Opening Reception - September 8, 5-8 PM: Innovation in Form: Lacquerware by Jihei Murase

8 September 2022 

Please join us on Thursday, September 8, from 5 PM to 8 PM

The lacquer artist Jihei Murase will perform a tea ceremony with his work for the attendants. Please follow the RSVP form instructions (click here) to let us know your time preference (limited availability). We will send confirmation emails two days before the event to confirm your seats.

Ippodo Gallery is pleased to present Innovation in Form: Lacquerware by Jihei Murase III, a showcase of over 100 lacquer works by the artist from September 8th to October 12th. The craft of Jihei Murase III is the culmination of generations of expertise and innovative genius. This long-awaited exhibition is the second showing with Ippodo Gallery New York, after a solo exhibition in 2016. Since his last display, Jihei III has continued to gain recognition in the United States and Europe for his scrupulous attention to beauty and innovation of form. The artist reveres the beauty of functional things, expertly joining beautiful aesthetics with utility in everyday life.

Click here to RSVP for the tea ceremony.