Ken'ichiro Taniguchi (1976, Sapporo, Japan) graduated from College of Fine Arts in Hokkaido University of Education in 2000 and currently lives and works between Berlin and Sapporo. Over the years, Taniguchi has developed a coherent body of work both aesthetically and conceptually.
His work has been exhibited in prestigious galleries and important art fairs in Japan, Taiwan, Denmark, Germany, the United Kingdom and the Netherlands among other countries. His sculptures are part of important public and private collections such as The Museum Rotterdam, Bijzondere Collecties, CJIB, Miniature Museum of Contemporary Art in Holland; The DKV Foundation and Olor Visual in Spain; Fondation Maeght in France; Javier Marín Foundation in Mexico; or Orange in Japan. He is currently receiving a grant from the Pollock-Krasner Foundation (USA).Institutions such as Centraal Justitieel Incassobureau (The Netherlands), Hongo Shin Memorial Museum of Sculpture (Sapporo, Japan) or soon the Rijksmusem in Amsterdam (The Netherlands) are home to some of its large-scale public sculptures.