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b. Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan, 1946

  • SOLO EXHIBITIONS

    • 2014

      • The Park, The New Gallery, Naggar School of Art, Musrara, Jerusalem
    • 2011

      • Kohei Yoshiyuki: The Park, Presentation House Gallery, Vancouver, Canada
      • The Park, Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane, Australia [Travelling Exhibition: Centre for Contemporary Photography, Melbourne, Australia; Adam Art Gallery, Wellington, New Zealand]
    • 2010

      • The Park, Galerie Gebr. Lehmann, Dresden, Germany
      • The Park, M+B, Los Angeles, CA
    • 2009

      • The Park, Galerie Gebr. Lehmann, Berlin, Germany
      • The Park, Brancolini Grimaldi Arte Contemporanea, Rome, Italy
    • 2008

      • The Park, ALP/Peter Bergman, Stockholm, Sweden
      • The Park, Galleri Brandstrup, Olso, Norway
      • The Park, Brancolini Grimaldi Arte Contemporanea, Rome, Italy
    • 2007

      • The Park, Yossi Milo Gallery, New York, NY
      • The Park and Love Hotel, Douglas Udell Gallery, Vancouver
    • 1979

      • Koen [Park], Komai Gallery, Tokyo
  • GROUP EXHIBITIONS

    • 2017

      • Picturing Love: Photography’s Pursuit of Intimacy, Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, NY
      • AnonimX: The End of the Privacy Era, Haifa Museum of Art, Haifa, Israel
      • Acts of Intimacy: The Erotic Gaze in Japanese Photography, The Walther Collection Project Space, New York, NY
    • 2016

      • Public, Private, Secret, International Center of Photography, New York, NY
      • 1000m2 of Desire, Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
      • Limits of Control, Station Independent Projects, New York, NY
      • After Eden, La Maison Rouge, Paris, France
    • 2015

      • Prosu(u)mer, Museum of Contemporary Art Estonia, Tallinn, Estonia
      • Blow-Up: Antonioni's Classic Film and Photography, C/O, Berlin, Germany
      • Diamonds Always Come in Small Packages, Kunstmuseum Luzern, Switzerland
    • 2014

      • Typology, Taxonomy and Seriality, Les Rencontres d’Arles, Arles, France
    • 2013

      • The Encyclopedic Palace, Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy
      • On Watching and Being Seen, Northern Illinois University Art Museum, Dekalb, IL
    • 2012

      • Liverpool Biennial, Liverpool, United Kingdom
      • Kohei Yoshiyuki: The Park, Moscow Photo Biennale, Moscow, Russia
      • Camera Work, Adam Art Gallery, Wellington, New Zealand
    • 2011

      • Night Vision: Photography After Dark, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
    • 2010

      • Disquieting Images, Triennale di Milano, Milan, Italy
      • Exposed: Voyeurism, Surveillance and the Camera, The Tate Modern, London, England [Travelling Exhibition: San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA; Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN]
      • Provocateurs of Japanese Photography, Kathleen Collen Fine Arts, New York, NY
    • 2009

      • The Provoke Era, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
      • The 70s, PhotoEspaña 2009, Centro Cultural de la Villa, Madrid, Spain [Travelling Exhibition: Palazzo Civico, Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy; Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporaneo, Seville, Spain; The Netherlands Fotomuseum, Rotterdamm The Nethelands]
    • 2008

      • Paris Photo, Brancolini Grimaldi Arte Contemporanea, Paris, France
      • 5th Berlin Biennial of Contemporary Art, Berlin, Germany
      • 7th Gwangju Biennale, Gwangju, Korea
      • Blue Sky, Galerie Gebr. Lehmann, Dresden, Germany
      • Darkside, Fotomuseum Winterthur, Zϋrich, Switzerland
      • to:Night: Contemporary Representations of the Night, The Hunter College Art Galleries, New York, NY
      • The Greenroom: Reconsidering the Documentary and Contemporary Art, CCS Bard Galleries and Hessel Museum of Art, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
  • Selected COLLECTIONS

      • Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY
      • Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
      • Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL
      • Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Houston, TX
      • Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
      • North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, NC
      • San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
      • Swedish Art Council, Stockholm, Sweden
      • Walther Collection, Burlafingen, Germany
  • SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

    • 2015

      • Celant, Germano. Fotografia maledetta e non. Giangiacomo Feltrinelli Editore Milano, Italy [book], 2015
      • “The Park.” Fisheye 18 March 2015
    • 2013

