The Opening of Izumi Kato “Dear Human”

On July 14th, a new gallery opened in Shintomicho. The two gallery owners named the gallery by combining their surnames: Arataniurano. For their inaugural exhibition, they are holding a solo show of Izumi Kato, who was invited to show at the Venice Biennale has held a number of exhibitions in Tokyo. Keen to see the next generation of artists, the gallery was packed with people.

poster for Izumi Kato

Izumi Kato "Dear Human"

at Urano
in the Tokyo: Others area
This event has ended - (2007-07-14 - 2007-08-11)

In Photo Reports by Kosuke Fujitaka 2007-07-18

Despite the typhoon that was looming over Tokyo, the gallery was so full of people you could hardly move!

The man standing on the right is the artist, Izumi Kato

One sculpture...

...and another

Standing in the middle: Aratani-san, who got this gallery started

In the middle, co-founder of the gallery Urano-san

Kosuke Fujitaka

Kosuke Fujitaka. Born in 1978 in Osaka. Graduated with BA in Economics from The University of Tokyo. He tackled with excel and power point in Sony Ericsson R&D cost controlling and Marketing for 3 years. In 2004 He launched Tokyo Art Beat with Paul and Olivier. In 2008 He moved back to NY, where a decade ago he had come across many important life elements, and has just launched NY Art Beat. He is also a co-founder of 101 TOKYO, a young and international art fair in Tokyo happening in every April. He thinks that "art" leveraged by IT, wines and beers can make the world a better place. Personal page as NY art guide (only in Japanese) » See other writings

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