山本 基 時に宿る – Staying in Time–


2023.4.1 [sat] – 5.6 [sat]


YUKIKOMIZUTANI is pleased to hold contemporary artist, Motoi Yamamoto’s, first solo exhibition in Tokyo in eight years. Running from April 1st (Sat.) to May 6th (Sat.), the exhibition will feature a wide range of works, diary like in reflecting on “time” and “seasons”.


Centered around his signature installations using salt, which the artist has worked on world wide, the artist will present digital drawings projection on salt screen, labyrinths sereies symbolic of rebirth, and two-dimensional with whirlpools motifs. Furthemore, the artist will present a new series themed of butterflies.


In conjunction with the exhibition, Motoi Yamamoto’s salt installation will be open to the public on March 30th (Thur.) and 31 (Fri.). This is a rare opportunity to see inside an artist’s creative space and method. We look forward to seeing you at the gallery for this special occasion.



Live installation:2023 March 30th (Thur.), 31st (Fri.) 13:00-15:00

Exhibition:2023 April 1st (Sat.) to May 6th (Sat.)

Preview:2023 April 1st (Sat.) 17:00-19:00



山本基 | Motoi Yamamoto

Born in Onomichi, Hiroshima in 1966. Graduated in Painting from Kanazawa College of Art in 1995. He has had numerous exhibitions in Japan and internationally including, MoMAP.S.1 at the Museum of Modern Art, New York, the Hermitage Museum, the Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo, Hakone Open-Air Museum, the 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, and the Setouchi Triennale.