b. 1969, Japan

Akihiro Higuchi Biography

Akihiro Higuchi graduated from sculpture at Tokyo Zoukei University and earned a master’s degree at the Tokyo University of the Arts. He moved to Germany to study in the Stuttgart State Academy of Art and currently lives and works in Tokyo.

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Akihiro 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 component.

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