Modern Craftsmen's Exhibition at
A painting on ogatsuishi black hard slate. By Saito Genshojitsu.
From July 13th to the 18th, Japanese craftsmen will gather on the 8th floor of Yokohama Takashimaya to showcase their modern creations during a special exhibition.
A necklace made from Oshima tsumugi (pongee), a style of finely woven silk that is a famous handicraft of Kagoshima Prefecture. By Hara Seiji.
The style seen here reflects both Japanese aesthetic values and the sensibilities of a modern lifestyle to create a new tradition within Japanese design.
A large sake cup produced using the Edo kiriko-style of glass cutting. By Tadano Hideyoshi.
The pieces on display consist of items meant to be used daily, ranging from clothing and accessories to tableware and interior goods. By incorporating these fine pieces into your everyday routine, you can enjoy the skill of these dedicated craftsmen for years to come.
A rust-resistant kettle made of iron sand in the nambu style. By Maeda Tomoyuki.
InformationModern Craftsmen's Exhibition
Event period: July 13 (Wed.) to July 18 (Mon.), 2016
*The final day closes at 5:00pm
Ticket info: free
Venue: Yokohama Takashimaya
Address: 1-6-31 Minamisaiwai, Nishi-ku, Yokohama-shi, Kanagawa-ken
Access: 1 min walk from the West Exit of Yokohama Station
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THIS ARTICLE IS BASED ON INFORMATION FROM 07 12,2016 Author：Rachael Ragalye