Represent Artist

    Profile
    1947
    Born in Ehime, Japan
    1969
    BFA, Chuo Bijutsu Gakuen, Tokyo, Japan
    Lives and Works in Tokyo
    Solo Exhibitions
    2017
    "Sawasdee Sexy Robot by Hajime Sorayama", EchoOne ArtSpace, Bangkok, Thailand
    "Club Sorayama", LANDMARK, Hong Kong, China
    "空山基的械慾論", Wrong Gallery Taipei, Taipei, Taiwan
    2016
    "Sorayama", Jacob Lewis Gallery, New York, NY, USA
    "An actress is not a machine, but they treat you like a machine.", NANZUKA, Tokyo, Japan
    2015
    AISHONANZUKA, Hong Kong, China
    Little High, Tokyo, Japan
    FIFTY24SF GALLERY, San Francisco, CA, USA
    2014
    Stussy Guest Artist Series - HAJIME SORAYAMA Exhibition Curated by NANZUKA, STUSSY HARAJUKU CHAPTER, Tokyo, Japan
    2013
    AISHONANZUKA, Hong Kong, China
    Hajime Sorayama x graniph Exhibition, graniph Harajuku Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
    2011
    "Hajime Sorayama : 1970-2010", Gering & Lopeg Gallery, New York, NY, USA
    "NEO DISCIPLINE", Span Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
    "Neo Japonism & Obsession", TOKYO CULTUART by BEAMS/B GALLERY, Tokyo, Japan
    2010
    NANZUKA UNDERGROUND, Tokyo, Japan
    Span Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
    2008
    Opera Gallery, New York, NY, USA
    WEAM, Miami, FL, USA
    2007
    "EROTOVISION", Mondo Bizzarro Gallery, Rome, Italy
    2005
    Hysteric Mini 20th Anniversary Art Exhibition, Tokyo/Osaka/HongKong
    Show Room, New York, NY, USA
    2003
    Ginza Graphic Gallery, Tokyo/Osaka, Japan
    2002
    Bape Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
    1999
    Tamara Bane Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    1998
    Tamara Bane Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    ECR, Cologne, Germany
    1994
    UP'S Gallery
    Tamara Bane Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    the Castlegate Hotel and Conference Center, Atlanta, GA, USA
    1988
    The Seibu Department Store Gallery, Hakodate, Japan
    Group Exhibitions
    2017
    "Exhibition of Mythical beast IV", TOKYO KOTSU KAIKAN, Tokyo, Japan
    "Alice 2017", Roppongi stripe space, Tokyo, Japan
    "Blood and roses", Span Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
    "AAF 6th Exhibition" Yamawaki Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
    "ARRIVAL XX PLANET THE COLLECTION - EXHIBITION OF KAWS × MURAKAMI TAKASHI'S WORKS", Je Fine Art Gallery Shanghai, Shanghai, China
    "Katayama Masanori - Life is hard ... Let's go shopping.", Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
    "Space and Art Exhibition" (Traveled), Art Science Museum, Singapore
    "Hello, Robot: Design Between Human and Machine", Vitra Design Museum, Weil am Rhein, Germany
    "TENGAI 3.0" (Traveled), hpgrp GALLERY TOKYO, Tokyo, Japan
    "The 29th Contemporary Art Exhibition", Imabari Kono Museum, Ehime, Japan
    "頹恋期", Mangasick, Taiwan, China
    2016
    "Desire", Moore Building, Miami, FL, USA
    "TENGAI 3.0", hpgrp GALLERY NEW YORK, New York, NY, USA
    "The Universe and Art", Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan
    "TRIBUTE TO KOW YOKOYAMA", TOKYO CULTUART by BEAMS, Tokyo, Japan
    "ALLOY & PEACE", Spiral, Tokyo, Japan
    2015
    "Unorthodox", The Jewish Museum, New York, NY, USA
    "Exhibition of Mythical beast Ⅱ", Bunkamura, Tokyo, Japan
    "MEDICOM TOY EXHIBITION'15", PARCO MUSEUM, Tokyo, Japan
    "The Aesthetics of Fantasy - Japanese Erotica in Contemporary Art", Bunkamura, Tokyo, Japan
    "Here is ZINE tokyo 10", Tokyo Cultuart BEAMS, Tokyo, Japan
