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Shio Kusaka

Shio Kusaka, (strawberry 43), 2015 Stoneware, 25 ½ × 15 ¼ × 15 ¼ inches (64.8 × 38.7 × 38.7 cm)© Shio Kusaka, photo by Brian Forrest

Shio Kusaka, (strawberry 43), 2015

Stoneware, 25 ½ × 15 ¼ × 15 ¼ inches (64.8 × 38.7 × 38.7 cm)
© Shio Kusaka, photo by Brian Forrest

Shio Kusaka, (animal 10), 2014 Stoneware, 25 ½ × 15 ½ × 15 ½ inches (64.8 × 39.4 × 39.4 cm)© Shio Kusaka, photo by Brian Forrest

Shio Kusaka, (animal 10), 2014

Stoneware, 25 ½ × 15 ½ × 15 ½ inches (64.8 × 39.4 × 39.4 cm)
© Shio Kusaka, photo by Brian Forrest

Shio Kusaka, (carved 116), 2016 Stoneware, 23 × 10 × 10 inches (58.4 × 25.4 × 25.4 cm)© Shio Kusaka, photo by Brian Forrest

Shio Kusaka, (carved 116), 2016

Stoneware, 23 × 10 × 10 inches (58.4 × 25.4 × 25.4 cm)
© Shio Kusaka, photo by Brian Forrest

Shio Kusaka, (stripe 125), 2014 Stoneware, 16 ½ × 14 × 14 inches (41.9 × 35.6 × 35.6 cm)© Shio Kusaka, photo by Brian Forrest

Shio Kusaka, (stripe 125), 2014

Stoneware, 16 ½ × 14 × 14 inches (41.9 × 35.6 × 35.6 cm)
© Shio Kusaka, photo by Brian Forrest

Shio Kusaka, (diamond 11), 2013 Stoneware, 21 ½ × 19 ½ × 19 ½ inches (54.6 × 49.5 × 49.5 cm)© Shio Kusaka, photo by Brian Forrest

Shio Kusaka, (diamond 11), 2013

Stoneware, 21 ½ × 19 ½ × 19 ½ inches (54.6 × 49.5 × 49.5 cm)
© Shio Kusaka, photo by Brian Forrest

Shio Kusaka, (landscape 1), 2014 Stoneware, 28 × 14 ¼ × 14 ¼ inches (71.1 × 36.2 × 36.2 cm)© Shio Kusaka, photo by Brian Forrest

Shio Kusaka, (landscape 1), 2014

Stoneware, 28 × 14 ¼ × 14 ¼ inches (71.1 × 36.2 × 36.2 cm)
© Shio Kusaka, photo by Brian Forrest

Shio Kusaka, (dinosaur 19), 2014 Stoneware, 22 ¼ × 15 ¼ × 15 ¼ inches (56.5 × 38.7 × 38.7 cm)© Shio Kusaka, photo by Brian Forrest

Shio Kusaka, (dinosaur 19), 2014

Stoneware, 22 ¼ × 15 ¼ × 15 ¼ inches (56.5 × 38.7 × 38.7 cm)
© Shio Kusaka, photo by Brian Forrest

Shio Kusaka, (grid 103), 2014 Porcelain, 8 ¾ × 8 × 8 inches (22.2 × 20.3 × 20.3 cm)© Shio Kusaka, photo by Brian Forrest

Shio Kusaka, (grid 103), 2014

Porcelain, 8 ¾ × 8 × 8 inches (22.2 × 20.3 × 20.3 cm)
© Shio Kusaka, photo by Brian Forrest

Shio Kusaka, (carved 123), 2017 Porcelain, 4 × 5 ¼ × 5 ¼ inches (10.2 × 13.3 × 13.3 cm)© Shio Kusaka, photo by Brian Forrest

Shio Kusaka, (carved 123), 2017

Porcelain, 4 × 5 ¼ × 5 ¼ inches (10.2 × 13.3 × 13.3 cm)
© Shio Kusaka, photo by Brian Forrest

