The Opening of “Promising Young Artists Exhibition – Enjoy Your Stories” at Pola Museum Annex

I checked out this year’s Pola “Promising Young Artists” exhibition – now in its fourth year – which showcases the work of Shuna Araki and Yuko Murata, who were chosen by Tsunehiro Nishimatsu, former producer of NHK’s Shin Nichiyo Bijutsukan.

poster for Pola Promising Young Artists Exhibition

Pola Promising Young Artists Exhibition "Enjoy Your Stories"

at Pola Museum Annex
in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
This event has ended - (2007-07-03 - 2007-07-29)

In Photo Reports by Kosuke Fujitaka 2007-07-04

The exhibition space at Pola. Araki's works are in the foreground and Murata's works in the background.

Yuko Murata's paintings.

Shuna Araki's boat installation reaches out beyond the exhibition space.

Tsunehiro Nishimatsu, who chose the two artists, gives a speech. 

Shuna Araki introducing herself.

Yuka Murata introducing herself, explaining how recently having taken up horse riding has influenced her work. 

The reception party being held in the cafe below the exhibition space.

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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