    "FELIX THE CAT - Cats Out Of The Bag", SLOW CULTURE, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    2014
    LEATHER JAPAN 2014, New York, NY, USA
    Amalia Ulman + Hajime Sorayama Exhibition, London, UK
    "JAPAN EROTICA", Musee de lerotisme, Paris, France
    "with Hello Kitty", MDP GALLERY/SPACE M, Tokyo, Japan
    "PUSSYCAT! KILL! KILL! KILL!", Vanilla Gallery/Kinokuniya Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
    "O's story", billiken Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
    "atrocity beauty", Vanilla Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
    HORIYOSHI THE THIRD x Hajime Sorayama, Galleria Harajuku, Tokyo, Japan
    KITAHARA COLLECTION, Takamatsu city museum of Art, Takamatsu, Japan
    Span Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
    2013
    "The Pop Surrealism Show", Opera Gallery, New York, NY, USA
    "UKIYOE Roman Exhibition", Span Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
    "ALICE Fantasy tale exhibition", Bunkamura, Tokyo, Japan
    2012
    "Cosmic Fusion III", O museum, Tokyo, Japan
    The ObsessionArt 5th Anniversary Exhibition, The Gallery in Cork Street, London, UK
    "Artist's book by Treville 1985-2012", Kinokuniya Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
    "Monster", billiken Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
    "Japanese Erotic Artsts", Jinbocho Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
    2011
    "MEDICOM TOY 15th ANNIVERSARY", PARCO MUSEUM, Tokyo, Japan
    "Here is ZINE tokyo 2", Tokyo Cultuart BEAMS, Tokyo, Japan
    Hamamatsu Municipal Museum of Art 40th Anniversary Special Exhibition, Hamamatsu Municipal Museum of Art, Shizuoka, Japan
    "Märchenism", The Tobu Department Store Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
    2010
    "CODE : EROTICA", Bunkamura, Tokyo, Japan
    KITAHARA COLLECTION, Mori Arts Center Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
    2009
    "Almost There" Time Tunnel Series Vol.29, G8, Tokyo, Japan
    2008
    "CARNIVORA", FUSE Gallery, New York, NY / L'Imagerie Gallery, Los Angeles, CA / CPOP Gallery, Detroit, MI, USA
    2007
    20th Anniversary Exhibitions "Graphics & Messages", GGG, Tokyo, Japan
    2006
    Ginza Recruit Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
    2005
    "Winter Invitational", Art At Large, New York, NY, USA
    1997
    "Forum--Gelande", Castrop-Rauxel, Germany
    1989
    "Ferrari Hall", Munich, Germany
    Literature
    / Book
    2017
    "COMPLETE MASTERWORKS" published by Edition SKYLIGHT, Switzerland
    2016
    "SORAYAMA", published by HIOSHINA, Tokyo, Japan
    2015
    "Sexy Robot GIGANTES", published by Genko-sha, Tokyo, Japan
    2014
    "PUSSYCAT! KILL! KILL! KILL!", published by Editions Treville, Tokyo, Japan
    "XL Sorayama masterworks", published by Edition SKYLIGHT, Oetwil am See, Switzerland
    2013
    "Vibrant Vixens", published by Edition SKYLIGHT, Oetwil am See, Switzerland
    2010
    "Sorayama masterworks", published by Edition SKYLIGHT, Oetwil am See, Switzerland
    2006
    "Relativision", published by Graphic-sha, Tokyo, Japan
    "SORAYAMA:SECRETS REVEALED"(DVD), published by Airbrush Action, Allenwood, NJ, USA
    2003
    "LATEX GALATEA", published by Editions Treville, Tokyo, Japan
    2002
    "VENOM", published by Graphic-sha, Tokyo, Japan
    "The Gynoids The Storage Box", published by Editions Treville, Tokyo, Japan
    2001
    "SORAYAMA COMPLETE WORKS", published by Edition SKYLIGHT, Oetwil am See, Switzerland
    2000
    "Sorayamart", published by Soleil Production, Toulon, France
