Akino Kondoh, a popular manga artist and animation artist/ painter for “A-ko’s Boyfriends” and “New York de Kangaechu” . A large-format art book that allows you to take a closer look at about 180 points in a wide variety of expressions such as oil paintings, drawings, manga, and animation.
Akino Kondoh’s first collection of works.
This book summarizes the works over 10 years from 1998 to 2013 in her solo exhibition, chronologically and by category.
Commentary: Mariko Asabuki (writer), Natsumi Araki (Mori Art Museum, curator)
Binding: Bunpei Yorifuji, Chikako Suzuki “
- Release Date:
- November, 2013
Born in Chiba, Japan, in 1980. Kondoh graduated from Tama Art University with a BA in Graphic Design in 2003.
Her work spans various media—animation, manga, drawing, painting—and has been exhibited internationally. She has earned fundings from the Japanese Agency for Cultural Affairs (Bunka-cho), the Pola Art Foundation and lives and works in New York since 2008. In 2010, the digest version of her animation “Ladybirds’ Requiem” made it to the top 25 list of the “YouTube Play – A Biennial of Creative Video” at the Guggenheim Museum, New York.
In 2011 Kondoh presented the animation “KiyaKiya” during the eponym exhibition at Mizuma Art Gallery. Her first essay collection “Fushigi to iu niha Jimi na Hanashi” (Nanarokusha Publishing Inc.) was published in 2012. She contributes biweekly to the online literary magazine “MATOGROSSO” with her manga ” New York de Kangae-chu.” In 2013, Kondoh published her first monograph “Akino Kondoh 1998-2013” (Nanarokusha Publishing Inc.).”
Akino Kondoh’s Books
Akino Kondoh 1998-2013¥3,960