Makoto Aida CV

1965Born in Niigata, Japan
1989Graduated from painting course, Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music
1991Completed master degree, Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music

Selected solo and duo exhibitions:

1992"Pictures don't need to be not square", Yanaka Furufuru, Tokyo
1994"Poster", DOWA KASAI Gallery, Tokyo
"Sarin", Nasubi Gallery, Chiba
1996"War Picture RETURNS", Gallery Natsuka, Tokyo
"NO FUTURE", Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo
1997"BIJIN-GA Makoto Aida vs Hiroyuki Matsukage, Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo
1998"Paris, Tsudanuma", Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo
1999"DOUTEI", Mitsubishi-Jisho ARTIUM, Fukuoka
"It's a man's alcoholic drink - Millenium", Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo
2001"Edible Artificial Girls, Mi-Mi Chan", NADiff, Tokyo
"Edible Artificial Girls, Mi-Mi Chan", Murata&friends, Berlin
2002"Green & Black", Chukyo University Art Gallery C・ Square, Aichi
2003"My KENTEN", Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
2004"Aida's Work", Takahashi Collection, Tokyo, Japan
2005"Pre-Climacteric Love", Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
"Drink SAKE Alone", Lisa Dent Gallery, San Francisco, U.S.A.
"Donki-Hote", Man in the Holocene at IBID Projects, London, U.K.
2006"Picture of Mountain Stream and others", Andrew Roth Inc. NYC, U.S.A.
2007"DOUBLE FANTASY", lammfromm The Concept Store, Tokyo, Japan
"Art de Sauro : Aida Makoto / Yamaguchi Akira", The Ueno Royal Museum, Tokyo, Japan
2008"I'm IWAKI of Mizuma Art Gallery!!" Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
2009"I'm working on huge paintings in Beijing", Mizuma and One Galery, Beijing, China
"Photo Works by AIDA Makoto", A・Zone, Okayama, Japan
2010"E-BAKA", Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
2011"Makoto Aida, Day & Night" Contemporary Art Center, Vilnius, Lithuania
2012"Aida Makoto: Monument for Nothing", Mori Art Museum, Tokyo

Selected group exhibitions:

