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Wagokoro

The Art of Modern Japanese Group Show

November 16 - November 21. 2019
Opening Reception: Friday, November 15. 6 -8 pm


 

From Tokyo, Japan, MEDEL GALLERY SHU is pleased to present an exhibition featuring traditional Japanese craftsmanship recreated into modern art. Many exhibitions that features cultural art of Japan usually only features the traditional view. However, through the years the cultural art continues to evolve to the modern days while retaining the traditional techniques passed down for generations.

 

Please join us, as we will be featuring renowned artists & craftsmen from Japan to continue the legacy of delivering the traditional “Soul of Japan” (Wagokoro) through their collections using obi from kimono, bamboo charcoal art, chabako (tea box), incense, fiber arts, flower arrangements, and more.

 

Artists:

Hakama: Bamboo Charcoal Painting

Mimimi Konjyaku: Incense

Nobuko Tsuruta: Fiber Art, Textile

Shuko Katami: Accessories, Flower Installation

Yu Orihime: Decorated Kimono Tea Box