Nobuo SEKINE

1942 Born in Saitama Japan
1968 Art Studies: Graduated from master course a postgraduate course of oil painting, Tama Fine Art College, Tokyo
1973 Established Environment Art Studio

Individual Exhibition

1969 Tokyo Gallery, Tokyo
1970 Galleria La Bertesca, Genoa Gallery Modulo ,Milan
1971 Gallery The Krebs, Bern Galerie Birch ,Copenhagen
1973,77,80,87 Tokyo Gallery
1975,77,81,87,93 Sakura Gallery, Nagoya
1976 Gallery Dori, Tokyo
1977,80,81,82 Keneko Art Gallery, Tokyo
1978 Louisiana Museum of Art, Denmark Kunsthalle, Dusseldorf, Germany
                Rijks museum Kroller-Muller, Otterlo, Holland
1979 Sonja Henie-Niels Onstad Culture, Oslo, Norway
1982 Sekine’s Prints and Sculptures(Cross Country 7500Km)
1983 Sekine and Environment Art Studio, Stripe House Museum, Tokyo
1985 Akiyama Gallery, Tokyo
1987 Ginza Jiyugaoka Gallery, Tokyo
                Gallery Te, Tokyo
                Kawagoe Gallery, Saitama
1988 Gallery M, Obama
              Art Dune, Hamamatsu/91,94,97,2001,2004
              Kozaido Gallery, Tokyo
              Nishida Gallery, Nara
              Soh Gallery, Tokyo
              Anshido Gallery, Shizuoka
              Gallery Kura, Kitakyushu
              We Gallery, Omiya
1989 Kodosha, Ichinoseki
      Gallery Lamia, Tokyo
      Chikugo Gallery, Kurume
      Misui Gallery, Matsudo
      GalleryTAK, Yokohama
      Susono Art House, Susono
      Kozaido Gallery, Tokyo
      Kobundo Gallery, Obihiro
      Gojuichiban-kan Gallery, Aomori
      Gallery Picasso, Maebashi
      Katsuyama Isozaki Hall, Fukui
Stemfli Gallery ,New York
Umeda Mordern Art Museum, Osaka
1990 Tenjuen, Niigata
      Soko Museum, Niigata
      Atelier Garo, Niigata
      Sogo department store, Hiroshima
      Seibu department store-Studio5, Tokyo
      Mitsukoshi department store, Tokyo
1991 Kawagoe Gallery, Saitama
      Tenmaya department store, Okayama
      Anshido Gallery, Shizuoka
1992,99 Shikyodo Museum, Toyota
1993 Gallery Art Point, Tokyo
      Garalleri Akern, Norway
1997 Lagoe Gallery, Saitama
1998 Saint Paul Gallery,Maebashi
2003 Kawagoe City Art Museum ,Saitama
2004 Beijing Tokyo Art Projects, Beijing
2005 Gallery Bijutsu Sekai (Gallery-BS),Tokyo
      “MANIF 11/05 SEOUL”, Seoul
2006 Saint Paul Gallery,Maebashi
      Gallery Bijutsu Sekai (Gallery-BS),Tokyo
Group Exhibition
1967 Two-man show Tsubaki Kindai Gallery, Tokyo
      11th Shell Art Exhibition Tokyo
      OOOPlan Muramatsu Gallery,Tokyo
      Universiad Tokyo
1968 OOX Plan Muramatsu Gallery Tokyo
      8th Contemporary Art Exhibition of Japan Tokyo
      Contemporary Sculpture Exhibition Suma Palace Park, Kobe, Japan
      5th Exhibition Museum of Contemporary Art, Nagoya, Japan
1969 6th Paris Biennale Paris
      9th Contemporary Art Exhibition of Japan Tokyo
1st International Contemporary Sculpture Exhibition Hakone Open Art Museum Tokyo
      The 9 Visual Points Muramatsu Gallery, Tokyo
      Tricks and Vision Tokyo Gallery, Tokyo
      Trend of Japanese Contemporary Art National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto
      Japanese Artist Drawing   Tokyo Gallery, Tokyo
1970 EXPO 70 Art Exhibition Osaka
      35th Vbezia Biennale
      Human Documents 1970  Tokyo Gallery, Tokyo
1971 10th Contemporary Art Exhibition of Japan, Tokyo
1973 Japan Art Festival, Tokyo
      11th Contemporary Art Exhibition of Japan  Tokyo
1974 Two- Man Show, Gallery Coco, Kyoto
      Tokyo Biennale, Tokyo
      Contemporary Sculpture Exhibition of 20 Artists, Tokyo Central Museum 
      Japan Art Exhibition, Germany, North Europe