1993"Fo(u)rtunes", RONTGEN KUNST INSTITUT, Tokyo
"THE GINBURART", Ginza, Tokyo
1994"Happy Violence", Nagoya City Archives, Aichi
"I can not tell without picture", DOWA KASAI Gallery, Tokyo
"Smooth Surface", RONTGEN KUNST INSTITUT, Tokyo
"Card board and Blue seat", PAP FACTORY, Tokyo
"Morphe'95 CITY CRACK", Mizuma Art Gallery/Nikka Whiskey Hall/West gate of the Shinjuku Station, Tokyo
"Photographic Narration", Art Gallery of Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music, Tokyo
1996"TOKYO POP", The Hiratsuka Museum of Art, Kanagawa
"The Group 1965", Synapse Gallery, Tokyo
"On Camp / Off Base", Tokyo Big Sight, Tokyo
"ART SCENE 90-96", Art Tower Mito, Ibaraki
1997"WALKING MUSEUM", Shinjuku Takashimaya TIMES SQUARE, Tokyo
"KOTATSU-HA", Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo
"Document&Art", Art Museum Ginza, Tokyo
"BIJIN-GA", Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo
"The Group 1965 - The Voices from Tokyo", Galeria Metroplitana de Barcelona, Barcelona
1998"HOLY GIFT vol.2", Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo
"TAKEO Communication Design 1998", SPIRAL Tokyo
"TOKYO ELEGANCE", Recent Gallery, Hokkaido
"The Group 1965 - The Voices from Tokyo", Galerie Espace Flon, Lausanne
"The Group 1965 - The Voices from Tokyo", ACC Galerie, Weimar
1999"VOCA'99", The Ueno Royal Museum, Tokyo
"The Group 1965 - The Voices from Tokyo", Contemporary Art Factory, Tokyo;
 The Municipal Art Museum of Akureyri, Iceland
"The Group 1965", NADiff, Tokyo
"Artists' works", Tokyo Station Gallery, Tokyo
"GROUND ZERO JAPAN", Contemporary Art Gallery, Art Tower Mito, Ibaraki
2000"Open Studio", International Studio Program (ISP・ Tribecca), New York
"White Hot", Smack Mellon, New York
"Five Continents And Once City", Museum of Mexico City, Mexico
"Cultural Ties exhibition", Westzone gallery space, London
2001"S(h)itting in the mirror", Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo
"Yokohama 2001; International Triennale of Contemporary Art", Kanagawa
"Sex and Consumerism: Contemporary Art in Japan", touring exhibition in UK
"Makoto Aida, Hiroko Okada and their baby Torajiro", Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo
2002"ARCO 2002", Madrid
"XXV Biennale de Sao Paulo", Sao Paulo
"Scope Art Fair", The Gershwin Hotel, New York
"Exhibition of New Acquisitions + Contemporary Paintings", Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima
"eleven&eleven Korea Japan Contemporary Art 2002", Sungkok Art Museum, Seoul
"BABEL2002", National Museum of Contemporary Art, Korea
"Coloriage", Fondation Cartier pour l'art contemporain, Paris
"7th Kitakyushu Biennale: Art for sale", Kitakyushu Municipal Museum of Art, Fukuoka
2003"FLESH FOR FANTASY", Palazzo delle Papesse-Centro Arte Contemporanea, Siena, Italy
"A retrospective : NARITA Tohl and several things he has left behind", Shichinohe-cho Takayama Uichi Memorial Museum of Art, Aomori, Japan、 Okazaki Mindscape Museum, Aichi
"Revolving Door : iscp <-> asia", Chambers Fine Art, New York, U.S.A.
"A Creating Workshop for Children in Aomori 2003", Mutsu Municipal Library, Mutsu City, Aomori, Japan
"The American Effect - Global Perspectives on the United States 1990-2003", Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, U.S.A.
"girls don't cry", Parco Museum, Tokyo, Japan
2004"Nonchalant", 4-F Gallery, Los Angeles, U.S.A.
"TOKYO STYLE IN STOCKHOLM 2004", Milliken Gallery, Stockholm,Sweden
"KOTATSU-HA 2", Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
"Picture in Motion", Tochigi Prefectural Museum of Fine Arts, Tochigi, Japan
"Officina Asia", Palazzo del Ridotto, Cesena, Italy
"lonely planet", Contemporary Art Gallery, Art Tower Mito, Ibaraki, Japan
"Mediarena" : contemporary art from Japan, Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth, New Zealand
"Fast Forward", Nassauischer Kunstverein (NKV), Wiesbaden, Germany
"Les metamorphoses du quotidan", The Museum of Modern Art, Gunma, Japan
"Roppongi Crossing : New Visions of Japanese Art 2004", Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan
"Landscape of Eastern Asia (from Travel sketches to War pictures) - Yasugoro Ataka, Ryoichi Sasagawa and Makoto Aida", Niitsu Museum of Art, Niigata, Japan
The Niigata Bandaijima Art Museum, Niigata, Japan
2005"BankART Life", BankART studio NYK, Kanagawa, Japan
"Tokyo Souvenir by The Group 1965 - New Tokyo Public Art Program"(40x40 project), Tokyo Wonder Site Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan
"GUNDAM Generation Futures," SUNTORY Museum, Osaka, Japan (traveled to The Ueno Royal Museum, Tokyo: 2006 Sendai Mediatheque, Miyagi; Kawara Museum, Aichi; Museum of Contemporary Art, Sapporo, Hokkaido; 2007 Kyoto International Manga Museum, Kyoto, Japan)
"The Group 1965 - Seven Samurais, even"(40x40 project), Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima
"Villa YURINSO Special Open : AIDA Makoto / OZAWA Tsuyoshi / YAMAGUCHI Akira", Ohara Museum of Art Yurinso, Okayama, Japan
"The World of Matchbox Labels", The Okayama Prefectual Museum of Art, Okayama, Japan
