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Art for Thought is thrilled to host the "Living with Rimpa" exhibition by the Kyoto Tegaki Yuzen Cooperative Seinenkai from May 12th to May 24th, 2014. This exhibition showcases the various expressions of craftsmen such as dyed obi, accessories, and Japanese sweets, and their passion for Rimpa. During the event, visitors can witness a hand-painted Yuzen demonstration by craftsmen on May 17th and 18th. Additionally, you can indulge in creative sweets that match the exhibited works by Japanese confectionery artist Nika at the Nichika Cafe.
Art for Thought is also hosting a talk event, "An Evening in Ginza with Yuzen Artisans in Kyoto," on May 16th. The event features a performance by Tomoyuki Hosoi and Art Teller Toni, discussing the refined aesthetic sense of Rinpa and its influence on various fields. Admission is 1500 yen, and interested visitors can RSVP by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 03-6228-5922.
Join us to celebrate the 400th anniversary of the birth of the Rimpa school and experience the passion and artistry of skilled craftsmen at the "Living with Rimpa" exhibition at Art for Thought.