TARO NASU opened in 1998.Read More
It is located at Bakuro-cho, downtown area evolving as a new cultural area in Tokyo.
The gallery focuses the conceptual artworks by the domestic and international artists.
It has devoted to explore the contemporary art after 80’s as 'experience', mainly working with conceptual artists such as Pierre Huyghe, Liam Gillick, Jonathan Monk, Ryan Gander. Mika Tajima, Simon Fujiwara and Tatsuo Majima.
And it constantly working with the featured Japanese contemporary photographers such as Taiji Matsue, Takashi Homma and Maiko Haruki.
Not only the established artists, but it also supports the promising Japanese younger artists as Futo Akiyoshi, Koichi Enomoto and Cozue Takagi whose works have been drawing many attentions internationally.
Furthermore, the gallery has organised the exhibitions related to architecture, like the series of exhibition gesture, form, technique, the show which questions the boarder between art and design. and Yume ie exhibition : Japanese architects of the next generation (2017).
TARO NASU now works with over 20 artists and have been collaborating with many museums and public institutions from inside and outside the country.
The gallery is also cooperating with international art exhibition such as Shanghai Biennale (2012), Gwangju Biennale (2016), Okayama Art Summit (2016) and Biennale of Sydney (2018).
Booths shared between Japanese and international galleries will be distributed in a seemingly random way, creating exhibition hall 'back alleys' for private discussions and deals.
Pierre Huyghe discusses his approach to directing the second edition of the Okayama Art Summit, where he created an exhibition that was formulated as a porous, 'living entity'.
RoseLee Goldberg discusses the history of performance art and her ongoing support of artists in realising ambitious live performance work through the Performa Biennial, which is set to launch its eighth edition in New York on 1 November.
There has been a flurry of triennial and biennial activity in Japan, including Pierre Huyghe's Okayama Art Summit.
Would you try your luck with a vending machine that dispenses random artworks for a £500 fee (about $640)? British artist Ryan Gander's latest art installation is on display at London's Taro Nasu gallery as part of Frieze, an annual arts fair taking place in the city's Regent's Park.
It can be tiring traipsing around the annual Frieze London art fair in Regent's Park – which is why, when you pass Tokyo gallery Taro Nasu's booth, you may find yourself drawn to a black vending machine. If you're after refreshment, though, prepare for disappointment – because this automated device is an installation by British conceptual artist...
There are hundreds of exhibitions in Venice during the Biennale. Alongside the main exhibition in the Giardini and Arsenale, there are 90 national presentations, many in nearby pavilions in the Giardini and in spaces around the Arsenale, but also dotted throughout Venice. Then there are the official collateral exhibitions in museums and galleries...
Curated by Mika Yoshitake, Parergon: Japanese Art of the 1980s and 1990s forms a corollary to her 2012 Blum & Poe exhibition Requiem for the Sun: The Art of Mono-ha, which presented a much-needed introduction to a group of postwar Japanese artists whose works have now been aligned with more recognizable Western European movements such as...