Group Show – Yasuko Toyoshima, Ryosuke Ogino, Makoto Ito

December 16, 2023 - February 4, 2024
Winter Holiday : December 25 - January 9

Maki Fine Arts is pleased to present a group show featuring new and recent works by three artists starting Saturday, December 16, through January 28, 2024.

Yasuko Toyoshima
Born in 1967, Saitama, Japan. Toyoshima received her MFA from Tokyo University of the Arts. By taking a critical look at institutions and systems found in everyday life and in our society, Toyoshima focuses on creating works that shed light on the patterns found in human thought. Recent shows include Origination Method (solo, Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo, 2023-24), PUBLIC DEVICE – Symbolism and Permanence of Sculpture (group, The University Art Museum, Tokyo University of The Arts, Tokyo, 2020), Image Narratives: Literature in Japanese Contemporary Art (group, The National Art Center, Tokyo, 2019). Her works have been added to collections at Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo.

Ryosuke Ogino
Born 1970 in Saitama, Japan. Ogino graduated from the School of Political Science and Economy at Meiji University and completed the B-semi Learning System program. Ogino creates paintings using color layers while examining the relationship between color and form. Recent shows include The Constitution of Japan (group, Aoyama | Meguro, Tokyo, 2023), heliotrope (group, SHOUONJI, Tokyo, 2022), plastic language (solo, See Saw gallery+hibit, Aichi, 2021). His works have been added to collections at Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo.

Makoto Ito
Born 1955 in Aichi, Japan. Ito received his MFA from Musashino Art University. Recent shows include DOMANI: The Art of Tomorrow (group, The National Art Center, Tokyo, 2022-23), heliotrope (group, SHOUONJI, Tokyo, 2022), Omni-Sculptures -The Scene of Emergence- (group, Musashino Art University Museum & Library, 2021). His works have been added to collections at National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo and Aichi Prefectural Museum of Art.