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March 7th Fri – 9th Sun, 2025

Tokyo International Forum Hall E & Lobby Gallery

As the largest art fair in Japan and the oldest in Asia, ART FAIR TOKYO continues to bring together leading art galleries from across Japan and the rest of the world since its founding in 2005. The fair is a leading force in the Japanese art market, which targets established and new generations of global and local dealers and collectors to take note of the wide range of art.

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Make, Show, and Taste Collections

Collecting art has become a prominent trend, and the collection exhibition by Makoto Takeuchi at WHAT MUSEUM is currently the subject of much discussion. We spoke with him about his relationship with his artworks, how he curates his collection, and how he uses his collection to express his current state of mind.

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To consider the value of the arts in relation to the social systems.

Art is frequently examined through the lenses of history and artistic value. However, the role of sociology within art is also crucial, and it must be acknowledged when considering how art is perceived. We recently had the opportunity to interview Dr. YAMAMOTO Hiroki, a curtural studies scholar, curator and artist.


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Japanese Museums at the Forefront

These three Japanese institutions are leading the landscape in Japan and they are capable of showcasing first class exhibitions by Japanese, Asian and international artists. What are the challenges of such a kind of work? What are the benefits? Should institutions be only international?

Mami Kataoka (Mori Art Museum)
Yuko Hasegawa (21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa)
Mika Kuraya (Yokohama Museum of Art)

Junya Yamamine

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Artists and Communities

Artists are not just solitary figures creating incredible things alone in the studio. They also work with other people and communities, generating a sense of participation and belonging—feelings that are needed now more than ever. Four artists deeply engaged with such practices share their insights on this pressing issue.

Augustas Serapinas (Lithuania)
Ana Prvacki (Serbia/Romania)
Marinella Senatore (Italy)
田中功起|Koki Tanaka (Japan)

Samuel Leuenberger (SALTS, Basel)

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Making Art vs. Collecting Art: Takashi Murakami interviewed by Andrea Neustein

Over the last fifteen years, Japanese artist Takashi Murakami has amassed a unique collection of contemporary art. The collection was first presented publicly in 2015 at the Yokohama Museum of Art in the exhibition Takashi Murakami’s Superflat Collection―From Shōhaku and Rosanjin to Anselm Kiefer and has continued to grow since. Why does an artist start to collect works by other artists? What are the thoughts and feelings behind such a decision?



Tokyo International Forum
Hall E and Lobby Gallery

3-Chome-5-1 Marunouchi Chiyoda-ku

Tokyo 100-0005 Japan

1-minutes walk from JR/Subway Yurakucho Station, 5-minutes walk from JR Tokyo Station (Keiyo Line)

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