Tokyo Gendai Announces Galleries and Themed Sectors for Its 2nd Edition

5-7 July 2024 VIP Preview 4 July

  • Tokyo Gendai will return to Japan from 5-7 July 2024, with a VIP Preview and Vernissage on 4 July
  • The fair will welcome 73 significant galleries from 20 countries and territories around the world
  • The fair will showcase presentations from emerging, established and historically significant artists, grouped into three sectors, and host four curated programmes

Tokyo Gendai returns to PACIFICO Yokohama from 5-7 July 2024 (VIP Preview and Vernissage on 4 July), highlighting a selection of the best galleries from Japan, the wider Asia Pacific region and across the globe. Following its successful launch last year, t he fair has established itself as an important new addition to the international art calendar, inviting the global art world to explore Japan’s dynamic and rich contemporary art scene.

The international art fair presents visitors with the chance to connect and engage with Tokyo’s vibrant and well-established gallery scene, alongside offering the opportunity to explore new perspectives and exchange ideas through the fair’s extensive programme celebrating the very best that Japan has to offer.

Tokyo Gendai also offers a significant opportunity for collectors to discover Japan’s unique and far-reaching cultural offering and exceptional contemporary art.

Eri Takane, Fair Director, Tokyo Gendai, says: “I am thrilled to be working on the second edition of Tokyo Gendai after a successful inaugural year in 2023. In addition to hosting an exciting new gallery line-up, we are welcoming returning galleries both regionally and internationally.”

“The fair will give audiences an opportunity to discover Japanese culture through our themed sectors and wider programme, encouraging visitors to use this platform to communicate and share ideas with one another.”

Magnus Renfrew, Co-Founder, Tokyo Gendai, says: “I am looking forward to the second edition of Tokyo Gendai, building on the success of last year’s fair where it marked the beginning of a new chapter for the art scene in Japan.”

“The fair acts as an international gateway to Japan’s dynamic contemporary art scene and we look forward to welcoming galleries and visitors alike to explore new perspectives through the incredible work on view and the fair’s extensive programme of talks and events.”

Fair Sectors

Tokyo Gendai presents a world-class showcase of international contemporary art, from established names to cutting-edge emerging talent, acting as a hub of cross-cultural discovery for Asian and international galleries. This year will see the participation of 73 galleries from 20 countries around the world, including Japan, The United Kingdom, USA, France, Germany, Spain and South Korea.

The fair will showcase presentations from internationally recognised galleries, grouped into three sectors: Galleries, Hana ‘Flower,’ and Eda ‘Branch.’


Leading international gallery Pace (New York, London, Seoul, Geneva, Hong Kong, Los Angeles, Tokyo), participating in Tokyo Gendai with a solo presentation devoted to Robert Longo, will also be opening a gallery in the Japanese capital this year, while exhibiting French gallery Ceysson & Bénétière (Saint-Étienne, Paris, Lyon, Luxembourg, Geneva, New York, Panéry, Tokyo) will open its first Asian location and 8th gallery space in Tokyo this Autumn.

New galleries will join the fair this year, including Galerie EIGEN + ART (Leipzig, Berlin), Gallery EXIT (Hong Kong), Kwai Fung Hin Art (Hong Kong); alongside returning names such as Almine Rech (Paris, Brussels, London, New York, Shanghai, Monaco), BLUM (Los Angeles, New York, Tokyo), Perrotin (Tokyo, Paris, Hong Kong, New York, Seoul, Shanghai, Los Angeles), Sadie Coles HQ (London), Taka Ishii Gallery (Tokyo, Kyoto, Maebashi) and SCAI THE BATHHOUSE (Tokyo).

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