Pippy Houldsworth Gallery is delighted to present a body of new work by internationally acclaimed Japanese artist Yuken Teruya. Teruya is renowned for transforming overlooked, everyday ephemera into microcosmic works of art. For his second solo exhibition at Pippy Houldsworth Gallery, Teruya takes money as his primary focus. Deconstructing Monopoly boards, dollars and lottery cards in his characteristic style, Teruya will trace the link between consumer culture and the organic, natural world.
Since gaining his MFA at the School of Visual Arts in New York in 2001, Teruya has exhibited with many major institutions including Guggenheim Museum, New York; 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa; Saatchi Gallery, London; GOMA, Queensland; MoMA PS1, New York, Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo and the Sydney Biennale 2012. His solo shows include those at The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Arts; Kunstverein Wiesbaden; Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art and Dahlem Ethnological Museum, Berlin.
His work is represented in numerous international collections including the Guggenheim Museum, New York; Flag Art Foundation, New York; Smithsonian Institution, Washington; Museum of Modern Art, New York; Norton Collection, New York; Saatchi Gallery, London; Mori Art Museum, Tokyo and Seattle Art Museum, Washington.