International tea practitioners, scholars, curators, and art dealers discuss the content and aesthetics of Japanese tea culture.
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Guest speakers include:
- Prof. Fujimori Terunobu, Architect, University of Tokyo
- Dr. Christine Guth, Victoria and Albert Museum
- Prof. Samuel Morse, Amherst College
- Mr. Nagoya Akira, the Gotoh Museum
- Dr. Nishida Hiroko, Nezu Institute of Fine Arts
- Mr. Sen So-oku, tea master
- Mr. Isao Setsu, Setsu Gatodo Co.
- Mr. Tsujimura Shiro, ceramic artist
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Some papers will be presented in Japanese; English translation will be provided.
|Exhibition and publication made possible by the E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Foundation; Ann and Gilbert H. Kinney, B.A. 1953, M.A. 1954; the Japan Foundation Endowment of the Council on East Asian Studies; the Mary Livingston Griggs and Mary Griggs Burke Foundation; and an endowment created with a challenge grant from the National Endowment for the Arts.
The symposium is supported by Yale University’s Council on East Asian Studies, with the cooperation of the Todai-Yale Initiative, and the Japan Foundation, New York.
Tea services made possible by Mr. Sojitsu Kobori, the Thirteenth Grand Master, the Enshu School of Tea; Tomi Ise, Director of Ise Cultural Foundation, New York and Koichi Yanagi Oriental Fine Arts. Western teas provided by Harney & Sons Fine Teas.
Image: Tea Bowl, Korean, Yi (Joseon) dynasty, 15th–16th century. Buncheong ware; stoneware with slip and iron-brown overglaze decoration. Collection of Peggy and Richard M. Danziger, LL.B. 1963
||The Journey of Chanoyu
An International Symposium on the Tea Culture of Japan,
Past and Present
Friday, April 17, 9:00 AM– 5:00 PM
Free and open to the public.
Registration is required.
Registration is now closed.
For more information, please contact
Ami Potter; firstname.lastname@example.org
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For information on “Friends at a Brushwood Gate: A Symposium on Japanese Art in Honor of Professor Yoshiaki Shimizu” at the Tang Center for East Asian Art CLICK HERE.
|Don't miss the exciting Tea demonstrations on Saturday!
Saturday, April 18, 2009; 2:00–2:45 PM
A koicha (thick tea) service is presented by Sen So-oku, the fifteenth-generation
heir to the Mushanokoji Senke tea lineage.
Saturday, April 18, 2009; 3:00–4:30 PM
Two matcha (thin tea) services are presented in the modern fashion, or Ryureishiki. Sen So-oku performs the style of the Mushanokoji Senke school, using a modern tea set of his own design, called Ten'yujoku (Table for Playing in the Sky). Ise Tomi presents the style of the Ura Senke school, using a modern set called Misonodana (Tea Set for Royal Garden).