Kota Ezawa at Hamburger Kunsthalle
July 6, 2018
Kota Ezawa is included in the exhibition Nature Unleashed at Hamburger Kunsthalle in Hamburg, Germany. In a large-scale exhibition spanning several epochs, the Hamburger Kunsthalle traces how artists working in different media portray natural catastrophes, while also shedding light on humanity’s failure to come to terms with nature due, among other things, to our faith in technology.
Kota Ezawa at Berkeley Art Museum
June 30, 2018
Kota Ezawa's video work, The Simpson Verdict, is on view in the exhibition Way Bay 2 at the Berkeley Art Museum. The second iteration of an innovatively organized exhibition of art, film, performance, poetry, and archival materials, Way Bay 2 continues the museum's wide-ranging exploration of the creative energies that have emerged from the San Francisco Bay Area over two centuries. The exhibition features almost two hundred works by Bay Area artists and others whose work engages directly with the region’s geographic and cultural landscape.
Kota Ezawa at Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art WSU
June 22, 2018
Kota Ezawa is included in the exhibition, Person(a): Portraiture from the Collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and His Family Foundation at the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art WSU. The exhibition assembles a captivating selection of contemporary portraiture offering new perspectives on one of art’s oldest genres.
Kota Ezawa: The Crime of Art (Hollywood Edition) reviewed in Art and Cake
January 23, 2018
Kota Ezawa: The Crime of Art (Hollywood Edition) has been reviewed by Jody Zellen in Art and Cake.
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Kota Ezawa at Musée d'Art Contemporain Montréal
November 7, 2017
Kota Ezawa will be featured in the exhibition Leonard Cohen – A Crack in Everything at Musée d'Art Contemporain Montréal. A multidisciplinary exhibition combining visual art, virtual reality, installations, performances, music and writing, Leonard Cohen – A Crack in Everything offers the public a collection of brand-new work commissioned from and created by local and international artists who have been inspired by Leonard Cohen’s style and recurring themes.
Kota Ezawa at Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum
November 2, 2017
Kota Ezawa is featured in the exhibtion Art Lesson, the final project in the program of exhibitions and activities celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum. The exhibition, comprised of two parts undertaken in different places and at different times, invites audiences of all types to reflect on the educational role of museums.
Kota Ezawa Commission at San Francisco International Airport
October 26, 2017
Kota Ezawa has unveiled a new public artwork, Mondrian Meets the Beatles, at San Francisco International Airport. Part of Ezawa's Geometry of Rock and Roll series, the woodcut, wall-mounted sculpture combines a rendering of a photograph of The Beatles exiting an airplaine in San Francisco on their first US tour in 1964 with a version of Piet Mondrian’s Composition C (1935).
Kota Ezawa Launches New Publication
October 7, 2017
Kota Ezawa's new publication, titled The Crime of Art, surveys his career using crime as a topical lens. The book presents photographs and reproductions from Ezawa’s recent exhibitions in Los Angeles, New York, and Amherst featuring remakes of paintings stolen from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston.
Kota Ezawa in Murals of La Jolla
October 4, 2017
Kota Ezawa has unveiled a new mural entitled Once Upon a Time in the West, 2017 in conjunction with the Murals of La Jolla program. Murals of La Jolla was conceived in 2010 as a means to enhance the civic character of the community by commissioning public art projects on private property throughout La Jolla.
Kota Ezawa at SITE Santa Fe
September 29, 2017
Kota Ezawa will present a solo exhibition at SITE Santa Fe, launching their new SITElab space on October 7, 2017. The exhibition will bring together new and recent works related to Ezawa’s The Crime of Art series, a group of light-boxes and video animations that chronicle some of the most infamous and high profile museum heists in history.
Iñigo Manglano-Ovalle and Kota Ezawa in SITE Santa Fe Auction
June 20, 2017
Iñigo Manglano-Ovalle and Kota Ezawa will each have works available in a benefit auction for SITE Santa Fe. Proceeds from the auction will help support exhibitions, education, and public programs in SITE's newly renovated space, opening in the Fall of 2017.
Christopher Grimes Gallery at ARCO Madrid
January 22, 2017
Christopher Grimes Gallery will be participating in ARCO Madrid, Spain's leading international contemporary art fair, from February 22-26. The gallery will be featuring Antonio Ballester Moreno, Kota Ezawa, Gianfranco Foschino, Veronika Kellndorfer, João Louro and Iñigo Manglano-Ovalle.
Kota Ezawa at the Mead Art Museum
January 19, 2017
On February 9th, the Mead Art Museum at Amherst College will present Rotherwas Project 2: Kota Ezawa, Gardner Museum Revisited. The exhibition, which originally debuted at Christopher Grimes Gallery in 2016, features light boxes of the thirteen stolen works of art from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston, MA.