++ Makoto AIDA / Japan

      lives and works in Tokyo, Japan

Makoto Aida: Harakiri Shool Girls, 2006

Selected Solo Exhibitions
07 Double Fantasy, Lammfromm the Concept Store, Tokyo, Japan
06 Picture of Mountain Stream and Others, Andrew Roth Inc., New York, USA
05 Drink Sake Alone, Lisa Dent Gallery, San Francisco, USA
03 My Kenten, Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
02 Solo Show, Chukyo University Art Gallery C-Square, Aichi, Japan
01 Edible Artificial Girls, Mi-Mi Chan, Murata & Friends, Berlin, Germany; NADiff, Tokyo, Japan

Selected Group Exhibitions
07 Portrait Session, Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima, Japan
07 All About Laughter: The Role of Humor in Contemporary Art, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan
06 Alllooksame? ArtChinaJapanKoreaArt, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin, Italy
06 Nippon vs Fineart-Striving for Identity in the Context of Western Art, Osaka City Museum of Art, Shinsaibashi Temporary Exhibition Space, Osaka, Japan
06 Singapore Biennale, Singapore, Singapore
06 Berlin-Tokyo, Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin, Germany
06 Rising Sun, Melting Moon: Contemporary Art from Japan, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel
05 The World of Matchbox Labels, The Okayama Prefectual Museum of Art, Okayama, Japan
05 Sight-Cruising, Marugame Genichiro-Inokuma Museum of Contemporary Art, Kagawa, Japan
04 Nonchalant, 4-F Gallery, Los Angeles, USA
04 Tokyo Style, Milliken Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden
04 Officina Asia, Palazzo del Ridotto, Cesena, Italy
04 Mediarena: Contemporary Art from Japan, Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth, New Zealand
04 Fast Forward, NKV Extra, Wiesbaden, Germany
04 Roppongi Crossing: New Visions of Japanese Art, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan
03 Flesh for Fantasy, Palazzo Delle Papesse-Centro Arte Contemporanea, Siena, Italy
03 The American Effect-Global Perspectives on the United States, 1990-2003, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, USA
02 Coloriage, Fondation Cartier pour L'art Contemporain, Paris, France
02 Sao Paulo Biennale, Sao Paulo, Brazil
01 Yokohama Triennale, Yokohama, Japan
00 Cultural Ties Exhibition, Westzone Gallery Space, London, UK

Works in the Exhibition
The Video of a Man Calling Himself Bin Laden Staying in Japan, 2005
8min. 14sec.
Courtesy: Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo

Harakiri Shool Girls, 2006
Acrylic on Canvas
240 x 169 cm
Courtesy: Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo

Monument for Nothing, 2004
Acrylic, wood, hologram on plywood
600 x 500 cm
Courtesy: Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo