Makoto Saito

  • the '60s Memories Bardot [Brigitte Bardot - White], 2013 oil on canvas, 185.0 x 151.5 cm, ©Makoto Saito
  • the '60s Memories Monroe 00 [Marilyn Monroe 00 - White], 2013 oil on canvas, 163.0 x 160.0 cm, ©Makoto Saito
  • Face to Face 2 [Fellini], 2013 oil on canvas, 214.0 x 158.0 cm, ©Makoto Saito
  • J.S. [Point to Point LIFE ], 2013 oil on canvas, 158.0 x 178.6 cm, ©Makoto Saito
  • talian [Point to Point LIFE], 2009 lambda print, 123.8 x 174.6 cm, 128.0 x 178.8 cm (framed), ©Makoto Saito
  • Andalucia [Point to Point LIFE], 2009 lambda print, 146.9 x 123.8 cm, 151.1 x 128.0 cm (framed), ©Makoto Saito
  • Rising [Point to Point LIFE], 2009 lambda print, 123.8 x 134.0 cm, 128.0 x 138.2 cm (framed), ©Makoto Saito
  • Signal [Point to Point LIFE], 2009 oil on canvas, 153.5 x 190.0 cm, ©Makoto Saito
  • Lexington Hotel [Point to Point LIFE], 2009 oil on canvas, 182.0 x 158.0 cm, ©Makoto Saito
  • Two Moon [Point to Point LIFE], 2009 oil on canvas, 153.5 x 190.0 cm, ©Makoto Saito
  • Face_F 顔_F, 2008 Acrylic and oil ink on canvas, 187.5 x 158.0cm, ©Makoto Saito
  • White Shadow, 2008 Acrylic and oil ink on canvas, 187.5 x 158.0cm, ©Makoto Saito
  • Reserve リザーブ, 2008 Acrylic and oil ink on canvas, 131.5 x 138.0cm, ©Makoto Saito
  • Quest クエスト, 2008 Acrylic and oil ink on canvas, 190.0 x 132.0 cm, ©Makoto Saito
  • I am [Portrait of Michelangelo Antonioni] 04 I am [ポートレート・オブ・ミケランジェロ・アントニオーニ] 04, 2007 Acrylic and oil ink on canvas, 160.0 x 146.8cm, ©Makoto Saito
  • Road to mind ロードトゥーマインド, 2008 Acrylic and oil ink on canvas, 196.0 x 155.8cm, ©Makoto Saito
  • Prayer 祈り, 2008 Acrylic and oil ink on canvas, 187.5 x 158.0cm, ©Makoto Saito
  • Kubrick Adolescence 00 キューブリック少年期00, 2007 Acrylic and oil ink on canvas, 220.0 x 152.8cm, ©Makoto Saito
  • A Sunny Day ある晴れた日に, 2007 Acrylic and oil ink on canvas, 210.0 x 158.0 cm, ©Makoto Saito
  • Myself Portrait 02 マイセルフ・ポートレート02, 2006 Acrylic and oil ink on canvas, 196.0 x 155.8 cm, ©Makoto Saito
  • Myself Portrait 01 マイセルフ・ポートレート01, 2006 Acrylic and oil ink on canvas, 196.0 x 155.8 cm, ©Makoto Saito
  • Blue 蒼い日, 2005 Acrylic and oil ink on canvas, 183.0 x 141.0cm, ©Makoto Saito

1952 Born in Fukuoka Prefecture

Solo exhibitions

2012 "Face to Face / Composition" Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York
2011 "Like Nectar Attracting Bees" Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo
2008 "MAKOTO SAITO: SCENE [0]" 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, Ishikawa, Japan
2003
 "Makoto Saito -The Tokio Graphems" Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg, Germany
1999 "Makoto Saito: Art of the Poster" Huntington Gallery, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, USA

Group exhibitions

2017 "Group exhibition" Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo
2014 "Group exhibition by Tomio Koyama Gallery" TOLOT/heuristic SHINONOME, Tokyo
2012 "Son et Lumière: Material, Transition, Time" 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, Ishikawa, Japan
2011 Galerie Sho Contemporary Art, Tokyo
2005 "The Art and Design" San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
1994 "Japanese Design: A Survey Since 1950" Philadelphia Museum of Art, USA
Centre Pompidou, Musee national d’art moderne, France/ Suntory Museum, Osaka
1989 The Space: Material, Tension, Vacancy in Japanese Contemporary Art, The Museum Modern Art, Saitama, Japan
The 19th Contemporary Art Exhibition of Japan, Tokyo Metropolitan Museum, Japan
1987 Icons I Contemporary Art, The Museum of Modern Art, Saitama, Japan
The 16th Contemporary Art Exhibition of Japan, Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, Japan
1986
 Japanese Contemporary Artist's Exhibition, National Gallery of Modern Art, Delhi, India
1985 The 17th Contemporary Art Exhibition of Japan, Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, Japan
1981 The 15th Contemporary Art Exhibition of Japan, Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, Japan
1980 The 13th International Art Exhibition of Japan, Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, Japan
1979 The 14th Contemporary Art Exhibition of Japan, Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, Japan
1978 The 12th International Art Exhibition of Japan, Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, Japan

1977 The 13th Contemporary Art Exhibition of Japan, Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, Japan

Public collections

Brandenburg Museum/ Märkisches Museum, Germany
The Chicago Athenaeum, Chicago
Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO
Hong Kong Heritage Museum, Hong Kong
Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Art, Japan
Lahti Art Museum, Finland
Museum fur Gestaltung, Zurich
Museum fur Kunst und Gewerbe, Hamburg
The Museum of Modern Art, New York
The Museum of Modern Art, Toyama, Japan
Muzeum Narodowe Poznan, Poland
The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA
San Francisco Museum of Art, San Francisco
Staatliche Museum fur angewandte Kunst, Munich
Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam
The Victoria and Albert Museum, London
21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, Japan

Awards

1977 The 13th Contemporary Art Exhibition of Japan: Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Modern Art Award
1987 The 18th Contemporary Art Exhibition of Japan: Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Modern Art Award