      • Coppelman, Alyssa. “The Lurking Park Voyeurs of 1970s Tokyo.” Slate Magazine 2 April 2013
    • 2012

      • O’Hagan, Sean. “Park life: how photographer Kohei Yoshiyuki caught voyeurs in the act.” The Guardian 20 September 2012
    • 2010

      • Feil, Marcel. “The Hidden Viewer.” Foam International Photography Magazine. Spring 2010.
    • 2008

      • When Things Cast No Shadow [catalog]. Fifth Berlin Biennial for Contemporary Art.
      • Ollier, Brigitte. “Avis aux mateurs.” Libération. 14 November 2008.
      • Wallace, Maria. “Peepshow: The spectacle of sex: Erotic Visions: The Body Exposed.” Exit. No. 29: 40-42. 2008.
      • Broverman, Neal. “Public Affairs.” The Advocate. 20 November 2007: 13.
      • “Kohei Yoshiyuki: The Park. [book review]” D.A.P. Spring 2008.
    • 2007

      • Yoshiyuki, Kohei. Kohei Yoshiyuki: The Park. Stuttgart: Hatje Cantz and Yossi Milo Gallery, 2007.
      • Corbijn, Anton. [for “On My Mind”]. Foam [Netherlands] Winter 2007: 17.
      • Maine, Stephen. “Kohei Yoshiyuki: The Park at Yossi Milo Gallery, New York [review].” Art on Paper November/ December 2007: 95-6.
      • Marques, Ricardo. “À espereita no parque.” Sabado November, 2007.
      • Lebowitz, Cathy. “The Park: Kohei Yoshiyuki.” Interview with Josefina Ayerza. Lacanian Ink November, 2007: 163-7.
      • Latimer, Quinn. “Kohei Yoshiyuki.” Modern Painters November 2007: 93.
      • Woodward, Richard B. “Barefoot (and more!) in the park.” Guardian America 23 October 2007.
      • “Art + Selects: Art: Under Wraps.” The New York Sun 16 October 2007.
      • Rosenberg, Karen. “Kohei Yoshiyuki [review].” The New York Times 12 October 2007.
      • Harris, Jane. “Kohei Yoshiyuki, ‘The Park.’” Time Out New York 4 October 2007.
      • Camhi, Leslie. “Voyeur in Tokyo.” The Village Voice 3 October 2007.
      • Kuan, Debora. “Kohei Yoshiyuki [review].” Artforum 1 October 2007.
      • Sigler, Jeremy. “Kohei Yoshiyuki [review].” The Brooklyn Rail October, 2007.
      • Budick, Ariella. “Using a lens to pry into others’ private passions [review].” Newsday 28 September 2007.
      • Gefter, Philip. “Sex in the Park, And Its Sneaky Spectators.” The New York Times 23 September 2007.
      • Genocchio, Benjamin. “The Listings: Kohei Yoshiyuki: The Park.” The New York Times 7 September 2007.
      • “Previews: Kohei Yoshiyuki.” The Village Voice 5-7 September: Vol. LII, No. 36.
      • “A Lost Voyeur’s Paradise.” New York Magazine 3 September 2007.
      • “Kohei Yoshiyuki [review].” The New Yorker 3 September 2007.
      • Genocchio, Benjamin. “The Week Ahead: Art [review].” The New York Times 2 September 2007: AR2.
      • “Voyeurismo a Tokyo negli scatti di Yoshiyuki.” La Repubblica September 2007.
      • “Down in the Park: Yoshiyuki Kohei’s Nocturnes, Interview by Araki Nobuyoshi.” Aperture Fall 2007.
    • 2006

      • Badger, Gerry. “Document Kouen.” The Photobook: A History, Volume II. Ed. Martin Parr and Gerry Badger. London/NY: Phaidon Press, 2006: 296-297.
    • 1992

      • Yoshiyuki, Kohei. Sekigai Kosen [Infrared Light]. Tokyo: Hokuso-sha, 1992.
    • 1980

      • Yoshiyuki, Kohei. Document: Koen [Document: Park]. Tokyo: Seven-sha, 1980.
    • 1973

      • Yamagishi, Shoji, “Editor's Note.” Camera Mainichi February 1973: 278.
      • “Kohei Yoshiyuki: Koen [Park].” Camera Mainichi February 1973: 127-133.
    • 1972

      • Weekly Shincho.