TARO賞
岡本太郎現代芸術賞は、岡本太郎の遺志を継ぎ、「時代を創造する者は誰か」を問うための賞。旧来の慣習や規範にとらわれず、 自由な視点と発想で創作活動を行う作家の活動を支援し、優れた業績を顕彰する目的で岡本太郎没後すぐに岡本太郎記念現代芸術大賞、 通称「TARO賞」として創設されました。

Taro Okamoto Award

The 24th Taro Okamoto Award for Contemporary Art

Application for The 24th TARO award will be started from July 15th!
We are looking for art works that transcend genres and “fabulous”
(a word that Taro often used) pieces that will startle the judges.

The 23rd Taro Okamoto Award for Contemporary Art

23 artists were selected from 452 entries.
Nonowe Akihito won the TARO Award.
Nemoto Yuko won the Toshiko Award.

The 22nd Taro Okamoto Award for Contemporary Art

25 artists were selected from 416 entries.
Hiwa Kazuhiko won the TARO Award.
Kazama Tengshing won the Toshiko Award.

The 21st Taro Okamoto Award for Contemporary Art

26 artists were selected from 558 entries.
Saiakunanachan won the TARO Award.
Yumisashi Kanji won the Toshiko Award.

The 20th Taro Okamoto Award for Contemporary Art

26 artists were selected from 499 entries.
Yamamoto Naoki won the TARO Award.
Ihara Koro won the Toshiko Award.

The 19th Taro Okamoto Award for Contemporary Art

23 artists were selected from 485 entries.
MIYAKE Kan won the TARO Award.
ORIHARA Chie won the Toshiko Award.

The 18th Taro Okamoto Award for Contemporary Art

27 artists were selected from 672 entries.
Yotta won the TARO Award.
HISAMATSU Tomoko won the Toshiko Award.

The 17th Taro Okamoto Award for Contemporary Art

20 artists were selected from 780 entries.
Kyuan-Chome won the TARO Award.
Saeborg won the Toshiko Award.

The 16th Taro Okamoto Award for Contemporary Art

22 artists were selected from 739 entries.
KATO Tomohiro won the TARO Award.
ISHIYAMA Hiromichi won the Toshiko Award.
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