What's kaikaikiki

Rei Sato


Sato’s work incorporates a child’s approach.  Her talent was discovered by Murakami in an art competition GEISAI 1, organized by Kaikai Kiki.  Since then she has participated in numerous group exhibitions, including Coloriage at Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain in Paris.

Exhibition History

2005 Graduated from Ochanomizu College of Fine Arts and Design
1984 Born in Yamagata Prefecture
Solo Exhibitions
2009 "No Need For Forever", Hermes, Singapore
2008 Solo Exhibition, Lehmann Maupin, New York, NY
Solo Exhibition, Kaikai Kiki Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
2003 Nano Galerie, Paris, France
Group Exhibitions
2009 Japan: Best Debutant of the Year, Mikimoto Ginza, Tokyo Japan
2008 "Kaikai Kiki Artists," Kaikai Kiki Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
2007 "Weather Report," Centro Atlantico de Arte Moderno, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
Agnes Art Fair, The Agnes Hotel and Apartments Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
2006 "VOLTAshow02 Art Fair," Basel, Switzerland
"GEISAI 9," Tokyo Big Sight, Tokyo, Japan
2005 "Kaikai Kiki Exhibition," Aoi Gallery, Osaka, Japan
2004 "Tokyo Girls Bravo New York," Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York, NY
2003 "Hope—The Future is in Our Hands," LAFORET Harajuku, Tokyo, Japan
2002 "Coloriage," Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain, Paris (curated by Takashi Murakami)
"Tokyo Girls Bravo 2," NADiff, Tokyo, Japan
GEISAI 1(scout prize), Tokyo, Japan