"Noritaka and Takumi Asagawa - The Beauty of the Joseon Dynasty" Exhibition
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Korean ceramics, porcelain and woodwork has long exerted a profound influence on Japanese culture. The tea ceremony of the Momoyama Period and the Mingei folk craft movement also owes much to Korean aesthetics.
This exhibition showcases Joseon Dynasty ceramic and porcelain masterpieces selected by Muneyoshi Yanagi and the Asagawa brothers (Noritaka and Takumi) in addition to a selection of Yanagi's personal manuscripts, Noritaka's paintings and ceramics, and other works by their contemporaries.
[Image: Blue Flower and Cinnabar Lotus Flower Urn, Joseon Dynasty late 18th c., Museum of Oriental Ceramics, Osaka]