Kota Ezawa: How to Take Apart an Image and Put It Back Together

 Two rows of houses flooded with tan water with green tree tops visible with brown shadows in the water.

Flood (2011), transparency in light box.

Kota Ezawa's work has been shown in solo exhibitions at SITE Santa Fe; Albright Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo; Vancouver Art Gallery Offsite; and Hayward Gallery Project Space, London. He participated in recent group exhibitions at Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg; Musée d'art contemporain de Montréal; Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid; and San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. Ezawa's work has earned a number of awards, including the SECA Art Award of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, a Eureka Fellowship from the Fleishhacker Foundation, and a Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Biennial Award.

Ezawa's work is included in renowned collections such as the Museum of Modern Art, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, and Kunsthalle Bremen, among others.