Institutional exhibitions

2016 A Centennial Exhibition INOUE Yuichi, 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, Japan
2015 Calligraphic Abstraction, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, USA
2015 The End of Modernity in Calligraphy: From Yuichi Inoue, Lee Ufan to Zhang Yu, Kuandu Museum of Fine Arts, Taipei, Taiwan
2015 Far Yet Close: Calligraphy by Inoue Yuichi, Musée Tomo, Tôkyô, Japan
2015 Yuichi Inoue, Setouchi City Museum of Art, Okayama, Japan
2015 Buddha - 108 Encounteres, Museum Angewandte Kunst, Frankfurt, Germany
2013 Contemporary Art and Calligraphy - At the Nexus of Painting and Writing, Seoul Arts Center, Seoul Calligraphy Art Museum, Seoul, Korea
2013 Sharjah Biennial 11, Sharjah Art Foundation, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
2012 Inoue Yuichi: Painting with All of One’s heart, and the Avantgarde Art of Calligraphy, Karuizawa New Art Museum, Karuizawa, Japan
2011 The Art of Writing, Kurhaus-Kolonnaden, Wiesbaden, Germany
2010 Works with the Collection of Rolf Ricke, Villa Merkel, Esslingen, Germany
2008 Works with the Collection of Rolf Ricke, Villa Merkel, Esslingen, Germany
2008 Kanji Art of Inoue Yuichi, Shi Fang Art Museum, Zhengzhou, China
2007-08 Japan and the West, The Filled Void, Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg, Germany
2005 Zeichen setzen - YU-ICHI / UECKER, Langen Foundation, Neuss, Germany
2005 Letter . Symbol . Gesture, Carlfriedrich Claus in the context from Klee to Pollock, Kunstsammlung Chemnitz, Germany
2005 Inoue Yuichi, Hangzhou International Calligraphy Art Festival, China Academy of Art, Hangzhou, China
2003 Ineffably Beautiful, The Mystical Paradox in Twentieth Century Art, Kunsthalle Erfurt, Erfurt, Germany
1999 YU-ICHI - 100 Works, Art Center Seoul, Korea
1995-96 YU-ICHI, Hin, Gallery of the Tianjin Renmin Meishu Chubanshe (Tianjin, People`s Republic of China); Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt, Germany; Galerie im Karmeliterkloster, Frankfurt, Germany
1995 YU-ICHI, Kunsthalle Basel, Switzerland
1994-95 Screams against the Sky, Japanese Art after 1945. Modernism and Transition, Yokohama Museum of Art, Yokohama; Guggenheim Museum Soho, New York; Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, USA
1992 The Splendour of Poverty, Azabu Museum, Tôkyô, Japan
1989 YU-ICHI, Works 1955 - 1985, touring exhibition through six Japanese museums: The National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto; Fukuoka Prefectural Museum of Art, Fukuoka; Niigata City Art Museum, Niigata; The Yamaguchi Prefectural Museum of Art, Yamaguchi; The Ehime Prefectural Museum of Art, Ehime; Koriyama City Museum of Art, Fukushima
1987 YU-ICHI, Hundred Flowers, Parco Gallery, Tôkyô, Japan
1986 YU-ICHI, Farewell Thoughts, NEWS, Tôkyô, Japan
1986 YU-ICHI Lives, SEED Hall, Tôkyô, Japan
1984 YU-ICHI, Word Images, UNAC Tôkyô, Japan
1969 Modern World Art, National Museum of Modern Art, Tôkyô, Japan
1965 Inoue Yûichi, Von der Heydt-Museum, Wuppertal, Germany
1963 Writing and Image, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam; Kunsthalle Baden-Baden, Germany
1961 6th Biennale, São Paulo and Carnegie International, Pittsburgh (PA), USA
1959 documenta 2, Kassel, Germany
1958 50 ans d'art moderne, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels, Belgium
1957 4th Biennale in São Paulo, Brazil
1955-56 Abstract Art – Japan and the USA, National Museum for Modern Art, Tôkyô L'encre de chine dans la calligraphie et l'art japonais contemporains, touring exhibition for Amsterdam, Basel, Paris, Hamburg and Rome
1954 Modern Japanese Calligraphy, Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA
1951 First exhibition of own calligraphic works in Tôkyô, Japan






