Tokyo International Art Fair 2017 - Press Release

Building on the success of the first and second edition - the GAA Ltd also known as the Global Art Agency are organising the third Tokyo International Art Fair for 26 & 27 May 2017 at an amazing new venue "Hikarie Shibuya" which is located in the heart of Shibuya.

More than 150 exhibitors from over 35 countries will be filling the Hikarie Hall in 9F at the Hikarie Shibuya venue with an incredible display of contemporary art and thousands of artworks for sale. Organisers Natal Vallvé and his business partner Joëlle Dinnage from the Global Art Agency are making the fantastic (free) two-day art extravaganza a versatile art happening for the locals of Tokyo. A huge variety of artworks, offering every visitor something to suit their style, all in an affordable price-range to buy and to take home on the day.

Satoshi Maruhashi who is part of the organisation says: "I am extremely happy with the new venue, it will be a better atmosphere to display art."

On show will be paintings, sculptures, photography art, illustrations, printmaking, and jewellery, with a live painting and music show at the event.

“Almost 7000 people visited the event last year and lot of sales happened, so everyone was very satisfied. There was no doubt to organise a third edition, and we have worked very hard to get a bretter new venue in one of Tokyo's hotspots attracting art aficionado's from all over the world." said organiser Natal Vallvé.

"We have new talent exhibiting this year as well as some known names that exhibited other year, and of course there are the famous names such as Mr Brainwash who will showing, as well as Shane Bowden - also known as the Andy Warhol on steroids - who did very well last year." said organiser Joëlle Dinnage.

Ben Alan 

Ben Alan 

HIGHLIGHTS: Sinclair Watkins (USA), Shane Bowden (Australia), Mr Brainwash (France), New York Art Gallery (Japan), Krystal Glam Art Gallery (Japan), Ja Shang Tang (Taiwan), Shinji Horimura (Japan), Rachel Hope Allan (New Zealand), Hannah Theodorou (Thailand), Gianni Corda (Italy), Juan Moroni (Argentina), Angelika Kahl (Germany), AD-Reflex (South Africa), Shen Fung Lin (Taiwan), El Miedo (Chile), Yuri Zatarain (Mexico), Casey Freeman (Australia), Ben Alan (United Arab Emirates), Alisa Rawls (USA), Keiko Imaizumi (Canada), La Galerie De L'Instant (France), and many more...

Casey Freeman

Casey Freeman

The fair opens on Friday 26th May with a private view and Vernissage for invitees only starting at 18.00pm to 21.00pm (limited tickets are also available to purchase online). On Saturday 27th May the art fair is open to the public from 11.00am to 19.00pm with the Global Art Awards happening at 18.00pm that day announcing the best Artist of the fair.

Tickets to the Tokyo International Art Fair 2017 are free and can be booked online by going to their website www. tokyoartfair.com The event takes place from Friday 26th May to Saturday 27th May 2017 at HIKARIE SHIBUYA, Hikarie Hall 9F, 2 Chome-21-1 Shibuya, Tokyo 150-8510, Japan.

For more information about the event and to visit please visit www.tokyoartfair.com