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Solo Exhibition by Mirei Takeuchi

Exhibition  /  06 Jun 2024  -  29 Jun 2024
Published: 06.06.2024
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Intro
This new exhibition completes the gallery's spring program. We are delighted to welcome German-Japanese artist Mirei Takeuchi for the first time. The exhibition features works from different periods, from her studies at the Munich Academy of Fine Arts with Otto Kunzli to the present day.

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Mirei Takeuchi
Opening reception: Saturday, June 15, 1 - 5 pm.
In the presence of the artist

For this exhibition, presenting different collections that have marked Mirei's career was obvious. The subjects covered illustrate her concerns, transposing them with refinement and delicacy through their executions and choices of materials and techniques.

Born in Porz-Wahn, Germany, in 1969, Mirei Takeuchi studied product design at Kyoritsu Joshi University in Tokyo from 1987 to 1991. She then worked as an interior designer until 1995, when she became an assistant at the same university. In 2000, back in Germany as a visiting student at the University of Applied Sciences and Arts in Hildesheim for a year, she decided to continue her studies in jewelry at the Munich Academy of Fine Arts under Otto Kunzli. She obtained her Master's degree in 2010, and her work won the Bavarian National Award and the prestigious Herbert-Hofman Prize in 2011. Her work can be found in numerous private and public collections, including The Victoria and Albert Museum, London, The Sammlung Danner-Stiftung Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich, Kunstmuseum Den Haag, The Hague, Munchner Stadtmuseum, Munich, and Museum Kolumba, Cologne.