The Art Assembly announces the launch of new international art fair, Tokyo Gendai for 2023


Tokyo Gendai, a new international art fair, will take place at the Pacifico Yokohama from 7-9 July 2023 (VIP Preview on 6 July) featuring 80-100 leading galleries from Japan, the broader Asia Pacific region and around the globe. Tokyo Gendai is an exciting platform for commercial, artistic and intellectual exchange, and a nexus of cross-cultural discovery. As one of the world’s cultural capitals, Tokyo boasts a dynamic and rich art scene which provides a strong draw for international visitors. Tokyo Gendai brings together the global art world and creates a cultural moment on the art calendar.

Eri Takane has been appointed Fair Director and will be working closely with Co-Founder Magnus Renfrew to deliver a world class event showcasing curated presentations by internationally recognised contemporary artists.

Magnus Renfrew Co-Founder, Tokyo Gendai says: ‘Eri Takane brings a wealth of experience to Tokyo Gendai and we are thrilled that she has joined us as Fair Director. We are excited to build an event that reflects the dynamism of the art scene in Tokyo, and to foster a greater connection with the international art world.’

Eri Takane, Fair Director, Tokyo Gendai, says: ‘I am delighted to join The Art Assembly in launching Tokyo Gendai in 2023. An art fair of this scale has been long anticipated in Japan and will provide a vibrant new platform for the art world to connect, exchange ideas and explore new perspectives for a better future. Tokyo Gendai will be a key hub for Asian and Western galleries while also serving as a site for collectors and visitors to not only discover exceptional contemporary art but also immerse themselves in Japanese culture.’

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