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On Kawara
 
On Kawara (1932-2014) is arguably one of the most influential contemporary artist. Born in Japan, Kawara's first exhibitions include the first Nippon Exhibition, at the Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, in 1953, and at the Takemiya and Hibiya galleries the following year. The art of this forerunner conceptual artist was first exhibited in New York—where he has lived since 1965—at Dwan Gallery in 1967, and his one-person exhibition “One Million Years” was shown in Düsseldorf, Paris, and Milan in 1971. Kawara's work was included in Kassel's Documentas 5 (1972), 7 (1982), and 11 (2002), in the Tokyo Biennale (1970), the Kyoto Biennale (1976), and the Venice Biennale (1976).
His work has been included in many conceptual art surveys from the seminal “Information show” at the Museum of Modern Art, New York (1970), to “Reconsidering the Object of Art: 1965-1975” at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (1995).
Personal exhibitions of his work have included the Centre Pompidou, Paris (1977); the Moderna Museet, Stockholm (1980); Museum Boymans-van Beuningen, Rotterdam (1991); the Dia Center for the Arts, New York (1993); the South London Gallery (2004); and the Dallas Museum of Art (2008).
 

 
2010
Mathieu Copeland editions
This edition of 4 audio CDs in a wooden case comprises the reading of On Kawara's One Million Years [Past and Future], with Gemma Saunders as the female voice reading all even numbers and Leo Chadburn as the male voice reading all odd numbers, covering 969 611 BC to 967 811 BC & 33 411 AD to 34 450 AD.

2003
English edition
Kawara's Date paintings, telegrams and books from the One Million Years series.

2008
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
out of print
Reading of One Million Years (Past and Future 51 – 62) by male and female voices (250 copies limited edition wood boxed set of 24 audio CDs).

2007
out of print
Box gathering the two volumes of the catalogue Consciousness. Meditation. Watcher on the Hills, published for the world tour of the exhibition by On Kawara.

2007
English edition
out of print
Catalogue published, as a second volume, after the world tour of an exhibition by On Kawara Consciousness. Meditation. Watcher on the Hills, gathering the complete documentation produced for the exhibitions and presenting the installations views.

2004
bilingual edition (English / French)
JRP|Editions
out of print

1996
out of print
A monumental monograph: works (1964-1995), texts (around thirty since 1970), the most important solo and group shows since 1969.

1979
bilingual edition (English / French)
Yvon Lambert
out of print
Portrait of On Kawara by René Denizot.