70 Year Founding Anniversary Special Exhibition: "The Soetsu Yanagi Collection"
This event has ended.
To commemorate the 70th year since the founding of the museum, an exhibition of founder Soetsu Yanagi's lifetime achievements is being held. Taken from the museum collection of approximately 17,000 works of Japanese crafts, this show consists of approximately 400 of the top class works - of all kinds - which represent Yanagi's collection of pottery, dyed textiles, painting, wooden lacquer work, weaving and so on. Also, taking books to be a form of craft as well, Yanagi's book "Shoshinge" which expresses his state of mind in his final years, beautifully bound by Keisuke Serizawa will also be on display.
From 2006-04-04 To 2006-06-25