Curriculum Vitae

1951 born in Katsuyama, Fukui, Japan

1972 -74 art studies in Fine Arts at Wako University Tokyo, Japan

1974 -75 educational journey through Mediterranean countries and Africa

1979 -85 art studies at the Stuttgart State Academy of Art under Prof. R. Schoofs and Prof. K.R.H.Sonderborg

1981 scholarship from Stuttgart State Academy of Art

2010 -11 artist in residence at Cité International des Arts Paris

2011 -12 artist in residence at The Josef & Anni Albers Foundation in Bethany, Connecticut, USA

2012 artist in residence at Haldenstein Castle in Switzerland

2014 artist in residence in Hafnarborg, Iceland

Koho Mori-Newton lives and works in Tuebingen, Germany since 1975

Exhibitions

2019 - Kunstraum Friedrichstrasse 200 Berlin

         - Projektraum Kunst Im Taut Haus Berlin

2018 - State Textile and Industry Museum Augsburg, Germany

         - 8th Drawing Biennale at Kunstverein Eislingen, Germany (group show)

2017 - Gallery G Freiburg i.B., Germany

2016 - Ashiya Garo Kyoto, Japan

2015 - Gallery Brigitte Schenk Cologne, Germany

         - Municipal Gallery Kornhaus Kirchheim/Teck, Germany

2014 - ASI Art Museum Reykjavik, Iceland (group show)

2013 - Gallery G Freiburg i.B., Germany

2012 - Sudhaus Tuebingen, Germany

2011 - Gallery 19 rue Paul Fort Paris, France

         - Gallery Kit Schulte Berlin, Germany (group show)

         - Institut Français Stuttgart, Germany

         - Gallery Franke Stuttgart, Germany

2010 - Gallery G Freiburg i.B., Germany (w/ Stephan Baumkoetter, Peter Tollens)

2009 - Pinakothek der Moderne Muenchen "Die Gegenwart der Linien" (group show)

         - Museum Kolumba Raum 10, Cologne, Germany

2008 - Gallery G Freiburg i.B., Germany

2007 - Domnick Collection Nuertingen, Germany

         - Art Association Nuertingen, Germany

         - Joachim Hoeltje Gallery (w/ Rudolf Schoofs, Sam Szembek)

         - General Public Berlin, Germany

         - Morat Institut Freiburg i.B., Germany

2005 - Joachim Hoeltje Gallery Tuebingen, Germany

2003 - DOM Moscow, Russia

         - Gallery G Freiburg i.B., Germany

2002 - Foundation for Concrete Art Reutlingen, Germany (group show)

2001 - Joho Gallery Tuebingen, Germany

         - Kuenstlerhaus Wiesbaden, Germany (w/ Stephan Schessl)

1999 - Juliettes Literatursalon Berlin, Germany

1998 - Project 14-1 Stuttgart, Germany

1997 - Halle fuer Kunst e.V. Lueneburg, Germany

         - Ritterhaus Museum Offenburg, Germany

1992 - Schlossbunker Mannheim, Germany (group show)

Grants/Awards

2019 Artist Residency Kunst im Taut Haus Berlin

2014  Artist Residency Hafnarborg, Iceland

2012  Artist Residency Schloss Haldenstein, Switzerland

2011-12  Artist Residency Josef & Anni Albers Foundation, CT. USA

2010-11  Cité des Arts International, Paris, France

1981  Scholarship for Honorable Achievement Stuttgart (SSAAD), Germany

Works in Architectural Spaces

2012  Kunst Haus Bregenz, Austria

2007  Museum Kolumba (Peter Zumthor), Cologne, Germany

2006  Business Academy Villingen-Schwenningen, Germany

2005  House Peter Zumthor, Chur,  Schweiz

          Hotel Therme Vals von Peter Zumthor, Schweiz

Works in Public Collections in Germany

State Textile & Industry Museum Augsburg

State Museum Stuttgart

Morat Institute Freiburg

State Museum Graphic Collection Munich

State Museum Karlsruhe

Government Presidium Tuebingen

City of Tuebingen

Museum Ritterhaus Offenburg

Foundation for Concrete Art Reutlingen

Graphics Collection of University of Tuebingen

Gratianus Foundation Reutlingen

Lectures

2002  Kanazawa Art College Kanazawa, Japan

1995  Academy of Fine Arts, class of Prof. Jerry Zeniuk, Munich, Germany

1994  Wako University, class of Prof. I. Hariyu, Tokyo, Japan

1993  Seminar Academy of Fine Arts Munich, Germany

Art/Music Performance with:

