Koki Tanaka - Deutsche Bank "Artist of the Year" 2015

Deutsche Bank honors the Japanese Koki Tanaka as 'Artist of the Year' 2015. Tanaka follows Wangechi Mutu (Kenya), Yto Barrada (France/Morocco), Roman Ondák (Slovakia), Imran Qureshi (Pakistan) and Victor Man (Romania) as the sixth international artist to be given this award.

Koki Tanaka represents a new generation of artists who connect their aesthetic concerns to social issues. Born 1975 in Tochigi, Japan, Tanaka lives and works in Los Angeles. He represented Japan at the 55th Venice Biennale in 2013. Currently, works by Koki Tanaka can be seen in group exhibitions at the ICA in London (until September 7, 2014) and the Van Abbemuseum in Eindhoven (until October 12, 2014).

Koki Tanaka will present his first major solo show in Europe at the Deutsche Bank Kunsthalle in 2015.

To read more about Koki Tanaka on ArtMag, please click here.

For information on past 'Artist of the Year' winners, please click here.

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Koki Tanaka - Deutsche Bank 'Artist of the Year' 2015

Koki Tanaka - Deutsche Bank 'Artist of the Year' 2015


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