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Aida Makoto | the artist



The artist Aida Makoto
Born 1965, Niigata, Japan.
Lives and works in Chiba, Japan.

Style and technique of the artist: Installation art, Painting, Singapore Biennale,


Biography and art, auction, artworks, interview, statement, website:

Aida Makoto artworks on eBay
Original artworks, prints, exhibition posters, monographs, books, collectibles.

Aida’s work is scattered about Lisa Dent’s beautiful fourth floor gallery space across the street from the new Museum of African Diaspora. On the day I visited the gallery MoAD was having its grand opening which involved the sharp staccato of what might have been the drum section of a local high-school marching band. The noise was distracting at first as my wife Helena and I walked into the gallery, but it didn’t take long to get drawn into the 14 works on view and leave the rest of the world behind…

For several years now, the Tokyo art scene has been trying its best to keep up with the work of Makoto Aida, a task made difficult by the fact that it is nearly impossible to anticipate where the enigmatic artist will go next. At the ripe old age of 35, Aida has covered most of the artistic angles with an oeuvre that includes manga, painting, video, and installation, executed with such a wide range of expressive qualities that it is difficult to believe all could have been created by a single artist…

Interview with the artist (Chinese)

Harakiri School Girls

Lost Object

Harakiri School Girls

Works and biography