The Fair

Selection Committee




Marc Glimcher, President and CEO of Pace Gallery, says: ‘Japan is, has been, and always will be an important part of the international cultural scene. Now it’s time for the country to take its place again as one of the most prominent collecting communities in the world, and establishing Tokyo Gendai as a landmark fair is the next step[…].’
  Sueo Mizuma, Executive Director, Mizuma Art Gallery says: ‘[…] To have an international art fair, namely, Tokyo Gendai, in Japan next year, is wonderful news to Japanese art fans, collectors, and everyone involved […]’.

Tokyo Gendai will present 80-100 leading galleries from Japan, the wider Asia-Pacific region and around the world. Exhibitors will be chosen by a peer review Selection Committee, ensuring a high level of quality and a great varity and diversity of presentations.

Launching in 2023, Tokyo Gendai is a new art fair and meeting place for the international art world. Taking place in one of the most dynamic and active art and design scenes in the world, the Fair is an exciting platform for commercial, artistic and intellectual exchange, and a nexus of cross-cultural discovery.

Tokyo Gendai will be a world  class event showcasing curated presentations by internationally recognised contemporary artists. 

The Fair will be accompanied by an extensive VIP program of exhibition and museum openings, studio visits and cultural experiences allowing visitors to explore the very best that Tokyo has to offer.

The inaugural edition of Tokyo Gendai will take place from 7-9 July 2023 (VIP preview day 6 July 2023) at Pacifico Yokohama.

Selection Committee

Mr. Marc Glimcher

President and CEO, Pace Gallery

Mr. Tim Blum

Co-Founder Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, New York, Tokyo

Ms. Yaji Huang

Founder, Each Modern, Taipei

Mr. John O’Doherty

Director, Sadie Coles

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