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SELECTED WORKS

Shusaku ARAKAWA - container of the sands, 1958-59 
Shusaku ARAKAWA - Einstein Between Matter' s Structure and Faintest Sound, 1958-59, 166 x 107.7 x 21 cm
Shusaku ARAKAWA - Wacksman' s Chest, 1958-59, 177 x 79.5 x 21 cm
Shusaku ARAKAWA - Dr. Oparin' s Prayer, 1958-59, 268 x 50 x 21 cm
Shusaku ARAKAWA - Report of Mapping, 1961-62, 122.0x183.0 cm
Shusaku ARAKAWA - Limit No.1, 1962, 152.5x152.5cm
Shusaku ARAKAWA - Report No.1, 1962, 122.0x183.0cm
Shusaku ARAKAWA - Sculpting No.3, 1962-63, 152.5x183.0cm
Shusaku ARAKAWA - Sculpting No.2, 1962.2.16, 122.0x183.0cm
Shusaku ARAKAWA - Untitled, 1963, 122.0x183.0cm
Shusaku ARAKAWA - The Place of Saying, 1963, 165.0x246.5cm
Shusaku ARAKAWA - Untitled, 1963, 165.0x246.5cm
Shusaku ARAKAWA - Untitledness, 1963, 183.0x183.0cm
Shusaku ARAKAWA - Untitled, 1963-64, 183.0x152.5cm
Shusaku ARAKAWA - Next to the Last, 1966-67, 244.0x327.0cm (2panels)
Shusaku ARAKAWA - Pink, 1971-72, 172.5x254.0cm
Shusaku ARAKAWA - Courbet's Canvas, 1972, 175.5x254.5cm
Shusaku ARAKAWA - In and out of the Blank, 1976-77, 305.0x1647.0cm (9panels)
Shusaku ARAKAWA - Through Shards of Between, 1977-78, 175.5x256.8cm
Shusaku ARAKAWA - Or/pinned/and/Vibrating, 1977-78, 185.7x252.5cm
Shusaku ARAKAWA - Forming Blank Remembered, 1980-81, 254.0x517.6cm (3panels)
Shusaku ARAKAWA - The Forming of Nameless, 1983-84, 254.0x691.2cm (4panels)
Shusaku ARAKAWA - ME, 1985-87, 217.0x187.0cm
Shusaku ARAKAWA - The GAZING OTHER NO.2, 1986, 217.7x217.7cm
Shusaku ARAKAWA - FIGURE OF AN INFANT NO.1, 1986-87, 217.7x217.7cm
Shusaku ARAKAWA - AT UNTITLED, 1986-87, 218.0x218.0cm
Shusaku ARAKAWA - A recycling of perceiving is not an image.Determining of Body, 1987-88, 349.7x457.2cm (2canvas) / 369.0x183.6cm (3panels)
Shusaku ARAKAWA - The entire body was perception. Making Space, 1988, 304.8x457.2cm (2canvas) / 245.0x367.5cm (6panels)
Shusaku ARAKAWA - Background, gap, blank, and space, too, name nonspecific active states of perceiving Containing Surface No.4, 1988-89, 320.0x457.2cm (2canvas) / 245.0x367.5cm (6panels)
Shusaku ARAKAWA - A reassembling of perceiving that is its own image. Subsequent to Body, 1988-89, 320.0x457.2cm (2canvas) / 245.0x367.5cm (6panels)
Shusaku ARAKAWA - A reassembling of perceiving that is its own image. Subsequent to Body No.3, 1988-89, 320.0x457.2cm (2canvas) / 245.0x367.5cm (6panels)
Shusaku ARAKAWA - Bottomless I (SOCIOUS), 1963, 253.0x253.0x104.5cm
Shusaku ARAKAWA - Bottomless II (Communal Body), 1963, 248.0x248.0x105.0cm
Shusaku ARAKAWA - Bottomless III (Communal Body), 1963-64, 385.0x316.0x110.0cm
Shusaku ARAKAWA - Perceptual Landing Sites (Ⅰ), 1979-89, wooden octagon:d488×h.375cm / rubber octagon:d.290×h.342cm
Shusaku ARAKAWA - Perceptual Landing Sites (Ⅱ), 1981-84, center part : 244.0×183.0×5.0cm / 14satelite pieces :18.0×10.0×2.5~61.0×61.0×46.0cm
Shusaku ARAKAWA - Ubiquitous Site X, 1987-91, 621.0×750.0×400.0cm

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BIOGRAPHY

Biography

1987    Founded Architectural Body Research Foundation
(Formerly Containers of Mind Foundation) with Madeline Gins
1963    Began collaborating with Madeline Gins on the research project
The Mechanism of Meaning
1961    Arrived in New York where he now resides
1936    Born in Japan



Award


2003    Shiju Housho -- Purple Imperial Award
2003    Nihon Gendai Geijutsu Shinko Sho
-- Award for innovation in Japanese contemporary art from Japan Arts Foundation
1998    The highest award in the Rainbow Town Urban Design Competition
goes to the Arakawa/Gins Chinju no Mori/Sensorium City (Tokyo Bay)
1988-89 Belgian Critics' Prize
1997    College Art Association's Artist Award for Exhibition of the Year/
Distinguished Body of Work, Presentation or Performance Award
1987-88  John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship
1986     Awarded by the French Government: Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres

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