――――――ART FAIR TOKYO 2018―――――――
Dates: Friday, March 9 – Sunday, March 11, 2018
Venue: Tokyo International Forum, Hall E, BOOTH No. N09


“-Fantastic Realism-  Hiroyuki Aoyama”
Small angels, bringing unrealistic atmosphere in the image close to us painted realistically.
Fascinated by incongruous paintings, we could imagine invisible world over that canvas.
Hiroyuki Aoyama’s works, that consists of witty brushwork and fantastic world.

“-Amazing Craftsmanship-  Kengo Takahashi”
Kengo Takahashi, the young and energetic artist who deserves our attention, intends to discover new possibilities in metalwork.
His works as superlative craftsmanship include any message for us or our society, so that it is essential fine art works, or so to say “Art from today”.

Hiroyuki AoyamaProfile


Born in Fukushima, Japan in 1977
Lives and works in Yamagata, Japan
Presently, Associate Professor of Art Department, Western Art Course at Tohoku University of Art and Design
2001 Received Master’s degree at Tohoku University of Art and Design, Design Engineering, with major in  Art and Culture
 【Selected Solo Exhibitions】
2019 Hiroyuki Aoyama: Uruou Gensou (Sendai Mitsukoshi, Miyagi)
2018 Art Fair Tokyo “Hiroyuki Aoyama-ten” (Tokyo International Forum, SEIZAN Gallery Booth, Tokyo)
2017 Hiroyuki Aoyama-ten (Sendai Mitsukoshi, Miyagi)
Hiroyuki Aoyama: Anotoki to Ima (Space Alte Meister, Fukushima)
2014 Hiroyuki Aoyama-ten (YOKOI FINE ART, Tokyo)
2013 Hiroyuki Aoyama: Nijiiro switch (Art space Izumi, Fukushima)
2012 ART BEIJING 2012 “Hiroyuki Aoyama-ten” (China Agricultural Exhibition Center, China)
2009 Young Art TAIPEI “SMILE” (Sunworld Dynasty Hotel, Taiwan)
2008 Hiroyuki Aoyama: New Art Scene (Iwaki City Museum, Fukushima)
2007 Hiroyuki Aoyama-ten (Gallery IDF, Aichi)
2006 Hiroyuki Aoyama-ten: Okiniiri no Basho (Kiyosu City Haruhi Art Museum, Aichi)
2000 “Hiroyuki Aoyama-ten” (Akane Art Gallry, Tokyo, continued in 2002, 2005)
 【Selected Group Exhibitions】
2020 Yamagata Biennale 2020 “Shape of Mountains, Shape of Life” (Yamagata)
A Single Ant Bite (SEIZAN Gallery, Tokyo)
2019 TOHOKU CALLING 2019 (Sato Museum, Tokyo)
The Red (SEIZAN Gallery, Tokyo)
2018 Michino oku Geijutsusai: Yamagata Biennale 2018 (Yamagata)
ART Meeting: Tabito no Mori ni Asobu (Fukushima)
2015 Something special (SEIZAN Gallery, Tokyo, continued until 2019)
2011 Haneyasume (Seibu Ikebukuro, Tokyo)
Find Your Favorite (Roppongi Hills A/D Gallery, Tokyo)
2010 Tenshi no Seichō (YOKOI FINE ART, Tokyo)
ART TAIPEI (Taipei world trade center, Taiwan)
IWAKI ART TRIENNALE (Art Space ELICONA and other, Fukushima)
2009 Yurameku Nichijō Art no Kousa-ten: Shinei Artist no Shiten (Gunma City Museum of Art, Fukushima)
2008 Kōkishin (YOKOI FINE ART, Tokyo)
Asian Contemporary Art Spring Auction (Christie’s, Hong Kong)
Fukushima Contemporary Art Biennale 2008 (Fukushima municipal culture center, Fukushima)
2007 Art Fair Tokyo (Tokyo International Forum, Tokyo)
YOKOI FINE ART Opening Exhibition “Chōsen” (YOKOI FINE ART, Tokyo)
Phantasia (Bunkamura Gallery, Tokyo)
ART BEIJING (National Agricultural Exhibition Center, China)
Asian Contemporary Art Autumn Auction (Christie’s, Hong Kong)
2005 Umareru Image (Yamagata Museum of Art, Yamagata)
2003 Descending Image 2003 (Yamagata Museum of Art, Yamagata)
 【Public Collections】
Kiyosu City Haruhi Art Museum (Aichi), Yamagata city (Yamagata)
Machida city Museum of Graphic Arts (Tokyo)
Kitakata City Museum of Art (Fukushima)
2005 Encouragement Award for the 4th Yume Hiroba Haruhi Painting Biennale
2002 Honorable mention for the 11th memorial of AOKI SHIGERU Art Biennale
Grand Prized for the 54th AIZU Sōgō Bijutsu-ten

