Akihiro Higuchi

 

presented by MA2Gallery

 

 

Born 1969 in Tokyo, Japan

Lives and works in Tokyo, Japan

 

 

Akihiro Higuchi graduated from sculpture at Tokyo Zoukei University and earned a masterís degree at the Tokyo University of the Arts. Then he moved to Germany to study in the Stuttgart State Academy of Art.  He lives and works in Tokyo now. 

 

He starts working on a piece, even before considering what the message in the piece might be. The material or motif that he uses comes to him naturally and he feels the motif already has a message itself even before he begins.

 

His work portrays the excesses of human desire with humor and irony using moth specimens,taxidermy animal forms and damaged statues etc. as important componen

 


Akihiro Higuchi, Collection, 2010, paint on moth, Courtesy MA2Gallery