Toru Kurita

Toru Kurita

Born 1963 (Tokyo, Japan) currently lives and works in Fukuoka.

Toru Kurita graduated from Tama Art University in 1990 and earned his BA of Fine Arts as well as his Doctorate of Design from Kyushu University in 2010.

His eyes are constantly looking at the environment. In the environment, there are a lot of forms that consist of various materials and structures, and phenomenon that are occurring in the space. He sees that the environment is the result of those phenomena. Currently, he is interested in the “condition” and “phenomenon” of things and he is currently in the process of that quest.

Solo Exhibitions

2015
Toru KURITA Exhibition -Utsuro- / Gallery Cafe 3 / Tokyo, JAPAN

Selected Exhibitions

2016
AACS Sino-Japanese Contemporary Sculpture Salon Exhibition, inshow gallery, Shenzhen, CHINA
Exhibition “ant mk.“, Caelum Gallery, New York, U.S.A.
International Exhibition “WHAT IS FIBER?“, Janina Monkute-Marks Museum, Kedainiai, LITHUANIA
Pavlikeni and the World 2016, Pavlikeni Historical Museum, Pavlikeni, BULGARIA
The Association of Asian Contemporary Sculptors Exchange Exhibition 2016, Seoul Arts Center, Seoul, KOREA


Stand #3, 2014
Bamboo and Japanese paper
9 7/8 x 5 1/8 x 28 3/8 in. (25 x 13 x 46 cm)

Float #3, 2015
Japanese paper, steel, rust and wood
63 x 24 1/4 x 14 5/8 in. (160 x 54 x 37 cm)

Metamorphosis #1, 2015
Japanese paper and rust
39 1/4 x 10 5/8 x 28 3/8 in. (97 x 27 x 72 cm)

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