Contemporary Art Since 1999
Located in New York's prestigious Upper East Side district, MIYAKO YOSHINAGA showcases international artists with a focus on innovation and cross-boundary practices. The gallery's programs emphasizes Japanese photography as a viable component in the international art arena.
The Owner/Director Miyako Yoshinaga began her career as the curatorial assistant at the Asian Art Department at the Brooklyn Museum of Art, New York. She was also an independent curator and researcher. In the last three decades in New York, she has curated and organized numerous exhibitions at her own gallery as well as other institutions, blending artists with different cultural backgrounds and sensitivities into vibrant dialogues. Throughout her career, Miyako has engaged in writing and translating about contemporary art, appraising collections, art consulting for both private and corporate clients. Miyako attended the acclaimed museum studies program at New York University's Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. She was featured in PHOTPGRAPH magazine’s “In Profile” column in November/December 2014.
MIYAKO YOSHINAGA values integrity and a close working relationship with artists and clients, as well as local and international art community. Our belief in the longevity of art is evident that our artists are represented in collections of numerous institutions such as The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York; The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago; The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; and The Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, D.C
We are located on the prime block in the Upper East Side district of Manhattan, a step from Central Park and surrounded by museums, fashion flagships, restaurants and other attractions.
As a boutique gallery, we hope you can relax and spend time to enjoy our artists' latest creations as well as our unique collection of photo prints, books and catlaogues. Our ultimate goal is to cultivate a stimulating dialogue and develope trustful releatlionship with our clients and members of our art community.