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.
●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.
・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
AOYAMA | MEGURO
Blum & Poe
imura art gallery
Yoshiaki Inoue Gallery
Taka Ishii Gallery
Tomio Koyama Gallery
MORI YU GALLERY
nca | nichido contemporary art
Gallery Out of PLACE
MISAKO & ROSEN
Galerie Saint Guillaume
SCAI THE BATHHOUSE
MISA SHIN GALLERY
Takuro Someya Contemporary Art / TSCA
Taguchi Fine Art
Yuka Tsuruno Gallery
Gallery Yamaki Fine Art
Associate Member (16)
Yutaka Kikutake Gallery
Maki Fine Arts
S.O.C Satoko Oe Contemporary
rin art association
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
Address: Yurakucho Bldg. 1F, 1-10-1 Yurakucho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, 100-0006, Japan