Image courtesy of Satoshi Miyazawa

Image courtesy of Satoshi Miyazawa



Tokyo Art Office
Yuri Yureeka Yasuda

TOKYO ART OFFICE (TAO) is an art advisory and liaison firm based in Tokyo and London.

With her intimate knowledge of contemporary art and her vast network of experienced collectors and dealers, Yureeka has a natural yet bespoke way of creating meaningful art collections for private individuals. She brings an approachable philosophy to her work style, which is rooted in balancing vision, inspiring fun, and building lasting relationships.

Her lifestyle has been featured in Hong Kong Tatler, Savvy Tokyo, as well as Net-a-Porter in the “Incredible Women” series after being a guest speaker during Art Basel HK, and has been chosen as one of the “art world influencers” by Artnet.

Yureeka was appointed the Japan Liaison for Soho House CWH in 2018 and has also acted as an independent advisor for The Fine Art Fund, Pont des Arts, Design Miami, Athlete Sports Limited, Oriente, and several disruptive startups.

Yureeka is a published writer, in 2013, she began writing on art for Commons & Sense magazine. She continues to contribute essays and interviews on her regular column for Larry’s List, Billionaire, and FORBES Japan. 

She is also a certified tea sommelier and Founder/CEO of Wonderlily Co., Ltd, an import company focused on luxury F&B brands with over 400 distribution locations throughout Japan. Yureeka is also the CEO of Sayuri & Co., launching original Japanese products under the bespoke brand, “SAYURI”.

ARTZINE: Collector Yuri Yureeka Yasuda Talks About the Art Scene in Japan

HONG KONG TATLER: How Yuri Yasuda Took Her "Yureeka" Moment And Ran With It

NET-A-PORTER: Yureeka Yasuda's Golden Rules

COSMOPOLITAN JAPAN: Interview with entrepreneur developing art business (in Japanese)

ARTNET: Want to Up Your Social Media Game? Here Are Some Tips From 5 Art-World Influencers to Perfect Your Online Presence

POWEREDBY.TOKYO : Tokyo Story Yureeka

Articles contributed by Yureeka:

Japanese artist Mika Tajima (in Japanese)
Renowned artist based in Berlin - Chiharu Shiota (in Japanese)

My Favourite Things: John Dodelande
The Great Gender Hack
Inside The Sifang Art Museum, China
Team Lab: Painted Pixels
Pixel Perfect: Kohei Nawa
Collector's Piece: Dr Ryutaro Takahashi
Universal Legacy: Budi Tek

A Glimpse into the Media-Shy “Unicorn-Collector’s” Art-Filled Offices
The Next Japanese Fashion Leader on Building the World’s Most Influential Conceptual Art Museum
How to Build an Art Lover’s Utopia: The Story of Hideaki Fukutake