TOSHIO SAEKI

1945-2019

Born in Miyazaki and raised in Osaka, Japan, until 4 years of age.

Education

Graduated, Western Painting Department, Kyoto Municipal Hiyoshigaoka High School Art Program (the current Doda Fine and Applied Arts High School), 1963

Solo Exhibitions

2019

Banshou Kaiki - Toshio Saeki Works Exhibition, Jiu Xiang Ju Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan

 

2018

Unnen, NANZUKA, Tokyo, Japan

 

2016

Genei, Jiu Xiang Ju Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan

SELECTED WORKS 1972-2016, NARWHAL, Toronto, Canada

Toshio Saeki Print Exhibition, Kartel, Tel Aviv, Israel

 

2014

Yumenozoki: TOSHIO SAEKI, Trance Pop Gallery, Kyoto, Japan

The Red Box, NARWHAL, Toronto, Canada

TOSHIO SAEKI, AISHONANZUKA, Hong Kong, China

 

2013

TOSHIO SAEKI, The Print House Gallery, London, UK

TOSHIO SAEKI, BA'ALEI HAMELACHA, Tel Aviv, Israel

 

2011
Kuro Hozuki, exposition personnelle, GALARIE DA-END, Paris, France
 

2010

Toshio Saeki Early Works, 111minnagallery, San Francisco, US

Oedipal Indescretions, Edible Obsessions: Early Work of Toshio Saeki, Glenn Horowitz Bookseller East Hampton Gallery, New York, US

 

Yumegakure Hebimaru, Span Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

 

2009

ONIKAGE, Span Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

Works in Music, Trance Pop Gallery, Kyoto, Japan

 

2007

Akaihako, Subterraneans, Osaka, Japan

Akaihako, Trance Pop Gallery, Kyoto, Japan

Akaihako, Span Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

 

2006

Saeki Toshio 70, Trance Pop Gallery, Kyoto, Japan

Saeki Toshio 70, Span Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

 

2005

Toshio Saeki Solo Exhibit, Naruse Bijyutsu-Za, Tokyo, Japan

 

2004

Toshio Saeki Solo Exhibit, Trance Pop Gallery, Kyoto, Japan

Toshio Saeki Solo Exhibit, Span Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

 

2002

Toshio Saeki Solo Exhibit, Trance Pop Gallery, Kyoto, Japan

Toshio Saeki Solo Exhibit, Span Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

 

2001

Toshio Saeki Solo Exhibit, Chuo University Art Gallery, Aichi, Japan

 

1999

Yumemanji, Span Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

 

1996

Toshio Saeki Solo Exhibit, Kebunsha Anfail, Kyoto, Japan

Chimushi 2, AZZLO GALLERY, Tokyo, Japan

 

1995

Chimushi, ATOM AGE GALLERY, Tokyo, Japan

 

1994

Toshio Saeki Solo Exhibit, Up's Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

 

1985

Toshio Saeki Solo Exhibit, Gray Box Gallery, San Jose, US

 

1975

Toshio Saeki Solo Exhibit, Tokyo Gallery, Tokyo (travelling to: Miyagi, Iwate, and Fukushima), Japan

 

1971

Akaihako, GALLERY DÉCOR, Tokyo, Japan

 

1970

Toshio Saeki Book Release Solo Exhibit, Paris, France

Group Exhibitions

2020

GLOBAL POP UNDERGROUND, Parco Museum, Tokyo, Japan

2019

TOKYO POP UNDERGROUND, Jeffrey Deitch, NY, US

 

2015

Happily Until Their Deaths, NARWHAL, Toronto, Canada

2011
Tous Cannibales, La maison rouge, Paris, France
 

2007

Tatsuhiko Shibusawa Fantasy Museum, Saitama Prefecture Museum, Saitama, Japan

2006

Jyomon Period and the Contemporary World, Aomori Prefecture Museum, Aomori, Japan

2002

Art&Lust, Wild Seduction Gallery, Miami, US

1997

Contemporary Japanese Erotica, Gallery Luisotti, Los Angeles, US

1965

Illustration Show of Two Artists, Sennichi Gallery, Osaka, Japan

Publications

2019 

Red Box (Cornelius, France)

Bansho Kaiki <All Creation Returns> (JxJ Gallery, Taiwan)

2016

Rêve écarlate vol.1  (Cornelius, France)

Arara Bikkuri Damashikko <Surprise Tricks for Kids> (Fukuinkan Shoten, Japan)

2015 

Bikkuri Tejina de Damashikko <Magic Tricks for Kids> (Fukuinkan Shoten, Japan)

