Noritoshi Hirakawa

* 1960 in Fukuoka, Japan

Noritoshi Hirakawa is a Japanese contemporary artist, film maker, and film producer. Hirakawa works in a variety of media including photography, performance and Installation art|installation. He was born in 1960 in Fukuoka, Japan and now lives and works in New York.

Hirakawa's photographs are described as "erotic and intimate". Stating that "the sexual revolution is over and the Puritans won", Hirakawa's work challenges mainstream conceptions of sexuality, and the assumption that expressions of male heterosexual desire are oppressive and objectifying.

Noritoshi Hirakawa has exhibited his work in a variety of galleries, including the Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, the Pompidou Centre, Paris, MoMA PS 1 in New York City, multiple galleries in New York, Kunsthalle Vienna, the Art & Public Contemporary Art Gallery, Geneva, the Gallerie Ferdinand van Dieten in Amsterdam, and in Köln. He was invited to present his work at the SMAK, Ghent in Belgium during the group-exhibition “Casino 2001” and the Museum für Moderne Kunst in Frankfurt included the work “Dreams of Tokyo” in its permanent collection.

Homepage: noritoshi.com

Past Lots

Artist / TitleHigh BidOffer EndedSeller

Noritoshi Hirakawa

In the Time of Innocence, 2004
0 bidsJun 1, 2017
(May 17, 2017)
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Noritoshi Hirakawa

In the Time of Innocence, 2004
0 bidsJul 17, 2015
(Jul 16, 2015)
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Noritoshi Hirakawa

In the Time of Innocence, 2004
0 bidsJun 5, 2014
(May 6, 2014)
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Noritoshi Hirakawa

In the Time of Innocence, 2004
0 bidsJun 7, 2013
(May 8, 2013)
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Noritoshi Hirakawa

John in Jane III, 1998
$100.00
gandi
Jul 29, 2011
(Jun 29, 2011)
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