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2021.11.20Flower of the Month November: Arrangement for the month – Japanese Bittersweet

Vines swing to and fro freely in the fields and mountains, of whose unique form one had not noticed at times when the green was dense.

2021.11.7Exhibitions OKA Tomoyo ・DEWA Eri Two Person Exhibition
2021.10.18Flower of the Month October: Arrangement for the month – Akebia

Coordinate the red leaves of the autumn grass and sun spurge to the large berries of akebia and create an arrangement as if painting on a canvas.

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Concept of YAKATA YUSAI

Under the theme "bringing the user and creator closer together", Gallery Yakata Yusai, with the cooperation of artists, enthusiastically adopt art pieces with usability into the living space.

Creation of art pieces has since long been considered merely as artistic expressions. Now imposing them a new restraint of "Arranging it in the living space", it is worth seeing how the participating artists to their utmost challenge to the project. In their creations we should encounter great fascinations, which the industrial goods cannot offer us.

Possessing a piece or more of such an art, a collaborative production, so to say, of artists and users, one's daily life should certainly be more fulfilling.

We hold annually 8 to 9 exhibitions in our gallery, inviting artists mainly of art & crafts to create their own world of their art pieces. Unlike any solo exhibitions elsewhere, the space provided here is none merely an empty one but an absolute living space. Here you will see striking challenges of numerous artists to the art space coexisting with daily life. Sincerely hoping the world of Japanese modern crafts eventually and remarkably expand and develop.

Takako Yazaki
Nushi, Gallery Yakata Yusai