2014 

Yumenozoki  <Peep into Dreams>  (Kokushokankoukai, Japan)

2010  

Onikage  (Last Gasp, USA)

Card Asobi de Damashikko <Card Games for Kids> (Fukuinkan Shoten, Japan)

Yumegakure Hebimaru <Snakes that Hide in Dreams>  (Uzuki    Shoukai, Japan)

2009 

Saeki Toshio's Works in Music  (Presspop Inc, Japan)

2007 

Akaihako <Red Box> (Taiyoutosho, Japan)

2006 

Showa Wanpaku Asobizukan <Children's Games from the Showa Period>  (Biliken Shuppan, Japan)

Saeki Toshio 70  (Seirin Kogeisha, Japan)

Les Premiers Dessins de Toshio Saeki  (Tête-Rock Underground, France)

2005

Himo to Wagomu de Damashikko <Strings and Rubber Band Tricks for Kids> (Fukuinkan Shoten, Japan)

Yume de Nai Yume/Amazawa Taijiro <A Dream but Not a Dream> (Fukkan.com)

2004  

Saeki Toshio Jyounen Emaki <Dreadful Picture Scroll> (Seirin Kogeisha, Japan)

2003 

Gokuraku Cho <Pictures from Heaven> (Sawarabi Hon Kobo, Japan)

Chimushi 2 softcover edition <Dimentia Insects>  (Editions Treville, Japan)

2002 

Saeki Toshio Saishoki Gashu  <Earliest Works of Toshio Saeki>  (Seirin Kogeisha, Japan)

Chimushi  <Dimentia Insects>  (Editions Treville, Japan)

2001  

Inkenka <Lustful Sword Flowers> (Kawade Shobou Shinsha, Japan)

Fushigi? Omoshiro Tejinakko <Mysterious Magic Tricks for Kids> (Fukuinkan Shoten, Japan)

1999 

Yumemanji <Dream Swastika> (Jiyuu Kokuminsha, Japan)

1997 

The Early Works (Treville, Japan)

1996 

Chimushi 2 <Dimentia Insects2> (Editions Treville, Japan)

Mamimume Monga-kun <The Adventures of Maximume Monga-kun> (Fukuinkan Shoten, Japan)

Arara Bikkuri Damashikko <Surprise Tricks for Kids> (Fukuinkan Shoten, Japan)

1995  

Chimushi  <Dimentia Insects> (Editions Treville, Japan) 

Arara Bikkuri Damashikko <Surprise Tricks for Kids> (Fukuinkan Shoten, Japan)

1992 

Saeki Toshio Yougakan <Apparition House>  (Arechi Shuppansha, Japan)

1991

Kami to Hasami de Damashikko <Paper and Scissors Tricks for Kids> (Fukuinkan Shoten, Japan)

Tejina de Damashikko: Wai Wai Asobi  <Magic Tricks and Games>  (Fukuinkan Shoten, Japan)

Damashikko <Tricks for Kids> (Fukuinkan Shoten, Japan)

1990 

Japon in Time (Albin Michel, France)

1989

Tejina de Damashikko <Magic Tricks for Kids> (Fukuinkan Shoten, Japan)

1987

Jankenpon <Rock, Paper, Scissors> (Fukuinkan Shoten, Japan)

1983

Damashikko <Tricks for Kids> (Fukuinkan Shoten, Japan)

1980

Jankenpon <Rock, Paper, Scissors> (Fukuinkan Shoten, Japan)

1979

Gonta Bouzu Asobi Zukan <Little Rascal's Games and Fun> (Shinshokan)

1973

Yume de Nai Yume/Amazawa Taijiro <A Dream but Not a Dream> (Yamato Shobo)

1972 

Saishikigashu Akaihako <Red Box> (Haga Shoten, Japan)

 

1971 

Saeki Toshio Sakuhinshu <Works of Toshio Saeki> (Gakugeishorin, Japan)

1970 

Saeki Toshio Gashu <Drawings by Toshio Saeki> (Agleman, Japan)

Film

1979

Perhaps I Will be Late for Class Tomorrow, directed by Michelle Bosch, Argos Film Production 

 

1970 or 1971

Opening Animation for Japanese TV program, 11PM

Event

33'x30' giant mural painting display for the stage of rock band, Incubus, at 'Ozzfest' Rock Festival in US

Selected Press

2018, 2020

Elephant Magazine, UK

https://elephant.art/?s=Toshio+Saeki

 

2013 

Let's Panic, USA

Conversations with Yoko Ono and Sean Lennon

http://letspanic.tv/yoko-onos-conversation-with-tosjio-saeki/

http://letspanic.tv/3466-2/