101Tokyo Contemporary Art Fair 2008
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101Tokyo International Contemporary Art Fair, in its first year, will take place on April 03~06, 2008 and is Japan’s New International Contemporary Art Fair.
Tokyo’s emerging galleries, expanding across the city’s 2,200 sq km landscape rarely get the chance to exhibit under one roof — especially in an international context. 101Tokyo will be the first International contemporary art fair in Tokyo featuring the very best up-and-coming galleries, and artists from Japan and all over the world. These selected galleries will show well-curated exhibitions, showing new works by their young, emerging contemporary artists. This will be an entirely new platform for collectors, curators, artists and art enthusiasts to come together and experience this exciting and innovating time in Tokyo’s contemporary art scene.
Inspired by the models of other successful, driven art fairs such as Frieze, Liste, Nada and Scope, it is 101Tokyo’s goal to infuse new life into Tokyo’s art movement and create a sense of community for all art people, further nurturing Japan’s growing art market.
From 2008-04-03 To 2008-04-06
2008 sees Tokyo's first satellite art fair established, showcasing all-contemporary galleries from Japan and abroad.
Tokyo's tidal wave of art
By Edan Corkill
Japan Times Staff writer
Like a tsunami moving through deep water, the boom in Japan's contemporary art world has been approaching, little detected, for several years. Now, as it readies to peak in a proliferation of events next week — many of them brand new — we can see for the first time just how big it was, and who was behind it ...