      Contemporary Sculpture Symposium, Tochigi-Museum
1975 Contemporary Art Exhibition from 1950 to 1975, Tokyo Central Museum
      Two- Man Show(with Kuniichi Sima)<Cross Country 7500Km>
1976 International Biennale Exhibition of Prints in Tokyo
1977 Japan Art Festival, Tokyo
    Voices in the Modern Age <Cross Country>
1980 History of Contemporary Sculpture, Kanagawa Kenmin Hall Gallery
1981 Turning Point of Contemporary Art of 1960’s, National Museum of Modern Art Tokyo
      Modern Japanese Sculpture, Modern Art Museum of Prefecture, Kanagawa
      Japanese Contemporary Art, Seoul
1982 Turning Point of Contemporary Art of 1960’s, National Museum of Modern Art Tokyo
      Visual Circus<Cross Country>
1983 Figure of Wood and Esprit, Pref. Museum Saitama
1984 Human Documents 84/85 Tokyo Gallery
      Art of Present Time Wood and Paper- Dialogue with Nature, Pref. Museum Gifu
    Development of Contemporary Sculpture, Gallery Seiho, Tokyo
1986 Mono-ha, Kamakura Gallery, Tokyo
      Lee U-fan Nobuo Sekine, Kishio Suga: The Method of Our 70’s SOH Gallery, Tokyo
      Avant Garde Japanese Art, Pompidou Center, paris
1987 MONO-HA and Post MONO-HA, Seibu Museum of Art, Tokyo
1988 MONO-HA, Rome University Annex Museum of Art, Rome
1989 Japanese Open Air Sculptures   Middlheim Museum, Antwerp
1990 Yokohama Business-Park, Yokohama
1991 Gallery Gen-Group Show, Tokyo
      MONO-HA, Kamakura Gallery
1993 Imura Art Gallery, Kyoto
Konishi Art Gallery, Kyoto
Avant Garde Art in 1970’s Japan “From Resistance to Internal Conflict, Setagaya Art Museum Tokyo
OOMITSU Collection, Niigata City Art Museum
1994 Landscape of Stone, Cockyard Garden Yokohama
MONO-HA, Kamakura Gallery, Tokyo
Different Natures, La Virreina, Barcelona
Postwar Avant -Garde Art in Japan, Yokohama Museum of Art
Guggenheim Museum, New York, San Francisco
ASIANA Contemporary Art from the Fast East, Parazzo ,Italy
1995 1970-Material and Perception- MONO-HA and Artists Who Ask Root<Cross Country>
Archeology of Phase-Mother Earth, Otani Memorial Art Museum, Nishinomiya, Japan
Design of Japan in Postwar Days <Cross Country>
1996 Inside and the Outside of Art, Itabashi Art Museum ,Tokyo
      1970-Material and Perception- MONO-HA and Artists Who Ask Root
Saint Ratienu Museum, France
1997 Modern Art from a Collector’s View Point, Yamamura Collection 
      Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Art Kobe, Japan
      Street Museum, Kawagoe, Japan
1998 Lumieves-Light-Rediscovery of Stained Glass, TN Probe, Tokyo
2000 Gwangju Biennale, Gwangju, Korea
2001 MONO-HA, Kamakura Gallery, Tokyo
      Prefectural Museum of Modern Art   Niigata, Japan
      Century, Tate Modern Art Gallery, London
2002 Sculpture Project, Busan Biennale, Korea
    Memorial for Yoshishige Saito Kawamura Gakuen Art Hall, Tokyo
2003 The 20th Anniversary of Gallery Q, Tokyo
2004 Kim Tschang-Yeul, Sekine Nobuo& Susumu Sakaguchi, Gallery Bijutsu Sekai, Tokyo
2005 MONO-HA: Reconsideration, The National Museum of Art, Osaka
2006 Public Art Gallery NOVITA, Aomori
      Memorial for Yoshiaki Tono, Gallery TOM, Tokyo
Awards
1967 Commendatory Prize at 11th Shell Art Exhibition, Tokyo
1968 Concour Prize at 8th Contemporary Art Exhibition of Japan, Tokyo
      Asahi Newspaper Prize at Contemporary Sculpture Exhibition, Suma Palace Park ,Kobe
      First Prize at 5th Exhibition, Museum of Contemporary Art, Nagaoka ,Japan
1968 Prize Group Work at 6th Paris Biennale, Paris
      Concour Prize at 1st International Contemporary Sculpture Exhibition, Hakone, Japan