Maki Hosokawa

Japan 1980

Sculpture, Painting

Maki Hosokawa
January 16, 2013
Balasz Takac is alias of Vladimir Bjelicic who is actively engaged in art criticism, curatorial and artistic practice.

Maki Hosokawa records everyday event with painterly diary. It is said that the character in her animated cartoon and comic style paintings is her self-portrait. Born in 1980, Maki belongs to the “Internet generation”, however, her imaginative expression steps across the generation gap. With her curiosity and naïve eyes, she presents a pleasant world full of joy.

Featured image: Maki Hosokawa – Seven lucky gods on dragon boat, detail – image courtesy of Sothebys