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Katsuhiro Saiki

Date: 2015-01-04 Category:
Born in Tokyo, Japan, 1969. Lives and works in New York.
Katsuhiro Saiki’s work continues the dialogue of portraying landscape conceptually, as begun by the contemporary American photographer Lewis Baltz, who was at the fore of the New Topographics Movement in the 1970’s. Since vieweing a Baltz exhibition in Tokyo, Saiki’s mode of expression progressed from the paintbrush to the camera.
Education
1996 Graduated from Tokyo College of Photography, Kanagawa, Japan
1992 Sokei Academy of Fine Arts, Tokyo, Japan
Fellowships and Residencies
2004-2006 Fellowship of Japanese Government Overseas Study Program for Artists (two years grant,) The Agency for Cultural Affairs, Japan
2002-2003 International Studio Program, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center / MoMA, New York Japan-United States Arts Program (one year grant,) Asian Cultural Council, New York
Collection
DZ Bank, Frankfurt, Germany
The Japan Foundation, Tokyo, Japan
Museum Franz Gertsch, Burgdorf, Switzerland

Artist website
http://www.katsuhirosaiki.com

Galleries
SCAI the bathhouse, Tokyo
Maki Fine Arts (Edition), Tokyo