"Nishiogi Biennale", Makoto Aida's home, Nishiogikubo,Tokyo, Japan
"sight-cruising", Marugame Genichiro-Inokuma Museum of Contemporary Art, Kagawa, Japan
"Since 1994" : Mizuma Art Gallery the 10th Anniversary Exhibition, Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo,Japan
"AniMate。" , Fukuoka Asian Art Museum, Fukuoka, Japan
2006"Oriental Metaphor", Alt Space LOOP, Seoul, Korea
"Somewhere in Time", Artsonje Center, Seoul, Korea
"Paprika", TSUTAYA TOKYO ROPPONGI, Tokyo, Japan
"ALLLOOKSAME? ARTCHINAJAPANKOREART", Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin, Italy
"NIPPON vs FINEART-Striving for Identity in the Context of Western art, Osaka City Museum of Art, Shinsaibashi Temporary Exhibition Space, Osaka, Japan
"Art and Object: Affinity of the Jomon and the Contemporary",Aomori Museum of Art, Aomori, Japan
"Singapole Biennale 2006 : BELIEF", National Museum of Singapore / Tanglin Camp, Singapore
"Berlin-Tokyo", Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin, Germany
"The Child", Toyota Municipal Museum of Art, Aichi, Japan
"Rising Sun, Melting Moon: Contemporary Art from Japan", The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel
2007"Poetic Terrorism", FEM 7, Festival Edicion Madrid de Nuwvos Creadores, Madrid, Spain
"Beautiful New World : Contemporary Visual Culture from Japan", Long March Space, Beijing, China (traveled to: Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou, China)
"Three Generations," Pekin Fine Arts, Beijing, China
"Thermocline of Art - New Asian Waves", ZKM, Karlsruhe,Germany
"7th The 21st Century Exhibition of Japanese Art", Tokyo Bijutsu Club, Tokyo, Japan
"Portrait Session", Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima, Japan
"Portrait Session@NADiff", NADiff, Tokyo, Japan
"all about laughter: The Role of Humor in Contemporary Art", Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan
2008"-hiragana art- CHIBATORI", Chiba City Museum of Art, Chiba, Japan
"SUICIDE EXPOSITION 2008", Otto Mainzheim Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
"MONUMENT FOR NOTHING II Collaboration with art students", Nagoya University of Arts, Aichi, Japan
"The Group 1965: Tokyo Guide 2008", NADiff a/p/a/r/t, Tokyo, Japan
"UNSTERN. SINISTRE. DISASTRO.", ACC Galerie Weimar, Weimar, Germany
"neoteny japan - From Takahashi Collection", Kirishima Open Air Museum, Kagoshima, Japan (traveled to Museum of Contemporary Art Sapporo, Hokkaido/ 2009 The Ueno Royal Museum, Tokyo: The Niigata Prefectural Museum of Modern Art, Niigata; Akita Museum of Modern Art, Akita, Yonago City Museum of Art, Tottori, Japan)
"ORDER RECEIVED", Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
"8th The 21st Century Exhibition of Japanese Art," Tokyo Bijutsu Club, Tokyo, Japan
"Heavy Light : Recent Photography and Video from Japan" International Center of Photography, New York, U.S.A.
"Off the Rails", Mizuma & One Gallery, Beijing, China
"Typical! Cliches about Jews and Others." Jewish Museum Berlin, Berline, Germany (traveled to Spertus Museum, Chicago, U.S.A.: 2009 Judisches Museum der Stadt Wien, Vienna, Austria)
"MANGAMANIA Comic-Kultur in Japan 1800-2008" Museum fur Angewandte Kunst Frankfurt, Frankfrut, Germany (traveled to Lousiana Museum of Modern Art, Hamlebeak, Denmark)
"SHELTER x SURVIVAL Alternative Homes for Fantastic Lives," Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima, Japan
"Laughing in a Foreign Language" Hayward Gallery, London, U.K.
"Eyes & Curiosity: Japanese Contemporary Art," SOKA Art Center, Taipei, Taiwan
2009"TWIST and SHOUT Contemporary Art from Japan", Bangkok Art and Culture Centre, Bangkok, Thailand
"Dojima River Biennale 2009 Reflection: The World Through Art", Dojima RIver Forum, Osaka, Japan
"Wallworks", Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, U.S.A.
"Artium Prospective", Mitsubishi-Jisho ARTIUM, Fukuoka, Japan
"MONUMENT FOR NOTHING II Collaboration with art students", GALLERY RAKU, Kyoto, Japan
"Dorodoro, Doron-The Uncanny World in Folk and Contemporary Art in Asia", Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima
2010"Sydney Biennale 2010 : THE BEAUTY OF DISTANCE: Songs of Survival in Precarious Age", Sydney, Australia
"Garden of Painting - Japanese Art of the 00s", The National Museum of Art, Osaka, Japan
2011*"Bye Bye Kitty!!! Between Heaven and Hell in Contemporary Japanese Art", Japan Society, New York, U.S.A.
"Kobiken - from the Takahashi Collection", TABLOID GALLERY, Tokyo, Japan
"TARO LOVE", Seibu Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan"All cannibals?", La maison rouge - fondation antoine de galbert, Paris
"For Love Not Money", 15th Tallinn Print Triennal, Kumu Art Museum, Tallinn, Estonia
2012"ZIPANGU: The Surge of Japanese Contemporary Art", Japan
"The Unknown", Meditations Biennale, Poznan, Poland
"The Best of Times, The Worst of Times, Rebirth and Apocalypse in Contemporary Art", Kyiv, Ukraine

source: as printed in "La Trentaine" book and Mizuma Art