Handcrafted Form: Traditions and Techniques

This exhibition introduces examples of traditional arts and crafts which have developed within the context of daily life such as ceramics, dyeing, metalwork, lacquer ware, woodand bamboo-work, and papermaking along with works by craft artists who continue to use traditional techniques to produce highly creative pieces at various locations around the country.

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This touring exhibition is completed.

March 1 - 14, 2019
Hong Kong Public Libraries (Hong Kong, China)

November 23 - December 12, 2018
Chongqing China Three Gorges Museum (Chongqing, China)

October 27 - November 14, 2018
E11, Redtory Art District (Guangzhou, China)

September 28 - October 10, 2018
Shanghai Mei Long Zhen Isetan Department Store Co., Ltd. (Shanghai, China)

August 11 - 29, 2018
Fang Suo Commune Qingdao (Qingdao, China)

July 14 - August 1, 2018
Dalian World Expo Center (Dalian, China)

June 7 - 25, 2018
Jilin Province Art and Crafts Museum (Changchun, China)

May 6 - 20, 2018
C5space798 (Beijing, China)

March 9 - April 4, 2018
Matariki Building, University of Canterbury (Christchurch, New Zealand)

February 1 - 25, 2018
TSB Bank Wallace Arts Centre (Auckland, New Zealand)

November 24, 2017 - January 21, 2018
Expressions Whirnaki Arts & Entertainment Centre (Upper Hutt, New Zealand)

September 1 - October 30, 2017
Fiji Museum (Suva, Fiji)

July 20 - August 10, 2017
Tanoa International Dateline Hotel (Nuku'alofa, Tonga)

April 3 - 30, 2017
Malay Technology Museum (Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei)

Photo of Bizen ware
Bizen ware: Bizen black rectangular vase, Jun Isezaki

Photo of hand-drawn Yuzen
Tokyo hand-drawn Yuzen: Semi-formal kimono,“Fragrant Wind”Teruhiko Shiozawa

Photo of Takaoka lacquer
Takaoka lacquer: Serving dishes with maple leaf and radish motifs, Unshu Hannya

Photo of bamboo insect cage
Suruga fine bamboo basketry: Insect cage

Photo of Edo decorated hand-made papers: Lamps
Edo decorated hand-made papers: Lamps

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