Gallery SIDE 2 opened in 1997, to introduce the ideas and the works of young contemporary artists who have never shown in Tokyo. It also aimed to introduce new ideas of art that pushes the existing borders. In the year 1997-2001, exhibited artists include Karen Kilimnik, Elke Krystufek, Chris Ofili, Elizabeth Peyton. In the past decade, the gallery started to work with Tokyo based artists in their 20’s-30's, currently represents 9 Japanese artists: Jun Fujita, Takeo Hanazawa, Takahiro Inamori, Shizuka Mitsui, Yuko Murata, Yusuke Saito, Shinako Sato, Masaru Tatsuki, Fumio Urabe. These emerging artists have started to show in both international and domestic museum group shows as well as international gallery shows.
Director : Junko Shimada
3-3-5 Roppongi Minato-ku Tokyo 106-0032 JAPAN
TEL : +81 (0)3 6277 6703
FAX : +81 (0)3 6369 3652
mail : info(at)galleryside2.net