2016, YU-ICHI INOUE - A Retrospective 1955 – 1985, 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa




2015, Far Yet Close: Calligraphy by Inoue Yuichi, Musée Tomo, Tôkyô, Japan




2015, Yuichi Inoue, Setouchi City Museum of Art, Okayama, Japan




2015, Buddha – 108 Encounters, Museum Angewandte Kunst, Frankfurt, Germany, Germany




2015, Buddha – 108 Encounters, Museum Angewandte Kunst, Frankfurt, Germany, Germany



YU-ICH (Inoue Yûichi), The Art of Writing, Kurhaus-Kolonnaden, Wiesbaden, 2011
2013, Sharjah Biennial 11, Sharjah Art Foundation, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates



YU-ICH (Inoue Yûichi), The Art of Writing, Kurhaus-Kolonnaden, Wiesbaden, 2011
2011, The Art of Writing, Kurhaus-Kolonnaden, Wiesbaden, Germany



YU-ICH (Inoue Yûichi), Collection, Museum of East Asian Art, Cologne
Collection, Museum of East Asian Art, Cologne, Germany



YU-ICH (Inoue Yûichi), Collection, Museum of East Asian Art, Berlin
Collection, Museum of East Asian Art, Berlin, Germany



YU-ICH (Inoue Yûichi), Japan and the West, Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, 2007
2007, Japan and the West, Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Germany



YU-ICH (Inoue Yûichi), Letter . Symbol . Gesture, Carlfriedrich Claus in the context from Klee to Pollock, Kunstsammlung Chemnitz, 2005
2005, Letter . Symbol . Gesture, Carlfriedrich Claus in the context from Klee to Pollock, Kunstsammlung Chemnitz, Germany



YU-ICH (Inoue Yûichi), YU-ICHI / UECKER, Langen Foundation, Neuss, 2005
2005, Zeichen setzen - YU-ICHI / UECKER, Langen Foundation, Neuss, Germany



YU-ICH (Inoue Yûichi), YU-ICHI / UECKER, Langen Foundation, Neuss, 2005
2005, Zeichen setzen - YU-ICHI / UECKER, Langen Foundation, Neuss, Germany



YU-ICH (Inoue Yûichi), Ineffably Beautiful, The Mystical Paradox in Twentieth Century Art, Kunsthalle Erfurt, 2003
2003, Ineffably Beautiful, The Mystical Paradox in Twentieth Century Art, Kunsthalle Erfurt, Germany




2000, YU-ICHI Symposium, Kyoto, Japan



YU-ICH (Inoue Yûichi), Tôkyô, 1995
1995, Tôkyô, Japan



YU-ICH (Inoue Yûichi), Tôkyô, 1995
1995, Tôkyô, Japan



YU-ICH (Inoue Yûichi), The Great Bombing of Tôkyô, Karmeliterkloster, Frankfurt, Germany am Main, 1995
1995, The Great Bombing of Tôkyô, Karmeliterkloster, Frankfurt, Germany am Main, Germany



YU-ICH (Inoue Yûichi), HIN, Works 1954-1982, Kunsthalle Schirn, Frankfurt, Germany am Main, 1995
1995, HIN, Works 1954-1982, Kunsthalle Schirn, Frankfurt, Germany am Main, Germany



YU-ICH (Inoue Yûichi), YU-ICHI, Kunsthalle Basel, 1995
1995, YU-ICHI, Kunsthalle Basel, Switzerland



YU-ICH (Inoue Yûichi), Screams Against the Sky, Guggenheim Museum, New York, 1994
1994, Screams Against the Sky, Guggenheim Museum, New York, USA



YU-ICH (Inoue Yûichi), The Splendour of Poverty, Azabu Museum, Tôkyô, 1992
1992, The Splendour of Poverty, Azabu Museum, Tôkyô, Japan
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