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curator , art historian

Masayuki Tachiiri, Japanese curator, art historian. Ministry Culture and Education grantee, 1995, 96, Ministry Home Affairs grantee, 1996, POLA Art Foundation, 1998, Yomiuri Art Foundation, 2001. Fellow Japan Art History Society, Japan Aesthetics Society; member Metropolitan Museum Art, Museum Modern Art New York.

Background

Tachiiri, Masayuki was born on September 7, 1968 in Utsunomiya, Tochigi, Japan. Son of Yoshikuni and Setsuko Tachiiri.

Education

Bachelor of Art History, Keio University, Tokyo, 1991. Master of Art History, Keio University, Tokyo, 1994.

Career

Researcher Keio University, 1993-1994, Yamanashi Prefectural Museum Art, Kofu, Japan, 1994, assistant curator Japan, 1995—2003. Curator Hotel Okura, since 2003, Junshin Gallery, since 2005. Lecturer Tokyo University, 1996, Yamanashi University, Kofu, 1995—1996, Keio University, since 2003, Tokyo Junshin Women's College, since 2003, Waseda University, since 2005.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Reconsidering J.F. Millet, 1996 (Sankei prize 1996), J.F. Millet, His Life and Works, 1997, Return to Nature--Millet and the Barbizon Artists, and the Renewal of Rural Tradition, 1998. Translator (with Y. Ide et al) J.F. Millet, His Life and Works, 1998. Contributor articles to professional journals including Bulletin of Yamanashi Museum.

Membership

Fellow Japan Art History Society, Japan Aesthetics Society. Member Metropolitan Museum Art, Museum Modern Art New York.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Skiing, mountain climbing, driving.

Connections

Married Naoko Umenai, July 3, 1994 (divorced). Married Rieko Omuro, September 7, 2005. 1 child, Keisuke.

father:
Yoshikuni Tachiiri

mother:
Setsuko Tachiiri

spouse:
Naoko Umenai

spouse:
Rieko Omuro

child:
Keisuke Tachiiri