Kengo TakahashiProfile

Born in Kagoshima, Japan in 1982
Lives and works in Tokyo, Japan
2012 Received master’s degree at Graduate School of Fine Arts, Tokyo University of the Arts; specialized in metal casting
2010 Graduated from Tokyo University of the Arts, Faculty of Fine Arts, department of crafts
【Selected Solo Exhibitions】
2016 Kengo Takahashi (SEIZAN Gallery, Tokyo)
【Selected Group Exhibitions】
2021 Special Exhibition “Contemporary Japanese Crafts: Reinterpretation, Exquisite Craftsmanship, and Aesthetic Exploration” (Miyazaki Art Centre, Miyazaki; Asahi Beer Oyamazaki Villa Museum of Art, Kyoto)
2020 Special Exhibition “Contemporary Japanese Crafts: Reinterpretation, Exquisite Craftsmanship, and Aesthetic Exploration” (Panasonic Shiodome Museum of Art, Tokyo)
On This Shore (SEIZAN Gallery, New York)
2019 Amazing Craftsmanship! From Meiji Kogei to Contemporary Art (Abeno Harukas Art Museum, Osaka)
Bi no Yokan 2019: ∞directions (Takashimaya, Tokyo/ Osaka/ Nagoya/ Kyoto)
The 48th Dento Kogei Nihon Kink-ten(Traditional Metalworking Exhibition) (Meiji Jingu, Tokyo)
Gendai Kogei no Tenkai 2019 (Kanazawa Yasue Gold Leaf Museum, Ishikawa)
The illusion of Metal Casting (The University Art Museum, Tokyo University of the Arts, Tokyo)
2018 Amazing Craftsmanship! From Meiji Kogei to Contemporary Art (Gifu Prefectural Museum of Modern Ceramic Art, Gifu / Yamaguchi Prefectural Museum of Art / The Suiboku Museum, Toyama)
Japon-Japonismes. Objets inspirés, 1867-2018 (Musée des Arts Décoratif, Paris)
Gin no Shizuku/Silver Drops: Break (SEIZAN Gallery, Tokyo)
2017 Amazing Craftsmanship! From Meiji Kogei to Contemporary Art (Mitsui Memorial Museum, Tokyo)
2016 Material Symphysis (University for the Creative Arts, Surrey UK)
Gin no Shizuku/Silver Drops: Prelude (SEIZAN Gallery, Tokyo)
The Second New Fueled Crafts International Young Artisans Exhibition-Flame  (The University Art Museum, Tokyo University of the Arts, Tokyo)
Mito heno Gusho: The TEWAZA III (Nihonbashi Mitsukoshi, Tokyo)
Fushigi! Kyoi! Omoshiroi! (Saihodo Gallery, Tokyo, continued in 2017)
2015 Nihon no Chokin: Imono no Katachi-ten (The Museum of Modern Art, Saitama)
The Melting Pot for Tomorrow (Fukuoka Asian Art Museum, Fukuoka)
2014 Chūgoku cha kagami-ten (Chongqing, China)
2013 be green exhibition (Gallery SHINSEIDO, Tokyo)
Cha Jing”–International Tea Culture Exchange Exhibition (The University Art Museum, Tokyo University of the Arts, Tokyo/ Academy of Arts & Design, Tsinghua University, China)
2012 Mitsukoshi Art Fair (Sendai Mitsukoshi, Miyagi)
sotten (Art Front Gallery, Tokyo)
Katakatachi. (geidai art plaza, Tokyo)
Soyokaze-ten (Seibu Ikebukuro, Tokyo)
Imono no Mori (Ueno Matsuzakaya, Tokyo)
Shibuya Style vol.6 (Shibuya Seibu, Tokyo)
Something Precious (SEIZAN Gallery, Tokyo, continued in 2016, 2018)
2010 Dōbutsu no Mori (Utsunomiya Museum of Art, Tochigi)
Minami Nippon Art Exhibition (Rokumeikan, Kagoshima)
The 5th Geidai Art Plaza Awards Exhibition (Geidai Art Plaza, Tokyo, continued in 2011)
Konsei Ⅱ (deco galeria, São Paulo Brazil)
2018 Geidai Emerald Prize (Tokyo University of the Arts, Tokyo)
2017 Rookie of the Year Award at the 46th Dento Kogei Nihon Kink-ten(Traditional Metalworking Exhibition) (Meiji Jingu, Tokyo)
2015 NHK Utsunomiya Station Chief Award at the 8th Sano Renaissance Chukin-ten (Sano Culture Center, Tochigi)
2013 Grand prize at the 7th Sano Renaissance Chukin-ten (Sano Culture Center, Tochigi)
2012 Metro Cultural Foundation Award at graduate exhibition of Tokyo University of the Arts (Tokyo University of the Arts Art Museum, Tokyo)
2010 Taito-ku Honorable Mention at Tokyo University of the Arts Graduate Exhibition (Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, Tokyo)
2008 Haruji Naito Award (Tokyo University of the Arts, Tokyo)

09/03/2018(fri) -  11/03/2018(sun)

※closed at 17:00 only last day