- Initially joined Sotheby’s in 1994
- Develops business and client relationships in the Japanese market
- Born in Tokyo, raised in New York City
- Earned Bachelor of Arts degree in Comparative Culture from Sophia University in Tokyo
Takako is the Head of Private Sales, Americas for the Impressionist & Modern Art Department overseeing the day to day activities that relates to Private sales and Selling exhibitions for the category and the strategizing with her counterparts in other departments to further elevate the presence of Private Sales for the company. She is also the specialist for the Evening sales in New York. Before moving to New York to join the Impressionist & Modern art team in 2013, she spent a total of fourteen years in our Tokyo office building a deep knowledge of private and corporate collections in Japan, with a focus on western art and had also initiated the first ever One Artist selling exhibition of Yayoi Kusama to kick off the new galleries in Hong Kong.