ABOUT US

Mission

The Contemporary Art Dealers Association Nippon (CADAN) is a non-profit organization of leading galleries in contemporary art in Japan, founded in 2015. CADAN was established for the purpose of developing contemporary art in Japan, with the aims to promote and spread contemporary art, establish and expand the contemporary art market, raise international recognition of contemporary artists, support young artists and foster human resources.


Main Activities

●Information sharing, survey research, making propositions
・Research and information gathering, of domestic and international market trends of art, and the laws and systems considering cultural policy, tax system and copyright.
・Exchanging information, cooperating, and making propositions to administrative organs related to cultural and artistic activities.
・Project of archiving information of contemporary artists and their works.

● Seminar
・Seminars and symposiums related to contemporary art are held regularly for both members and non-members.

● Exchange and cooperation
・Sharing awareness of the issues as an art dealer, discussing its solutions and implementing initiatives.
・Cooperating and strengthening relationships with domestic and overseas art galleries and industry groups.
・Looking to exchange with experts of various fields through the association, in addition to mutual network of members.

● Website management, publishing business, public relations


Member (25)

ANOMALY
AOYAMA | MEGURO
ARTCOURT Gallery
imura art gallery
Yoshiaki Inoue Gallery
Taka Ishii Gallery
Tomio Koyama Gallery
Gallery Koyanagi
MEM
MISAKO & ROSEN
MISA SHIN GALLERY
MORI YU GALLERY
MUJIN-TO Production
NANZUKA
TARO NASU
nca | nichido contemporary art
KOTARO NUKAGA
Gallery Out of PLACE
Galerie Saint Guillaume
SCAI THE BATHHOUSE
ShugoArts
STANDING PINE
Take Ninagawa
Taguchi Fine Art
TEZUKAYAMA GALLERY
Tokyo Gallery+BTAP
Yuka Tsuruno Gallery
Gallery Yamaki Fine Art

Associate Member (14)

FINCH ARTS
HAGIWARA PROJECTS
KOSAKU KANECHIKA
KAYOKOYUKI
Yutaka Kikutake Gallery
Maki Fine Arts
nap gallery
S.O.C Satoko Oe Contemporary
rin art association
sprout curation
Takuro Someya Contemporary Art / TSCA
TALION GALLERY
WAITINGROOM
XYZ collective


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CADAN Committee (2020)

Representative Director : Tomio Koyama (Tomio Koyama Gallery)
Deputy Director : Hozu Yamamoto (Tokyo Gallery+BTAP)
Director : Takayuki Ishii (Taka Ishii Gallery)
Director : Masami Shiraishi (SCAI THE BATHHOUSE)
Director : Mutsumi Urano (URANO)
Director : Misako Rosen (MISAKO & ROSEN)
Auditor : Koji Nakao


Contact Us

CADAN Office
Address: Yurakucho Bldg. 1F, 1-10-1 Yurakucho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, 100-0006,  Japan
Email: contact[@]cadan.org