photo Koichiro Matsui
1935 Born in Nagasaki. After graduating from Fukuoka Chuo High School, began career as an artist
1956 Selected for the 24th Independent Art Exhibition
1957～1961 Became member of the avant garde art collective Kyushu-ha
1964 Discovered artist Sakuheibei Yamamoto, unveiled Roulette series at Nan Garo
Spent the next 19 years in relative silence before re-emerging in 1983 with the large-scale painting series Ptolemaic Theory.
He then followed this with several other series of large scale works.
Currently lives in Fukuoka.
|2015||A Song for Spring, Kaikai Kiki Gallery, Tokyo|
|2011||Mokuma Kikuhata, Fukoka Art Museum, Nagasaki Prefectural Art Museum, Fukuoka/Nagasaki|
|2009||Mokuma Kikuhata – Drawings, Nagasaki Prefectural Art Museum, Nagasaki|
|1998||Mokuma Kikuhata:1983-1998 “Ten he, Umi he,” Tokushima Modern Art Museum, Tokushima|
|1988||Kyushu-ha ten, Geijutsu Project, Fukuka Art Museum
Mokuma Kikuhata,Kitakyushu Municipal Museum of Art
|1965||The New Japanese Painting and Sculpture, Museum of Modern Art, New York, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco|
|1961||Kindai Bijutsu no Jikenten, National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo|
|1958||Dai 10 kai Renzoku Andepanten,「Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, Tokyo|