Photo Report: New City Art Fair, 2012.

New City Art Fair focused on Japanese Contemporary Art and presented 11 galleries from Tokyo, Osaka and Kyoto.

poster for

"New City" Art Fair

at hpgrp gallery
in the Lower Manhattan area
This event has ended - (2012-03-07 - 2012-03-11)

In Photo Reports by Takayuki Fujii 2012-03-16 print

The inaugural New City Art Fair took place March 7–11, during the annual Armory Week 2012. New City Art Fair focused on Japanese Contemporary Art and presented 11 galleries from Tokyo, Osaka and Kyoto.

Here are some highlights: the preview, special studio visits with Japanese artists living in New York and talk sessions related to the Japanese contemporary art.

Entrance to Hpgrp gallery in Chelsea, the home for New City Art Fair.

New City Art Fair opening night.



hpgrp GALLERY TOKYO and YOD Gallery

shonandai MY Gallery and unseal contemporary

studio visit: Ushio Shinohara
studio visit: Kenjiro Kitade
studio visit: Tomokazu Matsuyama
studio visit: Katsuhiro Saiki

Talk: Hiroko Ishinabe and Hiroshi Sunairi
Panel Discussion: Allison Tolman, Richard Vine, Miwako Tezuka
and Nao Matsumoto. Moderator: Susan Eisner Eley
Book Launch Talk: Adrian Favell 'Before and After Superflat – A Short History of Japanese Contemporary Art 1990 – 2011'
Talk: Reiko Tomii Ph.D. and Eric C. Shiner

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Takayuki Fujii

Takayuki Fujii. A real Tokyoite, born and raised in Tokyo, Taka now lives in New York. He gained a B.A. in Aesthetic & Art History from Keio University and is working toward an Arts and Cultural Management at Pratt Institute. Interested in arts and fashion, Taka considers fashion to include food, clothing and housing, where art connects the three. As a professional, he had worked at Isetan Department Store in Tokyo, as men's clothing assistant buyer, from where he jumped into art industry. Before moving to New York, he's worked at an art gallery and assisted directing an art fair in Tokyo. » See other writings


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