Report on the Kumamoto “Smiley Flowers” charity event

12 December, 2016
Report on the Kumamoto “Smiley Flowers” charity event

On December 4th, a special charity event “Smiley Flowers” took place in Takamorimachi in Aso-gun of Kumamoto prefecture.

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Report about the Hajimari Art Center

26 June, 2014
Report about the Hajimari Art Center

After more than a year of preparation, we are happy to announce that the Hajimari Art Center has officially opened its doors. Our staff were on hand for the opening ceremony and below is a report filed from the festivities. On May 31st, the day before the official June 1st opening, a pre-opening barbecue party […]

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The New Day Charity Fund: Our First Project, the Hajimari Art Center

26 June, 2014
The New Day Charity Fund: Our First Project, the Hajimari Art Center

Kaikai Kiki is proud to note that the portion of the proceeds raised at 2011’s New Charity auction at Christie’s New York has been used by the Sasakawa Peace Foundation USA to create a “New Day Charity Fund,” the goal of which is to use culture engagement to create a new Tohoku and even a […]

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The New Day Auction Has Now Ended

30 November, 2011
The New Day Auction Has Now Ended

It has been a week since the New Day auction ended and some of you may have seen its media coverage. Now we are about to witness the real value of the project, whether it will successfully take root in the mind of Japanese people. Below we would like to share with you the full […]

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Report From The New Day Auction

15 November, 2011
Report From The New Day Auction

On the morning of November 15, the New Day Charity Auction for Japan was held at Christie’s New York. Despite the early 9 AM start, staff were astonished to find a crowd of people waiting – enough to fill Christie’s largest sale room. After an introduction from the auctioneer, a nervous Takashi Murakami emerged to […]

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Press Call At The Gagosian Gallery

28 October, 2011
Press Call At The Gagosian Gallery

In preparation for the New Day auction on November 9, we recently held a special preview at Gagosian Gallery.For the second of the preview, we invited media from around the world to join us for a press call. With all works on display, writers and photographers from several publications and networks joined us to get […]

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New Day Auction Works On Display At Gagosian Gallery

27 October, 2011
New Day Auction Works On Display At Gagosian Gallery

Works from our New Day charity auction were finally unveiled recently with a preview at Gagosian Gallery. The preview featured all 21 works from 15 artists and lasted three days. This was actually the inaugural exhibition for the gallery’s new space at 980 Madison Avenue. Guests began arriving from the moment the doors opened.With new […]

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Announcing the Details of the Charity Auction at Christie’s NY.

15 October, 2011

We are proud to announce that the New Day Charity Auction will be held at Christie’s on November 9.

While most people think of auctions as an evening event, New Day will fittingly begin the morning at 9:30 am.
Hollywood actor Ken Watanabe will join us for a special reading of the poem Ame ni mo Makezu by Kenji Miyazawa, making this a fitting event for people wishing to show their support to Japan. The assembled artists include some of the top names in contemporary art and to give everyone a chance to view, we will be holding a preview at Gagosian Gallery from October 26-28. A press call will also be held on October 27. All proceeds generated from this sale by 15 world-class artists will go to organizations assisting with the relief effort.

For further information, click on the links below:

English Press Release (PDF)
Japanese Press Release (PDF)
Chinese Press Release (PDF)

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VOLTA7 International Art Fair in Swiss

13 June, 2011
VOLTA7 International Art Fair in Swiss

Kaikai Kiki participated in the Special Projects section of VOLTA7 international art fair that took place between June 13 and 18, 2011. VOLTA show official website VOLTA7 show is one of the main interests of the international art fans pouring into the city of Basel, Swiss like in any other June. The central space of […]

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Kaikai Kiki joined forces with “SHARE FUKUSHIMA,” a Japan-based relief initiative for the quake victims.

11 June, 2011
Kaikai Kiki joined forces with “SHARE FUKUSHIMA,” a Japan-based relief initiative for the quake victims.

Kaikai Kiki joined forces with “SHARE FUKUSHIMA,” a Japan-based relief initiative for the quake victims. Share Fukushima was held as a live charity event produced by media journalist Daisuke Tsuda. The event took place in the Iwaki Toyoma district of Fukushima prefecture – one of the most severely damaged areas by the quake – and […]

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