    "Sorayama, Moira", published by Editions Kunst der Comisc Gmbh, Sonneberg, Germany
    "METALLICON", published by Sakuhin-sha, Tokyo, Japan
    "The Gynoids-reborn", published by Editions Treville, Tokyo, Japan
    "The Gynoids-Genetically Manipilated", published by Editions Treville, Tokyo, Japan
    1999
    "SORAYAMA 1964-1999", published by Sakuhin-sha, Tokyo, Japan
    1998
    "Torquere", published by Sakuhin-sha, Tokyo, Japan
    1997
    "Naga", published by Sakuhin-sha, Tokyo, Japan
    "Sorayama, Call in Beauties", published by Bijutsu Shuppan-sha, Tokyo, Japan
    "SORAYAMA VOLUME II CD-Rom", published by MSD-Japan, Tokyo, Japan
    1996
    "Lithograph", published by Robert Bane Editions, Beverly Hills, CA, USA
    "SORAYAMA VOLUME I CD-Rom", published by MSD-Japan, Tokyo, Japan
    "Silver & Satin", published by Comic Image, Berkeley, CA, USA
    1995
    "HAJIME SORAYAMA Collector Cards 2", Comic Image, published by Comic Image, Berkeley, CA, USA
    Beginning of monthly publication of works by SORAYAMA in Penthouse Magazine
    1994
    "HAJIME SORAYAMA Collector Cards", Comic Image, published by Comic Image, Berkeley, CA, USA
    "Lithograph", Robert Bane Editions, Beverly Hills, CA, USA
    Special Sorayama article appeared in the Silver Anniversary issue of Penthouse Magazine
    1993
    "THE GYNOIDS", published by Sakuhin-sha, Tokyo, Japan
    "HAJIME SORAYAMA Collector Cards", Comic Image, published by Comic Image, Berkeley, CA, USA
    1992
    "Hyper Illustrations 2", published by Bijutsu Shuppan-sha, Tokyo, Japan
    1989
    "Hyper Illustrations", published by Bijutsu Shuppan-sha, Tokyo, Japan
    "Hajime Sorayama", published by Tschen, Cologne, Germany
    1988
    "Poster Book SEXY ROBOT", published by Tschen, Cologne, Germany
    1985
    "Venus Odyssey", published by Tokuma communications, Tokyo, Japan
    "Illustration Video", published by Fuji Television, Tokyo, Japan
    1984
    "Pinup", published by Graphic-sha, Tokyo, Japan
    1983
    "Sexy Robot", published by Genko-sha, Tokyo, Japan
    Project
    2017
    Hajime Sorayama x BE@RBRICK by MEDICOM TOY
    Hajime Sorayama x HBX
    Hajime Sorayama x HYPEBEAST
    Hajime Sorayama x KAWI JAMELE 10th Anniversary
    2016
    DARKSTAR x SORAYAMA SKATEBOARD DECK
    JUUN.J x HAJIME SORAYAMA "Pitti Uomo 2016 A/W"
    2014
    Stussy x Hajime Sorayama Guest Artist T-Shirt Series
    Hajime Sorayama x British Knights "Art and The Future"
    2013
    Hajime Sorayama x graniph Collaboration T-Shirts
    2011
    Central Plumbing Specialties partners with INAX for fundraiser
    2009
    Sorayama Sexy Robot T-shirt and poster by SixPack
    KAWS "No Future Companion" by Sorayama version by MEDICOM TOY
    2007
    Toshihiko Takamizawa, "Kaleidoscope" cover art
    2006
    3RDWARE Artist Collection
    MONDO MARTINI by HAJIME SORAYAMA
    2005
    White Dunk Project by Nike To view Sorayama's Work
    Playboy TV "Sexcetra" aired
    2004
    BE@RBRICK WORLDWIDE TOUR by MEDICOM TOY
    2003
    Hajime Sorayama x Disney x TOMY "BDhyp. FUTURE MICKEY"
    2001
    Aerosmith, "Just Push Play" cover art
    1999
    Sorayama designed Sony Entertainment Dog Robot "AIBO"
    Award
    2001
    Inventor's Award - Asahi newspaper
    1999
    Good Design Grand Prize Award
    Media Art Festival Grand Prize Award
    1996
    Vargas Award
    Public Collections
    Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA
    Smithsonian Institute of Technology Museum. Washington DC, USA
    World Erotic Art Museum, Miami, USA
    US Library of Congress. Washington DC, USA