2018   Lauren Newton, Superterz & Nils-Peter Molvaer, State Textile & Industry Museum Augsburg, Germany

2015   Superterz Maus Habitos Porto, Portugal

2014   Superterz Helmhaus, Zurich, Superterz TAZ#2014, Oostende, Belgium

2013   Superterz, 7 concerts in Japan

2012   Superterz, Perla Mode Zurich, Switzerland

2011   THRee, L.Newton & W.N.Helzle at Sudhaus Tuebingen, Germany

2006   Solo at General Public Berlin, Germany

2002   Project with Eliott Sharp, Tuebingen, Germany

2001   L.Newton, Ruesselsheim, Germany

2000   L.Newton, Vladimir Tarasov, Tuebingen, Germany

1999   Text-Performance with Hendrik Rohlf at Juliettes Literatursalon Berlin, Germany

1996   L.Newton, Kunstraum Filderstrasse Stuttgart, Germany

1992   Just Music with Ulrike Helmholz, Pit Schmidt Kunstraum Filderstrasse, Stuttgart, Germany

1984   Just Music with U. Helmholz, P. Schmidt in Perugia, Italy

Bibliography

Karl Borromaeus-Murr, Koho Mori-Newton No Intention, Preface and The Lack of Intention in the Art of  Koho Mori-Newton catalog 2018, publisher Hirmer Verlag Munich, p.5 -18 in German and English 

 

Juergen Geiger STOERE MEINE KREISE! exhibition catalog Paris und Danach, 2011 Institut Français, Stuttgart, Germany p. 1&13 in German and French

 

Auswahl Zwei, Kolumba Art Museum of the Archbishopric Cologne, Germany catalog 2010 p.7, p.214-217, p.423

 

Die Gegenwart der Linie, Bavarian State Graphic Collection Munich, Germany, exhibition catalog, 2009 p.121, p.180

 

Koho Mori-Newton "room of columns" exhibition in Museum Kolumba Room 10, May-August 2009 Cologne, Germany

 

Werner Esser, Is It a Beard Or Is It a Drawing? A "Frontpiece" by the Editor: Vom Bart als Zeichnung Oder: Wunschlos Bildlich–ein Vorlaut des Herausgebers, exhibition catalog Suddenly, an Image, Foundation Domnick, Nuertingen, Germany 2007 p.4-5

 

Johannes Meinhardt, Ploetzlich ein Bild: Ein Theater der Objekte und Ereignisse, A Theater of Objects and Events, Suddenly, an Image, exhibition catalog Koho Mori-Newton, Foundation Domnick, Nuertingen, Germany 2007 p.7-18

 

Johannes Meinhardt–Die Bildwerdung der Flaeche - Surfaces Become Pictures, exhibition catalog Koho Mori-Newton 2000 p.7-21

 

Garry L. Hagberg, The Flash of Recognition, exhibition catalog Koho Mori-Newton 2000 p.3-5     

Johannes Meinhardt, Koho Mori, Tiefgang-Bildraeume im Schlossbunker Mannheim, Germany, Publisher Signet Verlag 1992  p.90

 

Johannes Meinhardt, "Ein weiteres Versuch der Destruktion von Authentizitaet", Texte zur Kunst, Nr. 5 p.206-208

 

Johannes Meinhardt, Koho Mori, Ruinoese Strategien, ZYMA-ART TODAY Nr.2,1990 p.78-80

 

Johannes Meinhardt, Just Music, Free Fun Spectacle, Kunstforum, vol.96, 1988 p.315-317