NEWSText: Aya Shomura


On November 22nd and 23rd, an international contemporary art fair “Art Fair Sapporo 2015,” was popular in 2013 and also 2014, will be held at CROSS HOTEL Sapporo. As the first information of the exhibiting galleries, today announced 20 including new 5 exhibitors.

The exhibitors are 20 galleries from Sapporo, out of Hokkaido and Asia. Chartered 2 floors each gallery exhibits and sales at each 1 room, it will be looked like “gallery.” For the development of this potential market, it has been organized an art fair in order to provide an opportunity for fine artworks, and as a first step to make art culture an essential part of the city, they hope this project will lead to an increase in interest in the contemporary art in Sapporo, enhance the atmosphere of the Sapporo International Art Festival 2017.

During the fair, talk event will be presented by an advisor of the fair, Kentaro Totsuka, and also “LIVE PERFORMANCE” by owtn. as a peomcore idol and slate a trackmaker. How about enjoy the 2 days travel like visiting 12 cities all over the world and buy some artworks as souvenirs? It should be noted that additional information will be updated from time to time.

Exhibitor: Ai Kowada GALLERY (Tokyo), Makii Masaru Fine Arts (Tokyo), Einstein Studio (Tokyo), hpgrp Gallery Tokyo/New York (Tokyo/NY), eitoeiko (Tokyo), Gallery Kawamatsu (Tokyo), Emigure Collection (Tokyo), LAD Gallery (Nagoya), Doujidai Gallery (Kyoto), Yod Gallery (Osaka), Gallery Ten (Kanazawa), Gallery Minazuki (Gifu), Office 339 (Shanghai), Galerie Grand Siecle (Taipei), LeeSeoul Gallery (Seoul), Gallery Mikazuki (Hakodate), to ov cafe (Sapporo), Gallery Monma (Sapporo), Hanaagura (Sapporo), Clark Gallery+SHIFT (Sapporo)

Art Fair Sapporo 2015
Date: November 22nd, 2015 11:00 – 20:00 & 23rd 11:00 – 19:00
Preview: November 21st 19:00 – 22:00 (Invitation only)
Place: Cross Hotel Sapporo (Hotel style art fair)
Address: 23, North 2 West 2, Chuo-ku, Sapporo, Hokkaido
Admission: 1,000 yen (deposit system)
Fair Director: Taketo Oguchi (Clark Gallery + SHIFT)
Adviser: Kentaro Totsuka (NEW CITY ART FAIR Director)
Organized by Art Fair Sapporo 2015 Executive Committee
Co-Sponsored by Cross Hotel Sapporo
Special Cooperation: BMW Kokusai Kogyo
Logo Design: Hideki Inaba

Text: Aya Shomura

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