Itaru Hirano

Itaru Hirano (Saitama) is Curator of the Museum of Modern Art, Saitama from 1991. Curatorial projects include: ‘Cross and Square – Grids’ (1994), ‘Matter and Perception 1970: Mono-ha and the Search for Fundamentals’ (1995), ‘Israeli Art Today’ (2001), ‘Hidetoshi Nagasawa’ (2009), ‘Akira Shimizu/Tatsumi Yoshino’ (2012), ‘Floating Design: Shiro Kuramata and His Contemporaries’ (2013). He also curated the Japanese Pavilion for Melbourne International Biennial 1999 (artist: Leiko Ikemura, ‘Yet there is light on the horizon’), and the exchange project between Danish and Japanese artists, Blind Date, Kunsthallen Brandts, Odense, Denmark (2002) as well as ‘Password: a Danish/Japanese Dialogue’, CCGA-Center for Contemporary Graphic Art, Fukushima (2004).

(As of 2014)

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