Shio Kusaka, group 15, 2016 Porcelain© Shio Kusaka, photo by Brian Forrest

Shio Kusaka, group 15, 2016

Porcelain
© Shio Kusaka, photo by Brian Forrest

About

Shio Kusaka was born in 1972 in Japan. She received a BFA in 2001 from the University of Washington, Seattle. Recent solo and two-person exhibitions include Tortoise, Venice, California (2005); Shane Campbell Gallery, Chicago (2009); Susanne Hilberry Gallery, Ferndale, Michigan (2009); Anton Kern Gallery, New York (2010); greengrassi, London (2011, 2014); Blum & Poe, Los Angeles (2012); Modern Institute, Glasgow, Scotland (2012); Jonas Wood and Shio Kusaka: Still Life with Pots, Glenn Horowitz Bookseller, New York (2013); Shio Kusaka, Jonas Wood, Shane Campbell Gallery, Chicago (2014); Jonas Wood and Shio Kusaka: Blackwelder, Gagosian, Hong Kong (2015); and Shio Kusaka and Jonas Wood, Karma, New York (2015). Kusaka’s work was included in the 2014 Whitney Biennial.

Fairs, Events & Announcements

Shio Kusaka and Jonas Wood. Photo: Ruud Baan

In Conversation

Shio Kusaka, Jonas Wood, Helen Molesworth

Saturday, July 6, 2019, 4:30–7pm
Private residence, Aspen, Colorado
www.andersonranch.org

Shio Kusaka and Jonas Wood draw from each other’s work as potter and painter, respectively to probe the tensions between representation and expression, precision and chance, and influences from art history and life. The pair will discuss the symbiosis and distinctive nature of their practices with curator Helen Molesworth. The event is open to Anderson Ranch National Council members only.

Shio Kusaka and Jonas Wood. Photo: Ruud Baan

Ed Ruscha, Industrial Village, 1982 © Ed Ruscha

Art Fair

Frieze Los Angeles 2019

February 15–17, 2019, booth C06
Paramount Picture Studios, Los Angeles
frieze.com

Gagosian is pleased to participate in the inaugural edition of Frieze Los Angeles. Featuring works by Chris Burden, Jennifer Guidi, Shio Kusaka, Sterling Ruby, Ed Ruscha, Mary Weatherford, and others, the presentation will explore the various ways that Los Angeles–based artists have used drawing as both a physical and conceptual tool in their wide-ranging practices.

To receive a PDF with detailed information on the works, please contact the gallery at inquire@gagosian.com. To attend the fair, purchase tickets at frieze.com. To preview our booth, go to artsy.net.

Download the full press release

Ed Ruscha, Industrial Village, 1982 © Ed Ruscha

Artwork, left and right: © Sterling Ruby; center: © Takuro Kuwata. Photo: Annik Wetter

Visit

Art en Vieille-Ville Genève

Thursday, November 8, 2018, 6–9pm
19 place de Longemalle, Geneva
www.avv.ch

Gagosian is pleased to participate in the fall opening of Art en Vieille-Ville. The group exhibition Fire and Clay and works by Paul Noble will be on view to visitors after hours at our Geneva gallery.

Artwork, left and right: © Sterling Ruby; center: © Takuro Kuwata. Photo: Annik Wetter

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Museum Exhibitions

Installation view, Shio Kusaka and Jonas Wood, Musuem Voorlinden, Wassenaar, Netherlands, September 30, 2017–January 7, 2018. Photo by Antoine van Kaam

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Shio Kusaka and Jonas Wood

September 30, 2017–January 7, 2018
Museum Voorlinden, Wassenaar, Netherlands
www.voorlinden.nl

This exhibition brings together works by both artists as a way to highlight the symbiosis and distinctive nature of their practices, in terms of combining the disciplines of painting and ceramics, but also emphasizing the echoes within and between their work.

Installation view, Shio Kusaka and Jonas Wood, Musuem Voorlinden, Wassenaar, Netherlands, September 30, 2017–January 7, 2018. Photo by Antoine van Kaam