Exhibitions

‘Alte Freunde, neue Freunde’

25 Nov 2021 - 15 Jan 2022

‘Good Con Man’

23 Jun 2021 - 24 Jul 2021

News related to Tenki Hiramatsu

Review: Whitehot Magazine featured ‘Good Con Man’ by Tenki Hiramatsu

Whitehot Magazine for Contemporary Art, New York City, has featured ‘Good Con Man’ by Tenki Hiramatsu (see details here).

 

Review: ‘KubaParis – Zeitschrift für junge Kunst’ featured ‘Good Con Man’ by Tenki Hiramatsu

KubaParis – Zeitschrift für junge Kunst, a Berlin based magazine for young art and curated submission based art blog, has featured ‘Good Con Man’ by Tenki Hiramatsu (see details here).

 

Review: Martin Clark included ‘Good Con Man’ by Tenki Hiramatsu in his ‘Martin Recommends’ section

Martin Clark, Director of Camden Art Centre, has included ‘Good Con Man’ by Tenki Hiramatsu in his ‘Martin Recommends’ section in the Summer Patrons Update of the Centre (see details here).

 

Review: Holly Black at Elephant Magazine included Tenki Hiramatsu in July edition of ‘Artists to watch – Elephant’s Pick of July’s Essential Artists’.

Holly Black, Managing Editor at Elephant Magazine, has included Tenki Hiramatsu in the July edition of ‘Artists to watch – Elephant’s Pick of July’s Essential Artists’ (see details here).
‘There is something jovial about Tenki Hiramatsu’s work. The Japanese artist, who lives and works in Karlsruhe, Germany, paints mysterious works that seems to have one foot in the legacy of German Expressionism, and the other in the cartoon world—is that Snoopy, the Cat in the Hat, or a strange anthropomorphic cake slice peeking from the canvas? While uncanny, his paintings escape any inherent sense of the sinister, and instead invite inquisitive minds and multiple questions. In his latest exhibition at Claas Reiss in London, titledGood Con Man, he considers the ultimate con to be based on an “ability to construct a convincing illusion without being demystified.” It seems to be something he excels at.
Holly Black, Elephant Magazine

Press release: Exhibition ‘Good Con Man’ by Tenki Hiramatsu

Claas Reiss is pleased to announce ‘Good Con Man’ with new paintings by Japanese artist Tenki Hiramatsu in his first show in the UK and an essay written by Pia Bendfeld.

‘Good Con Man’ by Tenki Hiramatsu press release June 2021

 

Tenki Hiramatsu (born 1986 in Wakayama, Japan) graduated with BA from Nihon University College of Art in Tokyo, Japan in 2009 and studied from 2016 to 2019 with Marcel van Eeden and Daniel Roth at Academy of Fine Arts of Karlsruhe, Germany. Hiramatsu has widely exhibited, with exhibitions including Kunsthalle Basel (2017, group), Kunstverein Rastatt (2019, solo), UNG5, Cologne (2019, solo), Barbara Seiler in Zurich (amongst others in 2019, duo with Sebastian Stöhrer) and Robert Grunenberg, Berlin (2020, solo). He was also included in ‘Abstract with Figure’, an online group show at James Fuentes in New York in 2020. ’Good Con Man’ in 2021 was Hiramatsu’s first show in the UK and ‘Alte Freunde, neue Freunde’ his second cooperation with the gallery. He lives and works in Karlsruhe, Germany.

Tenki Hiramatsu CV 2021