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March – Flower of the month 2013.3.1Flower of the Month

Whereas ume(Japanese plum) blossoms has masculine line, peach has it feminine.

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Iron bat of ogre 2013.2.28News

Yakata is full of items that are not only fancy but are useful as well. The iron bat of ogre is no exception. It serves as a wall decor, while, meeting the needs for practicability, serving as a shoe tongue.

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February – Flower of the month 2013.2.12Flower of the Month

A branch of Unryu-plum arranged in an elaborately designed metallic vase, that reminds you of a tree bark….

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Ogres, the tutelars of Yakata 2013.2.4News

The ogres, created by Hiroaki Sasaki, are among the popular objects at our gallery. Here you see the third generations, young and naughty. Each generation has their characteristics.

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Ki no toki (the moment of resolution) by Sueharu Fukami., Kyoto 2013.1.24News

At the end of the year 2012 one of Sueharu Fukami’s works was installed in our gallery. It’s the very piece which has been scheduled for exhibition at Yakata long before its opening in April 2012.

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January-Flower of the month 2013.1.11Flower of the Month

We call red pine “onnamatsu”(=lady pine) and black pine”otokomatsu”(=men pine) May it be due to the supple leaves of the red pine and its delicateness that it is so named .

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A lotus flower has bloomed in our entrance hall. Metal work by Hanae Itoga 2012.12.17News

Itoga has had a bit of hard time to meet my demand. I have asked her for a work in copper with suave finish both in tone and in style. Copper is a hard material and tends to bring about severeness.

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December- Flower of the month 2012.12.17Flower of the Month

Mitate is an expression used for an arrangement in a container which is not originally created as a vase. Here I have done a “mitate”, using an art object.

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Opening of the Tea Room at Yakata 2012.12.14News

The chacoal in the brazier is lit. Master Sohshuh Iseki, President of Hoshigaoka in Asagaya has kindly accepted my offer to host the opening tea ceremony at Yakata. It is arranged for November 22nd, the day of boar in Japan’s old lunisolar calendar. Boar is said to be good for a start of anything that has to do with fire.

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World of Kinkara 2012.12.9News

Exhibition will be from 2012 December 8thto 25th. The works by the 2 artists, Takashi Ueda, who has revived the once known Kinkarakawakami, and his successor Kazuhiro Ikeda, are gorgeously decorating the space Yakata.

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