was awarded PARCO Prize in 1993, she received her MFA from California Institute of the Arts in 1999. She has held numerous solo exhibitions including at KIRIN PLAZA OSAKA, SCAI THE BATHHOUSE, and UTRECHT, Tokyo. She has participated group exhibitions at Barbican Art Gallery, London, Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Fandacio la Caixa, Barcelona, The Museum of Fine Art Houston, El Centro Cultural Montehermoso, Vitoria and Art Tower MIto. She has published seven photography artwork books and an essay book which was awarded Kodansha Essay Award. In 2015, Nagashima received Master’s degree in Sociology at Musashi University, continues to develop her artistic language in relation with feminism and the society.

2016

Installation view of "To sew, to wear, to talk” at KIITO | Design and Creative Center Kobe Photo by Shunsuke Kano, courtesy of KIITO
2016

2016

Installation view of "To sew, to wear, to talk” at KIITO | Design and Creative Center Kobe Photo by Shunsuke Kano, courtesy of KIITO
2016

2016

Installation view of "about home" at MAHO KUBOTA GALLERY, Tokyo
2016

2016

Installation view of "about home" at MAHO KUBOTA GALLERY, Tokyo
2016

R on the beach, Tomales Bay

2015

C-print
2015

Torn blankey (about home)

2015

Gelatin silver print
2015

2014

from“5 comes after 6” C-print
2014

2014

from“5 comes after 6” C-print
2014

2014

Installation view at "You reach out – right now – for something: Questioning the concept of Fashion”/ The Contemporary Art Center, Art Tower, Mito
2014

2014

Installation view at "You reach out – right now – for something: Questioning the concept of Fashion”/ The Contemporary Art Center, Art Tower, Mito
2014

Yellow wild flower

2007

C-print
2007

Installation shot of grandma's flower photos No.1

2007

C-print
2007

2011

Installation view at "What I was supposed to see and What I saw" / 1223 GENDAIKAIGA, Tokyo
2011

2011

Installation view at "What I was supposed to see and What I saw" / 1223 GENDAIKAIGA, Tokyo
2011

expecting-expected

2001

C-print
2001

2005

from “Family portrait” C-print
2005

1993

from “Family” C-print
1993

1993

from “Family” C-print
1993

Tankgirl

1994

C-print
1994

Self-portrait (father #13)

1993

Gelatin silver print
1993

Self-portrait (mother #36)

1993

Gelatin silver print
1993