Art Fair Tokyo 2017

A few photographic highlights from Art Fair Tokyo, which returned to Tokyo International Forum this year with the theme “Art Is Alive.”

poster for Art Fair Tokyo 2017

Art Fair Tokyo 2017

at Tokyo International Forum
in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
This event has ended - (2017-03-17 - 2017-03-19)

In Photo Reports by Lori Ono 2017-03-25

Pe Lang, 'Color | nº10' (2016–2017), Standing Pine
Moving parts make this piece constantly change in color and intensity.

Ko Kono with ‘Kirin’ (1993), Fuji ArtTakuma Kamine, ‘Gardiens The Devas’ Gallery Kouzome Bijutsu

Ko Kono made his “Kirin” sculpture with cow leather.

Tetsuya Noguchi, ‘Transmission’Kang Sukho, ‘Trans-Society 23-1’ (2016) Gallery Irritum

Kang Sukho works with termites to create unique erosions of paper.


Works shown by the gallery Yukiko Koide Presents



Wooden sculptures by Hideki Saito, represented by Shinseido

Ken Aoki, 'Criticality Ceramics' Sokyo Gallery

Kukwon Woo, ‘Nirvana’ Gallery Irritum

Keita Sagaki, ‘Two of Us’ (2016) Minna no GalleryKeita Sagaki, ‘Two of Us’ detail

Hisaya Taira represented by Yoshiaki Inoue Gallery
Hisaya Taira’s hyper-realism depicts the mixed light of twilight in Osaka and Tokyo. His Instagram is a lot of fun and features many of the images that inspire his paintings.

Hideo Tanaka, ‘Run-up 3’ Toho ArtIihwa Kim ‘Seed Series’ Irritum

Iihwa Kim’s work uses dyed and rolled hanji (a type of Korean paper) to create depth and Impressionistic color patterns.

Kensei Shimoda, ‘Goldfish Series Tancho’ Gallery M

Lori Ono

Lori Ono. Lori Ono is a Canadian writer, photographer and illustrator. She loves the strange and the absurd, the cute and the creepy. When not writing or taking photographs, she explores Tokyo and collects odd stories. Information about her latest work and adventures is at her blog: thespendypencil.wordpress.com » See other writings

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