Aisuke Kondo

1980 · Japan

Artist biography

Aisuke Kondo is seen as an established mid-career artist, who originates from Japan, like other renowned artists such as Ken Kagami, Takashi Hosokawa, Miho Kajioka, Hiroyuki Kitano, and Yasue Maetake. Aisuke Kondo was born in 1980.


Aisuke Kondo's work has most recently been exhibited at Eastside International in Los Angeles (14 June 2019 until 05 July 2019) with the exhibition The New Colossus. Aisuke Kondo's work has also been exhibited during the The New Colossus exhibition at Scotty in Berlin, Germany (07 June 2019 - 06 July 2019).

Further Biographical Context for Aisuke Kondo

Aisuke Kondo was born in 1980 and was primarily inspired creatively by the 1990s. In the United Kingdom, a group of artists known as the YBAs, or Young British Artists, dominated the artistic culture of the decade. They were a loosely affiliated and diverse group, connected generally by their age and nationality. A number of the members had attended the Royal College of Art and Goldsmiths in London, and were favoured by Charles Saatchi, the ‘super collector’ of art at the time. The most famous member of the group is arguably Damien Hirst, and other members included Chris Ofili, Tracey Emin, Marc Quinn, Gavin Turk, Sarah Lucas and Sam Taylor-Johnson (née Sam Taylor-Wood). Through their use of shock tactics and sensationalism, the YBAs garnered a divisive public image which was further fuelled by their use of throwaway materials, wild lifestyles and an attitude that was at the same time rebellious and enterprising. The group dominated the British art scene in the 1990s and their group show ‘Sensation’ is now viewed as legendary. Relational Aesthetics, a term coined by curator Nicholas Bourriaud to describe the act of making art based on human relations and their social context, became a central idea in the 1990s. Works by artists including Douglas Gordon, Gillian Wearing, Philippe Parenno and Liam Gillick were described as important artists who worked to this outline.

Aisuke Kondo

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