about Natane Takeda

Natane Takeda, born and raised in Tokyo.
In 2002 she moved to New York where she studied art history at The New School University, receiving her degree in 2005.
While at university, she started working as an independent curator for emerging Japanese artists showing in New York and as an assistant for Ombretta Agrò Andruff, an Italian independent curator. 

From 2005 until 2009, Natane was the Assistant  Director at Esso Gallery, a contemporary art gallery in Chelsea. During this time, she curated shows featuring emerging Japanese artists and she helped to coordinate art events at different venues throughout New York.

Since 2009, she has been based in Tokyo.
She has been also working for Art Basel as VIP Representative for Japan since 2013.